Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

Joe Joseph (1960)

March 11, 2016

(1918-1988)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1969

#53 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1960-61, 1961-62

PBA Tournament of Champions winner, 1962

Match Game Doubles champion, 1962

3 ABC championships (1959-T, 1959-TAE, 1963-CD)

2 PBA titles

Jule Lellinger (1918)

March 7, 2016

Lellinger, Jule (1918)

(1888-1957)

2 ABC championships (1917-T, 1938-T)

Dick Hoover (1951)

February 29, 2016

Hoover, Dick (1951)

(1929-2009)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1974

#57 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1950-51, 1952-53, 1955-56, 1956-57

All-Star champion, 1950-51

Masters champion, 1956, 1957

3 ABC championships (1962-CD, 1964-CT, 1966-CT)

1 PBA title

 

Joe Traubenik (1944)

February 15, 2016

Traubenik, Joe (1942)

(1894-1974)

3 ABC championships (1938-T, 1942-T, 1948-T)

Abe Lincoln Goes Bowling

February 12, 2016

Lincoln Goes Bowling

Yes, our 16th president did bowl.  In 1847-48, while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Lincoln often bowled with other congressmen at a Washington hotel called the Congress Hall Refectory. 

John Koster (1931)

February 1, 2016

Koster, John (1941)

(1871-1945)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

4 ABC championships  (1902-T, 1902-AE, 1912-T, 1913-D)

Catherine Burling (1944)

January 25, 2016

Burling (1944)

(1907-1995)

WIBC Hall of Fame, 1958

1  WIBC championship (1934-T)

Jack Biondolillo (1960)

January 20, 2016

Biondolillo, Jack (1960)

(1940–  )

Match Game Doubles champion, 1963, 1966

3 PBA titles

Tod Moskal (1942)

January 15, 2016

Moskal, Stanley (1942)

(1913-2002)

1 ABC championship (1942-AE)

Tom Hennessey (1963)

January 11, 2016

Hennessey, Tom (1965)

(1925-2001)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1976

#40 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1962-63

Masters champion, 1958

Match Game Doubles champion, 1958, 1959

4 ABC championships (1962-CT, 1963-CS, 1963-CAE, 1965-CAE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1950

3 PBA titles

 


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