Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

George Young (1958)

April 4, 2016

Young

(1909-1959)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1959

#81 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1945-46, 1948-49

Match Game Doubles champion, 1947, 1955

6 ABC championships (1949-TAE, 1952-T, 1953-T, 1953-TAE, 1955-T, 1955-TAE)

 

Uncle Joe Thum (1899)

March 28, 2016

Thum, Uncle Joe (1901)

(1858-1937)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1980

Pioneer promoter of international bowling

Johnny Petraglia (1969)

March 21, 2016

Petraglia, Johnny (1969) small

(1947-  )

USBC Hall of Fame, 2009

#41 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1970-71

U.S. Open champion, 1978

Tournament of Champions winner, 1971

PBA National Championship winner, 1980

2 ABC championships (1970-CT, 1972-CT)

Newsday Eastern Open winner, 1969, 1972, 1978, 1982

14 PBA titles

Paul Krumske (1938)

March 18, 2016

Krumske, Paul (1938)

(1912-1979)

ABC Hall of Fame, 1968

#44 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1937-38, 1942-43, 1943-44, 1944-45, 1945-46  1947-48, 1949-50

Match Game champion, 1944

Match Game Doubles champion, 1945

Don Scott (1966)

March 14, 2016

Scott, Don (1966)

(1927-2010)

Cleveland Bowling Star

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. 


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