Milwaukee's Historic Bowling Alleys (Images of America) by Manya Kaczkowski

By Manya Kaczkowski

From the U.S. Olympic group, to �Bowling with the Champs,� to numerous nook bars with a few lanes within the basement, Milwaukee has lived and breathed this activity. within the overdue 1800s, German brewers like Capt. Frederick Pabst and the Uihleins provided bowling of their Milwaukee beer gardens. whilst Abe Langtry introduced the yank Bowling Congress the following in 1905, �Brew urban� turned bowling crucial. this present day possessing a bowling alley is a exertions of affection, with reliable cause. It�s where the place you rolled that seven hundred sequence, met your spouse, and taught your son the way to bowl within the junior league. Even during this high-tech, immediate-gratification society, bowling nonetheless prospers in Milwaukee. a number of old-school lanes nonetheless have regular company, and this ebook is a tribute to the folks, the locations, and the game that made Milwaukee �America�s Bowling Capital.�

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