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"1980s" - 26 Total Result(s)
GOING FOR THE GOLD
In 1988, bowling made its Olympic Village debut. Learn more about this item.
ROLLING INTO A NEW CENTURY
A fitting gift for a hundred-year-old bowler. Learn more about this item.
YOU’RE FEELING VERY SLEEPY
Some bowlers rely on extra practice or advice from peers when trying to enhance their game. Others choose unconventional methods. This self-hypnosis cassette tape promised bowlers would improve their ...
VULCAN’S GIFT FOR THE BPAA
The Bowling Proprietor’s Association of America (BPAA) held their 51st annual convention in Miami, Florida. Vulcan Corporation, a manufacturer of bowling equipment, gifted attendees a commemorative pi ...
WEBER’S SENIOR WIN
Dick Weber remained one of bowling’s top stars even in his older years. He took home the title at the 1983 Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Senior Championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The win ga ...
MARY WAGNER’S CENTENNIAL
Bowler Mary Wagner was still going strong as she entered her second century of life. The great-great-grandmother from Newport, Kentucky, continued to bowl regularly, making her the nation’s oldest com ...
LARGEST PURSE YET
The stakes were high at the Seagram’s Cooler U.S. Open at Narrows Plaza Bowl in Tacoma, Washington. The event in 1987 was sponsored by the Professional Bowlers Association and offered a total purse of ...
THE DEAF BOWLER
The National Deaf Bowling Association began operating by at least 1970. The organization served as the governing body for deaf bowlers in the United States, scheduling tournaments and disseminating in ...
PACIFIC COAST DEAF BOWLING
The Pacific Coast Deaf Bowling Association (PCDBA) was founded in 1939 and the Pacific Coast Deaf Women’s Bowling Association (PCDWBA) in 1947. The groups offer membership to deaf bowlers from western ...
Japanese delegates to the 1st Far East Bowling Tournament, held in 1982, likely wore shirts like these as they hit the alleys. The colors coordinate with the Japanese flag.