Archive for June, 2012

Ralph Slaber Sr. (1962)

June 29, 2012

(1927-2012)

1 ABC championship (1962-T)

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Hank Marino’s Miniature Bowling Alley (1941)

June 27, 2012

Bob Strampe (1964)

June 25, 2012

(1931-  )

ABC Hall of Fame, 1977

#48 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1965-66

All-Star champion, 1963-64

Masters champion, 1966

PBA National champion, 1964

4 ABC championships (1964-CD, 1967-CAE, 1970-CAE, 1974-CT)

5 PBA titles

Douglas Aircraft—Los Angeles (1937)

June 24, 2012

(L-R)–Ernie Soest, Milan Zlokovich, Joe DePaoli, Bob Ogden, Frank Stuber

Vern Downing (1966)

June 22, 2012

(1930-2007)

1 ABC championship (1961-CT)

2 PBA titles

Andy Varipapa On Tour! (1941)

June 20, 2012

Don Beatty (1938)

June 18, 2012

(1907-1986)

1 ABC championship (1938-AE)

Wilshire Bowl—Los Angeles

June 17, 2012

5665 Wilshire Blvd.

The Complete All-Americans (Women)–1960s

June 15, 2012

Bowlers Journal began selecting Women All-Americans in 1962.  First, Second, and Third teams are chosen.  However, the list of previous All-Americans in the magazine’s annual Almanac is limited to First teams. This post includes all three teams through 1970. 

