The "Encyclopedia" of Pool Hustlers: Published on March 25, by Walter J. Hearkening back to the growth of billiards during the s, Dyer expands the story that was started inHustler Days. Трендовая цена Новые 3, In , both men came together for what would become the most viewed pocket billiards match in American history. Dyer, who handles the subject with enough respect, enthusiasm, and expertise to be an established columnist for Billiards Digest, has written a second wonderful book that is destined to be one of the classics on the subject of pool and billiards. Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Hustler & The Champ
I was about 9 years old at the time and was standing behind the incredible man because I had been placed there by a promotion host for Brunswick brand pool tables. And of course, Fats saw gambling as the life blood of pool; Mosconi thought gamblers were destroying the sport. Never Behind the Eight Ball. Read more Read less. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Jeff rated it really liked it Jan 13, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
Hustler & The Champ: Willie Mosconi, Minnesota Fats, And The Rivalry That Defined Pool by R.A. Dyer
Rock solid like spudsy. This is the ultimate tale of American sportsmanship. Mosconi asked if anyone had a clean handkerchief for use in a trick shot and a man hand him an ornate expensive white one. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I don't think you can say Fats really had a "career" as much as a life spent hustling and gambling.
Hustler & The Champ: Willie Mosconi, Minnesota Fats, And The Rivalry That Defined Pool
Description: Comment Was this review helpful to you? All downloaded files are checked. Dyer, author of the best-selling Hustler Days, which recounts the rise of pool during the s, writes of the acrid, but mutually beneficial rivalry between Fats and Mosconi, and how the televised shoot-outs came to embody that rivalry, which was nothing less than a bitter rift within the soul of American pocket billiards. He proceeded to fire a cue ball into the cluster which caused another ball to pop out and roll into a pocket.