Dinners

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2012 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! The class of 2011 inductees into the One Pocket Hall of Fame were feted by a big crowd at the annual HOF dinner held during a break in the Derby City Classic tournament at the Horseshoe Casino in Elizabeth, Indiana. The legendary champion Cecil ‘Buddy’ Hall was […]

  • 2011 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Allen Hopkins, One Pocket HOF Inductee & John Brumback, Bank Pool HOF Inductee Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! We had a great turnout at our 7th annual One Pocket Hall of Fame dinner, held Tuesday night during the 2011 Derby City Classic. Our One Pocket inductee this year was the great all-around […]

  • 2010 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Diana Hoppe photo Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! The One Pocket Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s class of inductees in the categories of One Pocket, Bank Pool and Lifetime Pool in Action. This year we have two One Pocket inductees, the well travelled professional player, Jose Parica, and […]

  • 2009 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Jack & Barbara Cooney & Jimmy ‘Flyboy’ Spears Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! There was a heck of a party inside the Horseshoe Southern Indiana Tuesday night, despite the worst ice storm in recent memory that paralyzed the region outside. The late legendary player Marvin Henderson and living legends of action Jack […]

  • 2008 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Grady with One Pocket inductee Jimmy Fusco Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! It was another full house for the 2008 One Pocket Hall of Fame dinner held Tuesday night during the middle of the action at the Derby City Classic in Louisville, Kentucky. With special guests with names like Reyes, Varner, Bustamante […]

  • 2007 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Members of the late Melvin Brook’s family were on hand to accept his honor of induction into the One Pocket Hall of Fame Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! It was somewhat of a family night as a full house gathered in Louisville for the third annual One Pocket Hall of Fame dinner […]

  • 2006 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Standing: Artie Bodendorfer, Steve Lomako, Marshall Carpenter, Truman Hogue & Fred Bentivegna Seated: Ken Cook (Steve’s father), and Bugs Rucker Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! A packed house gathered in Louisville, Kentucky on January 10th to honor three great players for One Pocket and six players for our first class of Bank […]

  • Nick Varner HOF Ceremony

    Nick Varner was inducted into the One Pocket Hall of Fame at a special ceremony held at Fast Eddie’s Sports Bar and Grill during a break from the Carolina’s Open tournament action on Wednesday night. Grady Mathews acted as master of ceremonies, and the owners and staff of Fast Eddie’s bent over backwards to make […]

  • Larry ‘Boston Shorty’ Johnson HOF Ceremony

    The crowd filled Dave Egdal’s Brighton Billiards Thursday evening for a special local One Pocket Hall of Fame event honoring the late Larry ‘Boston Shorty’ Johnson. Many of Shorty’s old friends and companions on the road came out to exchange stories and remember the legendary pool and billiards star. Though barely more than five feet […]