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ukboy
08-29-2006, 06:06 AM
Does anyone know of the breaks or runs that were made in the snooker/straight pool challenge matches in 1974 between Willie Mosconi and Rex Williams.

DickLeonard
08-29-2006, 07:37 AM
ukboy Try Steve.Wulf@espn3.com editor of ESPN news and a Troy Boy. He covered the match for the Fort Lauderdale news paper. He might be able to get that info for you. Just tell him a Troy resident gave you his name.####

ukboy
08-29-2006, 03:16 PM
Contacted Steve, he did not take any notes of the breaks or runs made.

Scott Lee
08-30-2006, 09:34 PM
I watched Mosconi play Rex Williams at the Denver Athletic Club. Mosconi ran 150 and out, in that 14.1 match.

Scott Lee

ukboy
08-31-2006, 11:07 AM
Can you remember what Breaks Willie Mosconi made at snooker in this match.

ukboy
08-31-2006, 11:10 AM
Do you have any idea what Willie Mosconi highest break at snooker is

Scott Lee
08-31-2006, 02:42 PM
Not clearly. I remember that Williams had one century break, and Mosconi never ran even close to 100 points in snooker...at least in that match.

cushioncrawler
09-01-2006, 03:16 AM
The video that i have showz Mosconi and Williams playing snooker on a pool table.

DickLeonard
09-01-2006, 04:24 AM
Cushioncrawler I can't ever remember seeing a snooker table in a poolroom in the states. I have seen plenty in Montreal though.####

cushioncrawler
09-01-2006, 04:39 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote DickLeonard:</font><hr> Cushioncrawler I can't ever remember seeing a snooker table in a poolroom in the states. I have seen plenty in Montreal though.#### <hr /></blockquote>

It (the snooker) must have been strange, with 21 balls (plus the qball) on a small (9') pool table -- i wonder if they were 2-1/4", or 2-1/8" (Canadian balls), or 2-1/16" (English balls) -- i will have to have a closer look at the video. This might all make a difference to the significance of the size of the (snooker) breaks -- but perhaps they played on the occasional 12' table in that series allso.

Alfie
09-01-2006, 08:40 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote cushioncrawler:</font><hr> It (the snooker) must have been strange, with 21 balls (plus the qball) on a small (9') pool table -- i wonder if they were 2-1/4", or 2-1/8" (Canadian balls), or 2-1/16" (English balls) -- i will have to have a closer look at the video. This might all make a difference to the significance of the size of the (snooker) breaks -- but perhaps they played on the occasional 12' table in that series allso. <hr /></blockquote>I bought a rack of 2.25" red balls to try snooker on a 9' pool table. It was much, much easier than regulation size snooker. Mosconi and Williams would have been running out regularly, IMO.

DickLeonard
09-01-2006, 08:55 AM
Cushioncrawler the room I saw in Montreal had 24 6x12 tables. It was HUGE. Only if you have a Fuccillo Car Dealership in your area will you appreciate HUGE.####

cushioncrawler
09-01-2006, 01:28 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote DickLeonard:</font><hr> Cushioncrawler the room I saw in Montreal had 24 6x12 tables. It was HUGE. Only if you have a Fuccillo Car Dealership in your area will you appreciate HUGE.#### <hr /></blockquote>

In Melbourne we have some private clubs with 8 fullsize tables, in one room, plus staged seating -- 8 is a good figure, for tournaments -- 24 must be huge -- i think Kings, a new public club in Melb, has 24 (mightbe even 50), but perhaps in 2 or 3 rooms.

Paul_Mon
09-02-2006, 06:01 AM
Dick,
Fuccillo is a fairly new player in the Rochester car market. I'm already sick of the HUGE TV spots. Between HUGE and Dr. Z it's enough to make me sick. Yesterday it was announced that one of the local radio stations had sold their naming rights. The new call letters are HUGE.

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