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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 quarter century writing about pool and pool history. He’s also the author of the long-running Untold Stories column in Billiards Digest.
Pool’s official sanctioning body affirms John Schmidt’s new straight pool record of 626.
Johnston City Jansco Brothers have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Tournament promoters Jansco Brothers among 2019 Billiard Congress of America inductees.
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He and Ouschan executed staggering shots against the Filipinos during the finals.
Francois Mingaud, an infantry officer in Napoleon’s army, invented the leather cue tip.