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A BOWLING EMPIRE
The Oesterreichischer Kegler Verband was a governing body for bowling sports in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This pin, likely given to members, oversaw a tumultuous time in the region.
A EUROPEAN TOUR
Joe Thum was known as the father of international bowling and was a leader of the sport in the United States. In 1929, Thum took 25 of the best American bowlers with him to Stockholm, Sweden, for the ...
A LITTLE FANFARE IN FRANKFURT
Much like in the United States, Germany had both national and local bowling organizations. A Frankfurt group had these pins made to commemorate their 25th anniversary. The image in the middle is the F ...
BOWLING MEET-UP IN THE BIG APPLE
Bowling was big business, even in the lean years of the Great Depression. The Annual Convention of the American Bowling Congress headed to New York City in 1937, reportedly due to the efforts of Al La ...
The Women’s International Bowling Congress was founded in 1916 in St. Louis to regulate, support and promote the nascent sport of women’s bowling. The women who ran the WIBC in the early days were pio ...
COMMEMORATIVE PIN FOR BRUNSWICK PINS
Brunswick contributed to the athletes’ leisure time by supplying pins (bowling and lapel) for the Olympic Village bowling alley at the 1992 Summer Games in Barcelona, Spain. Olympic athletes had acces ...
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 ...
GET A GRIP
Taking their name from a brand of vulcanized rubber, Ebonite International began as a manufacturer of rubber bowling balls and is now the parent company of several bowling ball brands. Ebonite was an ...
GREATER ST. LOUIS BOWLING ASSOCIATION
The Greater St. Louis Bowling Association was one of the largest regional associations in the United States by the 1970s, governing hundreds of winter and summer leagues. The city of St. Louis is name ...
HALL OF FAMER GEORGIA VEATCH
Georgia Veatch served for more than 25 years on the Women’s International Bowling Congress’s board of directors. She also served as president of the Windy City Women’s Bowling Association and presiden ...