Archive for the ‘BIBLIOGRAPHY’ Category

A Buzz Fazio Bibliography

July 9, 2019

Basil “Buzz” Fazio (1908-1993) made his mark in a variety of bowling formats.  He was captain of both BPAA Team Match Game champions (Stroh’s Beer, 1952-55) and ABC Team champions (Falstaff Beer, 1958).  He paired with Tony Lindemann to capture the BPAA Doubles title three times (1951, 1952, 1954).  In singles competition Fazio won the 1955 Masters, as well as two PBA tournaments. On TV bowling shows, he was the first person to roll an 800 series.  A  five-time All American, he was elected to the Bowling Hall of Fame in 1963, and ranked #31 among 20th Century bowlers in the 1999 BJI poll. And besides all that, he was fun to watch!


Fazio, Buzz. Bowling To Win.  (Grosset & Dunlap, 1955).

Graham, Frank Jr.  Bowling Secrets From the Stars (MacFadden-Bartell, 1962), pp. 132-133.

Grasso, John, and Eric F. Hartman. Historical Dictionary of Bowling (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), pp. 119-121.

Lewis, Howard J.  The Complete Guide to Better Bowling (Arco, 1956), pp. 30-39.

Schmidt, J.R.  “The Buzzer” in The Bowling Chronicles.  (McFarland, 2017), pp. 147-150.

White, Gordon S.  Bowling Tips from Brunswick Champions (Fawcett, 1961), pp. 42-47.


Cruchon, Steve. “A Block Off the Old Chip?” Bowling, Jan 1960:23,46.

__________. “Bowling’s Indomitable Grandfather.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1964:12-19.

__________. “Buzz and the All-Star.” Bowling, Jun 1973:4.

__________. “Buzz Fazio.” Bowling, Apr 1951:16-17,35.

__________. “Buzz Fazio’s Rough Ride.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1984:40-43.

__________. “Have Bowling Ball, Will Travel.” Bowling, Jul 1957:15,30.

Day, Ned. “National Stars In Action: Buzz Fazio.” Bowling, Jul 1953:16-17.

Fitzgerald, Jim. “A Golden Oldie.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1989:40.

Kalman, Victor. “Bowling” Sports Illustrated, May 30, 1955:51.

Pezzano, Chuck. “Injured Fazio Itching to Return.” The Sporting News, Sep 28, 1974:55.

Pluckhahn, Bruce. “Buzz Fazio Decides Future Lies Elsewhere.” Bowling, May 1957:10-11.

__________. “The Buzzer Sounds.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 1993:95.

Schmidt, J.R. “The Friendly Fire of Fazio.” Bowlers Journal, May 2006:20.

Squires, Diane M. “Buzzer Always Was a Battler; Still Is.” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1991:49-50.

Trester, Ken. “Winner Weeps, Loser Smiles.” Bowling, Jun 1968:18-19,29.

Wade, Harless. “Nagy and Fazio: Awesome Twosome.” Bowling, Apr 1963:31,41,45.

Walter, John. “Buzzer’s Travels.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1953:7,22.

__________. “Fazio of the Stroh’s.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1956:11, 16.

“Both Sides Now.” (joint interview) Bowlers Journal, Jan 1979:52-61.

“Bowl With Your Brain.” (joint interview) Bowling, Nov 1959:27,52.

“Buzz Fazio Captures Skovie Individual with 1315 Tally.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1953:27.

“Buzz Fazio Wins 15th George Vallos Singles.” Bowlers Journal, Aug 1955:16.

“Fazio, Hale Triumph at Outset of Winter Tour.” Bowling, Feb 1965:43.

“Fazio Joins Brunswick Advisory Staff.” Bowlers Journal, Aug 1955:14.

“Fazio Wins Fifth Masters.” Bowling, Jun 1955:11-13.

“Fifth Masters Title Won by Fazio.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1955:13.

“Two-Ball Carrier, An Idea Before Its Time.” Bowling, Sep 1994:74.

“Weber, Fazio, Nagy Rate Tenpin Salute.” The Sporting News, Mar 9, 1963:22.

Obituary. Bowlers Journal, Apr 1993:95.

Obituary. Bowling, May 1993:58.



A Don Johnson Bibliography

January 8, 2019

Don Johnson (1940-2003) was a five-time All American, and was twice elected Bowler of the Year.  He won a total of 26 PBA titles, including the 1970 Tournament of Champions and the 1972 U.S. Open, and five ABC championships.  He was elected to both the ABC and PBA Halls of Fame, ranked #8 among the 50 Greatest Players in PBA History, and #20 on the list of all 20th Century bowlers.  Yet despite this impressive resume, Johnson is probably best remembered for one photograph, which shows him lying face down on the approach, devastated after a 10-pin tap cost him a $10,000 TV perfect-game bonus.


Bergendorf, Dennis.  “Don Johnson” in 50 Greatest Players in PBA History.  (Luby Publishing, 2009), pp. 28-31

Johnson, Don.  Inside Bowling.  (Contemporary Books, 1974).

Schmidt, J.R.  “The Man in the Picture” in The Bowling Chronicles.  (McFarland, 2017), pp. 208-210.


Archibald, John J. “Kid from Kokomo.” Bowling, Jun 1969:27,38.

Denny, Dick. “Rock ‘N Roll with the Kokomo Kid.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1966:11-13.

Fisher, Bud. “Johnson’s Amazing 299.” Bowling, Mar 1982:6.

Herbst, Dan. “Uncovering the Five Great Overachievers.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1987:120-123.

Johnson, Bob. “The Kokomo Kid Forever.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 2003:62-66.

Johnson, Don, att Joe LoVerde. “The Match I’ll Never Forget.” Bowling Digest, Aug 1989:52-53.

Levine, Jerry. “Don Johnson.” Bowling, Mar 1982:8-9.

__________. “When the Magic Disappears.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 1981:86-92.

Lichstein, Larry. “The Kokomo Kid.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1978:16.

