Chaps,

I have finally come round to collating the info on the 1st-4th place finishers of the Stardust Open. Thanks Bob Jewett and jd67 for providing input on some years.

1965 1-pocket: 1. Harold Worst 2. Jersey Red 3. Eddie Taylor 4. Harry Petros

9-ball: 1. Ed Kelly 2. Joe Balsis 3. Al Miller 4. Eddie Taylor

14.1: 1. Irving Crane 2-3. Luther Lassiter, Harold Worst 4-5. Jimmy Moore, Joe Balsis

All-Around: 1. Harold Worst 2. Irving Crane 3. Ed Kelly

1966 1-pocket: 1. Boston Shorty 2. Danny Jones 3. Ed Kelly 4. Jack Perkins

9-ball: 1. Ronnie Allen 2. Eddie Taylor 3. Howard Barrett 4. Eddie Taylor (Baltimore, MD)

14.1: 1. Cisero Murphy 2-3. Jersey Red, Irving Crane 4-6. Joe Russo, Joe Balsis, Danny Diliberto

All-Around: 1. Ronnie Allen 2. Cisero Murphy 3. Boston Shorty

1967 1-pocket: 1. Eddie Taylor 2. Tom Holliday 3. Johnny Ervolino 4. Cisero Murphy

9-ball: 1. Danny Jones 2. Billy Burge 3. Cisero Murphy 4. Marvin Henderson

14.1: 1. Mike Eufemia 2. Joe Balsis 3. Ed Kelly 4. Danny Jones

All-Around: 1. Eddie Taylor 2. Danny Jones 3. Mike Eufemia

1968 1-pocket: 1. Marvin Henderson 2. Don Watson 3. Ed Kelly 4. Ronnie Allen

9-ball: 1. Irving Crane 2. Ted Elias 3. Billy Burge 4. U.J. Puckett

14.1: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Irving Crane 3. Richie Florence 4. Nicky Vacchiano

All-Around: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Irving Crane 3. Marvin Henderson

1969 1-pocket: 1. Danny Gartner 2. Nicky Vacchiano 3. Ed Kelly 4. Jimmy Moore

9-ball: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Boston Shorty 3. Bernie Schwartz 4. Don Watson

14.1: 1. Steve Mizerak 2. Joe Balsis 3. Nicky Vacchiano 4. Jimmy Moore

All-Around: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Steve Mizerak 3. Danny Gartner

1970 1-pocket: 1. Steve Cook 2. Boston Shorty 3. Bill Thompson 4. Bill Inardona

9-ball: 1. Bernie Schwartz 2. Ed Kelly 3. Johnny Ervolino 4. Richie Florence

14.1: 1. Joe Russo 2. Nicky Vacchiano 3. Jim Mataya 4. Al Coslosky

All-Around: 1. Steve Cook 2. Joe Russo 3. Bernie Schwartz

1971 1-pocket: 1. Johnny Ervolino 2. Boston Shorty 3. Luther Lassiter 4. Cole Dickson

9-ball: 1. Luther Lassiter 2. Jimmy Reid 3. Jim Mataya 4. Joey Spaeth

14.1: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Johnny Ervolino 3. Luther Lassiter 4. Cisero Murphy

All-Around: 1. Luther Lassiter 2. Joe Balsis 3. Johnny Ervolino

1972 1-pocket: 1. Bill Staton 2. Ed Burton 3. Keith Thompson 4. Norman Hitchcock

9-ball: 1. Jim Mataya 2. Ronnie Allen 3. Jim Marino 4. Luther Lassiter

14.1: 1. Pete Margo 2. Joe Balsis 3. Lou Butera 4. Wayne Norcross

All-Around: 1. Jim Mataya 2. Bill Staton 3. Pete Margo

1973 1-pocket: 1. Johnny Ervolino 2. Norman Hitchcock 3. Boston Shorty 4. Lovis Goff

9-ball: 1. Norman Hitchcock 2. Steve Cook 3. Jim Mataya 4. Jim Rempe

8-ball: 1. Boston Shorty 2. Richie Ambrose 3. Lou Butera 4. Pete Fusco

All-Around: 1. Boston Shorty 2. Norman Hitchcock 3. Johnny Ervolino

I have finally come round to collating the info on the 1st-4th place finishers of the Stardust Open. Thanks Bob Jewett and jd67 for providing input on some years.

