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1916, Emmett Blankenship won the world straight pool title on his first try, surviving a marathon round-robin. And he took the world title in convincing fashion, averaging 4.719 balls per inning — nearly double the numbers put up by the rest of the field.
Prompted by a question on this website, a sleuth makes a discovery about one-pocket.
Why still care about the Johnston City tournaments? How about because they transformed pool.
Before he promoted tournaments, George Jansco was a bookie, gambler and baseball player.
Jay Helfert, author of Pool Wars, recounts his first-hand memories of The Color of Money.
Mosconi, Schmidt & Shaw each locked down 500-plus ball-running records. But what of Cranfield?
The Taiwanese player also vanquished Jayson Shaw, 9-1, and Shane Van Boening, 11-7.
The man rightfully considered the father of our sport in America had a colorful political history.
From DeNiro to Pacino to Jackie Chan, poolroom fights aplenty in the movies.
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.