Archive for May, 2015

Ritz Bowl—Chicago

May 31, 2015

110--Ritz Bowl

4320 S. Indiana Ave. 

 

 

Bowler of the Year 1955-56

May 27, 2015

After several near-misses, Lillard won the All-Star Tournament.  His four eagles at the ABC made the Bowler-of-the-Year voting a mere formality.

1.  Bill Lillard, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . 814

2.  Joe Wilman, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . 477

3.  Dick Hoover, Akron . . . . . . . . . . . 391

4.  Dick Weber, St. Louis . . . . . . . . .  387

5.  Don Carter, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . 384

6.  Ray Bluth, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . 380

7.  Steve Nagy, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . 375

8.  Stan Gifford, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . 294

9.  Buzz Fazio, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . 242

10.  Tom Hennessey, St. Louis . . . . . . 145

 

 

Ed Mady (1941)

May 25, 2015

Mady, Ed (1941)

(1905-1978)

1 ABC championship (1957-TAE)

“Who Hits ‘Em Better?”

Bowlcraft Lanes—Detroit (1969)

May 24, 2015

Bowlcraft Lanes-Detroit

20118 Schoolcraft Ave.

TV Bowling Shows in Chicago (1957)

May 22, 2015

           Chicago Tribune TV Guide (January 13, 1957)

Habetler Teenage Traveling Team—Chicago (1965)

May 20, 2015
FRONT--Steve Stec, Jack Herzog, Ed Schwartz  REAR--Steve Revethis, Ziggy Blazyk (coach), Jake Schmidt

FRONT–Steve Stec, Jack Herzog, Ed Schwartz REAR–Steve Revethis, Ziggy Blazyk (coach), Jake Schmidt

Fran Morrissette (1955)

May 18, 2015

Morrissette, Fran !1955)

(1921-2004)

1 ABC championship (1957-TAE)

 

 

Alma Bowl—San Jose

May 17, 2015

108--Alma Bowl

355 W. Alma St. 

 

 

Frankford Recreation—Philadelphia (1947)

May 15, 2015

Frankford Rec

1614 Bridge St.

Bowler of the Year 1954-55

May 13, 2015

All-Star champ Nagy beat out Masters champ Fazio to win his second election as Bowler of the Year.  The leading vote-getters were–

1.  Steve Nagy, Cleveland . . . . . . . . . . . 768

2.  Buzz Fazio, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . .  720

3.  Fred Bujack, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 633

4.  Ed Lubanski, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 432

5.  George Young, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . .  268

6.  Therman Gibson, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . 262

7.  Don Carter, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . .  246

8.  Eddie Kawolics, Chicago . . . . . . . . . .  148

9.  Bill Lillard, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146

10.  Junie McMahon, Fairlawn, NJ . . . . . .  142