Archive for July, 2015

Larry Laub (1961)

July 31, 2015

 Laub

(1943-  )

Bowling Hall of Fame, 2015

All-American, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1978-79

U.S. Open champion, 1974

12 PBA titles

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Convention Hall Alleys—Washington (1927)

July 29, 2015

Convention Hall Bowling (DC--5th @ K)

475 K Street, NW

Rocky Marciano for Ebonite (1955)

July 27, 2015

(1923-1969)

Undefeated Heavyweight Boxing Champion, 1952-1956

Uptown Bowl—Chicago

July 26, 2015

116--Uptown Bowl

4812 N. Clark St. 

 

Tower Bowl—San Diego (1941)

July 24, 2015

Tower Bowl (San Diego-1941)

628 W. Broadway

Bowler of the Year 1959-60

July 22, 2015

In the closest election yet, World’s Invitational-winner Carter outpointed Masters-winner Golembiewski. This was Carter’s fifth election as Bowler of the Year, extending his record.

1.  Don Carter, St. Louis . . . . . . . .  587

2.  Billy Golembiewski, Detroit . . . .  584

3.  Harry Smith, St. Louis . . . . . . . . 438

4.  Dick Weber, St. Louis . . . . . . . .  429

5.  Ray Bluth, St. Louis . . . . . . . . .   427

6.  Tom Hennessey, St. Louis . . . . .  271

7.  Billy Welu, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . 194

8.  Paul Kulbaga, Cleveland . . . . . . . 152

9.  Bill Bunetta, Chicago  . . . . . . . . . 120

10.  Andy Rogoznica, Chicago  . . . . . 109

 

 

Joy Abel (1962)

July 20, 2015

Abel, Joy (1962)

(1939–  )

WIBC Hall of Fame, 1984

Bowler of the Year, 1965-66

All-American, 1961-62, 1965-66, 1966-67

All-Star champion, 1965-66

1 WIBC championship (1966-T)

Bowling Headquarters Paperweight (1973)

July 19, 2015

Dedication

The onetime Bowling Headquarters building, located at 5301 South 76th Street in Greendale, is now a Walmart.  I don’t believe the company gave away similar souvenirs at the re-dedication.

Joe Kristof’s Hand Conditioner Spray (1957)

July 17, 2015
Bowling Magazine, January 1957:3.

Bowling Magazine, January 1957:3.

Bronco Bowl—Dallas (1961)

July 15, 2015

Bronco Bowl (Dallas-1961)

2600 Fort Worth Ave.

Home of the Dallas Broncos of the National Bowling League.  For more on the NBL, see the feature article in my book, The Bowling Chronicles.