1961-62

FIRST TEAM

Marion Ladewig, Grand Rapids

Joy Abel, Chicago

LaVerne Carter, St. Louis

Harriet Ebbets, Freeport, NY

Shirley Garms, Chicago

Marge Merrick, Columbus

SECOND TEAM

Ruby Chong, Oakland

Sadie Dixon, Philadelphia

Robbie Frey, Dallas

Janet Harman, Los Angeles

Phyllis Notaro, Buffalo

Carol Shevlin, Buffalo

THIRD TEAM

Anita Cantaline, Detroit

Helen Duval, Berkeley

Olga Gloor, Chicago

Pat Senning, Chicago

Sylvia Wene, Philadelphia

Dot Wilkinson, Phoenix

1962-63

FIRST TEAM

Marion Ladewig, Grand Rapids

Judy Audsley, Kansas City

Janet Harman, Los Angeles

Shirley Garms, Chicago

Betty Phillips, Los Angeles

Bobbie Shaler, Chicago

SECOND TEAM

Joy Abel, Chicago

Joan Holm, Chicago

Betty Kuczynski, Chicago

Pat Senning, Chicago

Helen Shablis, Detroit

Donna Zimmerman, Akron

THIRD TEAM

LaVerne Carter, St. Louis

Olga Gloor, Chicago

Marge Merrick, Columbus

Irene Monterosso, New York

Rose Weinstein, Philadelphia

Sylvia Wene, Philadelphia

1963-64

FIRST TEAM

Marion Ladewig, Grand Rapids

LaVerne Carter, St. Louis

Shirley Garms, Chicago

Olga Gloor, Chicago

Janet Harman, Los Angeles

Evelyn Teal, Miami

SECOND TEAM

Joy Abel, Chicago

Jeanette Bopp, Milwaukee

Myrt De Fily, San Antonio

Jean Havlish, St. Paul

D.D. Jacobson, Los Angeles

Irene Monterosso, New York

THIRD TEAM

Joanne Chapman, Blencoe, IA

Doris Coburn, Buffalo

Judy Cook, Kansas City

Helen Duval, Berkeley

Bobbie Shaler, Chicago

Donna Zimmerman, Los Angeles

1964-65

FIRST TEAM

Marion Ladewig, Grand Rapids

Helen Duval, Berkeley

Olga Gloor, Chicago

Betty Kuczynski, Chicago

Ann Slattery, Salt Lake City

Donna Zimmerman, Los Angeles

SECOND TEAM

Jeanette Bopp, Milwaukee

LaVerne Carter, St. Louis

Judy Cook, Kansas City

Jean Havlish, St. Paul

Bobbie Shaler, Chicago

Jean Winsch, South Bend

THIRD TEAM

Joy Abel, Chicago

Joan Bender, Boulder, CO

Sandy Cooper, Los Angeles

D.D. Jacobson, Los Angeles

Edie Jo Russo, Miami

Sylvia Wene, Philadelphia

1965-66

FIRST TEAM

Joy Abel, Chicago

Wilma Anderson, Los Angeles

Helen Duval, Berkeley

Robbie Frey, Los Angeles

Joan Holm, Chicago

Judy Lee, Los Angeles

SECOND TEAM

Virginia Askland, Niagara Falls

Brenda Gille, Los Angeles

Evelyn Glasco, Pompano Beach, FL

Betty Kuczynski, Chicago

Lorry Rocka, Hayward, CA

Donna Zimmerman, Los Angeles

THIRD TEAM

Rosemary Babich, Chicago

Gloria Bouvia, Portland, OR

Loa Boxberger, Russell, KS

Doris Coburn, Buffalo

Phyllis Massey, San Leandro, CA

Bette Rockwell, Lynn, MA

1966-67

FIRST TEAM

Millie Ignizio, Rochester

Gloria Bouvia, Portland, OR

Joy Abel, Chicago

Shirley Garms, Chicago

Judy Cook, Kansas City

Phyllis Massey, Oakland

SECOND TEAM

Jean Havlish, St. Paul

Dotty Fothergill, Boston

D.D. Jacobson, Los Angeles

Judy Lee, Los Angeles

Carol Miller, Milwaukee

Betty Mivelaz, Los Angeles

THIRD TEAM

Bev Ortner, Galva, IA

Betty Kuczynski, Chicago

Jeanette Robinson, Flint

Loa Boxberger, Russell, KS

Virginia Askland, Niagara Falls

Helen Duval, Berkeley

1967-68

FIRST TEAM

Millie Martorella, Rochester

Loa Boxberger, Russell, KS

Dotty Fothergill, Boston

Phyllis Massey, Oakland

Betty Mivelaz, Los Angeles

Bev Ortner, Galva, IA

SECOND TEAM

Doris Coburn, Buffalo

Pat Costello, Oakland

Shirley Garms, Chicago

Virginia Askland, Niagara Falls

Judy Cook, Kansas City

Betty Kuczynski, Chicago

THIRD TEAM

Sue Reichley, Waco

Norma Parks, Raytown, MO

Mary Lou Graham, Miami

Claudine Walker, Chicago

Ruby Chong, Oakland

Barbara Hoffman, Saratoga Springs, NY

1968-69

FIRST TEAM

Dotty Fothergill, Boston

Doris Coburn, Buffalo

Helen Duval, Berkeley

Ann Feigel, Tucson

Jean Havlish, St. Paul

Millie Martorella, Rochester

SECOND TEAM

Judy Cook, Kansas City

Robbie Frey, Los Angeles

Shirley Garms, Chicago

Ethel Glasco, Wilson, NC

Bev Ortner, Galva, IA

Eleanor Timbrook, Concord, CA

THIRD TEAM

Joy Abel, Chicago

Joanne Chapman, Blencoe, IA

Rita Justice, Wilmington, DE

Bobbe North, Los Angeles

Elvira Toepfer, Detroit

Kayoko Suda, Yokohama, Japan

1969-70

FIRST TEAM

Mary Baker, Central Islip, NY

LaVerne Carter, St. Louis

Patty Costello, New Carrollton, MD

Dotty Fothergill, Boston

Millie Martorella, Rochester

Sue Reichley, Waco

SECOND TEAM

Doris Coburn, Buffalo

Judy Cook, Kansas City

Ann Feigel, Tucson

Joan Holm, Chicago

June Llewellyn, Fort Lauderdale

Bobbe North, Los Angeles

THIRD TEAM

Gloria Bouvia, Portland, OR

Loa Boxberger, Russell, KS

Ethel Glasco, Wilson, NC

Rita Justice, Wilmington, DE

Betty Kuczynski, Chicago

Betty Mivelaz, Los Angeles

     

