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"1950s" - 63 Total Result(s)
A MASTER AT WORK
Marion Ladewig drew acclaim as the “greatest woman bowler of all time,” and was an ardent supporter of women’s bowling on an institutional level. At the 1957 World’s Invitational Match Game Tournament ...
A MOBILE WORKSHOP
The AMF Mobile Workshop allowed proprietors to become experts in Pinspotter repair. The cart included tools and gauges necessary for addressing issues with the Pinspotter. A diagnostic visit from an A ...
A POLITICAL TOURNAMENT
At the 1954 Women’s International Bowling Congress tournament, bowlers were invited to personalize their badges. Women could display one side of a token, declaring they were either Republican or Democ ...
A RECORD GAME FOR THE BUDS
The Math Hermann team’s record-high score of 3,797, set in 1937, went unrivalled for decades. Then came the Budweisers. On March 12, 1958, at a weekly Masters League match in St. Louis, the stars alig ...
A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME
These guys weren’t messing around! Just a few seasons before they set their legendary five-man record in 1958, the Budweisers team showed their promise when they bowled a 3,729 — the fourth-highest th ...
A TEAM EFFORT
With Don Carter on the approach, the Buds squad had no reason to worry! Carter remained a top performer throughout his professional career, serving as the first president of the PBA and appearing on b ...
ALLEY AMBIANCE AT HOME
From fashion guides to music boxes, a love of bowling extended into ever corner of life. Learn more about the fashion guide or learn more about the music boxes.
AN EIGHT WEEK EVENT
In 1959, the American Bowling Congress (ABC) chose St. Louis, Missouri, to host a massive ABC tournament. The tournament ran for over two months. Nearly 5,500 bowling teams competed, comprised of the ...
BEFORE HE ROLLED FOR BUD
Ray Bluth, St. Louis native and Budweiser team member, spent most of his life involved in the world of bowling. In addition to being a professional bowler, Bluth worked with the Brunswick bowling comp ...
The Belleview Bowlodrome in Steubenville, Ohio, might not have had as impressive an exterior as other golden age centers, but plenty of fun was to be had on the lanes inside.