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The Bally Story – Bally 35th Anniversary

March 17, 2011

To commemorate Bally’s 35th anniversary (in 1966!), Billboard Magazine ran a history piece.

On a sidenote, I was recently at the Nevada Historical Society and no one there was aware that Bally got its start with Pinball.

“Hey, Bill!  What the national pastime?  Baseball or Ballyhoo?”

New York Giants Manager Bill Terry grabbed the welcoming hand of Ray Moloney and shouted back “Ballyhoo!”

Click here to read the full article

And don’t forget this mini-documentary about how the Mafia influenced Bally and Pinball:

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