Showboat PBA Doubles Classic



$110,000 SHOWBOAT PBA DOUBLES CLASSIC
Showboat Hotel, Casino and Bowling Center, Las Vegas, Nev., Jun 22-26, 1982

Burton, Zurich Team Players

The late and unexpected entry of PBA Hall of Famer Nelson Burton Jr. and relative newcomer Sam Zurich provided Burton with his 16th PBA title and Zurich with his first as the duo captured the $110,000 Showboat PBA Doubles Classic in Las Vegas.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Pos.Name, City/StateTotalAmount
1Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis
Sam Zurich, Huntington, N.Y.
658 (3 games)$22,000
2Jim Winklepleck, Milwaukie, Ore.
Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore.
200 (1 game)12,000
3Bob Handley, Fairway. Kan.
Alvin Lou, El Cajon, Calif.
203 (1 game)8,000
4Bill Spigner, Chicago
Mike Steinbach, Alsip, III.
338 (2 games)7,000
5David White, Oklahoma City. Okla.
Steve Fehr, Cincinnati, Ohio
178 (1 game)6,000

PLAYOFF RESULTS - Spigner-Steinbach defeated White-Fehr, 179-178; Burton-Zurich defeated Spigner-Steinbach, 211-209; Burton-Zurich defeated Handley-Lou, 220-203; and in the championship match, Burton-Zurich defeated Winlepleck-Husted, 227-200.

42-GAME TOTALS

 Name, City/StatePins  WLT+TotAmt
1Jim Winklepleck, Milwaukie, Ore. (8,963)
Dave Husted, Milwaukie, Ore. (9,139)
 18102 16-7-1 495 18597 
2Alvin Lou, El Cajon, Calif. (8,999)
Bob Handley, Fairway, Kan. (9,114)
 18113 15-9-0 450 18563 
3Nelson Burton Jr., St. Louis (8,837)
Sam Zurich, Huntington, N.Y. (9,114)
 17945 15-9-0 450 18395 
4Bill Spigner, Chicago (9,074)
Mike Steinbach, Alsip, III. (8,794)
 17868 17-7-0 510 18378 
5Steve Fehr, Cincinnati (8,898)
# David White, Oklahoma City (8,935)
 17833 14-10-0 420 18253 
#6Tom Baker, Buffalo. N.Y. (9,017)
** Joe Hutchinson, Scranton, Pa. (8,700)
 17717 15-8-1 465 18182 $5,100
7Casey Berry, Albuquerque, N.M. (8,727)
Gary Skidmore, Albuquerque, N.M. (9,092)
 17819 12-12-0 360 18179 4,000
8Joe Berardi, Brooklyn, N.Y. (8,964)
Jay Robinson, Van Nuys, Calif. (8,901)
 17876 9-14-1 285 18161 3,500
9Henry Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo. (8,853)
Art Trask, Fresno, Calif. (8,876)
 17729 14-10-0 420 18149 3,000
10Brian Voss, Tacoma. Wash. (8,987)
Kevin Krout, Seattle, Wash. (8,728)
 17715 13-11-0 390 18105 2,800
11Bruce Carter, Round Rock, Texas (8,806)
Mike Miller, Albuquerque. N.M. (8,747)
 17563 12-11-1 375 17938 2,700
12Greg Guertin, Sacramento, Calif. (8,763)
John Elledge, W. Sacramento, Calif. (8.801)
 17564 12-12-0 360 17924 2,600
13Carmen Salvino, Chicago (8,681)
Frank Ellenburg, Mesa, Ariz. (8,890)
 17571 10-14-0 300 17871 2,500
14Tommy Hudson, Akron, Ohio (8.854)
Pete Couture, Windsor Locks, Conn. (8.670)
 17523 11-12-1 345 17868 2,400
15Tom Robards, Carmichael, Calif. (8.663)
Mal Acosta, Hayward, Calif. (8,779)
 17442 13-11-0 390 17832 2,300
16Ted Hannahs, Zanesville, Ohio (8,880)
Jeff Morin, Cleveland (8,516)
 17396 14-10-0 420 17816 2,200
17Tom Milton, St. Petersburg, Fla. (8,578)
Jeff Bellinger, Columbia, S.C. (8,933)
 17511 9-15-0 270 17781 2,100
18Gary Dickinson, Burleson, Texas (8,657)
George Pappas, Charlotte, N.C. (8.764)
 17421 10-13-1 315 17736 2,000
19Larry Laub, Santa Rosa, Calif. (8,611)
# Pete McCordic, Houston (8,726)
 17337 10-12-2 330 17667 1,900
20Mike Aulby, Indianapolis (8,744)
Steve Cook, Roseville, Calif. (8,590)
 17334 11-13-0 330 17664 1,800
21Earl Anthony, Dublin, Calif. (8,683)
Wayne Webb, Indianapolis (8,736)
 17469 6-18-0 180 17649 1,700
22Randy Hairgrove, Kansas City, Mo. (8,662)
Paul Gibson, O'Fallon, III. (8.572)
 17234 10-14-0 300 17534 1,650
23A.J. Vincent, Metairie, La. (8,688)
Avery LeBlanc, Houma, La. (8,402)
 17090 8-16-0 240 17330 1,600
24Mike Bair, Hanover, Pa. (8,306)
Martin Letscher, Aberdeen, Md. (8,646)
 16952 8-16-0 240 17192 1,550

OTHER CASHERS

Pos.Name, City/StateAmount
*25Gary Mage, Seattle, Wash., Glenn Carlson, Fresno. Calif.$1,530
26Steve Westberg, Cottage Grove, Ore., Charlie Tapp, S. St. Paul, Minn.1,340
27Jeff Phipps, Portland, Ore., Bob Phalan, Kennewick, Wash.1,310
28Steve Wunderlich, St. Louis, Tom Kohler, Tucson, Ariz.1,250

* - Match play alternate. ** - TV finals alternate. 18-game qualifying leaders - Skidmore and Berry, 7836. 24th place Pappas and Dickinson, 7460. # - David White, Pete McCordic and Tom Baker rolled 300 games.
FINALISTS' AVERAGES: Husted 217.6; Winklepleck 213.4; Handley 217.0; Lou 214.3; Zurich 217.0; Burton 210.4; Steinbach 209.4; Spigner 216.1; White 212.7; Fehr 211.8; Hutchinson 207.1; Baker 214.7; Skidmore 216.5; Berry 207.8; Robinson 211.9; Berardi 209.7; Trask 211.3; Gonzalez 210.8; Krout 207.8; Voss 213.9; Miller 208.3; Carter 209.7; Elledge 209.6; Guertin 208.6; Ellenburg 211.7; Salvino 206.7; Couture 206.4; Hudson 210.8; Acosta 209.0; Robards 206.3; Morin 202.7; Hannahs 211.4; Bellinger 212.7; Milton 204.2; Pappas 208.7; Dickinson 206.1; McCordic 287.7; Laub 205.0; Cook 204.5; Aulby 208.2; Webb 208.0; Anthony 206.7; Gibson 204.1: Hairgrove 206.2; LeBlanc 200.1; Vincent 206.8; Letscher 205.9; Bair 197.7.