ABC Hall of Fame, 1973
#28 Bowler of the 20th Century
All-American, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62
Masters champion, 1959
Match Game Doubles champion, 1956, 1960, 1961
1 ABC championship (1962-CT)
2 PBA titles
During the 1956-57 season, the Falstaff Beer team of Chicago flew to St. Louis each week to compete in the St. Louis Masters League at Floriss Lanes. Here the Falstaffs are ready to make their first flight, joined by brewery officials and sports writers. Captain Buddy Bomar is fifth from the left, in the light-color sports coat. Next to him are teammates Don Ellis, Stan Gifford, Bill Lillard, and Bill Bunetta.