Archive for October, 2009

Harry Steers (1902)

October 30, 2009

Steers, Harry (1902)

(1880-1963)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

3 ABC championships (1902-D, 1918-D, 1918-AE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1921

 

Archer-Kedzie Recreation

October 28, 2009

Archer-Kedzie Recreation

4306 S. Kedzie Ave.

Richard Nixon (1969)

October 26, 2009

Nixon

(1913-1994)

President of the United States, 1969-1974

Junie McMahon (1947)

October 23, 2009

McMahon, Junie (1947)

(1912-1974)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1955

#12 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1949-50

All-American, 1946-47, 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53

All-Star champion, 1949-50, 1951-52

2 ABC championships (1947-S, 1947-AE)

Newsday Eastern Open winner, 1953

Robby Robinson (1957)

October 19, 2009

Robinson, Robby (1957)

(1923-2005)

Chicago Classic League high average, 4 times

Al Savas (1960)

October 12, 2009

Savas

(1925-1975)

1 ABC championship (1967-T)

2 PBA titles

Peter Howley (1903)

October 9, 2009

Howley, Peter (1903)

(1882-1958)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

Only man to bowl in first 46 ABC Tournaments (1901-1949)

Pilsen Recreation

October 7, 2009

Pilsen Recreation

1509 W. 18th St.

Ned Day (1948)

October 5, 2009

Day, Ned (1946)

(1911-1971)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1952

#5 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1942-43, 1943-44

All-American, 1937-38, 1940-41, 1941-42, 1943-44, 1947-48

Match Game champion, 1937-1942

All Star champion, 1943-44

Match Game Doubles champion, 1944, 1950

3 ABC championships (1948-AE, 1956-T, 1956-TAE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1943