August 16th, 2011 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
Once each year, Bowlers Journal historian and “Time Capsule” columnist J.R. Schmidt shares “things I learned while looking up other things” with BJI readers. Here are some of those things that Schmidt learned this past year… * Angelina Jolie comes from a bowling family. “My mother was a Catholic schoolgirl raised in a Chicago bowling […]
April 30th, 2011 by admin | Comments Off
When bowling was rolling, Tommy Tuttle was as smooth as anything else down South.
March 24th, 2010 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
In the movies, a slow-to-fall 10-pin was used to depict the Karloff character’s final seconds before his death.
March 7th, 2010 by bobjohnson | Comments Off
Tired of the health care debate on Capitol Hill? It could have been settled in 1935.
February 19th, 2010 by bjiwebmaster | Comments Off
At the 1954 ABC Tournament, the man selected as “Joe Bowler” was a future Hall of Famer.
February 6th, 2010 by bobjohnson | 2 Comments
As the Petersen Classic prepares for its 100th edition, its occasional “wanderings” are revealed.
December 31st, 2009 by admin | Comments Off
The infamous John “Count” Gengler is the subject of this interview with BJI writer Thomas Madrecki.
December 29th, 2009 by admin | Comments Off
Bowlers Journal International chronicles the wild and crazy action days of Rudy Revs.
December 21st, 2009 by admin | 1 Comment
As a turn-of-the-century bowling proprietor, Cap Anson (born in 1852!) was one heck of a baseball player.
December 20th, 2009 by admin | 1 Comment
If you thought meeting the “Professor” was difficult, just wait until your final bowling history exam…