Archive for April, 2010

Starlite Lanes

April 28, 2010

Starlite Lanes

734 E. 87th St.

Bill Allen (1959)

April 26, 2010

(1934-1992)

All-American, 1963-64, 1967-68, 1968-69

13 PBA titles

Bowling Tricks (1948)

April 25, 2010

         Starring Andy Varipapa

Del Mar Bowl

April 21, 2010

Del-Mar Bowl

5821 W. Chicago Ave.

Marion Ladewig (1955)

April 18, 2010

(1914-2010)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1964

#7 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59, 1962-63

All-Star champion, 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1958-59, 1962-63

World’s Invitational champion, 1957, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964

4 WIBC championships (1950-D, 1950-AE, 1955-D, 1955-AE)

PWBA National champion, 1960

Joe Bodis (1937)

April 16, 2010

(1897-1970)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (Charter Member)

#88 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal 1925-1936 Special All-American

1 ABC championship (1924-T)

Stratford Bowl

April 14, 2010

Stratford Bowl

3016 N. Central Ave.

All-Star Tournament, 1941-42

April 12, 2010

The first BPAA All-Star Tournament was staged at the Chicago Coliseum, December 7-14, 1941, with a field of 71 men.  The original purpose of the All-Star was to provide a challenger for the match-game champion.  By winning this tournament, John Crimmins earned the right to bowl Ned Day for the match-game title in 1942.  Day defeated Crimmins in that match.

Bowling Lanes—Chicago

April 11, 2010

                              5221 N. Broadway 

Budweiser Beer—St. Louis (1960)

April 9, 2010

FRONT--Chuck O'Donnell, Pat Patterson, Don Carter REAR--Bill Lillard, Ray Bluth, Dick Weber, Tom Hennessey