Greg Griffo


Greg Griffo
City: Syracuse
State: NY
Inducted: 1995

Griffo competed in his 60th USBC Open Championships in 1996, one year after his induction to the Hall of Fame. The next day, he became only the fourth player in Tournament history to surpass 100,000 pins. The 5-foot-2 right-hander carried the highest average in Syracuse for 30 years. Nationally, he won the 1957 Petersen Classic and 1961 Vargo Classic and was winner of the Bowling Writers Association of America's 1985 Rip Van Winkle Award.