What Is a Brooklyn Hit in Bowling?

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A Brooklyn Hit in bowling is a hit on the wrong side of the headpin. This is the left side for a right-handed bowler and on the right side for a left handed one. The term means 'ugly' or 'sloppy' and it started being used during the time when the Brooklyn Dodgers were playing badly.
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1. Take the L train to Bedford Ave., the first stop in Brooklyn from Manhattan. Exit out onto N. 7th and Bedford Ave. 2. Walk up N. 7th (away from the subway) 1 block towards Berry.
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Sometimes referred to as a Jersey, a Brooklyn strike in bowling is hitting the pocket on the opposite side of the bowler's normal "pocket" or sweet spot. For instance, a
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It originated in New York
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It originated in New York where people would "cross over" to Brooklyn from Manhattan in which this refers to shots that "crosses over".
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