Hall of Fame

  • 2018 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    2018 HOF Inductees Jeremy Jones, Keith McCready along with family members accepting the plaques for One Pocket Hall of Fame inductee Clem Metz and Lifetime Pool in Action Charles ‘Country’ Martin. The group is flanked by our 2 new MC’s Shannon Daulton and Scott Frost. Back after a 2 year rebuilding period, the 2018 HOF […]

  • Jeremy Jones

    Born April 30, 1971, Jeremy grew up in the Baytown suburb of Houston, TX. He didn’t start playing pool until he was about 17, but he was good at other sports too at that time. He had a friend in Baytown that he worked with at a pizza place that talked him into playing – […]

  • Keith McCready

    Born April 9, 1957, at a young age Keith moved to Anaheim, California with his father and brother. They all played pool and they got young Keith started when he was only about 8, which explains his sidewinder stroke. Keith is proud of that side arm stroke, and considers himself in good company, pointing to […]

  • Eugene Metz

    Born February 6, 1931, Eugene ‘Clem’ Metz was originally from Chicago. His mother and father both had worked at the Boardwalk in Chicago during the Al Capone years, and had in fact served Capone (haircut and manicure). Clem died April 26, 2011. Clem came with his family to Cincinnati at 16 years old, that is […]

  • Charles Martin

    Country came to NYC from West Virginia when he was young, and he brought along his southern drawl – which is why he got his nickname. There was another much older ‘Country’ around NY at that time who Country described as a lemon pool player, but who was “a real smart man” about making games. […]

  • Greg Sullivan

    In his early days as a player, Greg Sullivan loved to hit the road, where he specialized in Banks and one handed pool. Even though his game was a little under the pros, he traveled to tournaments all over the place, either entering himself or backing other players. His first pool related business was not […]

  • 2015 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Greg Sullivan, 2015 Lifetime Pool in Action Honoree along with special guest Marshall ‘Squirrel’ Carpenter Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductee! The 11th annual One Pocket HOF dinner featured a slideshow presentation remembering the late Freddy ‘The Beard’ Bentivegna, including a soundtrack featuring the song ‘Banking with the Beard’, written by Chicago musician […]

  • 2014 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Inductees Tony Coleman & Cliff Joyner Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! The 10th annual One Pocket HOF dinner featured the induction of Cliff Joyner for One Pocket, and Tony Coleman for Bank Pool. In addition, the late Hubert ‘Daddy Warbucks’ Cokes was inducted posthumously. Cliff is recognized as one of the top […]

  • Cliff Joyner

    One Pocket champion Cliff Joyner originally haled from Rocky Mount, NC. He started as a teenager, and in Cliff’s words, “Pool just came naturally to me. I never had anyone teach me.” However, after a while he began to range in search of more competition and it was then that he discovered One Pocket. Mother’s […]

  • 2013 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Shannon Daulton flanked by Marge & his mom Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! OnePocket.org is pleased to welcome Shannon Daulton into the One Pocket Hall of Fame, both for One Pocket and Bank Pool this year. He joins an elite small group of players that are represented both in the Bank Pool […]

  • Larry Price

    Larry Price down on his shot at the 2010 Derby City Classic Larry Price was born January 13, 1952 at Paintsville, KY, to the late Bill and Louella Price. Larry was one of five Price brothers, and all of them got their start at the poolroom in Mullins, West Virginia, that just happened to be owned […]

  • Shannon Daulton

    Shannon Daulton was born April 5, 1972 in Somerset, Kentucky. Shannon was an only child and from about as early as he could stand at the table, pool was a major bond between Shannon and his father Gerald Daulton. “I owe 100% of my pool game to my dad – and my mom for putting […]