Bowling was always Ruby's first love and although she never realized her dream of bowling a 300 game, she has won many championships and honors. She began bowling in 1937 and was recognized as one of the greatest in the Akron area. in 1955, in the prime of her career, she finished third in the National Women's Singles Championships. That same year she was Bowler of the Year in the Akron area. Five times she was named to the B-J All-Star Team and in 1952 she went right to the top by teaming with Emma Schreiber to win the Central State Women's Doubles Championship.