Dick Hoover

Superior Performance

Dick Hoover
City: Akron
State: OH
Inducted: 1974

Hoover made his ability apparent at an early age, having an 847 at age 16, the highest series ever rolled in league play by a teenager. In 1950, he became the youngest to win the All-Star tournament, capturing the title the day after his 21st birthday. He was one of only two men to capture consecutive USBC Masters titles, winning the crown in 1956 and 1957. He also won three titles in USBC Open Championships play.