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    Re: Those Poor Ole Pros

    Mark watching nineball is like watching grass grow. In 6 hours of watching nineball at Turning Stone Casino I saw maybe 100 balls made but I did watch Charlie Williams chalk his cue one thousand...
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    Re: Those Poor Ole Pros

    Tom it is 45 years since I wrote the article for the American Billiard Review in which I said we should copy the golf pros by taking pool to the country clubs where the rich and the powerful are.
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  3. Re: Master of perfection Eddie Charlton dead at 75

    I had the pleasure of watching Eddie Charlton playing in the Worlds Tournament in NYC at the Commodore Hotel in the early 60s. He along with Rex Williams were invited were invited to play to give the...
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    Re: It's tough to be Greg Norman...

    Barbara I quit Golf at 14 if I ever thought I would be as big as I am now I would have kept at it. I was 5ft2 and 86 lbs at high school graduation. It was an easy game.####
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    Re: Can't get past the third rack.

    Hall of Fame I know Leo Gallo, the player I am thinking about was long before him. If Leo is still around there tell him Dick "Butch" Leonard said hello.

    Carol NYC alerted me to the #### leaving...
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    Re: Loud Music in Billiard Clubs

    NBC-BOB, This goes back in time but in Bulgaria,they would teach their school children with Johann Sebastion Bach music in the background. The 2-4-2 beat of his music was turning the school children...
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    Re: Can't get past the third rack.

    The first time I ran a hundred,I was well aware of the situation, the fellow that owned one of the rooms in Troy had run 99 twice and 98 a couple of times. When his name was mentioned as a poolplayer...
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    Re: Can't get past the third rack.

    Hall of Fame, the next time your with Jimmie ask him who was the great player from Scranton that everyone from that area would talk about.####
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    Re: does the cue brush your chest?

    Carol I haven't laughed so hard at a series of post in months. My mother was a beautician so the blue dye runs thru my veins.

    Since they separated the posts it has become very serious on the...
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    Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

    Does Greg Norman play Golf any more? I never see his name in the papers. ####
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    Re: Rotator Cuff Surgery

    Brad, I had the operation on my left shoulder and for my therapy I shot left handed after a month or so. I had no problems till I went back to work after a month of what they called Work Hardening. I...
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    Re: CCBer takes off the 14 under Jr.'

    Heide kids learn politeness/manners the same way you learn pool by observing Great People.####
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    Re: A moment of remembrance please

    Barbara if you read Babes Obit in the Syracuse paper you might have read about the apple farm in Hudson,NY. Well I played the Babe an afternoon and evening match at Frank Barrelas 3 table poolroom in...
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    Re: Aiming secrets of the pro players

    Ken, I just read your post on Keith McCready saying he was the best with inside English. In my day I think I could stay with anyone.

    CueBall1950 emailed me that he had met Johnny Ervolino and had...
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    Re: CCBer takes off the 14 under Jr.'

    Voodoo, Chris and Heide have to be so proud of Spike I am just reading the posts. Hope everything is better in Fla now that the Hurricanes are over. ####
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    Re: Need advice

    Mike just go to Paul Dayton.com and ask Paul how to solve the problem. He will remember you. ####
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    Re: Aiming secrets of the pro players

    Bob this aiming secret was passed on to me and any other person watching his exhibition by Babe Cranfield.

    He had a plastic business card cut into an arrow point and the back was cut into a V so...
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    Re: Glass City Open

    Syracuse's Legend, Larry Ridgeway ended up in Toledo if my memory serves and word on Larry Ridgeway. ####
  19. Re: I think I know why the pool gods aren't answer

    Stretch HaHa thank you for the laugh.

    I always thought Miss A Lott was a less than beautiful women.####
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    Re: A moment of remembrance please

    Jim, the Babe had two idiosyncrasies when playing pool competitively, one was moving the pieces of chalk out of his eyesight line and placing them perfectly on the diamonds.

    The other was when he...
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    Re: A moment of remembrance please

    Jim I am thinking of Co-Authoring a book with Local Writer William Kennedy if that can be arranged. ####
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    Re: A moment of remembrance please

    Arnold, you have forgot to mention "The Babes" other gifts. He was a scratch Golfer and carried over a 200 Bowling Average. Archery,Tennis,Badmitton you name it and he was near expert in every field...
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    Re: Buisiness practices in pool halls

    Jude nice to see you posting again but Stretch,Richard Cranium,BOB PERKINS And Gayle were asked to bring an excuse for Their absence. So consider yourself notified.####
    P.S. how is your game?
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    Re: Buisiness practices in pool halls

    New York State Motor Vehicle Department has a non driving indentification card, maybe that would be the answer to solving that problem without giving away any valuable info.####
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    Re: The Violent Pool Player

    Deeman Ralph Greenleaf played an exhibition in Troy, NY and came in drunk, ran 125 and out, put on trick shots and was gone in one hour. It was said half of his 1000+ runouts were done when he was...
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