1965 1-pocket: 1. Harold Worst 2. Jersey Red 3. Eddie Taylor 4. Harry Petros

9-ball: 1. Ed Kelly 2. Joe Balsis 3. Al Miller 4. Eddie Taylor

14.1: 1. Irving Crane 2-3. Luther Lassiter, Harold Worst 4-5. Jimmy Moore, Joe Balsis

All-Around: 1. Harold Worst 2. Irving Crane 3. Ed Kelly

1966 1-pocket: 1. Boston Shorty 2. Danny Jones 3. Ed Kelly 4. Jack Perkins

9-ball: 1. Ronnie Allen 2. Eddie Taylor 3. Howard Barrett 4. Eddie Taylor (Baltimore, MD)

14.1: 1. Cisero Murphy 2-3. Jersey Red, Irving Crane 4-6. Joe Russo, Joe Balsis, Danny Diliberto

All-Around: 1. Ronnie Allen 2. Cisero Murphy 3. Boston Shorty

1967 1-pocket: 1. Eddie Taylor 2. Tom Holliday 3. Johnny Ervolino 4. Cisero Murphy

9-ball: 1. Danny Jones 2. Billy Burge 3. Cisero Murphy 4. Marvin Henderson

14.1: 1. Mike Eufemia 2. Joe Balsis 3. Ed Kelly 4. Danny Jones

All-Around: 1. Eddie Taylor 2. Danny Jones 3. Mike Eufemia

1968 1-pocket: 1. Marvin Henderson 2. Don Watson 3. Ed Kelly 4. Ronnie Allen

9-ball: 1. Irving Crane 2. Ted Elias 3. Billy Burge 4. U.J. Puckett

14.1: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Irving Crane 3. Richie Florence 4. Nicky Vacchiano

All-Around: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Irving Crane 3. Marvin Henderson

1969 1-pocket: 1. Danny Gartner 2. Nicky Vacchiano 3. Ed Kelly 4. Jimmy Moore

9-ball: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Boston Shorty 3. Bernie Schwartz 4. Don Watson

14.1: 1. Steve Mizerak 2. Joe Balsis 3. Nicky Vacchiano 4. Jimmy Moore

All-Around: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Steve Mizerak 3. Danny Gartner

1970 1-pocket: 1. Steve Cook 2. Boston Shorty 3. Bill Thompson 4. Bill Inardona

9-ball: 1. Bernie Schwartz 2. Ed Kelly 3. Johnny Ervolino 4. Richie Florence

14.1: 1. Joe Russo 2. Nicky Vacchiano 3. Jim Mataya 4. Al Coslosky

All-Around: 1. Steve Cook 2. Joe Russo 3. Bernie Schwartz

1971 1-pocket: 1. Johnny Ervolino 2. Boston Shorty 3. Luther Lassiter 4. Cole Dickson

9-ball: 1. Luther Lassiter 2. Jimmy Reid 3. Jim Mataya 4. Joey Spaeth

14.1: 1. Joe Balsis 2. Johnny Ervolino 3. Luther Lassiter 4. Cisero Murphy

All-Around: 1. Luther Lassiter 2. Joe Balsis 3. Johnny Ervolino

1972 1-pocket: 1. Bill Staton 2. Ed Burton 3. Keith Thompson 4. Norman Hitchcock

9-ball: 1. Jim Mataya 2. Ronnie Allen 3. Jim Marino 4. Luther Lassiter

14.1: 1. Pete Margo 2. Joe Balsis 3. Lou Butera 4. Wayne Norcross

All-Around: 1. Jim Mataya 2. Bill Staton 3. Pete Margo

1973 1-pocket: 1. Johnny Ervolino 2. Norman Hitchcock 3. Boston Shorty 4. Lovis Goff

9-ball: 1. Norman Hitchcock 2. Steve Cook 3. Jim Mataya 4. Jim Rempe

8-ball: 1. Boston Shorty 2. Richie Ambrose 3. Lou Butera 4. Pete Fusco

All-Around: 1. Boston Shorty 2. Norman Hitchcock 3. Johnny Ervolino

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