Because a sport without history is a sport without consequence.
From DeNiro in Mean Streets to Pacino in Carlito’s Way to Jackie Chan in Rush Hour, the movies have featured plenty of dramatic poolroom brawls. Here’s a top ten list of them, courtesy of the 8 Ball On The Silver Screen website.
From DeNiro in Mean Streets to Pacino in Carlito's Way, the movies have featured plenty of dramatic poolroom brawls. Here's a top ten list of them, courtesy 8 Ball On The Silver Screen ________________________________________________ COURTESY 8 BALL on the SILVER...
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.
Orcollo, 43, was the clear choice of voters in the Greatest Players category for the 2022 HOF.
Shane Van Boening finally became the champion of the world after beating Albin Ouschan in the World Pool Championship final at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes on Sunday. From 6-6, Van Boening ran home with an expert performance to deliver his first-ever world title leaving Ouschan with very few opportunities at the table as he wrapped up an emotional 13-6 win.
Four Remain in World Pool Championship: Ouschan, Van Boening, Kazakis and Alyousef.
Shane Van Boening came from 10-3 down to defeat former World Champion Mika Immonen.
David Alcaide and Skyler Woodward became two of early exits 2022 World Championship.
Considered not only Australia’s finest-ever English Billiards player, but arguably the world’s best ever.