Joseph 'Joe' C. Gaspar

Joe started bowling at the age of 28. He could be found at Cedar Lanes, Stardust, Park Place Lanes, Joyner's back then and recently at River City Lanes and McPete's. Joe has assisted and volunteered for many bowling activities and tournaments over the years. He has served the juniors in the YABA program for 14 years. He helped the YABA Christmas Singles event for many years. He volunteered at the Minneapolis City Tournament for 18 years and has been a sanctioned league bowler for 33 years. He helped at the City Mixed Couples event for 11 years. He assisted at the Team USA Qualifying for 2 years and the Olympic Qualifying for one year and other local bowling events. Joe served the Minneapolis District Bowling Association for 23 years and has served as Vice President for 7 years and President for one term. He has also served as chairperson of several committees. In addition to his years of service, Joe won the 1997 Minneapolis Senior Singles with a score of 743, including handicap. His high game is 279 and his high series is 696 with a high year-end league average of 192.

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Meritorious Service
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Mens' ABC Hall of Fame