The Complete All-Americans (Men)–1960s

June 13, 2012

Bowlers Journal dates its “official” All-American selections from 1938.  First, Second, and Third teams are chosen.  However, the list of previous All-Americans in the magazine’s annual Almanac is limited to First teams. 

Two earlier posts provided a comprehensive, year-by-year listing of all three BJ All-American teams, through 1960.  This post continues those stats through 1970.  

1960-61

FIRST TEAM

Don Carter, St. Louis

Ray Bluth, St. Louis

Bill Tucker, St. Louis

Dick Weber, St. Louis

Billy Welu, St. Louis

Joe Joseph, Detroit

SECOND TEAM

Vern Downing, Rodeo, CA

Billy Golembiewski, Detroit

Earl Johnson, Chicago

Ed Lubanski, Detroit

Harry Smith, St. Louis

Bob Strampe, Detroit

THIRD TEAM

Glenn Allison, St. Louis

Ed Bourdase, Oakland

Bob Brayman, Detroit

Dick Hoover, St. Louis

George Howard, Detroit

Carmen Salvino, Chicago

1961-62

FIRST TEAM

Don Carter, St. Louis

Ray Bluth, St. Louis

Dick Weber, St. Louis

Glenn Allison, St. Louis

Joe Joseph, Detroit

Billy Golembiewski, Detroit

SECOND TEAM

Tom Hennessey, St. Louis

Dick Hoover, St. Louis

Fred Lening, Philadelphia

Ed Lubanski, Detroit

Al Savas, St. Louis

Harry Smith, St. Louis

THIRD TEAM

George Howard, Detroit

Roy Lown, El Paso

Pat Patterson, St. Louis

Andy Rogoznica, Chicago

Carmen Salvino, Chicago

Billy Welu, St. Louis

1962-63

FIRST TEAM

Don Carter, St. Louis

Tom Hennessey, St. Louis

Dick Weber, St. Louis

Harry Smith, Baltimore

Billy Welu, St. Louis

Andy Marzich, Long Beach

SECOND TEAM

Glenn Allison, St. Louis

Ray Bluth, St. Louis

Joe Joseph, Detroit

Ed Lubanski, Detroit

Jim St. John, Chicago

Carmen Salvino, Chicago

THIRD TEAM

Bill Bunetta, Fresno

Billy Golembiewski, Detroit

Billy Hardwick, San Mateo, CA

Dick Hoover, St. Louis

Earl Johnson, Minneapolis

Pat Patterson, St. Louis

1963-64

FIRST TEAM

Billy Hardwick, San Mateo, CA

Bill Allen, Orlando

Jim St. John, Chicago

Bob Strampe, Detroit

Tommy Tuttle, Rural Hall, NC

Billy Welu, St. Louis

SECOND TEAM

Glenn Allison, St. Louis

Jack Biondolillo, Dallas

Ray Bluth, St. Louis

Andy Marzich, Long Beach

Harry Smith, Baltimore

Dick Weber, St. Louis

THIRD TEAM

Ed Bourdase, Fresno

Ted Hoffman, Philadelphia

Earl Johnson, Minneapolis

Jerry McCoy, Fort Worth

Wayne Zahn, Atlanta

Les Zikes, Chicago

1964-65

FIRST TEAM

Billy Golembiewski, Detroit

Harry Smith, Boston

Jim St. John, Chicago

Bob Strampe, Detroit

Dick Weber, St. Louis

Billy Welu, St. Louis

SECOND TEAM

Bill Allen, Orlando

Glenn Allison, Los Angeles

Ray Bluth, St. Louis

Nelson Burton Jr, St. Louis

