Archive for April, 2010

Starlite Lanes

April 28, 2010

Starlite Lanes

734 E. 87th St.

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 American, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64

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

PWBA National champion, 1960

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

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 Recreation

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

Palisade Lanes

April 7, 2010

Palisade Bowl

11550 S. Halsted St.