Ebonite Open



$80,000 EBONITE OPEN
Buckeye Lanes, Toledo, Ohio, Mar 13-17, 1973

Weber Tops Meyers Again

Dick Weber, the PBA's all-time leading money winner, won the $80,000 Ebonite Open by defeating Norm Meyers, his brother-in-law, in the championship game. It was the same setting as two years ago when the two met in the championship game at Toledo's Imperial Lanes, only that time Weber won, 237235; in 1973 Weber won it in more convincing fashion as he rolled to a 279-216 victory.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.484 (2 games)$10,000
2Norm Meyers, St. Louis, Mo.216 (1 game)6,000
3Ernie Schlegel, Newburgh, N.Y.409 (2 games)4,000
4Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo.461 (2 games)3,000
5Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis.233 (1 game)2,500

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Burton defeated Ritger, 235-233; Schlegel defeated Burton, 236-226; Weber defeated Schlegel, 205-173, and in the championship game Weber defeated Meyers, 279-216.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Norm Meyers, St. Louis, Mo. 9396 16-8-0 480 9876 
2Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo. 9344 16-8-0 480 9824 
3Ernie Schlegel, Newburgh, N.Y. 9329 15-9-0 450 9779 
4Dick Ritger, Hartford, Wis. 9237 16-8-0 480 9717 
5Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 9326 12-11-1 375 9701 
*6Les Zikes, Palatine, Ill. 9221 15-9-0 450 9671 $2,050
7Gus Lampo, Endicott. N.Y. 9294 12-12-0 360 9654 1,900
8Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W. Va. 9190 15-9-0 450 9640 1,800
9Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio 9280 11-13-0 330 9610 1,700
10Ed Thomas, Columbus, Ohio 9205 11-13-0 330 9535 1,600
11Jim Godman, Lorain, Ohio 9118 12-12-0 360 9478 1,500
12George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 9010 13-10-1 405 9415 1,375
13Mark Roth, Brooklyn, N.Y. 9025 13-11-0 390 9415 1,375
14Bobby Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 9020 13-11-0 390 9410 1,300
15Bob Stearns, Minneapolis, Minn. 9013 11-13-0 330 9343 1,250
@16Jim Steinhurst, Toledo, Ohio 8918 14-10-0 420 9338 1,200
17Johnny Guenther, Seattle, Wash. 8948 12-12-0 360 9308 1,150
18Wayne Johnson, Walnut Cove, N.C. 8975 11-13-0 330 9305 1,100
19Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill. 8873 10-14-0 300 9173 1,050
20Don McCune, Munster, Ind. 8853 10-14-0 300 9153 1,000
21Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif. 8922 7-16-1 225 9147 950
22Bill Tucker, Detroit, Mich. 8841 8-16-0 240 9081 900
@23Dave Bash, Parkersburg, W. Va. 8761 9-15-0 270 9031 850
24Steve Buell, Salt Lake City, Utah 8884 4-19-1 135 9019 800

18-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
@25Al Mocek, Toledo, Ohio3853$710
26Dale Mani, Alliance, Ohio3846585
 Dwane Martin, Wichita, Kan.3846585
28Dick Lang, Detroit, Mich.3841540
29Tye Critchlow, Los Angeles, Calif.3840525
30Ted Haun, Huntington, W. Va.3834510
31Bobby Cooper, Houston, Texas3833500
32Bob Pepple, Altoona, Pa.3830485
 Bill Stempke, Lynwood, Calif.3830485
34Butch Soper, Tustin, Calif.3829470
35Barry Asher, Costa Mesa, Calif.3826460
36Bill Johnson, New Orleans, La.3824450
37Ralph Florio, New York, N.Y.3822440
@38Dean Moosman, Perrysburg, Ohio3819430
39Ed DiTolla, Maywood, N.J.3816420
40Mike Lemongello, Islip, N.Y.3812415
41Al Thompson, Cleveland, Ohio3807410
42Jim Maxey, Atlanta, Ga.3802405
43Tommy Tuttle, King, N.C.3794400
44Mike Orlovsky, Endicott, N.Y.3793392.50
 Charlie Venable, Brooklyn, N.Y.3793392.50
46Ed Haun, Huntington, W. Va.3788385
47Louis Moore, Columbus, Ohio3787380
48John Handegard, Eugene, Ore.3783372.50
@Jerry Held, Monroe, Mich.3783372.50
50Al North, Ulster Park, N.Y.3782362.50
 Bobby Williams, Detroit, Mich.3782362.50
52Billy Walden, Sullivan, Mo.3774355
53Don Glover, South Bend, Ind.3772347.50
 Joe Veres, Toledo, Ohio3772347.50
55Steve Neff, New Orleans, La.3770340
56Bob Black, Bellevue, Ohio3768335
57Fred Johnson, Broadview, Ill.3767330
58Bob Monaco, Kansas City, Mo.3766325
59Don Russell, San Diego, Calif.3762320
60Ted Malicki, Cleveland, Ohio3760310
 Bob Hemminger, Lorain, Ohio3760310
 Phil Sillia, Cleveland, Ohio3760310
63Don Johnson, Akron, Ohio3752300
64Jimmy McHugh, New York, N.Y.3749295
65Bob Krajnik, Buffalo, N.Y.3746290
@66Chuck Gregory, Toledo, Ohio3745285
67Mike Barth, Kansas City, Mo.3742277.50
 Wayne Zahn, Tempe, Ariz.3742277.50
69George Shore, Las Vegas, Nev.3739270
70Ray Franklin, Portland, Mich.3738262.50
 Art Trask, Miami, Fla.3738262.50
72Dave Soutar, Gilroy, Calif.3735255

*Alternate. @Local entries. 18-game qualifying leader-Meyers 4071. 24th low-Salvino 3855. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50-Ernie Schlegel, Bob Strampe, Bill Beach, Jim Godman, Roy Buckley, $25-Ron Lisher, Bobby Knipple.