Chester 'Gene' E. Mady

Gene started bowling at the age of 16 and he has been bowling ever since. He has bowled in many leagues over the years including the Minneapolis All Star League, Minneapolis Classic League and the Minneapolis Traveling League. He has participated in 15 ABC National Tournament and many city and state tournaments. Gene has a very distinguished career in the promotion and support of the bowler. He served the YABA for 31 years, the BPA for 30 years and the ABC for 10 years as a league secretary. He served as President the Minneapolis BPA and he also served in that capacity to the State of Minnesota BPA. Gene conceived, created and started the 'Las Vegas style' bowling leagues. He helped start the BVL League Tournament and was Chairman of the North Metro School Team League. Gene was recognized by the BPA with the Pioneer Award for his many years of service. His high single game is 299 at The Bowler in Fargo, North Dakota.

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Meritorious Service
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USBC Hall of Fame