Archive for June, 2013

Billy Welu Bowling Book (1972)

June 30, 2013

Welu Book (1972)

World’s Invitational Tournament 1959

June 28, 2013

The third World’s Invitational Tournament was held at the Chicago Coliseum, December 3-11, 1959. The men’s field was 128, the women’s field was 64.

59M59W

Empire Bowl Duckpin Lanes (1940)

June 26, 2013

Empire Bowl (1940)

4423 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Then known as Portage Park Recreation, alleys 1-4 were used for duckpins one summer in an attempt to increase off-season lineage. The experiment was never repeated.

 

 

Skee Foremsky (1968)

June 24, 2013

Skee

(1936-  )

1 ABC championship (1971-CT)

6 PBA titles

 

Rainbo Lanes

June 23, 2013

Rainbo Lanes Interior

3956 W. Diversey Ave.

Another Joe Norris Stop-Action (1955)

June 21, 2013

Norris Stop Action

Sport (August 1955)

Ziern Antiques—St. Louis (1950)

June 19, 2013
FRONT--Whitey Harris, Ray Bluth  REAR--Frank Mataya, Frank Schalk, Pat Patterson, Chuck Lammlein

FRONT–Whitey Harris, Ray Bluth REAR–Frank Mataya, Frank Schalk, Pat Patterson, Chuck Lammlein

Bill Beach (1972)

June 17, 2013

Beach, Bill (1972)

(1929-2010)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1991

All-American, 1971-72

Masters champion, 1972

4 ABC championships (1965-CD, 1975-CAE, 1978-CS, 1978-CAE)

1 PBA title

Ebonite Six-Shooter Bowling Balls (1966)

June 16, 2013

Ebonite Six-Shooter Bowling Ball (1966)

World’s Invitational Tournament 1958

June 14, 2013

The second World’s Invitational Tournament was held at the Chicago Coliseum, December 4-12, 1958. The men’s field was reduced to 128, while the women’s field remained at 64.

58M58W