Archive for June, 2014

Pfeiffer Beer—Detroit (1953)

June 30, 2014

FRONT–Lou Sielaff, George Maraulo (mgr), George Young REAR–Therm Gibson, Fred Bujack, Don Carter

Hollywood Legion Lanes—Los Angeles (1977)

June 29, 2014

Hollywood Legion Lanes

1628 El Centro St.



Emma Jaeger (1928)

June 27, 2014

 jaeger - Copy


WIBC Hall of Fame, 1953

9 WIBC championships (1918-AE, 1919-T, 1921-S, 1921-AE, 1922-S, 1923-S, 1923-T, 1928-AE, 1929-AE)



Don Ellis for Wrist-O-Mitt (1967)

June 25, 2014

Ellis for Wrist-O-Mitt (1967)

Masters Tournament 1962

June 23, 2014

The twelfth ABC Masters Tournament was held at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, April 14-18, 1962. The field was 480 men.  Tournament leader Billy Golembiewski won his second title, defeating losers bracket survivor Ron Winger in the final match, 950-851.

Masters 1962




Connie Schwoegler for Brunswick (1943)

June 22, 2014


Bowl-Mor Lanes—St. Louis (1957)

June 18, 2014

Bowl-Mor Lanes (St Louis)

5630 Gravois Ave.


Masters Tournament 1961

June 16, 2014

The eleventh ABC Masters Tournament was held at Cobo Hall in Detroit, May 6-10, 1961. The field was 487 men.  Trying to win the only major championship that had eluded him, losers bracket survivor Don Carter defeated tournament leader Dick Hoover, 840-768. That meant another match. Carter then defeated Hoover again for the title, 888-826.

Masters 1961



All in the Family

June 15, 2014

“All in the Family.”  That’s the title of the story Today’s Chicago Woman magazine just published about my daughter Tracy and me.

Tracy and JRS - Copy

Here’s the link–

And here’s hoping all the rest of you fathers get a wonderful Father’s Day present, too.


Herman Collin (1908)

June 13, 2014

Collin (1908)


2 ABC championships (1903-D, 1908-T)

First leader of the ABC Tournament Ten-Year-Average List (1901-1910, 90 games, 185 average)