Archive for July, 2011

Billy Sixty (1961)

July 31, 2011

(1899-1983)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1961

1 ABC championship (1948-TAE)

Famous bowling writer

Don Carter (1957)

July 29, 2011

(1926-2012)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1970

#1 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal Bowler of the Decade, 1950s

Bowler of the Year, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1959-60, 1961-62

All-American, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63

All-Star champion, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1957-58

World’s Invitational champion, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962

Masters champion, 1961

PBA National champion, 1960

Match Game Doubles champion, 1958, 1959

4 ABC championships (1953-T, 1953-TAE, 1962-CT, 1974-CT)

6 PBA titles

A Don Carter Bibliography

July 27, 2011

In honor of Don Carter’s upcoming birthday, a list of some literature about Bowlers Journal‘s Bowler of the Century.

BOOKS

Carter, Don.  Ten Secrets of Bowling (The Viking Press, 1957).

__________.  Bowling the Pro Way (The Viking Press, 1975).

Evans, Dick.  “Don Carter” in 50 Greatest Players in PBA History (Luby Publishing, 2009), pp. 68-69.

Graham, Frank Jr.  Bowling Secrets of the Stars (MacFadden-Bartell, 1962), pp. 8-22.

Lewis, Howard J.  The Complete Guide to Better Bowling (Arco, 1956),  pp. 40-51.

Taylor, Bill.  What Really Happened to Don Carter.  (BT Bowling Products, 1970).

Weiskopf, Herman.  The Perfect Game (Prentice-Hall, 1978), pp. 210-214.

White, Gordon S.  Bowling Tips from Brunswick Champions (Fawcett Publications, 1961), pp. 18-23.

ARTICLES

Archibald, John J.  “The Bowler Who Provided the Competitors of His Day With Many Sleepless Nights.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S-61.

__________.  “Sectional Roundup: St. Louis.”  Bowling, Oct 1965:26-27.

__________.  “Spare Landed Carter On His Back.”  Bowling, Apr 1988:6.

__________.  “The Greatest?”  Bowling, Sep 1958:36-37,82-83.

__________.  “Trophy Dusting Labor of Love to Mom Carter.”  Bowling, Sep 1965:38-39.

Carter, Don.  “The ‘Wrongest’ Bowler?”  Popular Bowling, Sep 1960:8-9.

Day, Ned.  “National Stars In Action: Don Carter.”  Bowling, Feb 1953:60-61.

Denny, Dick.  “The Carter Decade.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 1962:52-61. 

__________.  “Don Carter: Bowler With a Problem.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 1964:23-27.

__________.  “The Master Wins the Masters.”  Bowlers Journal, Jun 1961:23-25.

Dressel, Jim.  “Cold-Blooded Carter.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:205.

__________.  “He’s the One!”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1999:75-76.

Evans, Dick.  “Don Carter.”  (interview)  Bowling Digest, Feb 1987:10-13.

__________.  “The Don Carter Few People Ever Knew.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1986:80-84.

__________.  “Don Carter Returns.”  Bowling, Nov 1994:22-26.

__________.  “Don Carter: The Greatest Bowler of All Time.”  Bowling Digest, Oct 1983:44-47.

__________.  “Once Upon a Time in Sunny Miami.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1990:84-86.

Hodges, Russ.  “Carter Bowling for All-Time Record.”  The Sporting News, Dec 22, 1954.32.

Kalman, Victor.  “Ten Secrets of Bowling.”  Sports Illustrated, Nov 18, 1957:24-38.

Levine, Sam.  “Champion of Champions.”  Bowlers Journal, May 1958:11.

Nelson, Ray.  “Missouri Mauler.”  Bowling, May 1952:10-11,21.

__________.  “Will Success Spoil Don Carter?”  Bowlers Journal, Sep 1958:15-17,28.

Pezzano, Chuck.  “Preventative Medicine Best.”  Bowling, Oct 1971:38.

Pluckhahn, Bruce.  “Dauntless Don Breaks a Jinx.”  Bowling, Jun 1961:20-21,34-35.

__________.  “Stars On Parade.”  Bowling, Jan 1960:22.

Schmidt, J.R.  “Don Carter: An Appreciation.”  Bowlers Journal, Jul 1996:87.

Sczepanski, Frank.  “Love, Determination of ’59 Invitational.”  Bowling, Aug 1982:6,31.

Sixty, Billy.  “Going Like Sixty.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1960:8,11.

Snyder, Don.  “The Quiet Man Speaks Out.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1970:32-37.

Walter, John.  “Bowler of the Year.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1953:9.

White, Gordon S.  “Don Carter: Will He or Won’t He Play in NBL?”  Official Bowling Review, Jan 1961:22-25. 

“A Chat With a Legend.”  (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Sep 1980:42-60.

“Big Night in St. Louis.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1958:29,33.

“Carter Creates Symphony of Crashing Pins.”  Bowling, Jul 1994:74.

“Carter Signs $1 Million Contract With Ebonite.”  Bowling, Mar 1964:42.

“E&B Announce Sponsor Switch and Signing of Don Carter.”  Bowlers Journal, Jun 1952:14.

“His Heart Belongs to Bowling.”  Bowling, Nov 2000:74.

“She’s Not Too Old For Me!”  (joint interview)  Bowlers Journal, Mar 1977:62-68.

“The Don Carter Legacy.”  Bowling: ABC Members Only Edition 1995:15.

“Top Bowlers Get Hitched.”  Bowlers Journal, Sep 1953:16.

“Welcome Back, Carter.”  (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1994:46-52.

Birdie Kern (1907)

July 25, 2011

(1890?-1976)

aka Birdie Kern Humphreys

WIBC Hall of Fame, 1976

2 WIBC championships (1920-S, 1920-T)

First woman to bowl a 300 game (1914)

Ned Day for Coca Cola (1947)

July 24, 2011

Marion Ladewig for Gossard (1962)

July 22, 2011

Who’s Who 1954 (#6)

July 20, 2011

Abraham Lincoln Langtry (1914)

July 18, 2011

(1873-1941)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1963

ABC Secretary, 1907-1932

Dick Clark Bowling Book (1959)

July 17, 2011

Bensinger’s Adams-Wabash Recreation

July 13, 2011

131 S. Wabash Ave.