SPONSORED BY TRULY HARD SELTZER SAMUEL ADAMS DEX IMAGING
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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 ...
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WATCH: AND THE WINNER IS…
Buddy Bomar and Don Carter were two of bowling’s greatest icons when they met for a match in late 1956. The men weren’t strangers to one another; Bomar captained the Chicago Falstaff team, which regul ...
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WATCH: CARTER WAS A GRACIOUS RUNNER-UP
It was a squeaker! When Don Carter and Buddy Bomar met on Dec. 29, 1956, for a televised match in Chicago, Bomar won by three pins. But Don Carter gave a winning performance as a gracious runner-up — ...
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WATCH: DON “CHIN ON THE FLOOR” CARTER
Check out the fifth frame of an epic 1956 match between Don Carter and Buddy Bomar. Carter was fresh off his first National Team Match Game title with the Budweisers in January of that year. Could Don ...
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WATCH: FIRST ROLLS FOR BOMAR AND CARTER
Check out the first roll of a classic 1956 match pitting Buddy Bomar of the Chicago Falstaffs against Don Carter of the Budweisers from St. Louis. The rollers put on some dramatics right out of the ga ...
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WATCH: INTRODUCING BUDDY BOMAR AND DON CARTER
When two icons in the bowling world — Buddy Bomar and Don Carter — met in 1956 for a match, Fred Wolf was there to cover it for NBC’s new show Championship Bowling. Watch the crowd react to the men’s ...
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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 ...
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WORLD RECORD LIGHTER
Members of the Budweisers team parlayed their fame and talent into outside ventures, such as endorsement deals and alley ownership. Budweisers team member and future Hall of Famer Don Carter opened th ...
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