Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

Joe Bodis (1934)

June 22, 2015

Bodis, Joe

(1897-1970)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1941 (Charter Member)

#88 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal 1925-1936 Special All-American

1 ABC championship (1924-T)

Pat Dryer (1951)

June 8, 2015

Dryer, Pat (1951)

(1929-2000)

WIBC Hall of Fame, 1978

Match Game Doubles champion, 1953

1 WIBC championship (1951-T)

Mike Berlin (1968)

June 1, 2015

Berlin, Mike (1968)

(1943-  )

ABC Hall of Fame, 1994

All-American, 1976-77, 1977-78

Tournament of Champions winner, 1977

1 ABC championship (1970-AE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1968

5 PBA titles

 

 

Ed Mady (1941)

May 25, 2015

Mady, Ed (1941)

(1905-1978)

1 ABC championship (1957-TAE)

“Who Hits ‘Em Better?”

Fran Morrissette (1955)

May 18, 2015

Morrissette, Fran !1955)

(1921-2004)

1 ABC championship (1957-TAE)

 

 

Sully Bates (1937)

May 11, 2015

Bates, Sully (1937)

(1889-1963)

Popularized three-hole bowling ball with his Bates Grip.

 

Martin Kern (1904)

May 4, 2015

Kern, Martin (1904)

(1860-1926)

2 ABC championships (1904-S, 1904-AE)

1909 International “Champion of Champions”

Joe Meszaros (1957)

April 27, 2015

Meszaros 1957

(1912-1978)

1 ABC championship (1957-D)

 

Steve Geroux (1903)

April 24, 2015

Geroux

(1869-1929)

Chicago Bowling Star

Don McCune (1973)

April 13, 2015

McCune (1973)

(1936- )

USBC Hall of Fame, 2013

#73 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1972-73

All-American, 1972-73

2 ABC championships (1968-CT, 1969-CD)

8 PBA titles

 


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