Category: 100 Years

A 12 part series from Mort Luby Jr. on the history of Bowlers Journal.

100 Years / by Bob Johnson -

BJI History Part 4 — The Depression and Pet Projects

We probably fared much better than most middle-class people during the Depression because of the Bowlers Journal Press Service, the company’s longtime ace-in-the-hole. My father’s newspaper chums around the country knew that he would be present at almost every major tournament, so they’d call and ask him for results. At first, it was a pro-bono arrangement. Then he started charging for his service.