Archive for November, 2011

All-Star Tournament 1955-56

November 30, 2011

The fifteenth BPAA All-Star Tournament was held at the  Chicago Coliseum, December 9-18, 1955, with fields of 160 men and 64 women.  The winners of the events were recognized as the national match-game champions.  The return to the traditional December dates meant two All-Stars were staged during the calendar year 1955.

  

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Jack Winters (1962)

November 28, 2011

 

(1929-2007)

2 ABC championships (1962-CAE, 1968-T)

Samoa Lanes—Santa Monica, CA

November 27, 2011

5th and Broadway 

Meister Brau Beer—Chicago (1965)

November 25, 2011

Chicago Classic League Yearbook (1965-66 season)

Carmen Salvino (1953)

November 23, 2011

(1933-  )

ABC Hall of Fame, 1979

#34 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1974-75

PBA National champion, 1962

Match Game Doubles champion, 1953

3 ABC championships (1954-T, 1954-TAE, 1972-CD)

17 PBA titles

Bob Crawford (1958)

November 21, 2011

(1925-1997)

Petersen Classic winner, 1958

 

AMF Automatic Pinspotters (1955)

November 20, 2011

J.B. Solomon (1963)

November 18, 2011

(1923-2002)

2 PBA titles

Nelson Burton Jr. for Manhattan (1964)

November 16, 2011

William “Jake” Lenzen (1927)

November 14, 2011

(1893-1960)

1 ABC championship (1940-T)

Petersen Classic winner, 1930