St. Louis PBA Open



$25,000 ST. LOUIS PBA OPEN
Crestwood Bowl, St. Louis, Missouri, Jan 7-11, 1964

Marzich Dittos St. Louis

Andy Marzich, of Redondo Beach, Calif. became the first man in history to successfully defend a PBA title when he won the $25,000 St. Louis Open.

This was Marzich's fifth PBA championship and he did it up in great style by leading all the way. The Californian was ahead of Pat Patterson by 248 pins after 40 games, 9286-90:18. Then, the West Coaster rapped out a 246-237 victory over Patterson in the title game.

Patterson kicked off the televised portion of the tournament by besting Roy Rosland, 237-175. Orf then eliminated Rosland, 227-192. Patterson clipped Orf, 217-203, to set up the big one.

Johnny King was the leading money winner at this point with earnings of $4,395 for three tournaments. Carmen Salvino was second with $4,100, Marzich had $4,050, Dick Weber $2,380 and Glenn Allison $2,370.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1Andy Marzich, Redondo Beach$4,000
2Pat Patterson, St. Louis, Mo.2,000
3Ray Orf, St. Louis, Mo.1,500
4Roy Rosland, Chicago, Ill.1,300

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Marzich defeated Patterson, 246-237. ROUND ROBIN: Orf defeated Rosland, 227-192: Patterson defeated Rosland, 237-176 ; Patterson defeated Orf, 217-203.

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
5Fred Lenin, Fairless Hills, Pa. 8510 9-7-0 450 8960 $1,250
6Harry O'Neale, Charleston, S.C. 8466 9-7-0 450 8906 1,100
7Ray Bluth, St. Louis, Mo. 8497 8-8-0 400 8897 1,050
8Darylee Cox, Bellingham. Wash. 8393 10-6-0 600 8893 1,000
9John Nickell, Dayton, Ohio 8433 8-8-0 400 8833 950
10Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo. 8399 8-8-0 400 8799 900
11Jerry McCoy, Ft. Worth, Texas 8438 7-9-0 350 8788 850
12Harry Smith, Baltimore, Md. 8468 6-10-0 300 8768 800
13Don Carter, St. Louis, Mo. 8494 5-11-0 250 8744 750
14Bill Miller, Compton, Calif. 8363 6-10-0 300 8663 700
15Dick Hoover, Akron, Ohio 8369 6-10-0 300 8669 650
16Charlie Wilkinson, Salinas, Calif. 8279 7-9-0 350 8629 600

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
17Don Johnson5018$420.00
18Nelson Burton Jr.5005360.00
19J. Wilbert Sims5002345.00
20Johnny Kin4998345.00
21Bill Allen4986330.00
22Al Savas4994315.00
23George Howard4984315.00
24Tom Harnisch4982300.00