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"Michigan" - 6 Total Result(s)
ARMY HOSPITAL MODIFICATIONS
At the Percy Jones Army Hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan, physicians and military leaders made bowling an important part of wounded veterans’ recoveries. The hospital outfitted its reconditioning ce ...
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 ...
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 ...
PIN BOYS ON STRIKE IN GRAND RAPIDS
Grand Rapids proudly advertised the city’s chief industry, furniture-making, on the membership ribbons for the 17th annual international tournament of the American Bowling Congress. The tournament was ...
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 ...