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A MASTER AT WORK
Marion Ladewig drew acclaim as the “greatest woman bowler of all time,” and was an ardent supporter of women’s bowling on an institutional level. At the 1957 World’s Invitational Match Game Tournament ...
A TEAM PLAYER
Before taking the bowling world by storm as a solo competitor, Marion Ladewig (far left) participated in doubles and team play early in her career. Ladewig joined a Grand Rapids squad with (left to ri ...
BOWLERS IN CHICAGO
The 24th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in Chicago in 1924 saw a record-high 2,131 teams competing, with bowlers from all over the Midwest and beyond taking advantage of Chicago’s lively ...
INNOVATION AT THE ALLEY
Marion Ladewig and Dick Hoover were all smiles after winning their individual match games of the 1950 All-Star Bowling Tournament at Chicago Coliseum. The 21-year-old Hoover became the youngest champi ...
KEEPING SCORE WITH KRUMSKE
Brunswick introduced their Automatic Scorer at Village Lanes in Chicago, Illinois. Brunswick’s vice president for marketing described the event as “the dawn of a new era in bowling.” The premiere attr ...
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 ...
PIN-KNIGHTS ROLL IN CHICAGO
The Windy City hosted the 12th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in 1912, billed as “the greatest tournament of the decade.” Over the tournament’s three weeks, “pin-knights” rolled 30,000 ga ...
THE ROYAL COURT
Marion Ladewig and Don Carter were two of the best to ever hit the lanes. The pair, dubbed “Queen Ladewig” and “King Carter” by the local press, were crowned champions of the first annual World’s Invi ...
TIME TO GO BOWLING
Golden Visionette electric clocks were produced by Chicago-based Haddon Products. Their glass design was intended to make the hands appear to float freely. Haddon Products made some novelty clocks, in ...
TOURNAMENT IN CHICAGO
The 24th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in Chicago in 1924 saw a record-high 2,131 teams competing.