Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

Barry Asher (1970)–HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BARRY!

July 14, 2016

Asher, Barry (1970)

(1946-  )

ABC Hall of Fame, 1998

All-American, 1971-72, 1972-73

4 ABC championships (1972-CD, 1975-CT, 1976-CT, 1985-AE)

10 PBA titles

Whitey Munn (1950)

July 8, 2016

Munn, Whitey (1950)

(1900-1965)

New York Bowling Star

Walter Ward at Great Lakes Naval Station (1945)

July 4, 2016

Ward (1943)

During World War II, Ward gave exhibitions at 263 military bases for Brunswick.

Edwardina “Eddie” Coy (1932)

June 27, 2016

Coy, Edwardina (1932)

(1901-1970)

Detroit Bowling Star

Pioneer Female Proprietor

Fred Worden (1903)

June 24, 2016

Worden - Copy

(1872-1918)

Chicago Bowling Star

Harold Asplund (1952)

June 13, 2016

Asplund, Harold (1953)

(1905-1982)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1978

Floretta McCutcheon (1931)

June 6, 2016

McCutcheon, Floretta

(1888-1967)

WIBC Hall of Fame, 1956

#25 Bowler of the 20th Century

Ted Hoffman Jr (1955)

June 3, 2016

Hoffman--Jr and Sr

(1940-2016)

Newsday Eastern Open winner, 1964

PBA Hall-of-Famer and Bowling Proprietor

The picture is from 1955, when 15-year-old Ted Jr. became the youngest bowler to roll a sanctioned 300 game—a rare fete for anyone of any age 61 years ago. 

Ray Orf (1962)

May 27, 2016

Orf, Ray (1962)

(1941–   )

St. Louis Bowling Star

“Mr. 890”

Jerry Lewis vs. Paul Krumske (1957)

May 25, 2016

Lewis-Krumske (1957)

“Bowl the Professor” local Chicago TV show.  Sponsor Sam Weinstein is seated at the left, holding the microphone. 


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