Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

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

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Mike McGrath (1969)

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

Bill Lillard (1956)

August 1, 2017

Lillard, Bill (1956)

(1927-2017)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1972

#15 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1955-56

All American, 1951-52, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56

All-Star champion, 1955-56

8 ABC championships (1955-T, 1955-TAE, 1956-T, 1956-D, 1956-AE, 1956-TAE, 1962-CT, 1971-CT)

1 PBA title

Ed Brosius (1952)

July 27, 2017

(1920-1981)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1976

All-American, 1952-53

Don Ellis Stop-Action (1960)

July 20, 2017

Jess Pritchett (1936)

July 18, 2017

(1884-1941)

Indianapolis Bowling Star

Bowlers Journal 1925-1936 Special All-American

Tom Hathaway (1965)

July 13, 2017

(1933-1998)

1 ABC championship (1965-AE)

Gus Satorius (1917)

June 29, 2017

(1882-1949)

1 ABC championship (1917-D)

Stan Slomenski (1949)

June 13, 2017

(1915-1963)

All-American, 1948-49

Match Game Doubles champion, 1949

Mort Lindsey (1934)

June 8, 2017

(1888-1959)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

#55 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal 1910-1925 Special All-American

3 ABC championships (T-1912, T-1914, AE-1919)

Petersen Classic winner, 1934