Billy Hardwick, Louisville

Dave Soutar, Detroit

THIRD TEAM

Jack Biondolillo, Houston

Mike Limongello, New York

Andy Marzich, Long Beach

Carmen Salvino, Chicago

Les Schissler, Denver

Pete Tountas, Hammond, IN

1965-66

FIRST TEAM

Dave Davis, Phoenix

Gene Rhoda, Valparaiso, IN

Les Schissler, Denver

Bob Strampe, Detroit

Dick Weber, St. Louis

Wayne Zahn, Atlanta

SECOND TEAM

Ray Bluth, St. Louis

Skee Foremsky, El Paso

Bill Lillard, Dallas

Carmen Salvino, Chicago

Harry Smith, Redwood City, CA

Pete Tountas, Hammond, IN

THIRD TEAM

Jack Biondolillo, Houston

Nelson Burton Jr, St. Louis

Tom Harnisch, Buffalo

Jim Godman, Hayward, CA

John Guenther, Seattle

Dave Soutar, Detroit

1966-67

FIRST TEAM

Les Schissler, Denver

Wayne Zahn, Atlanta

Dave Davis, Phoenix

Jim Stefanich, Chicago

Lou Scalia, Miami

Dick Ritger, Harford, WI

SECOND TEAM

Nelson Burton Jr, St. Louis

Dick Weber, St. Louis

Jim St. John, San Jose

Carmen Salvino, Chicago

Bob Strampe, Detroit

John Guenther, Seattle

THIRD TEAM

Pete Tountas, Phoenix

Don Johnson, Kokomo, IN

Barry Asher, Los Angeles

Billy Hardwick, Louisville

Harry Smith, Redwood City, CA

Bobby Jacks, New Orleans

1967-68

FIRST TEAM

Jim Stefanich, Chicago

Bill Allen, Orlando

Dave Davis, Phoenix

Billy Hardwick, Louisville

Dave Soutar, Detroit

Pete Tountas, Phoenix

SECOND TEAM

John Guenther, Seattle

Don Johnson, Kokomo, IN

Mike Limongello, New York

Dick Ritger, Hartford, WI

Bill Tucker, Los Angeles

Wayne Zahn, Atlanta

THIRD TEAM

Butch Gearhardt, Fort Lauderdale

Skee Foremsky, El Paso

Jim Godman, Hayward, CA

Don Helling, St. Louis

Don Glover, Bakersfield

Mike Durbin, Los Angeles

1968-69

FIRST TEAM

Billy Hardwick, Louisville

Bill Allen, Orlando

Don Glover, Bakersfield

Jim Godman, Hayward, CA

Don Johnson, Kokomo, IN

Wane Zahn, Atlanta

SECOND TEAM

Jim Chestney, Denver

Dave Davis, Phoenix

Skee Foresmky, El Paso

Dick Ritger, Hartford, WI

Jim Stefanich, Chicago

Dick Weber, St. Louis

THIRD TEAM

Nelson Burton Jr, St. Louis

Tim Harahan, Los Angeles

Ralph Engen, New York

Don McCune, Munster, IN

Mike McGrath, El Cerrito, CA

Tommy Tuttle, King, NC

1969-70

FIRST TEAM

Nelson Burton Jr, St. Louis

Don Glover, Bakersfield

Billy Hardwick, Louisville

Don Johnson, Akron

Mike McGrath, El Cerrito, CA

Dave Soutar, Detroit

SECOND TEAM

Bobby Cooper, Houston

Dave Davis, Miami

George Pappas, Charlotte

Marty Piraino, Syracuse

Dick Ritger, Hartford, WI

Jim Stefanich, Chicago

THIRD TEAM

Earl Anthony, Tacoma

Mike Durbin, Dayton

Skee Foremsky, El Paso

Jim Godman, Hayward, CA

Mike Limongello, New York

Dick Weber, St. Louis