Connie Schwoegler

Superior Performance

Connie Schwoegler
City: Madison
State: WI
Inducted: 1968

Schwoegler became a bowling sensation when he won the 1942 All-Star at age 24 and repeated as champion in 1948. He was named BWAA Bowler of the Year in 1949. Schwoegler won 15 other tournament titles. In 1948, Schwoegler pioneered an extended ball grip which was copyrighted under his name and led to the popularity of what is now known as the fingertip grip.