Pocket Billiards

In
America
A History of the Game
The Champions
The Tournament History
Challenges – League Play – Tours
December 1890 – December 1899

By Charles J. Ursitti
November 5, 2006

February 17 - March 10, 1890
World Championship Tournament
Grand Billiard Parlors – 72 E. Genesee - Syracuse, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 125 points
Field:12
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $ 400 - BBC Diamond Emblem
Player

W

L

1. Alfredo De Oro
2. Albert G. Powers
3. William H. Clearwater
4. Charles H. Manning
5. Joseph Dinning
6. Myron Eggleston
7. George N. Kuntzsch
8. Charles Erickson
9. Henry Claess
10. Frank Stewart
11. Harry Wharton
12. Joseph T. King

9
9
8
8
6
6
5
5
4
3
2
1

2
2
3
3
5
5
6
6
7
8
9
10

HR

BG

TP

OP

FR

BPI

Prize Gate
125
100
75
60
40

Playoff: First – Second & Third – Fourth
Alfredo De Oro

200

William H. Clearwater

125

23

vs

Albert G. Powers

vs

Charles H. Manning

Schedule:

Games played at 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Seating:

1000

Note:

Myron Eggleston replaced John Bessunger
Joseph T. King – withdrew from the tournament due to illness

(2)

124
99

23

February 17 - March 10, 1890 - World Championship – Players Information
Player

Age

Alfredo De Oro
26
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater 31
Charles H. Manning
34
Joseph Dinning
Harry Wharton
Charles Erickson
Myron Eggleston
Henry Claess
John Bessunger
George N. Kuntzsch
Frank Stewart
Joseph T. King

Player

Hometown

Titles

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL
Ravenna, OH
New York City, NY
St. Louis, MO
Brooklyn, NY
San Francisco, CA
Newark, NJ
St. Louis, MO
Rochester, NY
Syracuse, NY
Michigan
Philadelphia, PA

Date of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
April 28, 1863
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater November 14, 1868
Charles H. Manning
March 06, 1866
Joseph Dinning
Harry Wharton
Charles Erickson
Myron Eggleston
Henry Claess
John Bessunger
George N. Kuntzsch
Frank Stewart
Joseph T. King

Former Champion

Nickname

Hand

The Cuban

LH

Boy Wonder
The Bowery Boy

RH

The Swede
The Plug

Date Died

Place of Birth

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba

September 24, 1948
February 03, 1895

Ravenna, OH
Alton, Ill

(3)

March 1890 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

February 17
Monday

William H. Clearwater 125
Albert G. Powers
125

February 18
Tuesday

Frank Stewart
Henry Claess
Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

18
14

vs
vs

Henry Claess
Frank Stewart

112
75

vs
vs
vs
vs

Joseph T. King
Harry Wharton
Myron Eggleston
John Dinning

HR

IN
18
14

February 19
Wednesday
Erickson

125

vs

George N. Kuntzsch

101

February 20
Thursday

Charles Erickson
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles H. Manning
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Stewart
Harry Wharton
John Dinning
Myron Eggleston

69
119
89
45

February 21
Friday

Alfredo De Oro
George N. Kuntzsch
Henry Claess
Albert G. Powers

vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Stewart
John Dinning
Myron Eggleston
Harry Wharton

February 22
Saturday

John Dinning
George N. Kuntzsch
Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Harry Wharton
102
Myron Eggleston
104
William H. Clearwater 80
Charles H. Manning
85

February 24
Monday

John Dinning
Myron Eggleston
Charles Erickson
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Stewart
Harry Wharton
Henry Claess
Joseph T. King

February 25
Tuesday

George N. Kuntzsch
Myron Eggleston
William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles H. Manning
Frank Stewart
Charles Erickson
Henry Claess

February 26
Wednesday

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning
John Dinning
George N. Kuntzsch

vs
vs
vs
vs

Harry Wharton
Henry Claess
Joseph T. King
Frank Stewart

17
17
15
16

17
17
15
16

February 23
Sunday

18
18
16
17

(4)

85
93
82
87

124
118
73
117

18
18
16
17

March 1890 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

February 27
Thursday

Myron Eggleston
Charles H. Manning
Henry Claess
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

February 28
Friday

John Dinning
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater
Charles H. Manning

March 1
Saturday

William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

March 6
Thursday

John Dinning
Albert G. Powers

125
125

March 7
Friday

Charles H. Manning
Charles Erickson

March 8
Saturday *

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

vs
vs
vs
vs

John Dinning
Joseph T. King
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles Erickson

119
58
101
90

vs
vs
vs
vs

Henry Claess
George N. Kuntzsch
Myron Eggleston
Charles Erickson

vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Stewart
72
Joseph T. King
72
Charles H. Manning
82
William H. Clearwater 118

vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Charles Erickson

125
125

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
Myron Eggleston

89

Albert G. Powers
125
William H. Clearwater 125

vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning

85
99

vs

Albert G. Powers

HR

IN

March 2
Sunday

March 3
Monday

March 4
Tuesday

March 5
Wednesday

17
15

121
89

17
15

March 9
Sunday

March 10 *
Alfredo De Oro
200
Monday
* Playoffs First & Second – Third & Fourth

23

(5)

124

23

March 1890 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

February***

Bessunger was replaced by Eggleston

February 17
February 18
February 21
February 24
February 25
February 26
February 27
February 28
March
March
March

Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess
Henry Claess

February 17
February 19
February 22
February 25
February 28
March 1
March 1
March
March
March
March 7
March 8*

William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

February 20
February 21
February 22
February 24
February 26
February 27
March 1
March
March
March 6
March 8
March 10**

Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

IN

vs

Player

Score

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
Harry Wharton
Myron Eggleston
Charles Erickson
Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch
John Dinning

125

Henry Claess

112

Albert G. Powers
Charles Erickson
Myron Eggleston
Frank Stewart
Alfredo De Oro

125
73

125
118

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

72
125

125

vs
vs

Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning

125
99

125
125
125
125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Myron Eggleston
45
Frank Stewart
Charles Manning
85
Joseph T. King
87
Harry Wharton
Charles Erickson
90
William H. Clearwater 118

vs
vs
vs

Joseph Dinning
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

112

82
117

17

125

125
125
80
125

121
85
200

15
16

16

17
23

(6)

HR

IN

125
125
101

125
125
124

15
16

16

17
23

March 1890 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

February 18
February 20
February 21
February 22
February 24
February 26
February 27
February 28
March
March
March 6

Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning
Joseph Dinning

February 18
February 20
February 21
February 22
February 24
February 25
February 27
February 28
March
March
March 7
****

Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
45
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
104
Myron Eggleston
125
Myron Eggleston
125
Myron Eggleston
125
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
89
Eggleston replaced Bessunger

February 19
February 20
February 24
February 25
February 27
February 28
March
March
March
March 6
March 7

Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson
Charles Erickson

February 18
February 24
February 26
February 27
March 1
March
March
March
March
March
March

Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King
Joseph T. King

HR

IN

89
125
125

17

119

125

125
125
125
73
90

89
125

17

17
18

16

15

87
58
72

(7)

vs

Player

Score

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch
Harry Wharton
Frank Stewart
Joseph T. King
Myron Eggleston
Henry Claess

vs

Alfredo De Oro

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Manning
Alfredo De Oro
Henry Claess
George N. Kuntzsch
Harry Wharton
Frank Stewart
John Dinning
William H. Clearwater

vs

Charles Erickson

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
101
Frank Stewart
69
Henry Claess
82
William H. Clearwater 125
Alfredo De Oro
125
Charles H. Manning

vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
Myron Eggleston

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Stewart
Alfredo De Oro
John Dinning
Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

HR

IN

125
102
85

17

125

121

17

125
125
93
118
119

17
18

125

125
89

125
125
125

16

15

March 1890 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

February 19
February 20
February 21
February 22
February 25
February 26
February 27
February 28
March
March
March

George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch

101
125

IN

vs

Player

Score

Charles Erickson
Harry Wharton
John Dinning
Myron Eggleston
Charles H. Manning
Frank Stewart
Henry Claess
Albert G. Powers

125
119

17
18

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

February 18
February 19
February 20
February 22
February 25
February 26
February 27
February 28
March 1
March
March 7
March 8*

Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning

125
125
125
85
124

vs

Myron Eggleston

82

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

John Dinning
Alfredo De Oro
George N. Kuntzsch
Henry Claess
Joseph T. King
Charles Erickson
Albert G. Powers

125
99

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater 125

February 17
February 18
February 21
February 22
February 25
February 28
March 1
March 1
March
March 6
March 8
March 10*

Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Stewart
75
John Dinning
Harry Wharton
William H. Clearwater 80
Henry Claess
117
George N. Kuntzsch
Joseph T. King
72
Charles H. Manning
82

vs
vs
vs

Charles Erickson
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

125
125

HR

101

16
18

125

125
125
125

15
17

125
125
125
125
124

15
23

(8)

104
124

HR

IN

17
18

125

89
125
125

16
18

58
125

89
85
200

15
17

15
23

March 1890 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological/Alphabetical Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

