Dick Weber Biography
Born In Indianapolis, Bowlers' Low Pay Outrages Elias, Helps Popularize Bowling, Chronology, Awards And AccomplishmentsCONTACT INFORMATION, SELECTED WRITINGS BY WEBER:
Legendary professional bowler Dick Weber made bowling history in 2002 when he became the first bowler ever to win at least one Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) title in six consecutive decades. Weber,
who won his first PBA title in 1959, grabbed his first title of the new millennium by winning the PBA Senior Regional Championship at New North Lanes in Taylorville, Illinois, on January 20, 2002. For his contributions to the world of pro bowling, Weber was inducted into the American Bowling Congress (ABC) Hall of Fame in 1970 and the PBA Hall of Fame in 1975. Weber ranks sixth on the PBA's all-time win list with twenty-six PBA Tour titles, and he's still going strong. Strong enough, in fact, to challenge his son, Pete Weber, a PBA Hall of Famer in his own right. With the younger Weber's induction into the PBA Hall of Fame in 1998, Dick and Pete Weber became the only father-and-son inductees. The Webers also became the only father-andson inductees in the ABC Hall of Fame when Pete was inducted in 2002.
Address: 1305 Arlington Drive, Florissant, MO 63033-2201. Phone: (314) 837-0412.
SELECTED WRITINGS BY WEBER:
Champion's Guide to Bowling, Simon & Schuster, 1979.
Weber on Bowling: The Complete Guide to Getting Your Game Together, Prentice Hall, 1980.
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