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"1958" - 6 Total Result(s)
A FIRST IN MINNEAPOLIS
In 1958, for the first time in its history, the BPAA All-Star Tournament was not in Chicago. From January 10 to 19, 192 men and 96 women congregated at the National Guard Armory in Minneapolis, Minnes ...
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 ...
BOWLING IN SAN FRAN
A field of 2,547 teams (approximately 13,000 bowlers) came to San Francisco for the Women’s International Bowling Congress in 1958, including teams from Alaska and Hawaii, demonstrating how far bowlin ...
The 2nd and 3rd Federation Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ) World Championships were held in Essen, Germany, and Helsingborg, Sweden, respectively. A top bowler could collect commemorative plaques f ...
PARAMUS BOWL ALL-STARS
Even after achieving Hollywood fame, Andy Varipapa continued to play in exhibition games and professional meets around the country. He faced off against James “Junie” McMahon in Paramus, New Jersey, o ...
WORLD RECORD LIGHTER
Members of the Budweisers team parlayed their fame and talent into outside ventures, such as endorsement deals and alley ownership. Budweisers team member and future Hall of Famer Don Carter opened th ...