1927 World Title: Ralph Greenleaf versus Erwin Rudolph

1927 World Title: Ralph Greenleaf versus Erwin Rudolph

In January, 1927, Erwin Rudolf met Ralph Greenleaf in New York City to determine the nation’s next pocket billiards champion. Greenleaf had held the title nearly uninterrupted for the previous eight years, having relinquished it only once (in 1925) to Frank Taberski. But 1927 was not to be Greenleaf’s year. Erwin Rudolph came from behind to take the last block of the three-block match by 170 to...