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 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.
Friends and family remember 1960s player, gambler and promoter Bill “Weenie Beenie” Staton.
Norfolk during World War II was the nation’s greatest mecca for big-time pool.
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.