Billy Hardwick

Born Jul 25, 1941

William Bruce "Billy" Hardwick is a former right-handed ten-pin bowler and member of the Professional Bowlers Association. He currently hails from Florida.

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    You'll Cry Watching Chris Hardwick Give A Touching Farewell To His Departed Dad
    Huffington Post - Nov 19, 2013
  • Bowling Hall Of Famer Billy Hardwick Dies
    NYTimes - Nov 17, 2013
  • Watch: 'mad Men' Goes Bowling... Against Weird Al?!
    Huffington Post - Apr 23, 2012
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    Google News - Jul 29, 2011


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1941 Birth Born in 1941.


1961 20 Years Old Hardwick joined the PBA Tour in 1961, and amassed a total of 18 PBA titles during his career. … Read More
1963 22 Years Old He was named PBA Player of the Year in both the 1963 and 1969 seasons.
1969 28 Years Old In 1969, he matched Dick Weber's 1961 PBA record by winning seven titles in one season. … Read More


1977 36 Years Old Hardwick retired relatively early from the PBA Tour after developing arthritis. He was inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in 1977, and is now the proprietor of Billy Hardwick's All-Star Lanes in Memphis.


2010 69 Years Old According to his son, Chris Hardwick on the Opie & Anthony Show on August 12, 2010, Hardwick was the last athlete to film a beer commercial profiling athletes. … Read More
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