Bowler of the Year 1942-43

Day won election as the second Bowler of the Year, on the basis of successfully defending his match-game title in a 90-game challenge from Crimmins.  Afterward, Day entered the U.S. Navy for wartime service, surrendering the title to the BPAA.  Schwoegler then won the 1942-43 All-Star Tournament and assumed the  title.  The top ten vote getters were–  

1.  Ned Day, Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . .  133

2.  Connie Schwoegler, Madison . . . . .  131

3.  Buddy Bomar, Dallas  . . . . . . . . . .  103

4.  Nelson Burton, St. Louis . . . . . . . . .  93

5.  Joe Norris, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . .  90

6.  Johnny Crimmins, Detroit . . . . . . . .  74

7.  Frank Benkovic, Milwaukee . . . . . . .  43

8.  Marty Cassio, Rahway, NJ . . . . . . . .  42

9.  Andy Varipapa, Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . 33

10.  Walter Ward, Cleveland . . . . . . . . . 32

 

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