February 17
Frank Stewart
75
vs
Albert G. Powers
125
February 18
Frank Stewart
vs
Joseph T. King
February 19
Frank Stewart
vs
125
February 20
Frank Stewart
69
vs
Charles Erickson
125
February 21
Frank Stewart
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
February 24
Frank Stewart
85
vs
John Dinning
125
February 25
Frank Stewart
118
18
vs
Myron Eggleston
125
18
February 26
Frank Stewart
vs
George N. Kuntzsch
March 1
Frank Stewart
72
vs
William H. Clearwater 125
February
Frank Stewart
February
Frank Stewart
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 18
February 20
February 21
February 22
February 24
February 26
February
February
February
February
February

**
*

Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton
Harry Wharton

119
102
93

17

Playoff: First & Second Place
Playoff: Second & Third

(9)

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Henry Claess
George N. Kuntzsch
Albert G. Powers
John Dinning
Myron Eggleston
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125

17

April 10 – 12, 1890
World Championship Challenge Match
Daly’s Assembly Rooms – Washington Street – Brooklyn, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – net box office receipts - and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning

209
185

600
565

197
167

194
213

=
=

600
565

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Manning

185

15

27

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

April 10
Thursday

De Oro

209

15

27

April 11
Friday

197

15

27

167

17

27

April 12
Saturday

194

15

28

213

15

28

Total
Frames
BPI

600
82
7.3170

Referee:

565
82
6.8902

E. Miller & Jerome Wernberg, Brooklyn, NY

Schedule:
Matches started at 8:00pm
Length of matches: First Night
3 hours and 30 minutes
Second Night
Third Night
Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning

26
31

Havana, Cuba (NYC)
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Bowery Boy

LH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning

April 28, 1863
1858

April 23, 1948
February 03, 1895

Manzanillo, Cuba
New York City, NY

(10)

May 8 – 10, 1890
World Championship Challenge Match
Hardman Hall – 5th Ave & 19th Street – New York, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – net gate receipts - and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

569
600

202
149

569
600

203
249

164
202

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Powers

149

15

24

249

15

30

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 8
Thursday

De Oro

202

15

24

May 9
Friday

203

15

31

May 10
Saturday

164

202

Total
Innings
BPI

569

600

Referee:
Marker:

Jerome Wernberg, Brooklyn, NY
E. W. Miller, Brooklyn, NY

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

27

Havana, Cuba (NYC)
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

April 28, 1863

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba

(11)

June 19 – 21, 1890
World Championship Challenge Match
Daly’s Assembly Rooms – Washington Street – Brooklyn, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – net gate receipts - and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning

Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning
Date

Player

June 19
Thursday

Powers

Defending Champion
Challenge
New Champion

489
600

82
203

489
600

Score HR

235
204

172
193

=
=

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Manning

203

20

82

20

June 20
Friday

235

26

204

26

June 21
Saturday

172

25

193

25

Total
Innings
BPI

489
67
7.2985

Referees:
Marker:

600
67
8.9552

Samuel Everett, Malcolm Ford. Edward Garrison
C. Strewe

Player

Age

Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Bowery Boy

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning

1858

February 03, 1895

New York City, NY

(12)

July 31 – August 2, 1890
World Championship Challenge Match
Daly’s Assembly Rooms – Washington Street – Brooklyn, NY
Game: Continuous
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – net gate receipts – and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles H. Manning

Defending Champion
403
Challenger
247
Retains Title due to Forfeit

Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch

211
103

Date

Player

Score HR

July 31
Thursday

Manning

192
000
=
144 Forfeit =
IN

vs

211

Aug 1
Friday

192

15

403
247

Player

Score HR

Kuntzsch

103

23

Aug 2
Saturday

144

12

IN

23

Forfeit

Total
Innings
BPI

Referee:
Scorer:

Forfeits

403

245 (Forfeit)

Daniel Looney
Daniel Lawyor

Note: George N. Kuntzsch forfeit on the last night of play with the score 403 – 247

Player

Age

Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

New York City
Syracuse, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Bowery Boy

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch

1858

February 03, 1895

New York City, NY

(13)

October 29 – 31, 1890
World Championship Challenge Match
Daly’s Assembly Rooms – Washington Street – Brooklyn, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $600 - $300 a side – net box office receipts and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
526

202
183

600
526

201
220

197
123

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Powers

183

15

26

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

October 29
Wednesday

Manning

202

15

26

October 30
Thursday

201

15

28

220

15

28

Oct 30
Friday

197

15

23

123

15

23

Total
Frames
BPF

600
77
7.7922

526
77
6.8311

Referee:
Marker:

F. W. Smith, Samuel Everett, Samuel Everett
Mr. Strewed

Schedule:

Matches started at 8:00pm nightly

Length of Matches: First Night
Second Night
Third Night
Player

Age

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

3 hours 55 Minutes
4 hours and 15 minutes
hours

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Bowery Boy

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

1858

February 03, 1895

New York City, NY

(14)

January 16, 1891
World Championship Challenge Match
Daly’s Assembly Rooms – Washington Street – Brooklyn, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 – $150 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

Champion
Challenger
New Champion by Forfeit

Forfeit

Note: Charles H. Manning, Champion, forfeited the championship and B. B. C. Co. emblem to
Albert G. Powers, of Chicago, at midnight hour of January 16, through failure to cover
Powers’ forfeit money before the expiration of that hour, as required under the rules
governing contests for the emblem.

Player

Age

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

Bowery Boy

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers

1858

February 03, 1895

New York City, NY

(15)

February 23 – March 16, 1891
World Championship Tournament
Grand Billiard Hall & Standard Theatre – 72 E. Genesee - Syracuse, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 150 points
Field:11
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $ 400 - BBC Diamond Emblem
Player

W

L

1. Albert G. Powers
10
2. William H. Clearwater 8
3. Alfredo De Oro
8
4. Frank Sherman
6
5. Jerome R. Keogh
5
6. George N. Kuntzsch
5
7. William W. Wenrick
5
8. Charles Strewe
4
9. Nathaniel Ward
2
10. James Luddington
1
11. Eulalio Saborido
1

0
2
2
4
5
5
5
6
8
9
9

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

BPI

1500

Prize Gate
125
100
75
60
13.33
13.33
13.33

Playoff: Second – Third
William Clearwater

vs

Alfredo De Oro

Note: The tournament was billed as the Championship of the United States but did not have the
BBC Emblem.
The tournament was played at the Grand Billiard Hall from February 23 to March 6, when because of a fire it
was transferred to the Standard Theatre from March 10 to March 16 for the finish.
Player

Age

Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
27
Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh
17
George N. Kuntzsch
William W. Wenrick
Charles Strewe
Nathaniel Ward
James Luddington
Eulalio Saborido
17

Hometown

Title

Chicago, IL
Ravenna, OH
New York City, NY
Athens, PA
Scranton, PA
Syracuse, NY
Harrisburg, PA
New York
New York
New York
Cuba

Defending Champion

Nickname

The Cuban

(16)

Hand
RH
RH
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH

February 23 – March 16, 1891 - World Championship Tournament continued …
Player
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh
George N. Kuntzsch
William W. Wenrick
Charles Strewe
Nathaniel Ward
James Luddington
Eulalio Saborido

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

1875
April 28, 1863
1882
May 26, 1873

September 24, 1948
April 23, 1948
June 00, 1931
January 12, 1953

Ravenna, OH
Manzanillo, Cuba
Washington, DC
Binghamton, NY

(17)

1891 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

February 23

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

William H. Clearwater 150
William W. Wenrick
150

vs
vs

Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh

115

February 24

Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh
Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

150
150
150
150

vs
vs
vs
vs

James Luddington
Nathaniel Ward
Charles Strewe
Eulalio Saborido

64
89
117
46

February 25

George N. Kuntzsch
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers

150
150
150
150

vs
vs
vs
vs

Nathaniel Ward
Eulalio Saborido
William W. Wenrick
James Luddington

134
103
96
130

February 26

George N. Kuntzsch
Nathaniel Ward
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater

150
150
150
150

vs
vs
vs
vs

Eulalio Saborido
James Luddington
Frank Sherman
Charles Strewe

117
124
112
80

February 27

George N. Kuntzsch
Charles Strewe
Jerome R. Keogh

150
150
150

vs
vs
vs

James Luddington
William W. Wenrick
Eulalio Saborido

94
78
130

February 28

William W. Wenrick
150
William H. Clearwater 150
Alfredo De Oro
150

vs
vs
vs

Eulalio Saborido
James Luddington
Jerome R. Keogh

94
94
134

vs
vs
vs

Eulalio Saborido
92
George N. Kuntzsch
131
William H. Clearwater 140

vs
vs
vs
vs

Jerome R. Keogh
William W. Wenrick
Charles Strewe
Eulalio Saborido

March 1
No Matches Scheduled

March 2

Nathaniel Ward
William W. Wenrick
Albert G. Powers

150
150
150

March 3

Frank Sherman
Charles Strewe
Alfredo De Oro

150
150
150

March 4

William H. Clearwater
Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch
James Luddington

150
150
150
150

(18)

