Marion Ladewig’s performances at the BPAA All-Star Tournaments left an indelible mark on the world of bowling. Renowned as perhaps the greatest female bowler in history, Ladewig’s dominance in these prestigious events was unparalleled. She secured a remarkable eight titles at the BPAA Women’s All-Star Tournaments, five of which she won consecutively. She was also named Female Bowler of the Year by the Bowling Writers Association of American nine times between 1950 and 1963.
From the IBMHOF collection