PBA Hall of Famer Andy Marzich dies at 74

    05/21/10

    PBA News

    1990PBAHoFAndyMarzich_small.jpgProfessional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Andy Marzich of Torrance, Calif., died Tuesday (May 18) after a battle with cancer. He was 74.

    Inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in 1990, Marzich was a six-time PBA Tour titlist who won all six of his titles between 1962 and '64 with three titles coming in 1963 and two in 1964.

    Also a member of the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame, Marzich won three USBC Open Championships (formerly American Bowling Congress Tournament) titles which included the 1960 doubles (with partner Dick Jensen), 1964 Classic team title, with the famed Falstaff Beer team, and another Classic Team title in 1966 with Ace Mitchell Shur-Hooks.

    It was also with the Falstaff team that he won the 1963 National Team Match Game title. A topflight competitor in Southern California, Marzich won numerous honors including Southern California Bowler of the Year in 1960 and 1963.

    At his request no services are planned.