William 'Bill' W. Drouches

Bill captained the competitive Grain Belt Beer team for 13 years and was very active in forming leagues such as the Traveling League. For many years he conducted the All-Star eliminations for the BPAA (Bowling Proprietors Association of America). His highest average was 205 and he was a member of the Minneapolis City Tournament team champions seven times. He also paired with Roger Hathaway to capture the Doubles Event Title in 1979 with a 1,319-combined total. He also had one All-Events Title. Drouches had a high game of 288, a 759 series, and eleven unsanctioned 300 games.

Born: 
02/01/1919
Date Inducted: 
05/20/1971
Passed: 
03/18/1996
Induction Category: 
Superior Performance
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Hall of Fame Category: 
Mens' ABC Hall of Fame