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WEBER’S SENIOR WIN
Dick Weber remained one of bowling’s top stars even in his older years. He took home the title at the 1983 Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Senior Championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The win ga ...
WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS
The Showboat Hotel, Casino & Lanes had a lot to offer. It first opened in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1954, and a bowling center opened in 1959, proving a huge draw for amateur bowlers and professionals ali ...
WHAT’S NEW, DICK WEBER?
Former Budweisers team member and bowling star Dick Weber posed with popstar Tom Jones to promote The New World of Bowling.
THUMBING THROUGH DICK WEBER MEMORABILIA
Bowling takes a toll on the player’s hand. Whether rolling strikes or gutter balls, the repetitive nature of the motion can lead to sore fingers and wrists. Dick Weber was a well-known sufferer of sor ...
Even in bowling’s golden age, most players could not support themselves through match winnings alone. Still, Dick Weber made an impressive amount of money in competitions. By the end of the 1959–1960 ...
A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME
These guys weren’t messing around! Just a few seasons before they set their legendary five-man record in 1958, the Budweisers team showed their promise when they bowled a 3,729 — the fourth-highest th ...
The Budweisers bowling team peaked just as bowling achieved nation-wide popularity. The result? The Budweisers became American superstars, making a lasting impact on the sport through their advocacy a ...
TOP BOWLER’S BUTTON-DOWN
Dick Weber was a star in his own right even before joining the Budweisers team. The Indianapolis native was such a phenom in the 1950s and 1960s that endorsements practically fell into his lap. In 195 ...
DICK WEBER: ALL-STAR
Dick Weber had already cemented his reputation as bowling’s top superstar when the 25th BPAA All-Star Tournament kicked off in Lansing, Michigan. The 36-year-old champ had been an integral part of the ...
TALLYING THE WINNINGS
Despite being in its golden age, bowling trophies in the 1950s and 1960s did not guarantee large sums of money. The Budweisers squad, however, was among the most profitable teams in the sport. As this ...