California Bowling Writers
Home Home Bylaws Infolink Archive Officers Contact Media Forms Photo Gallery Calendar
 

Send your articles to Member Article and it will appear right here on the CBW website. Guaranteed!

 

800 Tournaments with the Greats

by Mary Lynly

A noted lane man with the PBA for several years Len Nicholson penned the bestselling book, “My Stories and Memories of the PBA Hall of Famers.”

A proud member of the PBA Hall of Fame Len was in charge of the lane maintenance program for the PBA and involved in over 800 tournaments which gave him the opportunity to get to know every one of the PBA Hall of Famers on a personal basis. He says he drank with them, played cards with them, golfed and partied with them.

Bowler or not you will find this noted list of champions familiar but Len’s book gives you the inside look while putting a smile on your face as you go through his personal memories of these Hall of Famers.

He rubbed elbows with the greats and to name a few: he watched Dick Weber, Don Carter, Billy Hardwick, Harry Smith, Ray Bluth, and Barry Asher, bowl with rubber balls.

He watched Earl Anthony, Mark Roth, Marshall Holman, Don Johnson, Dick Ritger and Dave Soutar, bowl with plastic balls.

He watched Walter Ray Williams, Jr., Mike Aulby, Parker Bohn, Del Ballard, Jr., Joe Berardi, and David Ozio, bowl with urethane balls.

And, he watched Brian Voss, Pete Weber, Norm Duke, Dave Husted, Wayne Webb, Amleto Monacelli, bowl with resin and all the rest of equipment that was available. This beautifully bound book is a great gift for friends or relatives so keep a few on hand.

Send a check for $25.00 to:
Len Nicholson
7474 Adorno Way
Sacramento, CA. 95829
PRICE INCLUDES: Shipping, Handling and Tax.


This site is http://www.calbowlingwriters.org
Send mail to Kathy Watson with questions or comments
about this web site. Last modified:
July 25, 2018

Home Facebook