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"1910s" - 18 Total Result(s)
PINS AS TROPHIES
In addition to playing an integral role in bowling game play, bowling pins have come to serve many other purposes. Engraved pins might have been given as prizes or souvenirs following participation in ...
KNOX KNOCKED DOWN A PERFECT SCORE
Philadelphia bowler William Knox wrapped up an American Bowling Congress (ABC) tournament with an exciting finale. During the third game, he rolled strike after strike, and the crowd began to pay atte ...
CHRISTMAS DAY BOWL
Bowlers had a good Christmas at the Capitol Bowling Alley! Participants in a holiday tournament in 1916 might have received medals like these. There were a number of bowling alleys by that name in the ...
Even in the early 1900s, bowling was popular enough in Sacramento, California, that the city had its own bowling organization. Sacramento teams participated in tournaments and attended bowling exhibit ...
A BOWLING EMPIRE
The Oesterreichischer Kegler Verband was a governing body for bowling sports in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This pin, likely given to members, oversaw a tumultuous time in the region.
TOURNAMENT IN BUFFALO
The 14th annual American Bowling Congress tournament was held in Buffalo, New York, in March 1914. Teams traveled to Buffalo from all over New York state, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. This pin was like ...
PIN-KNIGHTS ROLL IN CHICAGO
The Windy City hosted the 12th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in 1912, billed as “the greatest tournament of the decade.” Over the tournament’s three weeks, “pin-knights” rolled 30,000 ga ...
ABC IN BUFFALO
The American Bowling Congress met in Buffalo, New York, in March 1914, putting on a tournament featuring five-man teams, two-man teams, and individual events. Teams hailed from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio ...
TOURNAMENT IN DETROIT
Over 400 teams from Canada and the United States came to the 1910 American Bowling Congress tournament in Detroit at the Wayne Gardens, with 65 five-men teams coming from Detroit alone. Detroit was an ...
BOWLING MAD IN ST. LOUIS
St. Louis hosted the 11th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in 1911, and reports claimed the town “had gone bowling mad.” The normally baseball-crazy St. Louisans “have ceased conjectures as ...