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Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-10-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Smile Birthday

Happy birthday Mary!
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-26-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Lag for first break

Androd told the story about Greg Stevens winning the lag for first break against Lassiter, man was that right on.

Just a little thing lagging for the break. In any race the lag could be the most...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-25-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Giants 1970

Before I turned 18 sometimes I would B.S. with Jersey Red at the end of the bar in LaCue Club in downtown Houston.

It was a classy poolroom and chock full of good players.

Red schooled me on...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-25-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Johnston City rules

No roll out in 1970 any foul ball in hand, I pulled out of the 1971 tourney before the 9 ball play started, I assume it was still the same.

Stardust tourney was the same Johnston City thru 72.
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Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-23-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Giants, Lassiter

My last post of this man was more about our matches and not enough about him so here goes.

If you people look at the Johnston city tourneys on this site you can see that Lassiter won the All...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Frustrated

Thru this summer I have logged on and posted 4 good stories or so and I have lost every one of them, what's the problem. It pops up that I need to log on even though I am logged on :confused:
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-25-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,835
Hof contenders

Greg Stevens lifetime in action, Richey Florance lifetime in action, John "Duke"
Dowel lifetime in action, Tall Jeff Sparks terrific player and has contributed to this site, was a world beater back...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-19-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,871
Johnston city video

All the guys were as I remember them, Eddie Kelly may still be living?

Kelly, Lassiter, Handsome Danny Jones, Boston Shorty, Weenie Beenie were all pretty good guys! Except for Ronnie, Bahahaha.
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Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-19-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,225
Raising your game

If you're a veteran player of pocket billiards and your game has kind of flat lined but you are a decent player of pocket billiards you might want to try something different.

Larry Liscotti was a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-12-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Walking with Giants, Greg Stevens

Back in the late 60's thru about 71 the LeCue Club in downtown Houston was one of the best action spots in the country.

There was a smorgasborg of solid players of all games.

Plenty of niners,...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-02-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Walking with giants, jersey red

He won the world invitational 9 ball championship in 68 in Houston Texas. What a magnificent player Jersey Red was!

He played all games at a world class level, in other words as good as anybody...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-08-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Lucky johnston city

Onerock pulled up some old post about me and some say it was luck or whatever.

Anyone that says that about that time in history is slapping Ronnie Allen and Luther Lassiter in the face!

No one...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-29-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,129
9 ball division

I gave St Louis Blackie and Red a four pack on my second shot and created separation quick in our race to eleven if my memory is correct, but both of them played well enough to win.

I really can't...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-28-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,129
Johnston City 9 ball

When I played the 9 ball division in 1970 I won seven straight matches to win the championship.

Opponents were as follows, black fellow called Red, that's all I can remember of him but he was a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-27-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,928
Life time pool in action honoree

Greg Stevens sure fits the mold for me, what a player he was and brought a steady crowd to the pool room on a weekly basis, played all games well, excelled at 9 ball and played One hole, 14-1,...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-25-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,252
4-6 pack runs

Hello OneRock" You can't run multiple racks of 9 ball consistently like Tall Jeff or Billie Incardona unless you have a consistent break. Those two were like at the top of the nasty heap.

I...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-24-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,252
lassiter 1970

Yeah Rock, that was the year 1970, Lassiter was virtually unbeatable at nine ball and 14-1 and Ronnie Allen was unbeatable at One Hole.

Ronnie also played very strong nine ball and 14-1, had 100...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-23-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,252
Walking with giants, lassiter

I know I have included Luther "WIMPY" Lassiter in my many posts but I haven't done a sole post on him and I apologize for not starting with him in the beginning for he was maybe the most dominating...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-18-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Tony/dickson

Cole got Tony 1200 hundred loser at 40 a game, talk about shooting holes in somebody, Cole was amazing for 3 hours, but Tony turned around and did the same thing to Cole and got even.

I knew it...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-17-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Watching giants

I was a good player back in the day and played some good matches here and there, but there was one match that really sticks out in my memory.

It was as impressive match I believe I've seen in my...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-05-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Detroit

Never been to Detroit or the state of Michigan, I worked with a young man at Shell Chemical, he was from there and he said it was beautiful.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-04-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Book

Not going so well on my book, have other issues and have put off my tour plans.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-02-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Deshawn watson

Yeah I'm legend alright, may be for the wrong thing!

Sometimes life ain't so good, GET WELL WATSON.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-02-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Walking with giants, crane

He had polio as a young lad I believe and wore leg braces, walked with a slight limp.

But what a magnificent player Irving Crane was and a first class guy he was.

Played him in the nine ball...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-02-2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
World series

After 45 years of following the Houston Astro's they finally made it to the top of the heap.

The 5th game of the series was stuff of legend, 13-12 in 10 innings.

It kind of like the Red Sox...
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