LoVerde, Joe. “Marshall Holman’s Toughest Opponents.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1985:16-20.

Luby, Mort Jr. “A Fantastic Firestone.” Bowlers Journal, May 1970:18-21.

Lueders, Karl. “What Coulda Been . . . “ Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:231-232.

Nelson, Rick. “They Were Gonna Rock. Wha’ Hoppen?” Bowlers Journal, Mar 1991:78-81.

Pezzano, Chuck. “Dedication Did It For Johnson.” Bowling, Apr 1982:42.

__________. “Don Johnson Rolls in Old Style.” The Sporting News, Mar 5, 1977:55-56.

__________. “Hardwick and Johnson Saluted.” The Sporting News, May 7, 1977:47.

__________. “Slowest Feet in Town.” Bowling, Feb 1972:48.

__________. “The Evolution of Don Johnson.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1972:44-48.

Racki, Matt III. “Johnson: King of the Seventies?” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1973:81-83.

Schmidt, J.R. “Take Your Pick, a 10-pin or 10 Grand.” Bowlers Journal, Aug 2014:10.

Thom, Dan. “Pro Bowler Turned Bowling Professor.” Bowling Digest, Dec 1983:42-46.

Zikes, Lyle. “The PBA’s Ten Best Seasons.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1989:24.

“Don Johnson.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1978:68.

“Don Johnson.” (interview) Bowling Digest, Dec 1987:10-15.

“Don Johnson.” (interview) Bowling Digest, Dec 1993:16-20.

“Don Johnson: His Eight Great Secrets.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1979:72-79.

“He’s a Bowler, Not the Star of ‘Miami Vice.’” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Oct 1986:50-59.

“Simple Tip Turns Into Triumph.” Bowling, May 1995:30.

Obituary. Bowlers Journal, Jun 2003:62.

Obituary. Bowling Digest, Aug 2003:6.

A Paul Krumske Bibliography

November 27, 2018

Paul Krumske (1912-1979) never won an ABC championship.  That was about the only thing missing from his resume.  He was captain of the BPAA Team Match Game champion Meister Brau Beer (1946-47), shared the Doubles Match Game championship with Joe Sinke (1945), and won the Individual Match Game championship in the last challenge match permitted (1944).  A seven-time All American, he was elected to the Bowling Hall of Fame in 1968, and ranked #44 in the 1999 BJI poll of 20th Century bowlers.  But perhaps Krumske’s greatest honor was being chosen as Chicago’s Bowler of the Half Century in 1950. 

Biondo, Angelo. “Krumske Hits the Jackpot.” Bowling, Jul 1948:7.

Gray, Ray. “He’s Been Around a Long Time.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1954:11,23.

Johnson, Jerry. “Hitting the Headpin in Chicago.” Bowling and Billiards, Dec 1934:11.

Klatte, Ross. “Chicago’s Classic Bowler.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1963:8-10.

Kouros, Tom. “Bringing the Legends to Life.” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1986:42-43.

Krumske, Paul. “My Biggest Thrill.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1946:16.

Krumske, Paul, att Bob Reeve. “Head to Head Match with Day.” Bowling, May 1977:13.

Luby, Mort. “Ned Day Loses to Krumske.” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1944:11.

Schmidt, J.R. “A Last World Challenge.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 1998:115.

__________. “Jerry Lewis Goes Bowling.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 2002:62.

__________. “The Attack Meister.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1993:111.

Sixty, Billy. “Going Like Sixty.” Bowlers Journal, May 1956:16.

__________. “The Fox.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 1975:71-72.

Smith, John L. “Paul Krumske.” Bowling, Jan 1952:8-9,25.

“Carlson 209, Krumske 206.” Bowlers Journal, Jul-Aug 1941:5.

“Jerry Lewis Meets Paul Krumske.” Bowling, Jan 1994:82.

“Krumske Takes ‘B-J’ Classic.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1948:21.

“Krumske Wins $1000 for His First at Lorain.” Bowling, Jan 1949:26.

“National Title Won by Sinke and Krumske.” Bowlers Journal, May 1946:9.

“New Bowling Star Looms in Chicago Arena.” ABC Bulletin, Dec 12, 1934:3.

“Paul Krumske Named Chicago’s Bowler of Half Century.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 1950:53.

“The Toddlin’ Town’s Tenpin Teacher.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Dec 1977:49-59.

“This Is the Way I Do It.” Bowlers Journal, Mar 1947:59,65.

“300 Men.” Bowling, May 1949:34.

Quoted. Bowlers Journal, Feb 1959:29.

__________. Bowling, Aug 1949:14.

__________. Bowling, Sep 1949:17.

__________. Bowling, Nov 1949:18.

__________. Bowling, Dec 1949:17,31.

__________. Bowling, Jan 1950:31.

__________. Bowling, Feb 1950:36.

Obituary. Bowlers Journal, Sep 1979:9.

Obituary. Bowling, Sep 1979:29.

Obituary. Chicago Tribune, July 24, 1979:B5.

A National Bowling League Bibliography

September 18, 2018

The National Bowling League was an intercity league of five man teams, based on the model of major league baseball, playing in purpose-built arenas on a six-month-long schedule.  Launched with great fanfare in the fall of 1961, the NBL was soon drowning in a sea of red ink.  Six of the ten teams managed to make it to the end of the season, after which the league folded.  For the record, the Detroit Thunderbirds won the NBL championship.


Fulgaro, John M.  National Bowling League: One Year Wonder.  San Ramon, CA: JB Inc., 2008.

Lubanski, Ed, with Kevin Allen and Del Reddy.  King of the Pins!  Wayne, MI: Victory Entertainment, 2010 (ch. 17-18).

Salvino, Carmen, with Frederick C. Klein.  Fast Lanes.  Chicago: Bonus Books, 1988 (pp. 79-83).

Schmidt, J.R.  “The National Bowling League” in The Bowling Chronicles.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2017 (pp. 212-219).


