Bill Lillard

Superior Performance

Bill Lillard
City: Houston
State: TX
Inducted: 1972

After winning his first two USBC Open Championships titles in 1955 with the Detroit Pfeiffers, Lillard made bowling history on March 24-25, 1956 when he became the first man to win four titles in one Open Championships, bowling with the team and Team All-Events champion Falstaffs, pairing with Stan Gifford for the doubles crown and capturing the individual all-events as well. He gained his seventh title in 1962, then tied Hall of Famer Fred Bujack for the most lifetime championships when he notched his eighth in Classic team in 1971.