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Don Carter's Career Stats

  • Voted Greatest Bowler of All-Time, Post 1950's All-American By Bowling Magazine's Banel of Experts. [1971]
  • Inducted Into ABC Hall of Fame. [1970]
  • Inducted Into PBA Hall of Fame. [1975] (Charter Member)
  • St. Louis, Missouri, Miami Hall of Famer.
  • Four BPAA All-Star Tournament titles. (Record)
  • Five World Invitational Titles. (Record)
  • ABC Masters Champion [1961]
  • Six PBA National Tour Including 1960 PBA National Championship.
  • Holds PBA Record With 18 Top Five Finishes In One Year [1962]
  • Tied for PBA Record With Seven Consecutive Top Five Finishes.
  • Two-Time BPAA National Team Champions Member.
  • Member Pfeiffer Beer and Carter Glove ABC Tournament Classic Division Team Champions.
  • Member Budweiser's National Team Match Games Champions [1956-1959]
  • Member 1958 Budweiser Team That Held ABC Five-Man Team Series Record (3,858) Until 1994.
  • 1962 Hickok Bowler of The Decade Award Winner.
  • Six Time BWAA Bowler of The Year.
  • Eight Time Bowling Magazine First Team All-American.
  • Two Time PBA Member of The Year.
  • Two Time PBA President.
  • ABC National League High Average Winner [234 In 1959]
  • First To Bowl 1,900 All Events Three Times In ABC Tournament. [1951-53]
  • First To Bowl An 800 Series On Television [809, National Bowling Champion, 1956]
  • First To "Make That Spare" On National Television; First To "Make That Spare" Twice.
  • First To Crack The Jackpot On "Jackpot Bowling" TV Show.
  • First Bowler Selected For The Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame.
  • First Athlete Ever To Sign A Million Dollar Promotional Contract.
  • First Bowler To Have A PBA Tournament Named In His Honor.
  • First Bowler To Win Every Major Bowling Tournament In His Era.
  • 1993 Brunswick Memorial World Open honoree.
  • 1995 Salute To Champions Honoree
  • 1997 Inducted Into Florida State Hall of Fame.
  • 1973 Inducted Into Missouri State Hall of Fame.
  • 2000 Voted Bowler of The Century, by Bowler's Journal Magazine