Cue Master

March 1962
New Yorker;3/10/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p29
The article features professional pool player Willie Mosconi, who gave an exhibition of his skill at pocket billiards at the Lambs Club in New York City. He is serving as an adviser to pool table manufacturer Brunswick Corp. of Chicago, Illinois. An overview of the personal background and billiards career of Mosconi is presented.


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