Bine, Al. “The NBL Will Fail!” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:47-48.

Bordman, Sid. “NBL’s Second ‘Debut.’” Bowlers Journal, Aug 1961:21-25.

Bunetta, Bill, att Dick Denny. “The NBL Is No Gamble.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:37-38.

Cruchon, Steve. “A Dream Became a Nightmare.” Bowling Digest, Dec 1984:38-41.

_________. “In the Wake of Disaster.” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1964:16-23.

_________. “Magnificent Fiasco.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1973:84-93.

_________. “National Bowling League Playoff.” Bowling, Sep 1972:4,41.

_________. “The Dream That Went Awry.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1964:34-41.

_________. “The Short, Unhappy Life of the NBL.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1964:16-24.

Denny, Dick.“Opening Night in Detroit.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1961:44-51.

__________. “The NBL Limps Home, Scarred But Proud.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1962:64-67.

Evans, Dick. “NBL Style Scoring.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 1961:19-20.

Hengen, Bill. “NBL Moves Ahead.” Bowling, Nov 1960:25.

Luby, Mort Jr. “A Good Meeting.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 1961:23-26.

__________. “Point of No Return.” Bowlers Journal. Nov 1960:33-40.

__________. “Silver Anniversary of a Disaster.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1986:16-18.

__________. “The Magnificent Fiasco.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1983:136-137.

McDonough, Pat. “In Grand Central Station, Yet.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 1960:49.

Pezzano, Chuck. “Bowling League Stirs Memories of  ‘61 Flop.” The Sporting News, Feb 28, 1976:30.

__________. “A Short-Lived National League.” The Sporting News, Jun 17, 1972:54,

__________. “What Happened to the NBL?” Bowling, Sep 1962:46,80.

Pluckhahn, Bruce. “Right Idea, Wrong Time.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:225-226.

Snyder, Don. “A Cautious Cheer.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:59-64.

__________. “A-Okay For NBL Scoring.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1961:17-20.

__________. “Breaking the Big Secret.” Bowling, Jan 1983:6,40.

__________. “Day of Reckoning.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:23-35.

__________. “No Longer a Pipe Dream.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1960:31-32.

__________. “Pow-Wow in Chicago.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 1960:33-34.

__________. “The Brains Behind the New National Bowling League.” Bowlers Journal, Mar 1960:27-31.

__________. “The Men Behind the NBL.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1960:5-12.

Wade, Harless.  “Player Draft Next for NBL.” Bowling, Jun 1960:23,41.

__________.  “Problems Facing the NBL.” Official Bowling Review, May 1961:40-43.

__________. “The NBL Will Succeed!” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:49-50.

Wessling, Frank. “They’re Ready to Roll in the Pro Circuit.” Bowling, Oct 1961:30-31.

Williams, Bob. “The NBL Draft.” Bowlers Journal, Aug 1960:5-9,12.

“A Roundup of the Week in Sports: Bowling.” Sports Illustrated, May 21, 1962:15.

“Dapper Debut in Dallas.” Bowling, Jul 1961:26,38.

“Fresno: A Five Minute Decision.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1961:23-28.

“How NBL Scoring Works.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:28.

“How the Press Views the NBL.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:9-14.

“NBL Suspends Play.” Bowling, Aug 1962:22.

“Step Toward Reality.” Bowling, Aug 1960:26,42.

“Team Roundups.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:39-46.

“The NBL Can Succeed, So Give It a Chance.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:4-5.

“The NBL Signs Its First Bowler.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1960:22.

“The Pros Call It a Season.” Bowling, Jun 1962:16.

An Earl Anthony Bibliography

December 7, 2017

Earl Anthony (1938-2001) was a legend.  He was selected as the greatest player of the PBA’s first fifty years and ranked #3 in BJI‘s list of 20th Century bowlers.  A first team All American honoree twelve years in a row, he was voted Bowler of the Year six times and was chosen as Bowler of the Decade for the 1970s.  Anthony’s 43 PBA titles included six PBA National Championships, two Masters Tournament victories, and two Tournament of Champions wins.  His resume also included one ABC Tournament eagle.  He was elected to the Bowling Hall of Fame in 1986.


Anthony, Earl, with Dawson Taylor.  Winning Bowling.  Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1977.

Baur, Ed.  “Earl Anthony” in 50 Greatest Players in PBA History.  Chicago: Luby Publishing, 2009. (pp. 28-31)


Anthony, Earl.  “How To Make a Strike (When You Really Need It).”  Bowling Illustrated, Apr 1980:32-33.

__________.  “Why I Bend My Elbow.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1978:30.

Anthony, Earl, att Joe LoVerde. “The Match I’ll Never Forget.” Bowling Digest, Jun 1987:48-50.

Archibald, John J. “Conversations With Earl.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 1975:78-80.

__________. “Earl’s Return and Other Hot Topics.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1987:79-81.

__________. “Snapshots of a Legend.” Bowling Digest, Dec 2001:22-28.

Baur, Ed. “Earl and Jim Show.” Bowling, Jun 1977:7-15.

__________. “What If Earl Anthony Had Been a Pro Golfer the Past Two Years?” Bowling, Feb 1976:12-13.

Campos, Johnny. “Earl Anthony and the Media.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 2001:34.

Couture, Pete, att Jerry Levine. “The Match I’ll Never Forget.”  Bowling Digest, Feb 1985:44-46.

Davis, Dave att Lyle Zikes. “The Match I’ll Never Forget.” Bowling Digest, Dec 1984:34-35.

Dressel, Jim. “A Career Great In Flashback.” Bowlers Journal, May 1986:78-86.

__________. “Earl’s Well That Ends Well.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1978:35-40.

__________. “Reflections On a Golden Career.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1983:88-96.

__________. “The Greatest.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:234.

__________. “The Passing of a Legend.” Bowlers Journal, Sep 2001:66-68.

__________. “Thy Doomsday Done.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1991:66-68.

Evans, Dick. “Earl Anthony.” Bowling Digest, Apr 1983:12-16.

