Harold Asplund (1952)

Asplund, Harold (1953)

(1905-1982)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1978

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3 Responses to “Harold Asplund (1952)”

  1. Frank Schmitt Says:

    He holds the record for the lowest single game on Championship Bowling. In the 2nd season in Paramus, NJ, he lost to Bill Lillard during Lillard’s 10-match unbeaten streak and one of his games was a 141. In all the years after that, nobody ever took that dubious distinction away from him.

    • J.R. Schmidt Says:

      I wrote about Lillard’s winning streak in Bowlers Journal some years ago, so I watched all the tapes, including the Asplund match. That 141 came in the third game. The weirdest thing is that Asplund actually started the first game with a six-bagger. Talk about not adjusting to changing lane conditions!
      –JRS

  2. Frank Schmitt Says:

    I saw that article about Lillard. Very interesting & thanks for the info about Asplund’s match. I hope somebody will find it & post it someday.

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