73
32
117
120

HR

IN

1891 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

March 5

March 6

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

Charles Strewe
150
Eulalio Saborido
150
William H. Clearwater 150

vs
vs
vs

James Luddington
Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch

14
117
66

William H. Clearwater 150
Charles Strewe
150
Albert G. Powers
150

vs
vs
vs

Eulalio Saborido
Nathaniel Ward
George N. Kuntzsch

55
13
100

March 10

Alfredo De Oro

150

vs

William H. Clearwater

March 11

Alfredo De Oro
William W. Wenrick
Albert G. Powers

150
150
150

vs
vs
vs

James Luddington
Nathaniel Ward
Jerome R. Keogh

76
146
124

March 12

Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh
Frank Sherman

150
150
150

vs
vs
vs

Nathaniel Ward
James Luddington
Jerome R. Keogh

95
118
131

March 13

Albert G. Powers

150

vs

Alfredo De Oro

146

March 14

William H. Clearwater 150
Albert G. Powers
150

vs
vs

Nathaniel Ward
Charles Strewe

70
86

March 7

March 8

March 9

March 15

March 16

(19)

93

HR

IN

1891 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

February 23
William H. Clearwater
February 25
William H. Clearwater
February 26
William H. Clearwater
February 28
William H. Clearwater
March 4
William H. Clearwater
March 5
William H. Clearwater
March 6
William H. Clearwater
March 10
William H. Clearwater
March 14
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

150
150
150
150
150
150
150
93
150

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
William W. Wenrick
Charles Strewe
James Luddington
Jerome R. Keogh
George N. Kuntzsch
Eulalio Saborido
Alfredo De Oro
Nathaniel Ward

96
80
94
73
66
55
150
70

February 24
February 25
February 26
February 28
March 3
March 10
March 11
March 13
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

150
150
150
150
150
150
150
146

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Strewe
Eulalio Saborido
Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh

117
103
112
134

William H. Clearwater 93
James Luddington
76
Albert G. Powers
150

February 23
Jerome R. Keogh
February 24
Jerome R. Keogh
February 27
Jerome R. Keogh
February 28
Jerome R. Keogh
March 4
Jerome R. Keogh
March 11
Jerome R. Keogh
March 12
Jerome R. Keogh
March 12
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh

115
150
150
134
73
124
150
131

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William W. Wenrick
Nathaniel Ward
Eulalio Saborido
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers
James Luddington
Frank Sherman

150
89
130
150
150
150
118
150

February 25
George N. Kuntzsch
February 26
George N. Kuntzsch
February 27
George N. Kuntzsch
March 2
George N. Kuntzsch
March 4
George N. Kuntzsch
March 5
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch

150
150
150
131
150
66

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Nathaniel Ward
Eulalio Saborido
James Luddington
William W. Wenrick
Charles Strewe
William H. Clearwater

134
117
94
150
117
150

Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

(20)

HR

IN

1891 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

February 24
James Luddington
February 25
James Luddington
February 26
James Luddington
February 27
James Luddington
February 28
James Luddington
March 4
James Luddington
March 5
James Luddington
March 11
James Luddington
March 12
James Luddington
James Luddington

64
130
124
94
94
150
14
76
118

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
Albert G. Powers
Nathaniel Ward
George N. Kuntzsch
William H. Clearwater
Eulalio Saborido
Charles Strewe
Alfredo De Oro
Jerome R. Keogh

150
150
150
150
150
120
150
150
150

February 24
Albert G. Powers
February 25
Albert G. Powers
March 2
Albert G. Powers
March 6
Albert G. Powers
March 11
Albert G. Powers
March 13
Albert G. Powers
March 14
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

150
150
150
150
150
150
150

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Eulalio Saborido
James Luddington
William H. Clearwater
George N. Kuntzsch
Jerome R. Keogh
Alfredo De Oro
Charles Strewe

46
130
140
100
124
146
85

February 24
February 25
February 26
February 27
February 28
March 2
March 4
March 5
March 6
March

Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido
Eulalio Saborido

46
103
117
130
94
92
120
150
55

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro
George N. Kuntzsch
Jerome R. Keogh
William W. Wenrick
Nathaniel Ward
James Luddington
Frank Sherman
William H. Clearwater
Charles Strewe

150
150
150
150
150
150
150
117
150
150

February 23
February 24
February 26
March 3
March 4
March 5
March 12
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman

Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William H. Clearwater 150
James Luddington
64
Alfredo De Oro
150

150
112
150
150
117
150

(21)

William W. Wenrick
Eulalio Saborido
Jerome R. Keogh

32
150
131

HR

IN

1891 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

February 24
February 26
February 27
March 3
March 4
March 5
March 6
March 14
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe

Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe
Charles Strewe

HR

IN

vs

Player

117
80
150
150
117
150
150
85

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
150
William H. Clearwater 150
William W. Wenrick
78
George N. Kuntzsch
James Luddington
Nathaniel Ward
Albert G. Powers

150
14
13
150

February 24
Nathaniel Ward
February 25
Nathaniel Ward
February 26
Nathaniel Ward
March 2
Nathaniel Ward
March 6
Nathaniel Ward
March 11
Nathaniel Ward
March 14
Nathaniel Ward
Nathaniel Ward
Nathaniel Ward
Nathaniel Ward

89
134
150
150
13
146
70

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Jerome R. Keogh
George N. Kuntzsch
James Luddington
Eulalio Saborido
Charles Strewe
William W. Wenrick
William H. Clearwater

150
150
124
92
150
150
150

February 23
William W. Wenrick
February 25
William W. Wenrick
February 28
William W. Wenrick
March 2
William W. Wenrick
March 4
William W. Wenrick
March 11
William W. Wenrick
William W. Wenrick
William W. Wenrick
William W. Wenrick
William W. Wenrick

150
96
150
150
32
150

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater
Eulalio Saborido
George N. Kuntzsch
Frank Sherman
Nathaniel Ward

115
150
94
131
150
146

(22)

Score

HR

IN

March 16 – 18, 1891
World Championship Challenge Match
Recital Hall – 131 S Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – net gate receipts - and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Albert G. Powers
Patrick H. Walsh
Albert G. Powers

Albert G. Powers
Patrick H. Walsh

Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
392

205
140

600
392

200
122

195
130

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Walsh

140

15

24

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 16
Monday

Powers

205

15

23

March 17
Tuesday

200

15

22

122

13

22

March 18
Wednesday

195

15

22

130

15

22

Total
Innings
BPI

600
67
8.955

392
68
5.764

Referee: Eugene Day

Player
Albert G. Powers
Patrick H. Walsh

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

Date of Birth

Date Died

Albert G. Powers
Patrick H. Walsh

(23)

Nickname

Hand
RH
LH

Place of Birth

May 13 – 15, 1891
World Championship Challenge Match
Rectal Hall – 131 S Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $1000 - $500 a side – net gate receipts – and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro

Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

517
600

197
201

517
600

Date

Player

Score HR

May 13

Powers

197

169
207

151
192

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

201

27

May 14

169

207

May 15

151

192

Total
Innings
BPI

517

600

Referee:

The BBC Emblem became De Oro’s exclusively in May 1892, and in Syracuse, NY, in March 1893
there was a tournament for another B.B.C. Emblem.
Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro

28

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

RH
LH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro

April 28, 1863

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba

(24)

March 7 – 18, 1892
World Championship Tournament
Alhambra Rink - Syracuse, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 100
Field:8
Format Round Robin
Purse: $500 divided among first four finishers 40% - 30% - 20% - 10%
Table: BBC 5’ x 10’
Balls: 2 5/16”
Player

W

L

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.

6
5
4
4
3
2
2
0

1
2
3
3
4
5
5
7

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers
John Werner
William H. Clearwater
Frank Sherman
Herman E. Stewart
Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch

HR

BG

TP

OP

684
611
637
627
622
603
559
519

622
550
536
540
657
605
652
700

TI

BPI

Prize Gate
200
150
100
50

Playoff: Third – Fourth
John Werner

150

Player

Age

Alfredo De Oro
28
Albert G. Powers
John Werner
William H. Clearwater
Herman E. Stewart
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles H. Manning
Frank Sherman

vs

William H. Clearwater

146

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
Ravenna, OH
Binghamton, NY
Rochester, NY
New York City, NY
Washington, DC

Defending Champion

The Cuban

LH

The Bowery Boy

RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers
John Werner
William H. Clearwater
Herman E. Stewart
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles H. Manning
Frank Sherman

April 28, 1948

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba

1875

September 24, 1948

Ravenna, OH

1858
1882

February 03, 1895
June 00, 1931

New York City, NY
Washington, DC

(25)

1892 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chorological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 7
Monday

William H. Clearwater 100
John Werner
100

15
15

11
12

vs
vs

Herman E. Stewart
Albert G. Powers

46
62

14
14

11
12

March 8
Tuesday

Albert G. Powers
Frank Sherman
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater

vs
vs
vs
vs

Herman E. Stewart
George N. Kuntzsch
John Werner
Frank Sherman

97
84
90
96

March 9
Wednesday

William H. Clearwater 100
Alfredo De Oro
100

10
14

vs
vs

Charles H. Manning
Herman E. Stewart

41
90

15
12

10
14

March 10
Thursday

Herman E. Stewart
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater
John Werner

