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The 11th Frame: Coaching legend John Jowdy leaves a gigantic legacy

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 3:30 pm

John Jowdy. Photos by Pro Bowlers Association.
John Jowdy, who died Thursday morning of natural causes after living a full and rich 93 years, was a member of numerous Halls of Fame, but the legacy he left was all the bowlers in Halls of Fame who got there in part because of his coaching. I count myself among those. In fact, I am dead certain I would not have made the USBC Hall of Fame without the huge influence John had on my bowling career. When I went on the PBA Tour in 1987, my wrist was starting to give me the troubles that would lead...

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