Fitzgerald, Jim. “The Great One Has Returned.” Bowling Digest, Apr 1987:30-32.

__________. “A Living Legend Discovers It’s a Young Man’s Game.” Bowling Digest, Aug 1991:17.

Gates, Don. “Human Hall of Famer.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 2001:17.

Herbst, Dan. “The Hits Just Keep On Keepin’ On.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1991:156-159.

James, Steve. “The Rock Road Led To the Top Where Earl Waited.” Bowling, Jun 1978:34-35,52.

Kreins, Paul. “Earl Anthony’s Heart Attack.” Bowling, Dec 1979:20-21.

Laub, Larry, att Dick Denny. “The Match I’ll Never Forget.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1997:48-50.

Levine, Jerry. “Chips Down Competitor.” The Sporting News, Apr 27, 1974:55.

__________. “Earl Anthony’s Promise: ‘Innovative NBC Will Inject Life into TV Bowling.’”  Bowling Digest, Oct 1984:16-19.

__________. “Why Me?” Bowling, Jan 1994:22-26.

Lichstein, Larry. “The Earl of Bowling.” Bowlers Journal, Mar 1977:34.

LoVerde, Joe. “Blast From the Past.” Bowling Digest, Feb 1997:42-43.

__________. “Marshall Holman’s Toughest Opponents.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1985:16-20.

McGrath, Mike. “Superbowler!” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1974:36-38.

__________. “The Yardstick of the Pros.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 2001:25.

Newhouse, Dave. “Earl Anthony Says Goodbye to the Tour His Own Way—On Top.”  Bowling Digest, Feb 1984:18-20.

Pezzano, Chuck. “Anthony Going Strong; Best Bowler Ever?” The Sporting News, Mar 15, 1975:28.

__________. “Anthony? He’s Mr. Automatic.” The Sporting News, Jun 21, 1975:55.

__________. “Anthony a Master.” The Sporting News, May 13, 1978:47,53.

__________. “Anthony Pays Too Stiff a Price.” The Sporting News, Dec 14, 1974:48.

__________. “Anthony Sharp As Ever.” The Sporting News, Aug 27, 1977:55.

__________. “Anthony Three-Time Pin King.” The Sporting News, Feb 12, 1977:26.

__________. “Anthony Wins 2nd Bowler of Year Prize.” The Sporting News, Mar 20, 1976:29.

__________. “Bowlers of the Decade.” Bowling Illustrated,  No. 2 (1979):12-15,90.

__________. “Desire, Attitude Spark Anthony.” Bowling, Jul 1975:38.

__________. “Earl Anthony.” Bowling, Mar 1986:30-32.

__________. “Earl Retired From Tour, Not the Sport.” Bowling, May 1984:47.

__________. “Roth Boosts ’78 Earnings to $101,190.” The Sporting News, Jul 15, 1978:59.

Pluckhahn, Bruce.  “This Makes Up for Everything That Ever Went Wrong—Anthony.” Bowling, Jul 1974:46-47,53.

Salvino, Carmen. “An Open Letter to Earl Anthony.” Bowlers Journal, Mar 1978:45.

Schmidt, J.R. “Earl Anthony’s Breakthrough.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 2010:26.

Snyder, Don. “Tattered Temper.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1971:30-32.

Vint, Bill. “Remembering Earl Anthony.” Bowling, Nov 2001:18-24.

Woelfel, Gery. “A Fond Farewell to Earl Anthony.” Bowling, Dec 1983:21.

Zikes, Lyle. “Earl Anthony.” Bowling Digest, Dec 1996:12-16.

__________. “The Orioles’ Loss Was Pro Bowling’s Gain.” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S18-S19.

Zinser, Joan B. “The Crowning of King Earl.” Bowling Digest, Jun 1986:20-23.

“A Living Legend Laces ‘Em Up.” Bowlers Journal, Aug 1996:34.

“A Million Good Reasons to Remember Earl.” American Bowler, Nov 2001:2.

“Anthony Back on Top.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1996:22.

“Anthony Is Pro-Am Champ.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1971:18.

“Champions All.” (joint interview) Bowlers Journal, Oct 1993:46-49.

“Color Ol’ Doomsday a Seeker of Perfection.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:142-154.

“Earl Anthony.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1978:55.

“Earl Anthony.” Bowling Digest, Dec 1991:20-32.

“Earl Anthony.” (mini-bio) Bowlers Journal, Oct 1986:87.

“Earl Anthony.” (mini-bio) Bowlers Journal, Feb 1996:112.

“Going Out in a Blaze of Glory.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, May 1981:49-64.

“How’s Earl?” Bowlers Journal, Aug 1978:28.

“Long Live the King.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1977:78-79.

“No Time For the Ol’ Rocking Chair Blues.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Jan 1986:46-59.

“Something Tells Us He’ll Do OK.” Bowling Digest, Oct 1996:8.

“The All-American.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Aug 1990:46-56.

“The Anthony Portfolio.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1991:69.

“The Earl Anthony Legacy.” Bowling: ABC Members Only Edition 1995:16.

“The Return of a Legend.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Sep 1996:58-67.

“The Truant Ride Ends for Earl.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Jan 1982:114-115.

“This Time He’s Serious.” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Jan 1984:54-66.

“What Makes Earl Run?” (interview) Bowlers Journal, Nov 1976:54-59.

“Will Success Spoil Earl Anthony?” Bowling, Feb 1976:14.

Obituary. Bowlers Journal, Sep 2001:66.

Obituary. Bowling, Sep 2001:6.

Obituary. Bowling Digest, Dec 2001:6.

Obituary. The New York Times, Aug 16, 2001:68.

Obituary. USA Today, Aug 15, 2001:15.