100
100
100
100

15
15

12
10

vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles H. Manning

66
72
57
35

11
12

11
9

March 11
Friday

Charles H. Manning
Frank Sherman

100
100

13
41

13

vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
Alfredo De Oro

85
87

March 12
Saturday

John Werner
Alfredo De Oro

100
100

15
15

14
14

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater 96
Charles H. Manning
98

15
15

12
13

March 13
Sunday

No Games Scheduled

March 14
Monday

Albert G. Powers
Charles H. Manning

100
100

15
15

9
14

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater 33
Frank Sherman
98

15
15

8
14

March 15
Tuesday

John Werner
Herman E. Stewart
Albert G. Powers
Herman E. Stewart

100
100
100
100

15
14
15
15

10
13
13
11

vs
vs
vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
Charles H. Manning
John Werner

41
81
85
58

13
15
14
15

10
13
13
11

March 16
Wednesday

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro

100
100

15
15

11
14

vs
vs

Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch

62
99

15
15

11
13

March 17
Thursday

Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning

100
100

14
12

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater 96
Herman E. Stewart
69

March 18
Friday

Alfredo De Oro
Frank Sherman

100
100

11
14

vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
John Werner

100
100
100
100

15
15

15
15

(26)

47
89

13
13

14
12

11
14

11
14

1892 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chorological/Alphabetical Order
Date

Player

Score

March 19*
Saturday

John Werner

150

HR

IN

(27)

vs

Player

Score

vs

William H. Clearwater 146

HR
44

IN

1892 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chorological/Alphabetical Order
Date

Player

Score

March 7
March 8
March 9
March 10
March 12
March 14
March 17
March 19*

William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

100
100
100
100
98
33
96
146

March 8
March 9
March 11
March 12
March 16
March 17
March 18

Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

100
100
84
100
100
100
100

March 8
March 10
March 10
March 11
March 15
March 15
March 16

George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch
George N. Kuntzsch

84
72
57
85
41
81
99

March 9
March 10
March 11
March 12
March 14
March 15
March 17

Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning
Charles H. Manning

41
35
100
98
100
85
100

March 7
March 8
March 10
March 14
March 15
March 16
March 18

Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

62
100
100
100
100
100
49

March 8
March 8
March 10
March 11
March 14
March 16
March 18

Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman

100
96
66
100
98
62
100

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

15
15
15
15

10
12
13
8

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Herman E. Stewart
Frank Sherman
Charles H. Manning
George N. Kuntzsch
John Werner
Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro
John Werner

46
96
41
57
100
100
100
150

15
11
15
15

10
11
14
9

15

14

14

14
14

15
15

13
13

15

11

John Werner
90
Herman E. Stewart
90
Frank Sherman
100
Charles H. Manning
98
George N. Kuntzsch
99
William H. Clearwater 96
Albert G. Powers
49

12

15
15

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

11

11

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater
Charles H. Manning
John Werner
Herman E. Stewart
Alfredo De Oro

100
100
100
100
100
100
100

15

12

15
14
15

10
13
14

William H. Clearwater
John Werner
George N. Kuntzsch
Alfredo De Oro
Frank Sherman
Albert G. Powers
Herman E. Stewart

100
100
85
100
98
100
69

15

10

15
15
15

14
14
13
12

11

11

13
15
15

10
13
13

15
12

10
9

15
15
14

13
14
13
12

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

9
13
11
11

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

John Werner
100
Herman E. Stewart
98
George N. Kuntzsch
72
William H. Clearwater 33
Charles H. Manning
85
Frank Sherman
62
Alfredo De Oro
100

15
14
15
15

8
13
11
11

14
11
14

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
William H. Clearwater
Herman E. Stewart
Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning
Albert G. Powers
John Werner

15
12
14

14
11
14

15
15
15
11

15
15
15

(28)

84
100
100
84
100
100
89

1892 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chorological/Alphabetical Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

March 7
March 8
March 9
March 10
March 15
March 15
March 17

Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart

46
98
90
100
100
100
69

March 7
March 8
March 10
March 12
March 15
March 15
March 18
March 19*

John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner

100
90
100
100
100
58
89
150

*

HR

IN

12

14

14
15

13
11

15
15
15
15
14

10
14
10
11
14

Playoff: Third - Fourth

(29)

vs

Player

Score

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro
Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch
John Werner
Charles H. Manning

100
100
100
66
81
58
100

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro
Charles H. Manning
William H. Clearwater
George N. Kuntzsch
Herman E. Stewart
Frank Sherman
William H. Clearwater

62
100
35
98
41
100
100
146

HR

IN

15
15

13
11

12
15
13
15
15

9
13
10
11
14

March 6 - 24, 1893
World Championship Tournament
Grand Billiard Parlors – 72 E. Genesee Street - Syracuse, NY
Game; Continuous Pool
Match: 125 points
Field:10
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $ 450 - BBC Diamond Emblem
Player

W

L

HR

1. Alfredo De Oro
2. Frank Sherman
3. Herman E. Stewart
4. William H. Clearwater
5. Patrick H. Walsh
6. John Werner
7. Albert G. Powers
8. Myron Eggleston
9. Thomas Boone
10. George N. Kuntzsch

7
7
7
6
6
4
4
2
2
0

2
2
2
3
3
5
5
7
7
9

Playoff: First – Third

Matches 200 points

1. Alfredo De Oro
2. Frank Sherman
3. Herman E. Stewart

2
1
0

B9G

TP

OP

TI

BPI

1090
1036
1031
1026
1062
894
868
842
705
726

763
860
807
803
875
960
985
1069
1033
1125

0
1
2

400
340
313

280
373
400

125

vs

Patrick Walsh

Prize Gate
$150
125
100
75

Playoff: Fourth – Fifth
William H. Clearwater

118

Referee:

Note: The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. (BBC) donated the new Emblem, made by Benjamin
Wise & Co. of New York, valued at $150 dollars, and required the winner of the Emblem to
post a $100 deposit to insure its preservation in good order. The champion will be called upon
to cover all challengers’ deposits within ten days after receipt of challenge or forfeit the
emblem. The stakes for all games played for the emblem must be for $150 a side, and games
must be played within 40 days. Each game shall consist of 200 points, no less, and the
champion is to have option as to playing more than one night.

(30)

March 6 - 24, 1893 - World Championship Tournament continued …
Player

Age

Alfredo De Oro
29
Frank Sherman
Herman E. Stewart
William H. Clearwater
John Werner
Patrick H. Walsh
Thomas Boone
George N. Kuntzsch
Albert G. Powers
Myron Eggleston
Player

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

New York City
Washington, DC
Binghamton, NY
Ravenna, OH
Chicago, IL
New York City, NY
Syracuse, NY
Syracuse, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Brooklyn, NY

Defending Champion

The Cuban

LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

Date of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
April 28, 1863
Frank Sherman
1882
Herman E. Stewart
William H. Clearwater 1875
John Werner
Patrick H. Walsh
Thomas Boone
George N. Kuntzsch
Albert G. Powers
Myron Eggleston

Date Died

Place of Birth

April 28, 1948
June 00, 1931

Manzanillo, Cuba
Washington, DC
Binghamton, NY
Ravenna, OH

September 24, 1948

Syracuse, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Brooklyn, NY

(31)

1893 – Syracuse Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

March 6
Monday

Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh

125
125

52
15

14
15

vs
vs

Herman E. Stewart
Thomas Boone

March 7
Tuesday

Frank Sherman
Herman E. Stewart

125
125

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater 101
Thomas Boone
58

March 8
Wednesday

Albert G. Powers
John Werner

125
125

vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
Thomas Boone

111
83

March 9
Thursday

Herman E. Stewart
Frank Sherman
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
Patrick H. Walsh
Myron Eggleston
George N. Kuntzsch

59
113
115
43

March 10
Friday

Albert G. Powers
Herman E. Stewart

125
125

vs
vs

Myron Eggleston
John Werner

March 11
Saturday

Patrick H. Walsh
John Werner
Patrick H. Walsh
Frank Sherman

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
Myron Eggleston
Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

41
56
111
89

61
103
110
67

March 12
Sunday

17
15

Score

HR

IN

77
86

14
15

14
15

17
14

99
77

No Games Scheduled

March 13
Monday

Thomas Boone
Frank Sherman
John Werner
William H. Clearwater

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Myron Eggleston
George N. Kuntzsch
Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

March 14
Tuesday

Herman E. Stewart
Frank Sherman

125
125

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
Thomas Boone

82
45

March 15
Wednesday

Patrick H. Walsh
John Werner

125
125

vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
George N. Kuntzsch

96
86

March 16
Thursday

Myron Eggleston
Albert G. Powers
William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
Thomas Boone
Myron Eggleston
George N. Kuntzsch

113
58
59
49

15
14

(32)

15
15

1893 – Syracuse Tournament – Game by Game – Chorological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 17
Patrick H. Walsh
125
vs
Herman E. Stewart
79
Friday
Alfredo De Oro
125
vs
Thomas Boone
38
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 18
Saturday

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Thomas Boone
George N. Kuntzsch
Frank Sherman
John Werner

