Because a sport without history is a sport without consequence
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 been writing about pool and pool history for more than a quarter century. He’s also the author of the long-running Untold Stories column in Billiards Digest.
The pool hustler’s time of Coast Guard service was three years, 10 months and 7 days.
Joshua Filler defeats Wu Jiaqing April 26 in the final of the 2019 US Open 9-Ball Championship.
He played one of the most dramatic matches in three-cushion history.
Readers share memories of favorite pool halls, some stately and some decrepit.
Cranfield’s claimed run of 768 was never confirmed, unlike Mosconi’s record run of 526.
Willis was a master of all sorts of proposition bets, such as running backwards.