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Throwback Thursday 8/21/14: “Millwork Entry Wins Team Title of City Pin Tourney”

Originally posted on Greater Rock Island County USBC:
“Champs Fire 3,007 Total in Hectic Alley Session. They crowned a new champion last night as team competition in the City Bowling tournament came to an explosive conclusion at the Central alleys,…

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Throwback Thursday 10/4/18: 1957-1958 ABC Association Champion Team

The ABC awarded the patch seen below to the team champions of each association during the 1957-1958 season.

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Throwback Thursday 9/13/18: “For the bowling record”

“When Paul Andrew rolled 1,035 for his four games in the Highland Masters League on Oct. 30, he had games of 289, 266, 234 and 246. The first three add to 789, which equaled the series rolled many years ago … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8/30/18: “Waline 300 – First E. M. Gem

“It’s three strikes and you’re out in baseball, and several do it almost every game. But in bowling, it takes 12 strikes to be out, and only a handful ever do it. In fact, when Dan Waline knocked over 120 … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8/23/18: “Pair roll into Hall of Fame, with room to spare”

“Karla (Myers) Bateman and Val Titus became the newest members of the Moline-Rock Island Women’s B.A. Hall of Fame in ceremonies held last month. Bateman was named for her outstanding performances as a bowler while Titus was tabbed for her … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 5/17/18: 1919-1920 ABC 299 Award

Below is a medal awarded by the American Bowling Congress for a 299 game during the 1919-1920 season.

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Throwback Thursday 5/3/18: 1937-1938 American Bowling Congress Award

The ring pictured below was awarded by the American Bowling Congress for a 299 game during the 1937-1938 season.

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