Marty Piraino

Inducted in 1987

  • Known as Central New York’s greatest bowler.
  • Won three Professional Bowling Association Titles:1969-Houston, Texas, 1970-Fresno, California; 1973-Waukeegan, Illinois.
  • One of only four professional bowlers to win a PBA tournament at the age of fifty.
  • 1959 - 1960: average 237 in 57 games on Syracuse Bowls TV show.
  • 1964: averaged 217 for 11 undefeated matches on Utica Club TV show-won $8,250.
  • 1970: Named to All-American Team by the Bowlers Journal.
  • 1971: bowled 268 game to defeat Dave Davis and he finished fourth in Firestone Tournament on national TV.
  • 1975: Won Classic Doubles with Bill Bunetta in ABC Tournament in Dayton, Ohio. One of 30 bowlers to roll 300 games in the history of tournament.
  • 1977: won New York All-Event Championship.
  • Executive Director of the Gold Pin Centers, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of bowling.
  • Bowled 8 sanctioned 300 games plus dozens of unsanctioned 300 games.
  • Won over $93,000 in 161 tournaments over 27 years.

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