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Welcome to PoolHistory.com

Historic matches. Famous pool players. Dates and stats. Find all that and more at poolhistory.com, the pool and billiards history website curated by R.A. Dyer. Click through for articles about world champions Willie Mosconi and Ralph Greenleaf, or read details about big-time matchups with Minnesota Fats and Jersey Red. Dyer, author of the critically-acclaimed books Hustler Days and The Hustler and the Champ, has spent the last three decades writing about pool and pool history. He’s also the author of the long-running Untold Stories column in Billiards Digest.

2021 U.S. Open: Van Boening  Makes it into Final 16 on Day 4

2021 U.S. Open: Van Boening Makes it into Final 16 on Day 4

Van Boening came back after a loss to Francisco Sanchez Ruiz to face World Champion Albin Ouschan. In front of the biggest crowd of the tournament to date, Van Boening put on a masterclass in cueing, safety, and everything in-between.