Archive for August, 2015

Lincoln Square Recreation—R.I.P.

August 31, 2015

Lincoln Square Recreation

4874 N. Lincoln Ave.

Chicago’s oldest bowling alley—destroyed by fire this morning!

Bowlers Journal---January 19, 1929

Bowlers Journal—April 16, 1927

 

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Acme Bowling Alley Drapes (1947)

August 30, 2015

Acme Bowling Alley Drapes (1947)

 

Jack Reilly (1904)

August 28, 2015

Reilly, Jack (1905)

(1882-1974)

1 ABC championship (1905-AE)

Fred Riccilli for Ace Mitchell’s Shur-Hooks (1952)

August 26, 2015

Riccilli for Shur-Hooks

Brentwood Bowl—San Francisco (1961)

August 24, 2015
FRONT--Bob Wild, Ed Bourdase  REAR--Joe Jacques, Jack Middleton, Vern Downing

FRONT–Bob Wild, Ed Bourdase REAR–Joe Jacques, Jack Middleton, Vern Downing

First ABC Tournament Classic Division Team Champions (1961)

1971 FIQ Tournament Admission Ticket

August 23, 2015

FIQ Ticket

John Martino (1935)

August 21, 2015

Martino, John (1935)

(1897-1985)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1969

International All-Events champion, 1929

President, American Bowling Congress, 1947-48

Bowler of the Year 1961-62

August 19, 2015

With a victory in the World’s Invitational Tournament and the top spot on the PBA money-list, Carter was elected Bowler of the Year a record sixth time.

1.  Don Carter, St. Louis . . . . . . . . 776

2.  Dick Weber, St. Louis . . . . . . .  659

3.  Billy Golembiewski, Detroit . . . . 575

4.  Ray Bluth, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . 466

5.  Joe Joseph, Detroit . . . . . . . . .  406

6.  Dick Hoover, St. Louis . . . . . . .  375

7.  Harry Smith, St. Louis . . . . . . .  322

8.  Glenn Allison, Chicago . . . . . . .  230

9.  Billy Welu, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . 152

10.  Don Ellis, Houston . . . . . . . . . . 82

McCook Bowl—Dayton (1941)

August 16, 2015

McCook Bowl

1301 N. Keowee St.

Livestock Press—Chicago (1931)

August 14, 2015
L-R--Joe Gauer, Elmer Baumgarten, H.C. Ormsberg, Herman Lehmpuhl, Al Sindelar

L-R–Joe Gauer, Elmer Baumgarten, H.C. Ormsberg, Herman Lehmpuhl, Al Sindelar