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CELEBRATE NATIONAL BOWLING MONTH
Bowling was in the middle of its golden age in 1960, so a month dedicated to the sport seemed fitting. The first National Bowling Month was held in September of that year, and Brunswick issued promoti ...
The middle of the twentieth century was not just the peak of bowling’s popularity in the United States, but also a time of rapid international expansion of the sport. Just as bowling alleys stateside ...
A PRIZED PINSPOTTER
American Machine and Foundry was best known for the incredibly popular AMF Pinspotter. By 1960, the company had also introduced their “Magic Triangle” Pindicator, which lit up to help the bowler visua ...
Even in bowling’s golden age, most players could not support themselves through match winnings alone. Still, Dick Weber made an impressive amount of money in competitions. By the end of the 1959–1960 ...
VARIPAPA MEETS SAMMY WHITE
During its golden age, even baseball players took up bowling! Red Sox catcher Sammy White opened Brighton Bowl in Boston in August 1960. It was outfitted with 38 lanes, top-of-the-line Brunswick equip ...