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"1941" - 6 Total Result(s)
A ST. PAUL SOUVENIR
Everyone loves schwag, so it should come as no surprise that souvenirs proved plentiful at the 1941 American Bowling Congress tournament in St. Paul, Minnesota. Entrants could help themselves to an AB ...
BAER CUBS AWARD
Dr. E. H. Baer was a dentist in St. Louis, Missouri, and a prolific bowler, from the looks of it. As part of league play, Dr. Baer and the Bear Cubs bowling team took home a title, as evidenced by thi ...
Chuck Collier had dedicated more than 40 years of his life to bowling. Himself an accomplished pin toppler, Collier spent time offering bowling instruction to new bowlers. At an American Bowling Congr ...
INSIDE ABC’S HQ
Times were different back in the 1940s! Entries for ABC tournaments had to be mailed in to the organization’s headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With thousands of singles and teams entering each ye ...
MAKING MILWAUKEE HOME
The American Bowling Congress held its first Milwaukee major tournament in 1905. The tournament was so successful that ABC moved its headquarters to the city shortly after. This made Milwaukee “the Bo ...
STARLETTES HIT THE LANES
Capitalizing on bowling’s popularity, film studios would often send their contracted actors to bowling alleys. Be it promoting their newest picture or drumming up mentions in the gossip columns, Holly ...