Ernie Schlegel

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Ernie Schlegel
City: Vancouver
State: WA
Inducted: 1997

Schlegel, a steady and controversial performer on the pro tour, once was known for his flamboyant antics and attire on the lanes. The 1996 USBC Masters champion has won seven PBA tour titles. He also has had success in USBC Open Championships competition as a member of the 1970 Classic team champion Merchants, finishing third with Basch Advertising in Classic team in 1976 and fifth in Classic doubles with Joe Nuzzo in 1978. The PBA Hall of Famer served as PBA president in 1987 and 1988