Archive for February, 2011

Jack Dempsey (1937)

February 25, 2011

(1895-1983)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion, 1919-1926

Bowled in 1937 ABC Tournament

Andy Rogoznica (1962)

February 21, 2011

(1926-1990)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1992

1 ABC championship (1966-CD)

1 PBA title

All-Star Tournament 1949-50

February 18, 2011

The ninth BPAA All-Star Tournament was staged at another new Chicago venue, the Northwest Armory (1555 N. Kedzie Blvd.), December 3-11, 1949, with a field of 168 men.  A women’s division of 48 bowlers was included for the first time.  The winners of the events were recognized as the national match-game champions.

1957 ABC Tournament Program

February 13, 2011

Don Brokaw (1935)

February 7, 2011

(1904-1956)

1 ABC championship (1935-S)

1956 ABC Tournament Program

February 6, 2011

All-Star Tournament 1948-49

February 4, 2011

The eighth BPAA All-Star Tournament was staged at the 132nd Infantry Armory in Chicago, December 11-19, 1948, with a field of 168 men.  The winner of the event was recognized as the national match-game champion.

Ziggy Blazyk for The New Playdium (1964)

February 2, 2011