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"1957" - 10 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 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 ...
BIRTHPLACE OF AVIATION
Dayton, Ohio, welcomed bowlers in 1957 for the Women’s International Bowling Congress. Dayton has long considered itself the birthplace of aviation, being the site of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s bicyc ...
BOWLERS IN THE SKIES
When the trip was too far to take a bus, the Budweisers took to the skies. Ray Bluth used this ticket on a roundtrip journey from St. Louis to Detroit on Trans World Airlines. The cost? Only $61!
The Budweisers bowling team peaked just as bowling achieved nation-wide popularity. The result? The Budweisers became American superstars, making a lasting impact on the sport through their advocacy a ...
CARTER AND HENNESSEY: TIME TO WIN
In addition to playing in five-man tournaments as part of the Budweisers, Don Carter and Tom Hennessey also played in pairs tournaments across the country. This American Bowling Congress award watch c ...
KONNICHIWA, PAT PATTERSON!
Bowling’s golden age was not exclusive to the United States. Many industry leaders saw opportunities to expand America’s tenpin bowling internationally in the years after World War II. The U.S. State ...
THE FIRST OF FIVE
With any new bowling tournament, Marion Ladewig was bound to put her name on it. She seized victory in the first annual World’s Invitational Match Game Championship in 1957, winning the inaugural trop ...
THE ROYAL COURT
Marion Ladewig and Don Carter were two of the best to ever hit the lanes. The pair, dubbed “Queen Ladewig” and “King Carter” by the local press, were crowned champions of the first annual World’s Invi ...
VARIPAPA JOINS HALL OF FAME, 1957
After nearly 30 years as one of the world’s top bowlers, Andy Varipapa became the 18th bowler officially inducted into the American Bowling Congress Bowling Hall of Fame in 1957. At his induction cere ...