Mobile Sertoma PBA Open



$25,000 MOBILE SERTOMA PBA OPEN
Florida Bowl, Mobile, Alabama, Feb 11-15, 1964

Lefty Allen Right At Mobile

Bill Allen, of Orlando, Fla. got the lefthanders off the ground on the 1964 Professional Bowlers Association tournament tour by nailing down the $25,000 Mobile Sertoma Open.

The Mobile tourney was the first in PBA history that two lefties had met for the championship. Allen defeated Jerry McCoy of Fort Worth, Tex., 225-210, to put $4,000 in the bank.

Dick Hoover led the 24-game qualifier with 5123. Allen won 10 of 16 match games to take over after 40 games with 8932 while Hoover dropped to 10th.

In the first match of the televised finals, McCoy defeated Marv Lowry, 228-226 Bob Strampe toppled Lowry, 233-198. McCoy then rapped Strampe, 227-191, to move into the finale.

Strampe, who won $15,000 in the All-Star tournament, added $1,500 to his leading money total to make it $16,600.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
1Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla.$4,000
2Jerry McCoy, Ft. Worth, Tex.2,000
3Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich.1,600
4Marv Lowry, Birmingham, Ala.1,800

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Allen defeated McCoy, 226-210. ROUND ROBIN: Strampe defeated Lowry, 233-198; McCoy defeated Strampe, 227-191; McCoy defeated Lowry, 228-226.

 Name, City/StatePins+TotAmt
5Wayne Zahn, Atlanta, Ga. 8300 426 8726 $1,250
6Bill Johnson, Kansas City 8213 600 8713 1,100
7Jack Biondolillo, Houston 8306 400 8706 1,060
*8Glen Blakesley, Kansas City 8267 400 8667 735
9Don Johnson, Kokomo, Ind. 8161 600 8661 950
10Dick Hoover, Akron, Ohio 8314 300 8614 900
11Carmen Salvino, Chicago 8266 360 8606 850
12Darylee Cox. Bellingham, Wash. 8164 460 8604 800
13Roy Rosland, Chicago 8188 360 8688 750
14Jim St. John, San Jose, Cal. 8174 300 8474 700
15Don Carter, St. Louis 8149 260 8399 650
16Tom Hennessey, St. Louis 8066 300 8366 600

24 GAMES

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*17Johnny King4947$735.00
18Tom Balistreri4902360.00
19Charlie Wilkinson4901350.00
20Norm Meyers4884340.00
21Bud Horn4879330.00
22Sam Flanagan4876320.00
23Sam Baca4880310.00
24Fred Bujack4866300.00

*Johnny King finished 12th but had to drop out because of a bad finger. Glen Blakesley, as the alternate, was eighth and the money was split between them.