Archive for January, 2012

Natoma Lanes

January 30, 2012

6512 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Don Carter Stop-Action (1953)

January 29, 2012

Jimmy Blouin (1905)

January 27, 2012

(1886-1947)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1953

#17 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal Bowler of the Decade, 1920s

Bowlers Journal 1910-1925 Special All-American

All-American, 1926-27

World Classic champion, 1922

Match Game champion, 1922-1926

2 ABC championships (1909-AE, 1911-S)

Reserve Beer—Chicago (1958)

January 25, 2012

FRONT--Paul Krumske, Stan Thaden REAR--Harry Lippe, Carmen Salvino, Earl Johnson

Empire Bowl

January 22, 2012

4423 N. Milwaukee Ave.

All-Star Tournament 1961-62

January 20, 2012

The twenty-first BPAA All-Star Tournament was held at the  Convention Hall in Miami Beach, January 3-13, 1962, with fields of 288 men and 144 women.  To accommodate TV, the format was changed.  Now the last position round became separate, three-game rolloffs which determined the champions and the rest of the standings. The All-Star winners were recognized as the national match-game champions.

Jayne Mansfield with Hank Lauman (1957)

January 18, 2012

(1933-1967)

Movie Star 

Eddie Winchester (1948)

January 16, 2012

(1917-1997)

Philadelphia Bowling Star

Empire Bowl

January 15, 2012

4423 N. Milwaukee Ave.

All-Star Tournament 1960-61

January 13, 2012

The twentieth BPAA All-Star Tournament was held at the  National Orange Show Exhibit Hall in San Bernardino (CA), January 12-21, 1961, with fields of 240 men and 96 women.  The winners of the events were recognized as the national match-game champions.