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.
Legendary promoters honored for long-lasting contributions to the sport.
Jackie Gleason’s match with Paul Newman was one of the most important in pool history.
Poolroom regulars say the old pool hustler, dead for more than 20 years, still causes mischief.
Five fascinating examples of cartoons that prominently feature America’s best sport.
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.