Archive for October, 2015

Chet Bukowski (1950)

October 30, 2015

Bukowski, Chet (1950)

(1914-1995)

1 ABC championship (1950-T)

 

Morgan’s Bowling Trophies (1948)

October 28, 2015

Morgan Trophies (1948)

Bowler of the Year 1967

October 26, 2015

Davis led the PBA money list while winning three tournaments, including the PBA National.  He was the first left-hander to be elected Bowler of the Year. 

1.  Dave Davis, Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . .  424

2.  Les Schissler, Denver . . . . . . . . . . . 287

3.  Jim Stefanich, Chicago . . . . . . . . . . 236

4.  Wayne Zahn, Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . 142

5.  Bob Strampe, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . 108

6.  Dick Weber, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . .  79

7.  Lou Scalia, Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  72

8.  Don Johnson, Kokomo, IN . . . . . . . .  45

9.  Carmen Salvino, Chicago . . . . . . . .   12

10.  Harry Smith, Redwood City, CA . . . . 11

Action Displays (1960)

October 25, 2015

Action Displays (1960)

Bird Bowl—Miami (1958)

October 23, 2015

Bird Bowl

9275 S.W. 40th St.

USA White (1929)

October 21, 2015
(L-R)---Billy Knox, Joe Scribner, George Jarrett, Burt Cook, Erle Shepherd

(L-R)—Billy Knox, Joe Scribner, George Jarrett, Burt Cook, Erle Shepherd

 First Place, 1929 International Tournament (Stockholm)

Vern Anderson (1947)

October 19, 2015

Anderson, Vern

(1910-1972)

“The Mystery Man”

Legendary Chicago Action Bowler

Berra and Rizzuto Lanes—Clifton, NJ

October 18, 2015

101--Berra and Rizzuto

1065 Bloomfield Ave.

Bowler of the Year 1966

October 16, 2015

Zahn won three PBA events—including two majors, the PBA National and the Tournament of Champions—while topping the tour’s money list.  This was enough to edge out Weber, winner of his fourth All-Star championship and two PBA events.

1.  Wayne Zahn, Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  368

2.  Dick Weber, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345

3.  Bob Strampe, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  211

4.  Les Schissler, Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  177

5.  Nelson Burton Jr, St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

6.  Dave Davis, Phoenix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27

7.  Dave Soutar, Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

8.  Bill Lillard, Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8

9.  Harry Smith, Redwood City, CA . . . . . . . . . .  7

10.  Gene Rhoda, Valparaiso, IN . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

Stroh’s Beer—Detroit (1961)

October 14, 2015
L-R---Bob Crawford, Bob Strampe, Tom Harnisch, Tony Lindemann, Carl Peters (manager), Jimmy Schroeder, George Howard

L-R—Bob Crawford, Bob Strampe, Tom Harnisch, Tony Lindemann, Carl Peters (manager), Jim Schroeder, George Howard