Year Inducted: 1989
Category: Meritorious Service
John Archibald, who passed away in 2010,covered the sport of bowling and PBA events, which garnered his spot in the Meritorious Service Category. Working in the sports department for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch until 1972, Archibald continued to write columns and feature stories about the PBA. In 1970 he was elected President of the Bowling Writers Association of America (BWAA) and still serves on its Board of Directors.