HOF – Nellie Glandon


1990 – Superior Performance — Amateur
Nellie Glandon

Nellie Glandon is a name that is, and has been familiar to Columbus and Ohio bowlers for many years. Starting her state accomplishments in 1967, she won her first actual team title, repeating in 1986, 1987 and in 1989 was a member of the team, with Linda Kelly, who set the record score of 3169. She shared a very special titles in 1976 when she and her mother, Ethel Wiese, were actual doubles champions. In 1979 she again attained doubles championship with another and garnered the all-events title.

Her highest average is listed as 204 (1982) and a 792 that year is her high series. Perhaps the joy of her life is her 300 game in 1986.

On the local scene, she has to her credit five titles and has participated on the national level over the years with several top positions to her credit. In 1982 she placed 7th in the WIBC Queens.

Nellie was inducted into the Columbus WBA Hall of Fame in 1986.

In 1987 Nellie secured a position on the first Team USA and took gold in the 11th FIQ World Tournament Trio competition, in Helsinke, Finland, breaking three world records in the process.

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