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Given his pedigree, it seemed inevitable that Walter Albert Lindrum one day would make his mark on the world of English billiards. His grandfather, father and brother were champions. But distinguished as these other Lindrums were, none could match the prowess of Walter Albert.
By Samantha Elley /Special Contribution for PoolHistory.Com ________________________________________________ iven his pedigree, it seemed inevitable that Walter Albert Lindrum one day would make his mark on the world of English billiards. His...
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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 three decades writing about pool and pool history. He’s also the author of the long-running Untold Stories column in Billiards Digest.
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.
It was the end of the road, though, for Earl Strickland as he looked for his sixth title.
Matchroom Pool Announces new UK Open to premier in London in May 2022.
Immonen, Gorst, Woodward and Van Boening remain undefeated after two days of play.
Hohmann, who turned 42 on July 14, will enter the Greatest Players wing of the BCA Hall of Fame.
Vaudeville star Amelia Parker and celebrated billiard champion Ralph Greenleaf met in Philadelphia.