Sam Levine

Meritorious Service

Sam Levine
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Inducted: 1971

Levine wore many hats. He founded the Cleveland Kegler bowling newspaper in 1937 and was its editor and publisher until his death. He helped raise thousands of dollars for charity with innovations that included a bowlers picnic and sending children to summer camp through bowlers rolling 300 games. He broadcasted bowling for two decades, handled many live television programs and announced syndicated match game shows.