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George Young

George Young (Bowling.  Born, Omega, GA, Oct. 3, 1909; died, Detroit, MI, Aug. 30, 1959.)  George Young was born and raised in Georgia, but did not try his hand at bowling until he was 24 and had settled in Brooklyn.  The year was 1933 and when he took to the lanes he quickly became one […]

Marty Cassio

Marty Cassio (Bowling.  Born, Palermo, ltaly, Aug. 15, 1904; died, Rahway, NJ, Dec. 20, 1972.)  Marty Cassio moved to the United States at the age of five.  Like most immigrants, he went to work at an early age.  A career in sports appeared doomed when as a youth he plunged through a plate glass window […]

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