Go Back   OnePocket.org Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Social Groups Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: lfigueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-19-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
From everything Iíve read I believe Mosconi was...

From everything Iíve read I believe Mosconi was very proud of the record, regardless of the table size.

I think he was also proud of the 365 on a 9í though I may have that exact number wrong. My...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-17-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
I agree. However, JS has said it's easier on...

I agree.

However, JS has said it's easier on an 8' and I believe he intents to make another go at it again on an 8' this summer.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
Yes, he did exhibitions 300 days of the year. ...

Yes, he did exhibitions 300 days of the year.

But when a match was over and/or he had run 100, he put down his cue and started setting up the first of a dozen or so trick shots. If he had...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-17-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By lfigueroa
oh yeah. Given the opportunity I might very...

oh yeah.

Given the opportunity I might very well have gone off on that one.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-17-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
In the category of impressive, most of the 14.1...

In the category of impressive, most of the 14.1 players that I've spoken to about this say, unquestionably, Mosconi coming off the road and walking into the pool room, probably taking two or three...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-16-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By lfigueroa
Thanks, 12. Lou Figueroa

Thanks, 12.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-16-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By lfigueroa
lol, Matt, Miller just texted me he bet a horse...

lol, Matt, Miller just texted me he bet a horse named "Barton Attack" (not making this up).

He did good betting it :-)

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-15-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By lfigueroa
lol, thanks, Matt, you must mean the "twin." ...

lol, thanks, Matt, you must mean the "twin."

It's a custom five-point Gina I got when Gail asked what I wanted for our 25th anniversary and I said, "Well, I've always wanted a plain Gina that I...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-15-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By lfigueroa
Thanks, Steve -- and yes, it's a beaut. ...

Thanks, Steve -- and yes, it's a beaut.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-15-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
You're welcome Whitey -- George was great. ...

You're welcome Whitey -- George was great.

One of my fondest pool memories is doing 14.1 commentary with him.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-14-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By lfigueroa
A bit over 20 years with one particular cue. ...

A bit over 20 years with one particular cue.

I owned an eight-point Gina when I was a teenager growing up in San Francisco. ALL the top players on the West Coast at that time used a Gina -- a few...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-14-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
Thanks, JR. And I agree that that would be a...

Thanks, JR. And I agree that that would be a good move.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-14-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
lol. Lou Figueroa

lol.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-14-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
I think it was him. Here's GF's article: ...

I think it was him.

Here's GF's article: http://www.billiardsdigest.com/showblogentry.php?id=114

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
That could be but I also think he wants the...

That could be but I also think he wants the record.

Some time back a friend told me about him visiting a room to do an exhibition. At some point he noticed there was a plaque or sign on the wall...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
That actually describes several players, a couple...

That actually describes several players, a couple of which George Fels has written about. Certainly there were a few guys in NYC that matched that profile back in the day.

It could also be a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
lol, OK, how about poor rationale... poor...

lol, OK, how about poor rationale... poor grounds?

And yes, somewhere along the line I picked up that Mosconi's run was on an 8', though actually it was a Pro 8'. And over the years, I am also...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
Grady Rule blows. Lou Figueroa

Grady Rule blows.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
lol, thanks, Matt. Yes, that's pretty much...

lol, thanks, Matt.

Yes, that's pretty much the way it is, very cordial.

Lou Figueroa
but dangerous :-)
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
And I thought my weekly opponent was the only one...

And I thought my weekly opponent was the only one having trouble remembering his pocket. Iíve often thought about how to mark his pocket in a way that doesnít interfere with the match. Iíve had him...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
Thanks, Dustin. Lou Figueroa

Thanks, Dustin.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
I suppose you might have to add the old rule: if...

I suppose you might have to add the old rule: if two balls are an equal distance from the rail you take the lower numbered ball.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-11-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,141
Posted By lfigueroa
Right, it's tough when one or both guys soot...

Right, it's tough when one or both guys soot everything up table.

Lou Figueroa
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-10-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
The DCC 14.1 Challenge is all about the high...

The DCC 14.1 Challenge is all about the high runs.

The tournament at the end is an afterthought and often matches don’t even get played. And no, my recollection about the ref and guy racking was...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-10-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,708
Posted By lfigueroa
Just a couple of things: First off, the...

Just a couple of things:

First off, the night Mosconi ran the 526 there was a referee (and another guy to rack), so in all likelihood there were no fouls committed during that run -- that was...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
All original content Copyright Onepocket.org and/or the original author. All rights reserved.