Home Box Office Open



$47,500 HOME BOX OFFICE OPEN
Saratoga Lanes, San Jose, Calif., Jun 28-Jul 2, 1974

"Bo" Bows To Anthony

Earl Anthony captured his third PBA title by defeating Nelson Burton Jr., 259-215, in the finals of the $47,500 Home Box Office Open.

Anthony, who was top-seeded into the championship game, opened with four strikes, closed with five more, and never gave Burton a chance as he pocketed a check for $5 000.

The tournament, held at Saratoga Lanes, was enlivened by perfect games by Carmen Salvino, Butch Soper, Ken Doran and Greg Baderdeen.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash.259 (1 game)$5,000
2Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo.449 (2 games)2,800
3Art Trask, Miami, Fla.419 (2 games)2,300
4Larry Laub, Santa Rosa, Calif.468 (2 games)2,000
5Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill.216 (1 game)1,700

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Laub defeated Salvino, 233-216; Trask defeated Laub, 244-235; Burton defeated Trask, 234-175 and in the championship game, Anthony defeated Burton, 259-215.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash. 9045 13-10-1 405 9450 
2Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo. 8929 16-8-0 480 9409 
3Art Trask, Miami, Fla. 8980 13-10-1 405 9385 
#4Carmen Salvino, Chicago, Ill. 8950 11-13-0 330 9280 
5Larry Laub, Santa Rosa, Calif. 8861 12-11-1 375 9236 
*6Don McCune, Munster, Ind. 8751 15-9-0 450 9201 $1,550
7Dave Davis, Atlanta, Ga. 8790 13-11-0 390 9180 1,400
8Ed Bourdase, Mt. View, Calif. 8816 11-13-0 330 9146 1,300
9Steve Jones, Kansas City, Mo. 8646 14-8-2 450 9097 1,200
10Tye Critchlow, Los Angeles, Calif. 8657 13-9-2 420 9077 1,100
11Sam Flanagan, Parkersburg, W.Va. 8636 14-9-1 435 9071 1,050
12Bobby Fleigman, Torrance, Calif. 8593 13-11-0 390 8983 1,000
13Barry Asher, Costa Mesa, Calif. 8576 11-12-1 345 8921 950
@15Rich Carrubba, Hayward, Calif. 8519 13-11-0 390 8909 900
16Phil Ruth, San Jose, Calif. 8589 10-13-1 315 8904 850
16Dean Asami, Richmond, Calif. 8531 11-12-1 345 8876 800
17Matt Surina, Longview, Wash. 8540 11-13-0 330 8870 750
18Ross Packard, San Jose, Calif. 8505 10-13-1 315 8820 700
19Marty Piraino, Syracuse, N.Y. 8413 13-11-0 390 8803 650
20Alex Seymore, Kannapolis, N.C. 8547 7-16-1 225 8772 600
21Ernie Schlegel, New York, N.Y. 8416 11-13-0 330 8746 575
22Paul Colwell, ucson, Ariz. 8436 10-14-0 300 8736 550
23Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill. 8488 7-16-1 225 8713 525
24Ralph Bragg, Sunnyvale, Calif. 8342 9-15-0 270 8612 500

18-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*25Palmer Fallgren, Sacramento, Calif.3768$475
26Bob Chappell, Wichita, Kan.3758390
27Jack Major, Vancouver, B.C.3748380
28George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C.3738370
29Gary Mage, Seattle, Wash.3733365
30Jim Frazier, Spokane, Wash.3732360
31Greg Damaskos Yakima, Wash.3731355
2Rick Minier Akron, Ohio3726347.50
 Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif.3726347.50
34Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla.3720340
35Paul McCordic, Houston, Texas377335
36Vial Blanke New Orleans, La.371330
7Allie Clarke, Akron, Ohio3714322.50
 Bob Fenton, Upland, Calif.3714322.50
@39Bill Ballard, Vacaville, Calif.3710315
40Pete McCordic, Houston, Texas3706310
41Les Barrett, San Francisco, Calif.3705305
42Rick Norby, Denver, Colo.3702300

*Alternate. @Local entry. #Butch Soper, Carmen Salvino, Ken Doran, Greg Baderdeen each received $75 for 300 games. 18-game qualifying leader-Anthony 3988. 24th low-Jones 377. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50 each-Skee Foremsky, Don McCune, Frank Jackson, Joe Berardi, Dale Glenn, Rich Carrubba.