Miller High Life Open



$80,000 MILLER HIGH LIFE OPEN
Red Carpet Lanes, Milwaukee, Wis., Feb 27-Mar 3, 1973

McCune Wins Again In Miller

Don McCune dazzled a national television audience and a stunned crowd at Milwaukee as he won the $80,000 Miller High Life Open with four spectacular games in the finals. He capped his win by downing Jim Stefanich, 248-184.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Don McCune, Munster, Ind.955 (4 games)$12,000
2Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill.184 (1 game)7,000
3Mark Roth, Brooklyn, N.Y.237 (1 game)4,000
4Jimmy Wright, San Antonio, Texas181 (1 game)2,500
5Craig Mueller, Union, N.J.185 (1 game)2,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS-McCune defeated Mueller, 227-185; McCune defeated Wright, 244-181; McCune defeated Roth, 238-237, and in the championship game, McCune defeated Stefanich, 246-184.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
#1Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill. 9254 15-8-1 465 9719 
2Mark Roth, Brooklyn, N.Y. 9188 17-6-1 525 9713 
3Jimmy Wright, San Antonio, Texas 9273 12-12-0 360 9633 
4Don McCune, Munster, Ind. 9101 16-8-0 480 9581 
5Craig Mueller, Union, N.J. 9096 11-13-0 330 9426 
*6Paul Colwell, Tucson, Ariz. 8981 13-11-0 390 9371 $1,850
7Joe Dignam, Seattle, Wash. 8957 13-10-0 405 9362 1,600
8John Handegard, Eugene, Ore. 8881 14-10-0 420 9301 1,500
9Barry Asher, Costa Mesa, Calif. 8887 12-12-0 360 9247 1,450
@10Don Gazzana, Milwaukee, Wis. 8708 17-7-0 510 9218 1,400
11Denny Torgerson, Des Moines, Iowa 8816 13-11-0 390 9206 1,350
12Mike McGrath, El Cerrito, Calif. 8857 11-13-0 330 9187 1,300
13Bob Hood, San Francisco, Cal. 8765 13-11-0 390 9155 1,250
14Gus Lampo, Endicott, N.Y. 8874 9-15-0 270 9144 1,200
15Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill. 8798 11-12-1 345 9143 1,150
##16Jimmy McHugh, New York, N.Y. 8834 9-14-1 285 9119 847.50
17Jim Maxey, Atlanta, Ga. 8904 7-17-0 210 9114 1,050
18George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 8732 10-14-0 300 9032 1,000
19Dave Soutar, Gilroy, Calif. 8688 11-13-0 330 9018 950
20Gary Cea, Everett, Wash. 8653 11-13-0 330 8983 900
21Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis. 8591 12-12-0 360 8951 850
22Barry Warshafsky, Watertown, Mass. 8672 9-15-0 270 8942 800
23Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo. 8556 8-16-0 240 8796 750
24Steve Buell, Salt Lake City, Utah 8418 11-12-1 345 8763 700

18-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
25Johnny Guenther, Seattle, Wash.3811$847.50
*Ernie Schlegel, Newburgh, N.Y.3765670
27Ken Vincek, Chicago, Ill.3764550
28Mike Orlovsky, Endicott, N.Y.3762525
29Bill Johnson, New Orleans, La.3761500
30Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo.3752490
31Bob Perry, Paterson, N.J.3745480
32Bobby Cooper, Houston, Texas3743470
33Palmer Fallgren, Sacramento, Calif.3741460
34Fred Jaskie, Milwaukee, Wis.3739450
35Les Zikes, Palatine, Ill.3738440
36Tye Critchlow, Los Angeles, Calif.3734430
37Bill Straub, Lincoln, Neb.3730420
38Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J.3726410
39Wayne Zahn, Tempe, Ariz.3724400
40Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio3714390
41Mike Lemongello, Islip, N.Y.3710380
42Jim Godman, Lorain, Ohio3708370
43Danny Whitehurst, Matawan, N.J.3704360
44Bill Beach, Sharon, Pa.3703350
45Bob Strampe, Detroit, Mich.3701340
46Dennis Buse, Gary, Ind.3689330
47Gary Madison, San Bernardino, Calif.3683322.50
 Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif.3683322.50
49Rich Carrubba, Hayward, Calif.3678312.50
 Art Trask, Miami, Fla.3678312.50
51Mike Barth, Kansas City, Kan.3675305
52Dave Davis, Miami, Fla.3674295
 Tom Hudson, Akron, Ohio3674295
 Curt Schmidt, Ft. Wayne, Ind.3674295
55Dennis Swayda, Phoenix, Ariz.3666285
56Louis Moore, Columbus, Ohio3660280
57Charlie Venable, Brooklyn, N.Y.3657275
58Bobby Williams, Detroit, Mich.3655270
@59Glen Wrensch, Milwaukee, Wis.3647265
60Darold Meisel, Madison Wis.3644260
61Johnny Petraglia, Brooklyn, N.Y.3640255
62Chriss Buck, London, England3636250
63Larry Lichstein, Suffield, Conn.3635245
64Ted Malicki, Cleveland, Ohio3634120
@Norm Wilbur, Milwaukee, Wise.3634120

*Alternate. McHugh defeated Ernie Schlegel, 191-168, for alternate position. ##McHugh then replaced Guenther in finals, and they split 16th and 25th place money for $847.50 each, while *Schlegel served as alternate. @Local entry. #Stefanich received $100 for 300 game. 18-game qualifying leader-Stefanich 4106. 24th low-McHugh 8765. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50-Barry Asher, Tye Critchlow, Bobby Knipple, Gus Lampo, Barry Warshafsky, Johnny Guenther, Leo Mann, Art Trask, Roy Buckley, Ken Vincek Mark Roth, Dick Weber, Mike Durbin, Billy Hardwick, Jeff Valentine, Dick Ritger, Joe Berardi, Bob Krajnik, Mike Lemongello, John Handegard. $100-Bill Johnson.