Archive for August, 2017

Sister Bay Bowl—Sister Bay, WI (1958)

August 24, 2017

10640 N. Bay Shore Dr.

Jerry Lewis—R.I.P.

August 22, 2017

(1926-2017)

Lewis appeared with Paul Krumske on the local Chicago TV show “Bowl the Professor” in 1957, and the film of their “match” was later used as a fund-raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  That story is one of 90 in my book The Bowling Chronicles

Beverly Bowling Lanes—Chicago

August 20, 2017

Beverly Lanes matchbook

9354 S. Ashland Ave.

Bill’s Bowling Ballads (1954)

August 17, 2017

Bernard Rusche (1949)

August 15, 2017

(1917-2007)

1 ABC championship (1949-S)

Marion Ladewig for Gossard (1963)

August 13, 2017

Ladewig for Gossard (1962)

Harvey Braatz (1942)

August 10, 2017

(1909-1994)

Cleveland Bowling Star

Rolled 276-300-288–864 in 1937, record sanctioned high series until surpassed by Allie Brandt’s 886 in 1939

Brunswick Bowling Products (1950)

August 8, 2017

Hollywood Legion Lanes—Los Angeles

August 6, 2017

130--Hollywood Legion Lanes

1628 El Centro St. 

 

Mike McGrath—R.I.P.

August 3, 2017

(1946-2017)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1993

#76 Bowler of the 20th Century

All American, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1972-73

U.S. Open champion, 1973

PBA National Championship winner, 1969, 1970

3 ABC championships (1969-CT, 1970-CT, 1972-CT)

10 PBA titles