March 19
Sunday

No Games Scheduled

March 20
Monday

Herman E. Stewart
125
William H. Clearwater 125

vs
vs

Myron Eggleston
Thomas Boone

March 21
Tuesday

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers

125
125

vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
John Werner

93
92

March 22
Wednesday

Myron Eggleston
William H. Clearwater
Frank Sherman
Thomas Boone

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
John Werner
George N. Kuntzsch

81
98
78
97

March 23
Thursday

Alfredo De Oro
Frank Sherman
Patrick H. Walsh
Herman E. Stewart

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Albert G. Powers
Myron Eggleston
John Werner
Frank Sherman

57
81
93
77

March 24*
Friday

William H. Clearwater 125

vs

Patrick H. Walsh

118

March 25**
Saturday

Alfredo De Oro

200

vs

Frank Sherman

140

March 26
Sunday

William H. Clearwater
Herman E. Stewart
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater

58
83
84
55

121
58

No Games Scheduled

March 27**
Monday

Frank Sherman

200

vs

Herman E. Stewart

173

March 28**
Tuesday

Alfredo De Oro

200

vs

Herman E. Stewart

140

*
**

Playoff fourth & Fifth
Playoff First - Third
(33)

1893 – Syracuse Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chorological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
March 7
March 8
March 13
March 14
March 16
March 17
March 20
March 22

Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone

86
58
83
125
45
58
38
87
125

15

15

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Patrick H. Walsh
Herman E. Stewart
John Werner
Myron Eggleston
Frank Sherman
Albert G. Powers
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater
George N. Kuntzsch

125
125
125
61
125
125
125
125
97

15

15

March 7
March 9
March 13
March 14
March 16
March 18
March 18
March 20
March 22
March 24*

William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

101
125
125
82
125
125
125
93
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch
Albert G. Powers
Herman E. Stewart
Myron Eggleston
Thomas Boone
John Werner
Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh

125
43
74
125
58
58
55
125
98
118

March 6
March 9
March 11
March 13
March 16
March 17
March 18
March 20
March 23
March 25**
March 28**

Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
105
110
125
125
125
125
125
200
200

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Herman E. Stewart
Myron Eggleston
Patrick H. Walsh
John Werner
George N. Kuntzsch
Thomas Boone
Frank Sherman
William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers
Frank Sherman
Herman E. Stewart

77
115
125
125
49
38
84
101
57
140
140

14

14

March 9
March 10
March 11
March 13
March 16
March 16
March 22
March 22
March 23

Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston
Myron Eggleston

115
99
56
61
125
59
121
125
81

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers
John Werner
Thomas Boone
George N. Kuntzsch
William H. Clearwater
Herman E. Stewart
Patrick H. Walsh
Frank Sherman

125
125
125
125
113
125
125
81
125

15

14

(34)

1893 – Syracuse Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chorological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 8
George N. Kuntzsch
111
vs
Albert G. Powers
125
March 9
George N. Kuntzsch
43
vs
William H. Clearwater 125
March 11
George N. Kuntzsch
41
vs
Patrick H. Walsh
125
March 13
George N. Kuntzsch
103
vs
Frank Sherman
125
March 15
George N. Kuntzsch
86
vs
John Werner
125
March 16
George N. Kuntzsch
113
vs
Myron Eggleston
125
March 16
George N. Kuntzsch
49
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
March 18
George N. Kuntzsch
83
vs
Herman E. Stewart
125
March 22
George N. Kuntzsch
97
vs
Thomas Boone
125
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 8
March 9
March 10
March 11
March 13
March 15
March 16
March 21
March 23

Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers
Albert G. Powers

125
59
125
89
67
96
125
125
57

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

George N. Kuntzsch
Herman E. Stewart
Myron Eggleston
Frank Sherman
William H. Clearwater
Patrick H. Walsh
Thomas Boone
John Werner
Alfredo De Oro

111
125
99
125
125
125
58
92
125

March 7
March 9
March 11
March 13
March 14
March 18
March 22
March 23
March 23
March 25**
March 27**

Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman

125
125
125
125
125
84
125
125
77
140
200

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
Patrick H. Walsh
Albert G. Powers
George N. Kuntzsch
Thomas Boone
Alfredo De Oro
John Werner
Myron Eggleston
Herman E. Stewart
Alfredo De Oro
Herman E. Stewart

101
113
89
103
45
125
78
81
125
200
173

March 6
March 7
March 9
March 10
March 14
March 17
March 18
March 20
March 23
March 27**
March 28**

Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart

77
125
125
125
125
79
125
125
125
173
140

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Thomas Boone
Albert G. Powers
John Werner
William H. Clearwater
Patrick H. Walsh
George N. Kuntzsch
Myron Eggleston
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Alfredo De Oro

125
58
59
77
82
125
83
121
77
200
200

14

14

(35)

15

14

1893 – Syracuse Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chorological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
March 9
March 11
March 11
March 15
March 17
March 22
March 22
March 23
March 24*

Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh

125
113
125
125
125
125
81
98
125
118

15

15

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Thomas Boone
Frank Sherman
George N. Kuntzsch
Alfredo De Oro
Albert G. Powers
Herman E. Stewart
Myron Eggleston
William H. Clearwater
John Werner
William H. Clearwater

86
125
41
111
96
79
125
125
93
125

15

15

March 8
March 10
March 11
March 13
March 15
March 18
March 21
March 22
March 23

John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner

125
77
125
125
125
54
92
78
93

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Thomas Boone
Herman E. Stewart
Myron Eggleston
Alfredo De Oro
George N. Kuntzsch
William H. Clearwater
Albert G. Powers
Frank Sherman
Patrick H. Walsh

83
125
56
110
86
125
125
125
125

*
**

Playoff: First - Third
Playoff: Fourth - Fifth

(36)

June 15 – 17, 1893
World Championship Challenge Match
Nilsson Hall - New York City, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $ 1200 - $600 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem and box office receipts

***

Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh
Alfredo De Oro

Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh

Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
398

206
100

600
403

Date

Player

Score HR

June 15
Thursday

De Oro

206

204
105

190
198

=
=

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

Walsh

100

IN

June 16
Friday

204

15

40

105

13

41

June 17
Saturday

190

15

44

198

15

41

Total
Innings
BPI

600

403

Referee:

Note: In November 1895, this emblem having run its time, the B.B.C. Co. gave another emblem.
Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh

30

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Champion
The Cuban
New York City Champion

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh

April 28, 1863

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba

(37)

Nickname

Hand
LH
LH

December 2 - 14, 1895
World Championship Tournament
Grand Billiard Parlor – 72 E. Genesee Street - Syracuse, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 125 points
Field:9
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $500 - BBC Diamond Emblem
Player

W

L

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

7
6
5
4
4
3
3
2
2

1
2
3
4
4
5
5
6
6

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh
Harry P. Stofft
Grant H. Eby
George F. Sutton
Frank Sherman
John G. Horgan

HR

BG

TP

OP

943
986
904
817
882
920
778
838
897

778
761
851
828
948
896
983
940
980

TI

BPI

Prize Gate
200
150
100
50

Playoff Series: Fourth – Fifth
Patrick H. Walsh
Seating:

125

vs

Harry P. Stofft

72

400

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh
Harry P. Stofft
Grant H. Eby
George F. Sutton
Frank Sherman
John G. Horgan

29

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh
Harry P. Stofft
Grant H. Eby
George F. Sutton
Frank Sherman
John G. Horgan

1875
April 28, 1863
May 26, 1873

September 24, 1948
April 28, 1948
January 12, 1953

Ravenna, OH
Manzanillo, Cuba
Binghamton, NY

1882
September 19, 1866

June 00, 1931
June 25, 1921

Washington, DC
Elmira, NY

32
22
26
19
31

Ravenna, OH
New York City, NY
Rochester, NY
New York, NY
Cleveland, OH
Springfield, OH
New York
Washington, DC
Elmira, New York

Nickname

The Cuban

Jumbo
The Banker

(38)

Hand
RH
LH
RH
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

1895 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

December 2
Monday

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby

December 3
Tuesday

vs

Player

Score

125
125

vs
vs

Patrick H. Walsh
John G. Horgan

45
115

Jerome R. Keogh
Grant H. Eby
William H. Clearwater
George F. Sutton

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

John G. Horgan
Patrick H. Walsh
Harry P. Stofft
Frank Sherman

113
88
107
115

December 4
Wednesday

John G. Horgan
Harry P. Stofft

125
125

vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
George F. Sutton

116
110

December 5
Thursday

Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh
Frank Sherman
William H. Clearwater

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Grant H. Eby
John G. Horgan
Harry P. Stofft
George F. Sutton

100
107
110
47

December 6
Friday

Alfredo De Oro
125
William H. Clearwater 125

vs
vs

Harry P. Stofft
John G. Horgan

90
77

December 7
Saturday

Harry P. Stofft
Patrick H. Walsh
William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

John G. Horgan
Jerome R. Keogh
Grant H. Eby
Frank Sherman

112
64
121
94

December 8
Sunday

HR

IN

No Games Scheduled

December 9
Monday

Jerome R. Keogh
John G. Horgan
George F. Sutton
William H. Clearwater

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Harry P. Stofft
Frank Sherman
Alfredo De Oro
Frank Sherman

