Archive for December, 2010

Ray Bluth (1962)

December 31, 2010

(1927-    )

ABC Hall of Fame, 1973

#28 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62

Masters champion, 1959

Match Game Doubles champion, 1956, 1960, 1961

1 ABC championship (1962-CT)

2 PBA titles

New Year’s Eve at Belmont Bowl (1963)

December 29, 2010

Chicago Bowler, December 14, 1963, p. 16

Marigold Arcade—Chicago

December 26, 2010

828 W. Grace St. 

National Billiard Supply (1941)

December 24, 2010

Eddie Krems (1936)

December 22, 2010

(1893-1978)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1973

1 ABC championship (1920-D)

Olga Gloor (1959)

December 20, 2010

(1920-2000)

WIBC Hall of Fame, 1976

All-American, 1963-64, 1964-65

World’s Invitational champion, 1959

All-Star Tournament, 1946-47

December 17, 2010

The sixth BPAA All-Star Tournament was staged at the Chicago Servicemen’s Center (Auditorium Building) Nov. 30-Dec. 8, 1946 with a field of 144 men.  The winner of the event became the national match-game champion for one year.

Chuck O’Donnell (1939)

December 13, 2010

(1913-2001)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1968

All-American, 1949-50

2 ABC championships (1949-TAE, 1950-TAE)

Hyde Bowling Shoes (1968)

December 12, 2010

Pinky’s Bowl—Milwaukee (1967)

December 10, 2010

(L-R)--Bob Pinkalla, Al Savas, Wayne Pinkalla, Gene Raffel, Dennis Wright