A Count Gengler Bibliography

May 18, 2017

John “Count” Gengler (1882-1957) is bowling’s legendary figure.  A native of Luxemburg, he came to the United States in 1914.  He soon began making a living as a traveling bowling hustler–since he bowled palm ball and used only one step, he looked like an easy mark.  When he eventually lost his anonymity, Gengler became an exhibition bowler.  He bowled very few tournaments, though he did team with Harry Cohn to win the Doubles in the 1916 Atlantic Coast Bowling Tournament.  Gengler quit bowling after losing a well-publicized match to Jimmy Smith in 1926.  He spent the rest of his life in New York and New Orleans, raising race horses.



Luby, Mort Jr. The History of Bowling (Luby Publishing, 1983), pp. 12-13.

Sayrs, Hank.  The How-To Book of Bowling (Arco, 1962), pp. 130-133.

Scheer, James F.  Bowlers Handbook (Trend Books, 1958), pp. 111-115.

Schmidt, J.R. The Bowling Chronicles (McFarland, 2017), pp. 113-116.



Madrecki, Thomas W. “The Great Getz: An Existential Novel.” (2010)



Alten, Harry G.  “On Frisco Alleys.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 4, 1918:2.

George, Harold.  “Count Gengler Coming Back.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 6, 1933:8.

Luby, Mort Jr.  “A Legend To Count On.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1983:112-113.

Nieman, Bob.  “The Dapper Man with the Cane Was a Hustler at Heart.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S66-S67.

Norris, Joe, att Steve James.  “The Day I Was Taught a Lesson.”  Bowling, Oct 1979:6,41.

Pluckhahn, Bruce.  “Bowling’s Most Noted Hustler.”  Bowling, Dec 1973:4.

Schmidt, J.R.  “Beware the Count.”  Bowlers Journal, May 2003:50.

__________.  “Clash of the Titans, Part I.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:171-172.

__________.  “Lights Out, Gengler’s On.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 2002:80.

__________.  “Myth vs. Reality.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1991:72-73.

__________.  “The Count’s Finest Hour.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1996:36-38.

Schoeman, Byron.  “Count Gengler’s 300 in the Dark.”  Bowling, Jun 1974:4,31.

Sixty, Billy.  “Beware The Count!”  Bowling, Sep 1956:51-52.

“A Little Matter About The Count and Ed Blouin.”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 27, 1926:7.

“Beware of the Count: Part One.”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 1954:16-17,37-38.

“Beware of the Count: Part Two.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1954:16-17.

“Beware the Count.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1963:54-60.

“Count Gengler.”  Hamilton (Ohio) Daily News, Nov 14, 1931:6.

“Count Gengler.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1973:105-109.

“Count Gengler To Appear at Bensinger Houses.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 16, 1926:55.

“Count Gengler Will Seek European Honors.”  Bowlers Journal, Jul 6, 1929:3.

“Count John Gengler Buys Race Horses.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 22, 1927:7.

“Count Outrolls J. Smith.”  Bowlers Journal, May 27, 1916:2.

“Count Wins From Rolfe.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 11, 1915:6.

“Ed Blouin Defeats Count of Luxemburg.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 4, 1915:6.

“Famous Bowling Star to Perform Here Soon.”  Indianapolis Star, Nov 12, 1919:14.

“Gengler Adds to Pin Lead.”  Chicago Tribune, Apr 25, 1919:18.

“Gengler and Smith Sign for World Pin Title Duel.”  Chicago Tribune, Mar 3, 1920:13.

“Gengler in Business at Los Angeles.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 10, 1918:7.

“Gengler Ready to Meet Any Men at All Styles.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 10, 1917:12.

“Gengler Seeking Match With Jimmy Smith.”  LaCrosse Tribune & Leader-Press, Dec 15, 1919:8.

“Jimmy Smith and John Gengler to Start Tour in October.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 25, 1917:3.

“NBA Apparently Defunct; Should Be Aid to ACBA.”  Washington Post, Nov 12, 1916:S2.

“Smith and Gengler Defeating Chicago Pin Men.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 4, 1916:5.

“The ‘Count’ Returns and Gets Into Play.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 14, 1925:6.

“Traveling ‘Count’ in Toledo.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 25, 1915:5.

“Trucks Takes Big Lead In First Half of Match With Gengler.”  Bowlers Journal, Feb 6, 1926:1,4.

“Unmasking The Count: Part One” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1934:7,30.

“Unmasking The Count: Part Two” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1934:11,23.

“Unmasking The Count: Part Three.” Bowlers Journal, Jan 1935:19,32.

“Watch Out for The Count.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 20, 1915:6.

“When The Count First Came to Chicago.”  Bowlers Journal, Jul 28, 1917:2.

“Why Gengler Was Barred.”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 11, 1916:6.

“You Could Count Him In For Any Pot Game.”  Bowling Digest, Feb 1997:8-9.

Obituary.  Bowlers Journal, Jul 1957:11.

Obituary.  Bowling, Jun 1957:18.


A Hank Marino Bibliography

December 9, 2016

Hank Marino (1889-1976) was the first person elected to the bowling Hall of Fame in 1941.  Ten years later, a national poll of writers named him Bowler of the Half-Century.  Forty-eight years after that, Marino still achieved a 4th place rank on BJI‘s all-century list.  If you want to know how he earned such respect, consult the list of articles below.


Marino, Hank, and Billy Sixty.  Bowling: How To Improve Your Game (Prentice-Hall, 1940).

Schmidt, Doug.  They Came To Bowl.  (Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society, 2007), pp. 59-64.

Weiskopf, Herman.  The Perfect Game (Prentice-Hall, 1978), pp. 218-221.


Beach, Robert W.  “Hank Marino—His Story: Part One.”  Bowling, Nov 1, 1941:10-11, 18-19.

__________.  “Hank Marino—His Story: Part Two.”  Bowling, Nov 15, 1941:10-11, 16-17. 

Boylan, Ken.  “Marino the League Bowler.”  Bowling, Dec 1983:6, 48.