75
114
120
98

December 10
Tuesday

Harry P. Stofft
George F. Sutton
Frank Sherman
William H. Clearwater

125
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs

Patrick H. Walsh
John G. Horgan
Grant H. Eby
Patrick H. Walsh

103
123
80
81

December 11
Wednesday

Alfredo De Oro
Jerome R. Keogh

125
125

vs
vs

Grant H. Eby
George F. Sutton

121
81

(39)

HR

IN

1895 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

December 12
Thursday

HR

IN

Harry P. Stofft
125
vs
Grant H. Eby
123
Patrick H. Walsh
125
vs
George F. Sutton
97
Alfredo De Oro
125
vs
William H. Clearwater 68
Jerome R. Keogh
125
vs
Frank Sherman
107
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 13
Friday

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby

125
125

vs
vs

Jerome R. Keogh
George F. Sutton

93
68

December 14
Saturday
*

Patrick H. Walsh
125
William H. Clearwater 125
Patrick H. Walsh
125

vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
Jerome R. Keogh
Harry P. Stofft

60
122
72

*

Playoff Series: Fourth - Fifth

(40)

1895 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

December 3
December 5
December 6
December 7
December 9
December 10
December 12
December 14

William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

December 2
December 4
December 6
December 7
December 9
December 11
December 12
December 13

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

125
125
125
125
125
125
68
125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Harry P. Stofft
George F. Sutton
John G. Horgan
Grant H. Eby
Frank Sherman
Patrick H. Walsh
Alfredo De Oro
Jerome R. Keogh

107
47
77
121
98
81
125
122

Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

125
116
125
125
120
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Patrick H. Walsh
45
John G. Horgan
125
Harry P. Stofft
90
Frank Sherman
93
George F. Sutton
125
grant H. Eby
121
William H. Clearwater 68
Jerome R. Keogh
93

December 2
December 3
December 5
December 7
December 10
December 11
December 12
December 13

Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby

125
125
100
121
80
121
123
125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

John G. Horgan
Patrick H. Walsh
Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater
Frank Sherman
Alfredo De Oro
Harry P. Stofft
George F. Sutton

115
88
125
125
125
125
125
68

December 2
December 3
December 4
December 5
December 6
December 7
December 9
December 10

John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan

115
113
125
107
77
112
125
123

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Grant H. Eby
Jerome R. Keogh
Alfredo De Oro
Patrick H. Walsh
William H. Clearwater
Harry P. Stofft
Frank Sherman
George F. Sutton

125
125
116
125
125
125
114
125

December 3
December 5
December 7
December 9
December 11
December 12
December 13
December 14

Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh

125
125
64
125
125
125
93
122

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

John Horgan
Grant H. Eby
Patrick H. Walsh
Harry P. Stofft
George F. Sutton
Frannk Sherman
Alfredo De Oro
William H. Clearwater

113
100
125
75
81
107
125
125

(41)

HR

IN

1895 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

December 3
December 5
December 7
December 9
December 9
December 10
December 12
December 14

Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman
Frank Sherman

December 3
December 4
December 5
December 6
December 7
December 9
December 10
December 12
December 13*

vs

Player

Score

115
125
94
114
98
125
107
60

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

George F. Sutton
Harry P. Stofft
Alfredo De Oro
John G. Horgan
William H. Clearwater
Grant H. Eby
Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh

125
110
125
125
125
80
125
125

Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft
Harry P. Stofft

107
125
110
90
125
75
125
125
71

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William H. Clearwater
George F. Sutton
Frank Sherman
Alfredo De Oro
John G. Horgan
Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh
Grant H. Eby
Patrick H. Walsh

125
110
125
125
112
125
103
123
125

December 3
December 4
December 5
December 9
December 10
December 11
December 12
December 13

George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton
George F. Sutton

125
110
47
125
125
81
97
68

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Frank Sherman
Harry P. Stofft
William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Orro
John G. Horgan
Jerome R. Keogh
Patrick H. Walsh
Grant H. Eby

115
125
125
120
123
125
125
125

December 2
December 3
December 5
December 7
December 10
December 10
December 12
December 14
December 14*

Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh
Patrick H. Walsh

45
88
125
125
103
81
125
125
125

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby
John Horgan
Jerome R. Keogh
Harry P. Stofft
William H. Clearwater
George F. Sutton
Frank Sherman
Harry P. Stofft

125
125
107
64
125
125
97
60
72

*

HR

IN

Playoff: Fourth - Fifth

(42)

HR

IN

March 19 – 21, 1896
World Championship Challenge Match
Davis’ Great Northern Billiard Hall – East End - Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $500 - $250 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem and the net box office receipts

***

William H. Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh
William Clearwater

William Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh

Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
535

210
128

600
535

194
199

196
208

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Keogh

128

63

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 19
Friday

Clearwater

210

64

March 20
Saturday

194

199

March 21
Sunday

196

208

Total
Innings
BPI

600

535

Referee:

Player

Harry Bechari, referee
E. P. Richards, official
Age

William H. Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh
22

Player

Hometown

Title

Ravenna, OH
Scranton, PA

Champion
Challenger

Date of Birth

William H. Clearwater 1875
Jerome R. Keogh
May 26, 1873

Nickname

RH
RH

Date Died

Place of Birth

September 24, 1948
January 12, 1953

Ravenna, OH
Binghamton, NY

(43)

Hand

April 23 – 25, 1896
World Championship Challenge Match
World’s Fair Billiard Hall – East End - Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $1000 - $ 500 a side - BBC Diamond Emblem – Net gate receipts split 75% - 25%
William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro

Defending Champion
Challenge

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

April 25
Thursday

Clearwater

201

25

15

vs

565
558

Draw
Draw

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

178

25

April 26
Friday

202

206

April 27
Saturday

162

174

Total
Innings
BPI

565

558

15

Referee:

Note: This match was declared a DRAW and replayed on May 7 – 9
The police stopped the match at midnight Saturday April 25, because the law prohibited the
playing of games on Sundays.
The match was replayed on May 7 – 9.

Player

Age

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
32

Player

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Ravenna, OH
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

RH
LH

Date of Birth

William H. Clearwater 1875
Alfredo De Oro
April 28, 1863

Date Died

Place of Birth

September 24, 1948
April 23, 1948

Ravenna, OH
Manzanillo, Cuba

(44)

May 7 – 9, 1896
World Championship Challenge Match
Grand Opera House - Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $ 1000 - $500 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem – Net gate receipts split 75% - 25%

***

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro

Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

544
600

203
206

544
600

177
205

164
189

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

206

15

28

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 7
Thursday

Clearwater

203

15

28

May 8
Friday

177

15

25

205

15

25

May 9
Saturday

164

15

23

189

15

23

Total
Innings
BPI

544
76
7.1579

Referee:

John Boschert

Scorer:

E. Wilson

Player

Age

William H. Clearwater
Alfredo De Oro
32

Player

600
76
7.8947

Hometown

Title

Ravenna, OH
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

Date of Birth

William H. Clearwater 1875
Alfredo De Oro
April 28, 1863

Nickname

RH
RH

Date Died

Place of Birth

September 24, 1948
April 23, 1948

Ravenna, OH
Manzanillo, Cuba

(45)

Hand

June 11 – 13, 1896
World Championship Challenge Match
Hardman Hall – 5th Ave & 19th Street - New York City, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $ 550 – $225 a side - BBC Diamond Emblem – net gate receipts

***

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby
Alfredo De Oro

Alfredo De Oro
Grant Eby

Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
404

211
187

600
404

193
147

196
70

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Eby

187

27

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

June 11
Thursday

De Oro

211

27

June 12
Friday

193

22

147

22

June 13
Saturday

196

23

70

23

Total
Innings
BPI

600
73
8.2192

Referee:

Jerome Wernberg, Brooklyn, NY

404
73
5.5342

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby

33

New York City, NY
Springfield, OH

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Springfield Kid

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby

April 28, 1863
1876

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba
Springfield, OH

(46)

Fall 1896
World Championship Challenge Match
New York City, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Alfredo De Oro
Herman E. Stewart
Herman E. Stewart

Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion by Forfeit

Forfeit

Note: Alfredo De Oro forfeits title due to illness.

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Herman E. Stewart

33

New York City, NY
Binghamton, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Alfredo De Oro
Herman E. Stewart

April 28, 1863

April 23, 1948

Manzanillo, Cuba
Binghamton, NY

(47)

May 6 – 8, 1897
World Championship Challenge Match
Hardman Hall – 5th Ave & 19th Street – New York City, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – net gate receipts and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Herman E. Stewart
Grant H. Eby
Grant H. Eby

Herman E. Stewart
Grant H. Eby

Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

583
600

161
201

583
600

Date

Player

Score HR

May 6
Thursday

Stewart

161

240
155

182
244

=
=

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

Eby

201

May 7
Friday

240

155

May 8
Saturday

182

244

Total
Innings
BPI

583

600

IN

Referee:

Note: Herman E. Stewart a very rapid player lost when he failed to wait for the cue ball to stop
rolling before he took a shot.

