BPAA U.S. Open



$100,000 BPAA U.S. OPEN
Forum Bowl, Grand Prairie, Tex., Mar 14-20, 1976

Moser Kayoes Frazier

Paul Moser staved off a rush by Jim Frazier to win the $100,000 BPAA U.S. Open, 226-195.

TELEVISED FINALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Paul Moser, Medford, Mass.226 (1 game)$10,000
2Jim Frazier, Spokane, Wash.915 (4 games)6,000
3Mark Roth, Staten Island, N.Y.198 (1 game)4,000
4George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C.202 (1 game)3,000
5John Wilcox, Montoursville, Pa.215 (1 game)2,500

PLAYOFF RESULTS-Frazier defeated Wilcox, 246-215; Frazier defeated Pappas, 217-202;Frazier defeated Roth, 257-198, and in the championship game, Moser defeated Frazier, 226-195.

56-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Paul Moser, Medford, Mass. 11872 14-9-1 435 12307 
2Mark Roth, Staten Island, N.Y. 11838 13-10-1 405 12243 
#3George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. 11751 15-9-0 450 12201 
#4John Wilcox, Montoursville, Pa. 11811 1.3-11-0 390 12201 
5Jim Frazier, Spokane, Wash. 11711 15-9-0 450 12161 
*6Steve Neff, Sarasota, Fla. 11673 16-8-0 480 12153 $2,150
7John Petraglia, Staten Island, N.Y. 11688 15-9-0 450 12138 1,900
8Earl Anthony, Tacoma, Wash. 11804 11-13-0 330 12134 1,800
9Joe Berardi, Pearl River, N.Y. 11803 11-13-0 330 12133 1,750
10Wayne Zahn, Tempe, Ariz. 11720 13-11-0 390 12110 1,700
11Bob McGregor, Dallas, Texas 11684 14-10-0 420 12104 1,650
12Bob Knipple, Long Beach, Calif. 11670 14-10-0 420 12090 1,600
13Butch Gearhart, Houston, Texas 11782 10-14-0 300 12082 1,550
14Dave Soutar, Kansas City, Mo. 11685 13-11-0 390 12075 1,500
15Tom Menge, Cleveland, Ohio 11802 8-16-0 240 12042 1,450
16Bobby Jacks, New Orleans, La. 11653 12-12-0 360 12013 1,400
17Frank Huspen, River Grove, Ill. 11715 9-15-0 270 11985 1,350
18Craig Mueller, Union, N.J. 11560 12-12-0 360 11920 1,300
19Jay Robinson, Los Angeles, Calif. 11611 10-14-0 300 11911 1,250
20Dennis Lane, Kingsport, Tenn. 11607 10-14-0 300 11907 1,200
21Larry Laub, San Francisco, Calif. 11443 13-11-0 390 11833 1,150
22Roy Buckley, Columbus, Ohio 11557 9-15-0 270 11827 1,100
23Guy Rowbury, Ronan, Mont. 11511 10-14-0 300 11811 1,050

32-GAME TOTALS

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
*25Timmy Harahan, Woodland Hills, Calif.6628$980
@26Bobby Meadows, Irving, Texas6626850
@27Mike Berlin, Muscatine, Iowa6621800
28Rich Carrubba, Hayward, Calif.6619775
29Gary Mage, Seattle, Wash.6607750
30Butch Soper, Huntington Beach, Calif.6599725
@31Jimmy Wright, Dallas Texas6585700
32Les Schissler. Denver, Colo.6580675
33Gary Dickinson, Ft. Worth, Texas6578650
34Don Helling, St. Charles, Mo.6576630
35Eddle Ressler, Allentown, Pa.6567610
@36Karl Wolf, Schenectady, N.Y.6564590
37Billy Hardwick, Louisville, Ky.6563570
38Ralph Hartmann, New Hyde Park, N.Y.6561550
39John Denton, Midland, Texas6557540
40Dee Munsell, Dallas, Texas6550530
41Norm Meyers. St. Louis, Mo.6539520
@42Joe Hafner, Grand Prairie, Texas6538510
43Sam Guarino, Detroit, Mich.6536495
 Louie Moore, Columbus, Ohio6536495
45Gil Sliker, Washington, N.J.6529480
46Skee Foremsky, Crosby, Texas6518467.50
 Jim Stefanich, Joliet, Ill.6518467.50
48Bill Allen, Orlando, Fla.6516460
@49Truell Jackson, Grand Prairie, Texas6514455
50Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis, Mo6506450
51Steve Buell, Salt Lake City, Utah6498445
@52Russ Shields, Seabrook, Texas6496437.50
@Jay Dejaynes, Fayetteville, N.C.6496437.50
54Bill Straub, Lincoln, Neb.6492430
@55Chuck Kent, Duncanville, Texas6488425
56Bobby Cooper, Grand Prairie, Texas6486420
57Bill Spigner, Hamden, Conn.6474415
58Les Zikes, Palatine, Ill.6470410
59Jay Aono, Boise, Id.6458405
60Fred Jaskie, Milwaukee, Wis.6457400
61Dick Weber, St. Louis, Mo.6455395
62Ron Lisher, Santa Rosa, Calif.6454390
63Dick Ritger, River Falls, Wis.6440385
@64Dennis Phillips, Fairborn, Ohio6422380
@65Gary Cea, Everett, Wis.6421375
@66Ron Bamer, Springfield, Ore.6420370
67Ernie Schlegel, U.S.A.6412365
68Tom Warren, St. Joseph, Mo.6410360
@69Roger Bowker, Rockford, Ill.6399355
@70Bob Lehr, Arlington, Texas6395350
@71Julius Lamar, Dallas, Texas6390347.50
 Dan Roche, Irving, Texas6390347.50
73Frank Stupca, Minneapolis. Minn.6381335
74Jim Maxey, Atlanta, Ga.6379330
75Barry Asher, Costa Mesa, Calif.6363325
76Mickey Higham, Kansas City, Mo.6348320
77Rick Minier, Akron, Ohio6321315
78Ed DiTolla, Maywood, N.J.6299310
@79Rick Woodard, Provo, Utah6263305
80Jerry Buchholz, Van Nuys, Calif.6236300

#Pappas defeated Wilcox, 229-193, in a one-game rolloff to determine third and fourth positions.
@League Entry. *Knipple and Harahan tied after 32 games. They also tied, 216-216, after a one-game rolloff and Knipple won the final match play spot in a two-frame rolloff. Harahan received $75 for alternate. 32-game qualifying leader-Menge, 6898. 24th low-Knipple and Harahan tied, 6628. PRO-AM CASHERS-$50 each-Dick Ritger, Ed Ressler, George Pappas, Rick Minier, John Wilcox, Gary Dickinson, Craig Mueller, Gary Patterson, Mickey Higham, Dennis Lane, Dennis Swayda, Jim Stefanich, Bob Singleton, Sam Guarino, John Petraglia, Bobby Crull, Jim Frazier, Joe Berardi, Paul Kreins, Guy Rowbury, Norm Meyers, Bobby Fenton, Butch Gearhart, Bobby Jacks, Rob Monaco, Bob Aleksinski.