HOF – Bill Beach


1993 – Superior Performance — Amateur
Bill Beach

Bill Beach of Sharon, Pennsylvania, and a member of the Youngstown Bowling Association, has rolled some enviable credits in his 35 years of sanctioned bowling. Eight 300 games, numerable 600 and 700 series, along with three 800 series under his belt. His highest average was a 213, and his highest triplicated score was a 246. He also had the distinction of being the ABC 20-year average leader in 1978 with a 203. His highest ABC team series of 738-680-1418 was garnered in Rochester, New York. He can also boast an 1800 or better All-Events score for eight consecutive years – 1960 through 1968. He holds 17 first place finishes, which includes both singles Classics and Ohio Bowling Association Team Championship. He also holds the Classic Doubles Championship from 1965 in St. Paul, Minnesota, the ABC Masters Championship from 1972 in Long Beach, California, the Classic Singles Championship from 1978 in St. Louis, Missouri, along with another Classic All-Events Championship, also in St. Louis. Bill was the first bowler to score 1000 pins in BPAA All Star Elimination Tournament. He did this in Kansas City, Kansas in 1967.

Bill was named a member of the Bowlers Journal All-American team in 1972. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bowling Association Hall of Fame since 1979.

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