Eddie must have been born in a N.O. poolroom. He was going hot 'n heavy when I moved here in 2000. He was the only guy who ever asked me if I'd bet on the side in a tournament match at the old Pickles poolroom near Ochsners Hosp. I should have. I beat him 2-0 in a race to two!!..😄 Eddie...
Happy Birthday, neigh-bah! I was wondering when you'd get around to having a birthday...:cautious:
If I can ever get back to being able to run 2-3 balls, I'll invite ya over!
Hell, even Col. Bille could beat me now!..😄
Those were some good players. I know that Filipino Gene played one hole, along with Palmer and Hadad. There was a big S.F. 1P tournament held at that room (Chalker's?) owned by a lady proprietor (Bachman?) whose name I can't remember. They had a good turnout. I'd say that was around 1996.
That's true, things changed. SF may have been a OP town in the '60s, but in the '90s you'd have to travel 400 miles to get a one-pocket game...:( A few guys in L.A., and a very few in SF (like Henderson) played it, but it was all 9ball.
That's interesting that the shooter would still be on 2 fouls in contrast to "...he asked Jeremy Jones, who agreed with my friend that one would no longer be on 2 fouls if not properly warned and commits a 3rd consecutive foul, so they would only be on their first foul in a row in respect to...