April 1, 1967—Jack Biondolillo rolled the first perfect game on a nationally-televised PBA broadcast at the Firestone Tournament of Champions in Akron. He defeated Les Schissler in the opening match, 300-216, for a bonus prize of $10,000. Later in the show, Biondolillo lost to Don Johnson to finish in third place. Jim Stefanich won the tournament.
50 Years Ago—Jack Biondolillo’s TV 300