Player

Age

Herman E. Stewart
Grant H. Eby

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Binghamton, NY
Springfield, OH

Champion
Challenger

The Springfield Kid

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Herman E. Stewart
Grant H. Eby

1876

Date Died

Place of Birth
Binghamton, NY
Springfield, OH

(48)

June 7 – 9, 1897
World Championship Challenge Match
Proctor’s Palm Garden – 154 East 58th Street - New York City, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem plus $200 added purse by Mr. F. F. Proctor
Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

505
600

Grant H. Eby
Jerome R. Keogh

136
201

504
600

Date

Player

Score HR

June 7
Monday

Eby

136

***

Grant H. Eby
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh

June 8
Tuesday

164

June 9
Wednesday

204

Total
Innings
BPI

504

164
199

204
200

=
=

IN

Player

Score HR

Keogh

201

IN

15

199

15

28

200

15

28

600

Referee:

George Hamber

Sponsor:

Mr. F. F. Proctor adds $200 to the stake money

Matches Started:

11:00pm the first night and continued to 3:00am
9:30pm the second and third night

Slow play:

Both players were very slow

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Grant H. Eby
Jerome R. Keogh

Springfield, OH
Scranton, PA

Champion
Challenger

The Springfield Kid

24

RH
RH

Player

Date of Birth

Date Died

Place of Birth

Grant H. Eby
Jerome R. Keogh

1876
May26, 1873

January 12, 1953

Springfield, OH
Binghamton, NY

(49)

July 14 – 16, 1897
World Championship Challenge Match
Academy of Music – Scranton, PA
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 – $150 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem and the net box office receipts
Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
350

Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater

000
000

600
350

Date

Player

Score HR

July 14
Wednesday

Keogh

209

***

Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh

000
000

199
129

=
=

IN

Player

Score HR

Clearwater

121

July 15
Thursday

192

91

July 16
Friday

199

138

Total
Innings
BPI

600

350

IN

Referee:

Player

Age

Jerome R. Keogh
23
William H. Clearwater 28

Player

Hometown

Title

Scranton, PA
Ravenna, OH

Champion
Challenger

Date of Birth

Jerome R. Keogh
May 26, 1873
William H. Clearwater November 14, 1868

Nickname

RH
RH

Date Died

Place of Birth

January 12, 1953
September 24, 1948

Binghamton, NY
Ravenna, OH

(50)

Hand

March 7 – 9, 1898
World Championship Challenge Match
Bumstead Hall – Boston, MA
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $1000 - $500 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater

Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

567
600

200
198

567
600

205
151

162
251

=
=

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Clearwater

198

28

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 7
Monday

Keogh

200

28

March 8
Tuesday

205

24

151

24

March 9
Wednesday

162

27

251

28

Total
Innings
BPI

567
79

Referee:

Moses Yater

Player
Jerome R. Keogh
William H. Clearwater

Player

600
80

Age

Hometown

Title

Rochester, NY
Ravenna, OH

Champion
Challenger

Date of Birth

Jerome R. Keogh
May 26, 1873
William H. Clearwater November 14, 1868

Nickname

RH
RH

Date Died

Place of Birth

January 12, 1953
September 24, 1948

Binghamton, NY
Ravenna, OH

(51)

Hand

April 27 - 29, 1898
World Championship Challenge Match
World’s Fair Billiard Hall – East End - Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side – entire gate receipts - and the BBC Diamond Emblem

***

William H. Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh
Jerome R. Keogh

William H. Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh
Date

Player

April 27
Wednesday

Clearwater

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
000
000

Score HR

000
000

000
000

IN

Player

447
600

=
=

447
600
Score HR

IN

Keogh

April 28
Thursday
April 29
Friday

23

Total
Innings
BPI

22

447

600

Referee:

Player
William H. Clearwater
Jerome R. Keogh

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Ravenna, OH
Rochester, NY

Champion
Challenger

Date of Birth

William H. Clearwater November 14, 1868
Jerome R. Keogh
May 26, 1873

Nickname

RH
RH

Date Died

Place of Birth

September 24, 1948
January 12, 1953

Ravenna, OH
Binghamton, NY

(52)

Hand

November 28 - December 13, 1898
Grand Billiard Parlor – 72 E. Genesee Street - Syracuse, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Field: 10
Prizes: $

Match: 125 points
Format: Round Robin

Player

W

L

1. Alfredo De Oro
2. Grant H. Eby
3. John Horgan
4. Fred Payton
5. Frank Stewart
6. William H. Clearwater
7. E. C. Kirby
8. Hoyt Spencer
9. Thomas Boone
10. Sam West & Bopp

7
7
7
6
5
4
4
3
2
0

2
2
2
3
4
5
5
6
7
9

2
1
0

0
1
2

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

BPI

Prize Gate
125
75
50
25

Playoff: First - Third
Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby
John Horgan
Referee:

Harry Silverman

Schedule:

2:00pm & 8:00pm

Seating:

1000

Note:

A 7 handed preliminary tournament was held the week prior to the tournament from
November 20 to the 27th. The order of finish was Spencer, Boone, West, Bopp, Baker,
Barber and McCarthy.

Note:

Harry Stofft, Champion of Ohio was supposed to play but never showed up. He wsa
replaced by Sam West.

Note:

On December 1 in his match with E. C. Kirby, Sam West was trailing by a score of 25
to 2 when he decided to quit the match. West was throw out of the tournament and
replaced by Bopp.

Note:

On December 9, having no possibility of defending his title, Clearwater was accused of
throwing his match with Grant Eby by referee Harry Silverman. Clearwater left town
early the next day and forfeited his match to Hoyt Spencer.

(53)

1898 – World Tournament – Player Information
Player

Age

Alfredo De Oro
34
Grant H. Eby
John Horgan
Fred Payton
Frank Stewart
William H. Clearwater
E. C. Kirby
Hoyt Spencer
Thomas Boone
Sam West
Bopp
Player

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Cuba (New York City)
Springfield, OH

Former World Champion
Former World Champion

The Cuban
LH
Springfield Kid RH

Date of Birth

Date Died

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby
John Horgan
Fred Payton
Frank Stewart
William H. Clearwater November 14, 1868
E. C. Kirby
Hoyt Spencer
Thomas Boone
Sam West
Bopp

(54)

Place of Birth

Hand

1898 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

November 28
Monday

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Payton

November 29
Tuesday

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

125
125

11
14

vs
vs

Sam West
Thomas Boone

27
114

11
14

John G. Horgan
Frank Stewart
John G. Horgan
William H. Clearwater

125
125
125
125

15
17
17
10

vs
vs
vs
vs

E. C. Kirby
Sam West
Grant Eby
Thomas Boone

85
109
104
16

15
17
17
10

November 30
Wednesday

William H. Clearwater
Grant Eby
Fred Payton
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125
125

14
13
15
13

vs
vs
vs
vs

Sam West
Thomas Boone
Frank Stewart
E. C. Kirby

73
59
72
46

14
13
15
13

December 1
Thursday

Alfredo De Oro
E. C. Kirby
Frank Stewart
John G. Horgan

125
25
125
125

15

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hoyt Spencer
Sam West
William H. Clearwater
Fred Payton

97
2 (Forfeit)
92
97

15

14
15

December 2
Friday

***

Grant Eby
125
vs
Bopp
John G. Horgan
125
vs
Hoyt Spencer
Alfredo De Oro
125
vs
Fred Payton
Hoyt Spencer
125
vs
Thomas Boone
Sam West was throw out of the tournament and was replaced by Bopp

December 3
Saturday

December 4
Sunday

December 5
Monday

E. C. Kirby
John G. Horgan
Grant Eby
Fred Payton

125
125
125
125

HR

IN

14
15

42
18
113
69

16
12

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hoyt Spencer
87
Bopp
79
Alfredo De Oro
113
William H. Clearwater 61

16
12

Bopp
Hoyt Spencer
John G. Horgan
E. C. Kirby

106
65
65
88

13
14

No Matches Scheduled

Thomas Boone
Frank Stewart
William H. Clearwater
Fred Payton

125
125
125
125

13
14

vs
vs
vs
vs

December 6
Tuesday

John G. Horgan
Grant Eby
Alfredo De Oro
E. C. Kirby

125
125
125
125

13
14
14
17

vs
vs
vs
vs

Thomas Boone
55
Hoyt Spencer
94
Frank Stewart
72
William H. Clearwater 121

13
14
14
17

December 7
Wednesday

Alfredo De Oro
Hoyt Spencer
John G. Horgan
E. C. Kirby

125
125
125
125

17
17

vs
vs
vs
vs

Thomas Boone
Bopp
Frank Stewart
Grant Eby

17
17

(55)

121
121
120
113

1898 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

December 8
Thursday

Fred Payton
Frank Stewart
William H. Clearwater
Grant Eby

125
125
125
125

December 9
Friday

Thomas Boone
Fred Payton
Frank Stewart
Grant Eby

125
125
125
125

December 10
Saturday

Hoyt Spencer
Grant Eby
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
125

December 11
Sunday

No Matches Scheduled

December 12*
Monday

Grant Eby
Alfredo De Oro

125
125

December 13** Alfredo De Oro
Tuesday

200

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

vs
vs
vs
vs

Bopp
Thomas Boone
Alfredo De Oro
Fred Payton

94
44
68
119

16
13
16
14

vs
vs
vs
vs

E. C. Kirby
101
Hoyt Spencer
72
E. C. Kirby
101
William H. Clearwater 72

16
13
16
14

17
15

vs
vs
vs

William H. Clearwater FORFEIT
Frank Stewart
114
John G. Horgan
89

17
15

vs
vs

John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan

vs

Grant Eby

24

* Playoff: First -Third

(56)

