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"American Bowling Congress (ABC)" - 72 Total Result(s)
A CONVENIENT LOCATION
Over 100 teams, including the Howard Six team pictured here, participated in the 15th annual ABC tournament at the Peoria Coliseum in Peoria, Illinois, in March 1915. The site was chosen due to its pr ...
A GROUNDBREAKING ABC TOURNEY
Held at the coliseum of the state fairgrounds in Detroit, Michigan, the 1940 American Bowling Congress Tournament broke records in more ways than one! It boasted 6,073 team entries, a new high. The 10 ...
A PERFECT PATCH
A patch honoring a perfect game could be placed onto clothing or even a bowling bag to highlight the achievement.
A SPARTAN TEAM
Teams at ABC tournaments in the 1930s were generally composed of five men (women were not allowed in the ABC at this time). Seen here is one team, called Spartan, that competed in the 1930 ABC Tournam ...
A ST. PAUL SOUVENIR
Everyone loves schwag, so it should come as no surprise that souvenirs proved plentiful at the 1941 American Bowling Congress tournament in St. Paul, Minnesota. Entrants could help themselves to an AB ...
ABC EMPLOYEES ON THE CLOCK
Tournament participants weren’t the only people at these major events. American Bowling Congress employees, seen here at the 1935 ABC Tournament in Syracuse, New York, were ever present to ensure the ...
ABC IN BUFFALO
The American Bowling Congress met in Buffalo, New York, in March 1914, putting on a tournament featuring five-man teams, two-man teams, and individual events. Teams hailed from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio ...
ABC TOURNAMENT IN A TENT
American Bowling Congress tournaments were always spectacles to behold. Though most tournaments were held in existing bowling centers, this was not always the case. In some years, temporary lanes were ...
ABC’S HISTORIC PLACE IN MILWAUKEE
The American Bowling Congress Headquarters was located inside the Home Bank Building at 2200 North Third Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While the building holds significance for the ABC, it also hold ...
ABC’S SILVER JUBILEE
Happy 25th! The 1925 American Bowling Congress tournament was the group’s silver anniversary, and host city Buffalo put on a show. Upwards of 200 teams competed in the tournament. ABC secretary A. L. ...