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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 ...
BOWLERS IN THE SKIES
When the trip was too far to take a bus, the Budweisers took to the skies. Ray Bluth used this ticket on a roundtrip journey from St. Louis to Detroit on Trans World Airlines. The cost? Only $61!
COMMITTED TO A CLEAN SPORT
The American Bowling Congress worked hard in the early 1900s to make bowling respectable, fair and popular. Bowlers who sported membership tokens, such as this one from 1910, were part of a group who ...
EXTRA! EXTRA! DETROIT TOURNAMENT
As bowling began to grow in popularity in the United States, sport-specific periodicals started popping up to cover the local and national news about bowling. Seen here are two men reading The Modern ...
NO SHORTS IN DETROIT
Detroit was rolling in 1953, and so was the Women’s International Bowling Congress, which met there for their annual tournament. The tournament did not conclude until June 8, at which point even Detro ...
THE BALL THE BROKE A RECORD
For nearly 40 years, the pinnacle of success in team bowling was defined by the Budweisers record score of 3,858 set in 1958. The score was bested by exactly 10 points by the Hurst Bowling Supplies te ...
TOURNAMENT IN DETROIT
Over 400 teams from Canada and the United States came to the 1910 American Bowling Congress tournament in Detroit at the Wayne Gardens, with 65 five-men teams coming from Detroit alone. Detroit was an ...