Dressel, Jim.  “Ball For Sale.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1993:189.

Luby, Mort.  “It’s ‘King Marino’ Now.”  Bowlers Journal, May 1, 1932:3,14.

__________.  “Hank Marino, Champ of Champs.”  Bowlers Journal, Sep 1936:8,13.

Marino, Hank.  “Learn to Bowl.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 1938:30-31.

__________.  “Our Guest Column.”  ABC Bulletin, Aug 16, 1939:5.

Martino, John.  “Some Things You May Not Know About Hank Marino.”  ABC Bulletin, Apr 15, 1937:6.

Marzich, Andy, att Don Snyder.  “Hank Marino’s Last Game—Perfection.”  Bowling, Jun 1977:6.

Nelson, Ray.  “The Superlative Hank Marino is Dead at 86.”  Bowling, Aug 1976:6.

Schmidt, J.R.  “Before Carter, Weber, and Anthony.”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 2015:14.

__________.  “Marino the Magnificent.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1991:91.

__________.  “Who Was Better—Smith or Marino?”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 2007:55.

Sixty, Billy.  “Hank Marino.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1963:22-28.

__________.  “Hank Marino: A Natural.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1976:62-63.

__________.  “Hank Marino—A Sweet Story For a Friend to Write.”  Bowlers Journal, May 15,      1932:3.

__________.  “Three Hundred Friends Honor Marino.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1951:12.

Smith, John L.  “Greatest of Them All.”  Bowling, Jun 1951:10-11, 27.

Snyder, Don.  “Arrivederci, Shoemaker.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1976:50-56.

__________.  “Marino Still Super ‘Salesman.’”  Bowling, Oct 1970:20-21,29.

__________.  “Second Ain’t All Bad.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1970:14.

Walter, John.  “Marino Is Bowler of the Half Century.”  Bowlers Journal, Jun 1951:9,23.

“Book and Television to Feature Hank Marino.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1952:18.

“Chicago Men Win From St. Louisans in Intercity Match.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 12, 1918:3,7.

“Famed Marino Recreation Closes Doors for Last Time.”  Bowling, Mar 1965:61.

“Greatest Bowler of the Half-Century.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S39-S40.

“Hank Marino Gives Friends Chance to Gloat.”  Bowlers Journal, May 4, 1918:5.

“Hank Marino Honored by L.A. Pin Group.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1955:6.

“Henry Marino.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 27, 1918:1.

“Henry S. ‘Hank’ Marino.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 22, 1924:1.

“Jimmy Smith Wins from Hank Marino by Large Margin.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 13, 1918:2.

“Marino and Kaad Compete for Greater Chicago Honors.”  Bowlers Journal, May 9, 1917:1,5.

“Marino and Smith to Meet in Big Contest.”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 30, 1918:3.

“Marino Contributes Collection to ABC.”  Bowling, Sep 1972:27.

“Marino’s Bad Luck Ball Produces Two 300 Slams.”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 1944:8-9.

“Pair of 300’s Highlight Marino’s 832 Triple.”  Bowling, Apr 1944:22.

“The Hank Marino Legacy.”  Bowling: ABC Members Only Edition 1995:14.

A Dick Weber Bibliography

July 29, 2016

Dick Weber (1929-2005) may have been the greatest bowler in history.  He is certainly among the top three or four.  Weber won 26 PBA titles, and 4 All-Star tournaments in 5 years.  Bowlers Journal named him a first team All-American ten times.  He was also a three-time Bowler-of-the-Year.  A favorite with the fans, he was often called “Bowling’s Greatest Ambassador.”  


Evans, Dick.  “Dick Weber” in 50 Greatest Players in PBA History (Luby Publishing, 2009), pp. 36-39.

Graham, Frank Jr.  Bowling Secrets of the Stars (MacFadden-Bartell, 1962), pp. 23-35.

Weber, Dick.  The Champion’s Guide to Bowling (Fleet, 1957).

Weber, Dick  & Roland Alexander.  Weber on Bowling (Prentice-Hall, 1981).

Weiskopf, Herman.  The Perfect Game (Prentice-Hall, 1978), pp. 226-229.


Archibald, John J.  “Dick Weber Still Has the Winning Touch.”  Bowling Digest, Feb 1984:22-27.

__________.  “Glove Man.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1957:40-41.

__________.  “Half Million Dollar Man.”  Bowlers Journal, May 1976:62-67.

__________.  “I’ll Kill That Kid!”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1977:11-12.

__________.  “Mission in Moscow.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1973:42-45.

__________.  “Two Dick Webers to Deal With.”  Bowling, Mar 1969:37.

__________.  “Weber Glimmers in the Gateway City.”  Bowling Digest, Aug 1999:10-11.

__________.  “Wondrous Year For Weber.”  Bowling, Sep 1969:24-25,68.

Bradford, Doug.  “Weber’s Oversized Ball.”  Bowling, Nov 1981:5.

Denny, Dick. “A Touch Like Ted’s.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1961:17-20.

__________.  “Not Worried, Just Concerned.”  Bowlers Journal, May 1964:11-14.

__________.  “The Charmed Life.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:208-209.

__________.  “The Odd Couple.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1981:54-58.

Evans, Dick. “A New Fire on The Lanes.”  Bowling Digest, Dec 1992:45-47.

__________.  “Heavenly Re-Rack.”  Bowlers Journal, Feb 1986:78.

__________.  “This Legend Is a Fountain of Youth.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S43-S44.

Herbst, Dan.  “Cosby and Weber: Co-Stars.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1997:97.

Johnson, Bob.  “A Match-Up for the Ages.”  Bowlers Journal, May 2000:46-49.

Lichstein, Larry.  “The Splendid Splinter.”  Bowlers Journal, May 1977:34.

Omura, Yoshikazu.  “The ‘King’ Returns.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1989:80.

Pezzano, Chuck.  “Durable Dick Weber.”  The Sporting News, Jun 1, 1974:54.

