Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

Ronnie Jones (1957)

February 17, 2017

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(1913-1966)

1 ABC championship (1957-D)

John Koster (1909)

February 6, 2017

Koster, John (1907)

(1871-1945)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

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

Rudy Habetler Stop-Action (1953)

February 3, 2017

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Tony Lindemann (1960)

January 30, 2017

(1919-2009)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1979

All-American, 1950-51

Match Game Doubles champion, 1951, 1952, 1954

2 ABC championships (1951-AE, 1951-TAE)

 

 

Frank Benkovic (1944)

January 23, 2017

Benkovic, Frank (1944)

(1904-1995)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1958

#68 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1942-43

2 ABC championships (1932-D, 1933-D)

Petersen Classic winner, 1932

 

Dave Davis (1963)

January 20, 2017

(1942- )

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1990

#36 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowler of the Year, 1966-67

All-American, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1974-75, 1975-76

Tournament of Champions winner, 1968, 1975

PBA National Championship winner, 1965, 1967

1 ABC championship (1968-CS)

18 PBA titles

Pat Patterson Stop-Action (1956)

January 18, 2017

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George Bangart (1904)

January 9, 2017

                 (1871-1962)

                 Chicago Bowling Star

                 Bowled in first 42 ABC Tournaments

John Weatherman Stop-Action (1933)

January 4, 2017

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Bev Ortner (1968)

December 26, 2016

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(1938-2003)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1972

All-American, 1967-68

PWBA Invitational champion, 1967

1 WIBC championship (1969-T)

2 PWBA titles

First woman to bowl sanctioned 800 series (818 in 1968)