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 Steve Nagy

Steve Nagy

Birth
Shoaf, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Nov 1966 (aged 53)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Highland Hills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 15, Lot 379 West
Memorial ID 22550 · View Source
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Professional Bowler. Born in Shoaf, Pennslyvainia, he began his competitive career at age seventeen in the 1939 ABC tournament. After World War II, he became a member of Brunswick's promotional team and was named bowler of the year when he won the ABC all-events championship in 1952. In 1954, he became the first bowler ever to roll a perfect 300 game on television. He was chosen bowler of the year for the second time after winning the BPAA All-Star tournament in 1955. He was a founding member of the Professional Bowling Association, served as PBA President (1963-64) and was posthumously inducted into the Professional Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 1977. The PBA's annual Nagy Sportsmanship Award is named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22550
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Steve Nagy (10 Aug 1913–11 Nov 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22550, citing Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .