HOF – Frank Zitnik Jr.


1992 – Superior Performance — Amateur
Frank Zitnik Jr.

Frank Zitnik Jr. of Hubbard, Ohio is a 25 year member of Youngstown Bowling Association and has an exceptional record of championship titles and bowling scores to his credit. He has averaged 200+ every year since the 1977-78 season, the highest being 219 for the 1990-91 season.

Frank captured six city championships, the most recent being the first place actual singles 746, and first place actual all-events 2046 in 1992.

Frank won four PBA Regional titles in 1973 and 1977 and made the finals in many other PBA tournaments.

In state competition, he won the prestigious Dick Hoover Team Tournament in 1982 and 1983, he was Ohio Bowling proprietors match game Singles Champion in 1981 and Ohio State Men’s Singles Champion in 1984 with an actual score of an 804 series which is the only 800 series in the history of this event to date.

Frank has participated in 17 ABC National tournaments with a lifetime average of 198 and a best finish of ninth place all-events in 1987. He has seven 300 games and four 800 series in sanctioned competition with the highlight being the 804 in the Ohio State Tournament.

In 1991, Frank was inducted into the Curbstone Coaches hall of Fame – Bowling Category.

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