Tom Hennessey of St. Louis, Missouri, showcased his exceptional bowling skills with a fifth-place finish at the 1964 BPAA All-Star Tournament in Dallas, Texas. Hennessey was a key member of the Ziern Antiques of St. Louis, a team that featured notable Hall of Famers, including Ray Bluth, Pat Patterson and Don Carter, during their formative years. His journey took him to Detroit to bowl with the Strohs before he returned to join the legendary Budweisers. Hennessey’s prowess was evident when he contributed to the Buds’ record-setting 3,858 series in 1958, achieving a remarkable 759 score, which included a perfect 300 game. His impressive track record also included securing four USBC Open Championships titles in just four years, from 1962 to 1965.
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