HR

IN

82
67

175

24

1898 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological/Order
Date

Player

November
November
December
December
December
December
December
December
December

Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone
Thomas Boone

December
December
December
December
December
December

Bopp
Bopp
Bopp
Bopp
Bopp
Bopp

November
November
December
December
December
December
December
December
December

William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater
William H. Clearwater

December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December

Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December

Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby
Grant Eby

Score

HR

IN

(57)

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

1898 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological/Order
Date

Player

December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December
December

John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan
John Horgan

Score

HR

IN

(59)

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

1898 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

(60)

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

January 14 – February 14, 1899
World Championship Tournament
Manhattan Billiard Room - Chicago, IL
Game: Continuous Pool
Field:7
Purse:

Match:
Format: Round Robin

Player

W

L

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

6
4
3
3
2
2
1

0
2
3
3
4
4
5

Alfredo De Oro
Grant H. Eby
John G. Horgan
John W. Daly
John Werner
Herman T. Stewart
William H. Clearwater

Referee:

HR

BG

TP

OP

TF

BPF

11
12
15
12
15
17
16

750
719
738
696
565
553
604

533
629
650
634
714
730
735

91
95
100
91
94
89
93

8.2418
7.5684
7.3800
7.6484
6.0106
6.2135
6.4946

Prize Gate

Fred Payton

Note: Alfredo De Oro did not start his match until January 31.
The match scheduled on February 5 between Grant H. Eby and John W. Daly was postponed
until February 13, due to fact hat Daly had fallen and sprained his wrist and was unable to
continue.
Player

Age

Alfredo De Oro
34
Herman T. Stewart
Grant H. Eby
John G. Horgan
John W. Daly
John Werner
William H. Clearwater

Player

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

New York, NY
Binghamton, NY
Springfield, OH
Elmira, NY
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
Pittsburgh, PA

Champion

The Cuban

LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

Date of Birth

Springfield Kid
The Banker
The Irishman

Date Died

Alfredo De Oro
Herman T. Stewart
Grant H. Eby
John G. Horgan
John W. Daly
John Werner
William H. Clearwater

(57)

Place of Birth

1899 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

January 14
Monday

Herman T. Stewart

January15
Tuesday

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

125

17

vs

William H. Clearwater 111

17

115

17

49

11

No Match Scheduled

January 16
Wednesday

Grant Eby

125

17

vs

John G. Horgan

January 17
Thursday

John W. Daly

125

12

vs

William H. Clearwater

January 18
Friday

Herman T. Stewart

125

17

vs

John G. Horgan

119

17

January 19
Saturday

John W. Daly

125

16

vs

John Werner

100

16

January 20
Sunday

John G. Horgan

125

15

vs

William H. Clearwater

99

15

January 21
Monday

William H. Clearwater 125

16

vs

John Werner

100

16

January 22
Tuesday

No Matches Scheduled

January 23
John Werner
125
15
vs
Grant Eby
95
15
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 24
Tuesday

Grant Eby

125

17

vs

William H. Clearwater 110

17

January 25
Wednesday

John G. Horgan

125

17

vs

John W. Daly

118

16

January 26
Thursday

John Werner

125

17

vs

William Stewart

119

17

(58)

1899 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

January 27
John G. Horgan
125
17
vs
John Werner
58
17
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 28
Saturday

Grant Eby

125

12

vs

William Stewart

48

11

January 29
No Match Schedule
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 30
Monday

Herman T. Stewart

125

17

vs

John W. Daly

110

16

January 31
Tuesday

Alfredo De Oro

125

17

vs

William H. Clearwater 110

17

February1
Wednesday

Alfredo De Oro

125

13

vs

John Werner

57

13

February 2
Thursday

Alfredo De Oro

125

11

vs

Herman T. Stewart

26

11

February 3
Friday

Alfredo De Oro

125

17

vs

John G. Horgan

119

17

February 4
Saturday

Alfredo De Oro

125

18

vs

Grant Eby

124

18

February 5
Sunday **

Grant H. Eby
vs
John W. Daly
John W. Daly feel and sprained his wrist. The match was delayed until February 13.

February 13
Monday

Grant H. Eby

125

16

vs

John W. Daly

106

16

February 14

Alfredo De Oro

125

15

vs

John W. Daly

97

15

(59)

1899 – World Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

FR

vs

Player

Score

HR

RF

January 14
William H. Clearwater 111
17
vs
Herman T. Stewart
125
17
January 17
William H. Clearwater 49
11
vs
John W. Daly
125
12
January 20
William H. Clearwater 99
15
vs
John G. Horgan
125
15
January 21
William H. Clearwater 125
16
vs
John Werner
100
16
January 24
William H. Clearwater 110
17
vs
Grant H. Eby
125
17
January 31
William H. Clearwater 110
17
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
17
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 17
John W. Daly
125
12
vs
William H. Clearwater 49
11
January 19
John W. Daly
125
16
vs
John Werner
100
16
January 25
John W. Daly
118
16
vs
John G. Horgan
125
17
January 30
John W. Daly
125
16
vs
Herman T. Stewart
110
16
February 13
John W. Daly
106
16
vs
Grant H. Eby
125
16
February 14
John W. Daly
97
15
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
15
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Alfredo De Oro
125
17
vs
William H. Clearwater 110
17
February 1
Alfredo De Oro
125
13
vs
John Werner
58
13
February 2
Alfredo De Oro
125
11
vs
Herman T. Stewart
26
11
February 3
Alfredo De Oro
125
17
vs
John G. Horgan
119
17
February 4
Alfredo De Oro
125
18
vs
Grant H. Eby
124
18
February 14
Alfredo De Oro
125
15
vs
John W. Daly
97
15
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 16
Grant H. Eby
125
17
vs
John H. Horgan
115
17
January 23
Grant H. Eby
95
15
vs
John Werner
125
15
January 24
Grant H. Eby
125
17
vs
William H. Clearwater 110
17
January 28
Grant H. Eby
125
12
vs
Herman T. Stewart
48
11
February 4
Grant H. Eby
124
18
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
18
February 13
Grant H. Eby
125
16
vs
John W. Daly
106
16
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 16
John G. Horgan
115
17
vs
Grant H. Eby
125
17
January 18
John G. Horgan
119
17
vs
Herman T. Stewart
125
17
January 25
John G. Horgan
125
17
vs
John W. Daly
118
16
January 20
John G. Horgan
125
15
vs
William H. Clearwater 99
15
January 27
John G. Horgan
125
17
vs
John Werner
68
17
February 3
John G. Horgan
119
17
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
17
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 14
Herman T. Stewart
125
17
vs
William H. Clearwater 111
17
January 18
Herman T. Stewart
125
17
vs
John G. Horgan
119
17
January 26
Herman T. Stewart
119
17
vs
John Werner
125
17
January 28
Herman T. Stewart
48
11
vs
Grant H. Eby
125
12
January 30
Herman T. Stewart
110
16
vs
John W. Daly
125
17
February 2
Herman T. Stewart
26
11
vs
Alfredo De Oro
125
11
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 19
January 21
January 23
January 26
January 27
February 1

John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner
John Werner

100
100
125
125
58
57

16
16
15
17
17
13

(60)

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

John W. Daly
William H. Clearwater
Grant H. Eby
Herman T. Stewart
John G. Horgan
Alfredo De Oro

125
125
95
119
125
125

16
16
15
17
17
13

April 10 – 12, 1899
World Championship Challenge Match
Manhattan Billiard Hall - Chicago, IL
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem
Defending Champion
Challenger
New Champion

515
600

Jerome R. Keogh
Alfredo De Oro

145
208

118
192

252
200

=
=

515
600

Date

Player

Score HR

FR

Player

Score HR

FR

April 10
Monday

Keogh

145

24

De Oro

208

24

***

Jerome R. Keogh
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

April 11
Tuesday

118

192

April 12
Wednesday

252

200

Total
Innings
BPI

515

600

Referee:

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Jerome R. Keogh
Alfredo De Oro

34

Rochester, NY
Cuba (New York City)

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

RH
LH

(61)

November 30 – December 2, 1899
World Championship Challenge Match
Daly’s Assembly Rooms – 31st Street – New York City, NY
Game: Continuous Pool
Match: 600 points
Field: 2
Format: 200 points nightly for 3 days
Purse: $300 - $150 a side and the BBC Diamond Emblem
Defending Champion
Challenger
Defends Title

600
479

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Payton

205
182

600
479

Date

Player

Nov 30
Thursday

De Oro

***

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Payton
Alfredo De Oro

196
127

=
=

Score HR

IN

Player

Score HR

IN

205

15

25

Payton

182

15

25

Dec 1
Friday

199

15

25

170

15

25

Dec 2
Saturday

196

15

22

127

15

21

Total
Frames
BPF

600
72
8.3333

Referee:

199
170

479
71
6.7464

William McKay

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Payton

35

Cuba (New York City)
Omaha, NE

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

(62)

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