__________.  “Instinct Important For Bowlers.”  Bowling, Mar 1973:44.

__________.  “Peers Pick Weber as All-Time Champion.”  The Sporting News, Oct 7, 1978:55.

__________.  “Take It From the Pros.”  Bowling, Jan 1971:42.

__________.  “Weber: The Champion’s Champion.”  Bowling, Nov 1983:54.

Pluckhahn, Bruce.  “Weber’s Home Is Hall of Fame.”  Bowling Digest, Feb 1999:8-10.

Schmidt, J.R.  “Little Big Man.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 2005:67.

Taylor, Joan.  “Like Father, Unlike Son.”  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1982:82-86.

Vint, Bill.  “A ‘Bum’ No More.”  Bowling, May 1992:20-22.

Weber, Dick, att Bruce Pluckhahn.  “My First Ball on TV—a Gutter Ball.”  Bowling, May 1976:6.

Weber, Dick, att Jerry Levine.  “Weber’s Errant Toss Most Memorable.”  Bowling, Feb 1988:6.

Wilson, Frank.  “Hoosier Hot Shot.”  Bowling, Apr 1953:16.

“A New Course, Of Course.”  (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1983:53-67

“An ‘Old Dog’ Learns New Tricks.”  Bowling, Mar 1994:30-31.

“Dick and Pete Weber.”  (joint interview)  Bowling Digest, Aug 1989:10-13.

“Dick Weber.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 1978:82.

“Dick Weber.”  (interview)  Bowling Digest, Aug 1988:12-16.

“Dick Weber.”  (mini-bio)  Bowlers Journal, Aug 1986:29.

“Dick Weber.”  (mini-bio)  Bowlers Journal, Mar 1996:28.

“Dick Weber Hits the Mark.”  Bowling Digest, Feb 1988:10.

“Does Weber Own the PBA Tour?”  Bowlers Journal, Jun 1961:54,58.

“Hall in the Family.” (joint interview)  Bowlers Journal, Mar 1999:40-50.

“Life In the Slow Lane.”  (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Jul 1989:42-51.

“Norris, Weber to Bowl as Doubles Partners.”  Bowling, Nov 1999:49.

“Prime Time Players.” (joint interview)  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1999:42-46,50-57.

“The Dick Weber Legacy.”  Bowling: ABC Members Only Edition 1995:16.

“The Man Behind the Legend.”  (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Jul 1979:33-41.

“The Man of The Decades.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1983:26-32.

“The Man Who Made the Calendars Stand Still.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1985:54-61.

“Today, Weber Could Buy the Whole Store.”  Bowling, Sep 1969:26-27.

“Weber, Fazio, Nagy Rate Tenpin Salute.”  The Sporting News, Mar 9, 1963:22.

“Weber Joins AMF.”  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1955:28.

“Weber Rides Again.”  (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Feb 1992:38-44.

“Wow, It’s Wonderful.”  Bowlers Journal, Oct 1961:59-62.

Obituary. The New York Times, Feb 16, 2005:78.

A Joe Norris Bibliography

May 23, 2016

No bowler had as long a career at the top as Joe Norris (1908-2001).  He rolled his first perfect game when he was 18—at the time, he was considered the youngest bowler to shoot a 300.  He bowled his last perfect game when he was 86—and became the oldest bowler to accomplish the fete.  In between he had a Hall-of-Fame career.  A selection of Norris articles follows.

Bradford, Doug.  “Boy Wonder Still Weighty at Eighty.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S62-S63.

Cruchon, Steve.  “Detroiters Say Goodbye to Joe Norris.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1946:39,59.

__________.  “Joe Norris, and How He Does It.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1946:9,20,26.

__________.  “Norris Leaves Stroh’s For Chicago Post.”  Bowling, Dec 1946:11,35.

__________.  “Norris-Varipapa vs. Burton-Day.”  Bowling, Oct 1971:4,31.

__________.  “The Unforgettable Joe Norris.”  Bowling, Sep 1963:27-29, 74-75.

Gates, Don.  “Tenpins’ Clone Arranger.”  Bowlers Journal, Jul 1999:36.

Herbst, Dan.  “Just Color Him an Extraordinary Joe.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1990:74-77.

Johnson, Bob.  “From the Pits to the Penthouse.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1985:64-67.

__________.  “Match-Up for the Ages.”  Bowlers Journal, May 2000:46-49.

Kouros, Tom.  “A Tribute to a Guy Named Joe.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1992:34.

Lidz, Franz.  “The Boy Wonder vs. The Masked Marvel.”  Bowling Digest, Aug 1985:44-45.

Luby, Mort Jr.  “Joe: He Was Never Dull.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 1963:16-24.

Norris, Joe, att Steve James.  “The ‘Good Old Days’ with Joe Norris.” Bowling, Mar. 1979:6,19

Norris, Joe, with Dan Herbst.  “Bowling Tailor-Made for Seniors If Proper Adjustments Are Followed.”  Bowling, May 1990:40.

Pezzano, Chuck.  “Speed—An Ally or Killer.”  Bowling, Oct 1978:42.

Pluckhahn, Bruce.  “Fun-Loving Joe Norris.”  Bowling, Mar 1972:4,36.

__________.  “Not You Average Joe.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1992:57-60.

Schmidt, J.R.  “A Man of Forever.”  Bowlers Journal, Apr 2001:28.

__________.  “No Joe at the ABC?”  Bowlers Journal, Mar 2000:107.

Schneider, Jerry.  “Norris Makes Tournament History, and Does It in Grand Style.”  Bowling,   May 1986:8-9.

Smith, John L.  “The Real Joe Norris.”  Bowling, Jun 1952:8-9,18.

Snyder, Don.  “Give This Man a Hand.”  Bowling, Mar 1992:20-25.

Tuerk, Fred.  “Joe Norris Seeks 5th K of C Title.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 1935:12.

Vint, Bob.  “From The Editor.”  Bowling, Mar 1992:6.

