Leroy Chase

Meritorious Service

Leroy Chase
City: Peoria
State: IL
Inducted: 1972

Chase devoted his life to bowling, writing about the game for 40 years as a member of the Peoria Journal-Star sports staff and serving in such executive capacities as president of the Illinois B.A. and the Bowling Writers Association of America. He was ABC's third vice president at the time of his death. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 1959 and became a vice president in 1965.