Bill Shaul (1939)

March 2, 2015

Shaul

(1883-1955)

Bowling’s First Professional Instructor

Marion Ladewig for Gossard (1963)

March 1, 2015

Ladewig for Gossard (1962)

Buddy Bomar (1947)

February 27, 2015

Bomar, Buddy (1947)

(1916-1989)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1966

#18 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal Bowler of the Decade, 1940s

Bowler of the Year, 1944-45, 1946-47

All-American, 1942-43, 1943-44, 1944-45, 1948-49, 1949-50

All Star champion, 1944-45

Match Game Doubles champion, 1944, 1950

2 ABC championships (1956-T, 1956-TAE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1947 (spring), 1947 (fall)

 

Penn Recreation Center—Chester, PA (1939)

February 25, 2015

Penn Recreation (Chester, PA)

157 W. 5th St.

 

Mort Luby Sr & Bowlers Journal (1928 ABC)

February 23, 2015

 Luby & BJ (1928 ABC)

Main Bowling Center

February 22, 2015

102--Ace Mitchell's Main

413 S. Main St. (Akron)

 

Hamm’s Beer–Chicago (1959)

February 20, 2015
(L-R)--Fred Fikes, Chuck Wagner, Don Ellis, John Kennedy, Joe Norris, Eddie Kawolics, Art Butler

(L-R)–Fred Fikes, Chuck Wagner, Don Ellis, John Kennedy, Joe Norris, Eddie Kawolics, Art Butler

Bowler of the Year 1948-49

February 18, 2015

For the sixth time in eight years, the winner of the All-Star Tournament was elected Bowler of the Year.  Schwoegler, who’d won the 1942-43 All-Star but was nosed out by Ned Day in that election, was the clear choice this time around.  The top ten vote-getters–

1.  Connie Schwoegler, Madison . . . . . . . . . . 356

2.  Andy Varipapa, Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258

3.  Buddy Bomar, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  251

4.  Stan Slomenski, Newark . . . . . . . . . . . . .  225

T5.  Bill Flesch, Los Angeles . . . . . . . . . . . . .  218

T5.  Chuck O’Donnell, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . .  218

7.  Joe Wilman, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

8.  George Young, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152

9.  Johnny Small, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

10.  Steve Nagy, Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

 

Phil Wolf (1908)

February 16, 2015

Wolf, Phil

(1873-1936)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1961

#65 Bowler of the 20th Century

Three ABC championsips (1909-T, 1920-T, 1928-AE)

Edison Park Bowl

February 15, 2015

Edison Park Bowl

6712 N. Olmstead Ave.

Still in business!

 

 


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