Nelson Burton, Jr.

United States

Bowling

B: June 5, 1942

Member of the P.B.A. Hall of Fame

Burton won 17 titles on the P.B.A. Tour and has earned $763,782. He won his first title in Louisville, Kentucky in 1964. He was the 1970 P.B.A. Player of the Year, leading the tour in average. Burton won major titles at the 1976 A.B.C. Masters and the 1978 B.P.A.A. U.S. Open. Both Burton and his father are members of the U.S.B.C. Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the P.B.A. Hall of Fame. In 1975, Burton became the color analyst on ABC's Saturday afternoon telecast, The Pro Bowler's Tour, working with Chris Schenkel. Burton remained working for ABC until 1997.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT

PLACE

POINTS

MONEY

EVENT WINS
1974 Preliminary 2

6

22 1/2

$2,250

Swimming
TOTALS  

22 1/2

$2,250

1


PERSONAL BESTS
Swimming - 50 Meters
33.61
1974 Preliminary 2
Swimming - 100 Meters

1:21.44

1974 Preliminary 2
Tennis

3rd

1974 Preliminary 2
Weight Lifting

190

1974 Preliminary 2
Golf - 9 holes
47
1974 Preliminary 2
Bike Race - Half Mile
1:13.30
1974 Preliminary 2
Bike Race - Mile
2:52.80
1974 Preliminary 2
Obstacle Course
36.75
1974 Preliminary 2
Points Scored

22 1/2

1974 Preliminary 2


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