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20 YEARS OF THE BPAA ALL-STAR TOURNAMENT
The 20th BPAA All-Star Tournament took center stage at the National Orange Show Exhibit Hall in San Bernardino, California, from January 12-21, 1961. The event witnessed the crowning of Bill Tucker fr ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
HELEN MCMAHON ACCEPTS ON JUNIE’S BEHALF
Helen McMahon, a valued member of AMF’s Staff of Champions, graciously accepted the prestigious First Annual BPAA All-Star Award of Merit on behalf of her husband, Junie McMahon, who, due to illness, ...
JOIN THE CLUB
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 ...
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 ...
NOTARO NOTCHES A WIN
Phyllis Notaro of Brant, New York, showcased a brilliant performance at the 1961 BPAA All-Star Tournament held at the National Orange Show Exhibit Hall in San Bernardino, California. In a field of 96 ...
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 ...