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AT THE TIME OF INDUCTION ON NOVEMBER 18, 1989 -- Class of 1988...

Carl had three sanctioned 300 games, one locally on July 2, 1962, and a high series of 781. He was considered one of Kokomo's finest bowlers and holds many Kokomo Bowling Association Championship Titles. Carl also served as past assistant secretary-treasurer of the Kokomo Bowling Association.


  • 1961 KBA Doubles Actual with Don Johnson--1264
  • 1962 KBA All Events Actual--1901
  • 1973 KBA All Events Actual--1810
  • 1975 KBA All Events Actual--1959
  • 1978 KBA All Events Actual--1907
  • 1978 KBA Singles Actual--702
  • 1978 KBA Singles Hcp--720
  • 1982 KBA Doubles Actual with Jim Fisher--1204
  • 1984 KBA All Events Actual--1895
  • 1984 KBA Singles Actual--708
  • Team titles not listed at this time

His highest average was 212 and went pro about the same time as Pro Bowler Don Johnson. Carl had been a PBA member for 27 years. Carl's highest finish in a PBA Tournament was fifth at the Hialeah in Florida. He was still active on the PBA Seniors Tour where he had three top ten finishes since 1983 in the PBA National Seniors Championship. In seniors competition, Carl carried a 201 average for 144 games.

Since his induction...

  • 03-03-1990 Inducted into Indiana Bowling Association Hall of Fame