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Bowling 600 or higher over three games earned a Women’s International Bowling Congress member a commemorative ribbon. The ribbons listed the date and name of the tournament’s host city, making a great ...
At their 1961 championship tournament in Bakersfield, California, the Women’s International Bowling Congress gifted commemorative necklaces to women who rolled a 200 or higher.
Morningside Recreation in the Inglewood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, was not just a bowling center. It also offered a soda fountain and coffee shop in addition to other recreational activi ...
Sunset Lanes in Los Angeles, California, showcased top-of-the-line technology in the massive bowling center. The center’s expansive size made it well-suited for hosting large bowling tournaments. ...
Even in the early 1900s, bowling was popular enough in Sacramento, California, that the city had its own bowling organization. Sacramento teams participated in tournaments and attended bowling exhibit ...
BROADCAST FROM TOWER BOWL
Tower Bowl opened in San Diego, California, in 1941. The modern center featured 28 lanes in an air-conditioned facility, surely a requirement for comfort in the southern California heat! Like many oth ...
PICTURESQUE COVINA BOWL
Ground broke on Covina Bowl in 1955, with plans for it to be the largest structure in the area. It would come to house 30 lanes and a 250-person restaurant. The cost? A whopping $1 million. The large ...
Robert “Doc” Hinkley, a lifelong recreational bowler, saw an opening for a unique business involving custom fit bowling balls. Known as the Doctor of Bowling, Hinkley established Hinkley Bowling Suppl ...
TOURNAMENT IN LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles hosted the 1947 American Bowling Congress tournament at the National Guard Armory in Exposition Park. A few weeks before the competition, actor Harold Lloyd, ABC secretary Elmer H. Baumgar ...
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 ...