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nAz
08-30-2002, 11:22 AM
Nice article yours is always the first thing i read in BD mag.
I believe im slowly turning into a Pod peson. love 3 cushion.
Anyway whats the reason that (i assume you meant European countries) dont invite American players to their meets?
By the way it seem to me that there are a lot of young billiard players around NYC but they are spanish immergrants and usally play straight Billiards, if they can find a billiard table /ccboard/images/icons/smile.gif

08-30-2002, 04:43 PM
"Provincial" is the word that comes to mind, nAz; those countries, which include Mexico, seem to feel that their national competitions should be limited to their nationals. That Piedrabuena, who just won the so-called U. S. National crown, is a good player, but was no more than middle-of-the-pack in those Carom Corner fields that were touring a few years ago. Thanks for the kind words about the column. GF