Archive for the ‘FAMOUS TEAMS’ Category

Taylor Trunks—Chicago (1926)

April 27, 2017

FRONT–Helen Foell, Ann Klein REAR–Ollie Zimmerman, Mildred Casey, Emily Chapman

Eclipse Bowling Club—Chicago (1908)

April 17, 2017

FRONT—Ed Northain, Joe Graf    REAR—Al Holmberg, Will Koenig, Eugene Willmar

Lincoln Life Insurance—Fort Wayne (1922)

April 7, 2017

FRONT--Eddie Kraft, Frank Farnan REAR--August Greim, John Kelly, Bill Doehrman, Fred Zurcher

King Louie Bowling Shirts—Chicago (1952)

March 22, 2017

(FRONT)--Paul Krumske (REAR)--Eddie Kawolics, Harry Lippe, Joe Sinke, Junie McMahon, Ed Brosius

B and B Chevrolet—Detroit (1953)

January 27, 2017

FRONT--Marie Shamlock, Nellie McLaughlin REAR--Doris Knechtges, Agnes Ekstrom, Ethel Hanna

Gold Crown Beer—Chicago (1948)

January 16, 2017

(FRONT)--Art Butler (REAR)--Jack Bishop, Joe Traubenik, Russ Creamer, Bill Hargadon

Novick Bowling Shoes—Chicago (1941)

January 6, 2017
(L-R)--Laila Gierman, Ruth Hartmann, Margaret Frank, Nell Hartmann, Celia Rosencrans

(L-R)–Laila Gierman, Ruth Hartmann, Margaret Frank, Nell Hartmann, Celia Rosencrans

Schamberger Schlitz Beer—Chicago (1940)

December 12, 2016
(L-R)--Ted Hjort, Harry Ledene, Alex Bartock, Frank Kartheiser, Bill Zelasco

(L-R)–Ted Hjort, Harry Ledene, Alex Bartock, Frank Kartheiser, Bill Zelasco

Hermann Undertakers—St. Louis (1932)

November 14, 2016

Hank Sommers, Sam Garofalo, Lowell Jackson, Ray Holmes, Cone Hermann

Universal Bowling Store—Chicago (1948)

October 31, 2016
(L-R)--Angelo Biondo, Jim Segreti, Joe Kissel, Sam Weinstein, Byron Schoeman

(L-R)–Angelo Biondo, Jim Segreti, Joe Kissel, Sam Weinstein, Byron Schoeman

Each year Sam Weinstein sponsored a pick-up team of  Chicago bowling writers at the ABC Tournament.  The lineup varied over 25 ABCs, but one thing didn’t change—the Universal team never cashed.