He soaked them in a solvent--methyl ethyl ketone--to soften their
surface so they would grab the lane and have more hook.
2. The cardinal. It's
the official state bird of seven states.
3. 9 1/2 inches. It's
4 1/2 inches high.
4. At the Beverly Hills
Hotel, in Bongalow 5A, the presidential suite, which has four
bedrooms, a jacuzzi and pool.
5. The Boston Red Sox
superstar was inducted into the International Game Fish Association
Hall of Fame in 1999, and was one of the five original inductees
in the Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.