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"1963" - 9 Total Result(s)
A STRIKE FOR FRIENDSHIP
Cloverleaf Lanes in Miami, Florida, hosted the first annual International Bowling Tournament of the Americas. The United States was represented by champs of the ABC and WIBC. Bowlers traveled to South ...
BOWLING ON THE FOURTH OF JULY
Tony Garito had a good Independence Day! At Lucky 13 Lanes in Chaffee, Missouri, Garito rolled a 279. The center was outfitted by AMF equipment, and the manufacturing company provided proprietors with ...
BUCKLING UP A 300 GAME
If you rolled a perfect score, wouldn’t you want everyone to know it? This American Junior Bowling Congress “300 game” belt buckle allowed a talented young person to do just that.
FIQ IN MEXICO CITY
The 5th FIQ World Tournament, held in November 1963 in Mexico City, Mexico, was a monumental one. It marked the first year the United States sent a team in an official capacity, as well as the first y ...
JERRY VAN DYKE DROPS THE BALL
With bowling’s popularity booming in America, it naturally made its way onto the big screen. Bowling alleys proved a relatable setting for a number of major motion pictures. During the filming of Metr ...
ON TOP OF THE WORLD
A BPA official presented Marion Ladewig with a trophy and $4,000 check after she locked up the 1963 World’s Invitational in Chicago. It was her fourth time winning the tournament over its seven years ...
SPOTTING A PROBLEM
Part of the beauty of the AMF Pinspotter was providing easy access should repairs be needed. Proprietors often recruited maintenance workers to learn the ins and outs of the machinery, but if a pin or ...
STELLA STEVENS HAS PERFECT FORM
The Courtship of Eddie’s Father featured a bowling alley scene. The Metro Goldwyn Mayer production, which starred Glenn Ford, Shirley Jones, Jerry Van Dyke and a young Ron Howard, showcased the newest ...
YOUR ALL-TIME ALL-STARS
Marion Ladewig and Dick Weber were two of bowling’s biggest stars during the sport’s golden age. Both perennial tournament winners, each secured their division in the 1963 BPAA All-Star Championship f ...