Archive for the ‘FAMOUS TEAMS’ Category

Cosmos—Chicago (1910)

October 11, 2018

FRONT—Ben Wallace, Leonard Gensch (sponsor), Earl Leffingwell REAR—Oscar Carmichael, Homer McCoy, Harry Leffingwell

ABC Team Champions, 1910


Helin Tackle—Detroit (1963)

October 2, 2018

FRONT--Bob Kwolek, Bob Strampe, George Howard REAR--Joe Joseph, Bob Crawford, Billy Golembiewski

Birk Brothers—Chicago (1917)

August 30, 2018

FRONT–Otto Trader, August Tapp, Joe Baker REAR–Jule Lellinger, George Scherin (manager), George Geiser

ABC Team Champions, 1917

Logan Square Buick—Chicago (1942)

August 9, 2018

(L-R)—Emily Deering, Tess Morris, Nina Van Camp, Ruth Hartman, Catherine Fellmeth

Blatz Beer—Chicago (1914)

August 2, 2018

FRONT—Jimmy Blouin, Bob Rolfe, Chuck Collier REAR—Sykes Thoma, Harry Steers


Budweiser Beer—St. Louis (1954)

July 17, 2018

(L-R)–Ray Bluth, Whitey Harris, Don Carter, Pat Patterson, Don McClaren, Billy Welu

The original team

Columbia Titeline—San Antonio (1968)

June 5, 2018

(L-R)—Billy Hardwick, Jim Godman, Norm Meyers, Harry Smith, Mike Limongello

Keeley Half-and-Half—Chicago (1946)

May 24, 2018

(L-R)—Matt Simmons, Harold Ploch, Ace Calder, Carl Winterberg, Paul Marian

Detroit Thunderbirds (1961)

May 8, 2018

(L-R)—George Prybyla (manager), Ed Lubanski, George Howard, Billy Golembiewski, Dale Seavoy, Tom Harnisch, Bob Crawford

First (and only) champions of the National Bowling League

H.J. Caruso–Los Angeles (1956)

April 17, 2018

FRONT–Howard Holmes, Carl Winfield REAR–Fred Riccilli, Foy Belcher, Hank Lauman