History of Bowling

Not your average ‘Joe’

February 19th, 2010 by bjiwebmaster | Comments Off

Not your average 'Joe'

At the 1954 ABC Tournament, the man selected as “Joe Bowler” was a future Hall of Famer.


‘The Pete’ hits the road

February 6th, 2010 by bobjohnson | 2 Comments

'The Pete' hits the road

As the Petersen Classic prepares for its 100th edition, its occasional “wanderings” are revealed.


Counting lesson

December 31st, 2009 by admin | Comments Off

Counting lesson

The infamous John “Count” Gengler is the subject of this interview with BJI writer Thomas Madrecki.


Action: Rudy Revs

December 29th, 2009 by admin | Comments Off

Bowlers Journal International chronicles the wild and crazy action days of Rudy Revs.


Time Capsule: Cap Anson

December 21st, 2009 by admin | 1 Comment

Time Capsule: Cap Anson

As a turn-of-the-century bowling proprietor, Cap Anson (born in 1852!) was one heck of a baseball player.


Bowling History Quiz #1

December 20th, 2009 by admin | 1 Comment

Bowling History Quiz #1

If you thought meeting the “Professor” was difficult, just wait until your final bowling history exam…



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