__________.  “‘I Told You So.'”  Bowling, Mar 1995:50-52.

__________.  “71 and Counting.”  Bowling, May 2000:16-23.

Zanger, Jack.  “Bowling is Eveybody’s Sport.”  Sport, Apr 1955:36-41.

“A Man For the Ages.” (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Feb 1996:36-44.

“Catholic Weekly Pays Tribute to Joe Norris.”  Bowlers Journal, Sep 1952:18.

“Columbian Tour Offered Joe Norris Chance to Spread His Magic.”  Bowling, Apr 1978:16.

“Honor Joe Norris.”  Bowlers Journal, Jan 1947:43.

“Joe Norris.” (mini-bio)  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1984:18.

“Joe Norris.” (mini-bio)  Bowlers Journal, Feb 1992:33.

“Leading Pin Star of the Day.”  Bowlers Journal, Feb 1, 1930:1,5.

“No Sanction: Joe Norris Plans to Bowl Another 300.”  Bowling, Nov 1994:52.

“Norris, Weber to Bowl as Doubles Partners.”  Bowling, Nov 1999:49.

“Prime Time Players.” (joint interview)  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1999:42-46,50-57.

“The Joe Norris Legacy.”  Bowling: ABC Members Only Edition 1995:15.

“The Joker Is Wild.” (interview)  Bowlers Journal, Nov 1978:35-39.

“The Twentieth Century According to Joe Norris.”  Bowlers Journal, Dec 1999:48-49.

“This Is the Way I Do It.”  Bowlers Journal, Feb 1947:17,34.

“300 Hail Norris at Testimonial Dinner.”  Bowling, Mar 1963:29.

Quoted.  Bowling, Aug 1949:14.

__________. Bowling, Sep 1949:17.

__________. Bowling, Oct 1949:29.

__________. Bowling, Nov 1949:18.

__________. Bowling, Dec 1949:31.

__________. Bowling, Jan 1950:31.

__________. Bowling, Feb 1950:36.

Obituary. Bowlers Journal, Mar 2001:74-77.

Obituary. Bowling, May 2001:4.

Obituary. Bowling Digest, Jun 2001:38-39.

Obituary. Bowling News, Feb 20, 2001:1.

Obituary. New York Times, Feb 21, 2001:5.

A Billy Welu Bibliography

October 12, 2015

Billy Welu (1932-1974) was a great bowler.  He won the 1958-59 All-Star Tournament, and back-to-back Masters in 1964 and 1965—as well as 4 ABC eagles, 2 PBA titles, and an assortment of minor events.  A seven-time All-American, Welu was ranked #22 bowler of the 20th Century in the BJI poll.  While he was accomplishing all this on the lanes, he found time to be the color commentator on ABC-TV’s PBA Tour broadcasts.  He died suddenly at age 41 in 1974.  A year later, he was elected to the bowling Hall of Fame.


Graham, Frank Jr.  Bowling Secrets of the Stars (MacFadden-Bartell, 1962), pp. 36-43.

Welu, Billy, with Jerry Levine. Add 30 Pins To Your Bowling Score. New York: Crown, 1972.


Archibald, John J. “Big Billy Welu.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 1959:11-14.

__________. “Foes Fall Like Tenpins Before Welu’s Torrid Masters Tempo.” The Sporting News, Jun 12, 1965:42.

__________. “Mileage Master.” Bowling, Sep 1959:28.

__________. “Pin Star Welu to Seek Third Masters Title.” The Sporting News, May 14, 1966:42.

Boyle, Hal. “King-Sized Texan Billy Welu.” Bowling Illustrated, Oct 1958:22.

Cardwell, Damon. “We All Loved Mr. Billy.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1993:17.

Cruchon, Steve. “Welu Makes Two.” Bowling Illustrated, Sep 1959:26.

Dressel, Jim. “Requiem for Billy.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1974:74-75.

Feeney, Bob. “A New Face, a Familiar Face.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1959:7-11.

Levine, Jerry. “Adding a Touch of Color to the Telecasts.” Bowlers Journal, Dec 1988:S-23.

Luby, Mort Jr. “Editorial.” Bowlers Journal, Jul 1974:6.

__________. “Pinfall.” Bowlers Journal, Nov 1959:16.

Nelson, Ray. “Bowling’s Big Man.” Bowling, Jul 1974:4,29.

Pezzano, Chuck. “Death Pushed Welu Into Shrine.” The Sporting News, Feb 15, 1975:30.

__________. “Do Bowling Aids Help?” Bowling, May 1972:62.

__________. “Sitting on a Powder Keg.” Official Bowling Review, Jan 1961:50-54.

__________. “Welu—A Man of Many Talents.” The Sporting News, Jun 8, 1974:55.

Pluckhahn, Bruce. “Big Man’s Blitz.” Bowling, May 1964:18-19,38.

__________. “Billy Welu.” Bowling, Jul 1974:29.

__________. “Stars On Parade.” Bowling, Feb 1959:32,76.

__________. “The Big Boy from Texas.” Bowling, Jul 1956:13,18-19.

__________.  “Welu, Ladewig Win in All-Star.” Bowling, Feb 1959:35.

Robersen, Bill. “A Wing-Dinger for Welu.” Bowling, Jul 1965:16-17.

Schmidt, J.R. “Smooth as Iced Jello.” Bowlers Journal, Apr 2004:64.

Welu, Billy, att Dick Denny. “My 22 Months in Limbo.” Bowlers Journal, May 1963:11-18.

“Bill Welu Wins TV Invitational.” Bowlers Journal, Oct 1958:33.

“Billy Ends a Long Drought.” Bowlers Journal, May 1964:17.

“Billy Finally Makes It.” Bowlers Journal, Feb 1975:55.

“Doing It the Hard Way.” Bowlers Journal, Jun 1965:35-36.

Obituary. Bowling, Jul 1974:32.

Obituary. Chicago Tribune, May 18, 1974:G4.