Three Cushion

Billiards
In
America
A History of The Game
Tournaments, Leagues
and
Challenges Matches

1878 - 1929
By Charles J. Ursitti
October 1, 2009

1

January 14 – February 2, 1878
World Three Cushion Tournament
C. E. Mussey’s Room – Fourth & Pine Streets – St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Field:
Prizes: $

Points: 50
Format: Round Robin

Player

W

L

Leon L. Magnus
Eugene Carter
Thomas Gallagher
John Rudolph Heiser
Wayman C. McCreery
Thomas Potts

4
3
3
3
2
0

1
2
2
2
3
5

High Run:
Best Game:

Thomas Gallagher
Thomas Gallagher

Playoff:

Second – Fourth

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

.75

75
50
25

228
6*

66*

236

216
222

238
186

231
250

6
66 innings

Eugene Carter
Thomas Gallagher
John Rudolph Heiser

2
1
0

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Leon L. Magnus
Eugene Carter
Thomas Gallagher
John Rudolph Heiser
Wayman C. McCreery
Thomas Potts

26
29
22
26

HR

0
1
2

100
93

Titles

87
100
Nickname

Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
St. Louis, MO

The Benedict

2

Hand
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

1878 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

January 14
William C. McCreery 50
vs
Thomas Gallagher
41
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 15
John Randolph Heiser 50
vs
Thomas Potts
26
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 16
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Leon Magnus
28
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 17
William C. McCreery 50
vs
Thomas Potts
40
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 18
Leon Magnus
50
vs
John Randolph Heiser
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 19
Eugene Carter
vs
John Randolph Heiser
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 20
No Matches Scheduled
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 21
Leon Magnus
50
vs
Thomas Gallagher
45
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 22
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
Thomas Potts
40
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 23
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Wayman C. McCreery 43
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 24
Leon Magnus
50
vs
Wayman C. McCreery 47
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 25
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
John Randolph Heiser 35
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 26
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Thomas Potts
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 27
No Matches Scheduled
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

3

1878 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

January 28
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
Thomas Potts
35
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 29
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Thomas Potts
40
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 30
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
Eugene Carter
47
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Leon Magnus
50
vs
Thomas Potts
40
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 1
Friday

John Randolph Heiser

50

vs

Wayman C. McCreery

February 2*
Saturday

Eugene Carter

50

vs

John Randolph Heiser

February 3
Sunday

No Matches Scheduled

February 4*
Monday

Eugene Carter
Thomas Gallagher

50
50

vs
vs

Thomas Gallagher
John Rudolph Heiser

43

43
37

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------* Playoff for Second - Fourth

4

1878 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

January 16
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Leon Magnus
28
January 19
Eugene Carter
vs
John Rudolph Heiser
January 21
Eugene Carter
45
vs
Leon Magnus
50
January 23
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Wayman C. McCreery 43
January 26
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Thomas Potts
February 1*
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Thomas Gallagher
43
February 2*
Eugene Carter
50
vs
John Rudolph Heiser
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 14
Thomas Gallagher
41
vs
Wayman C. McCreery 50
January 21
Thomas Gallagher
vs
Leon Magnus
50
January 22
Thomas Gallagher
50
`
vs
Thomas Potts
40
January 25
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
John Randolph Heiser 35
January 30
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
Eugene Carter
47
February 1*
Thomas Gallagher
43
vs
Eugene Carter
50
February 1*
Thomas Gallagher
50
vs
John Rudolph Heiser
37
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 15
John Rudolph Heiser
50
vs
Thomas Potts
26
January 19
John Rudolph Heiser
vs
Eugene Carter
January 21
John Rudolph Heiser
vs
Leon Magnus
50
January 19
John Rudolph Heiser
vs
Eugene Carter
January 25
John Rudolph Heiser
35
vs
Thomas Gallagher
50
February 1*
John Rudolph Heiser
37
vs
Thomas Gallagher
50
February 2*
John Rudolph Heiser
vs
Eugene Carter
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 16
Leon L. Magnus
28
vs
Eugene Carter
50
January 18
Leon L. Magnus
50
vs
John Rudolph Heiser
January 21
Leon L. Magnus
50
vs
Thomas Gallagher
45
January 24
Leon L. Magnus
50
vs
Wayman McCreery
47
January 31
Leon L. Magnus
50
vs
Leon Magnus
40
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 14
Wayman C. McCreery 50
vs
Thomas Gallagher
41
January 17
Wayman C. McCreery 50
vs
Thomas Potts
40
January 23
Wayman C. McCreery 43
vs
Eugene Carter
50
January 24
Wayman C. McCreery 47
vs
Leon Magnus
50
February 1
Wayman C. McCreery 43
vs
John Randolph Heiser 50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 15
Thomas Potts
26
vs
John Rudolph Heiser
50
January 17
Thomas Potts
40
vs
Wayman C. McCreery 50
January 22
Thomas Potts
40
vs
Thomas Gallagher
50
January 26
Thomas Potts
vs
Eugene Carter
50
January 31
Thomas Potts
40
vs
Leon Magnus
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

5

March 6 – 31, 1898
World Three Cushion Tournament
Clarence E. Green’s Academy – Clark Street – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field:8
Prizes: $

Points: 30
Format: Round Robin

Player

W

L

HR

BG

William H. Catton
Eugene Carter
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
George F. Sutton
Lloyd Jevne
Joseph W. Capron
Frank Maggioli
William Harrison

6
5
4
4
4
3
2
0

1
2
3
3
3
4
5
7

11*
7
7
10
8
5
4
5

26*
29
36
31
42
44
33
---

High Run:
Best Game:

William H. Catton
William H. Catton

Player Profile

Age

William H. Catton
Eugene Carter
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
George F. Sutton
Lloyd Jevne
Joseph W. Capron
Frank Maggioli
William Harrison

40
42
33
30
44
43

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

11 * World Record
26 innings

Hometown

Titles

Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL

Nickname

Hand

Rock Island Wonder

RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

The Wizard
Jumbo

New Orleans, LA

6

1898 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
Jacob Schaefer
30
5
36
vs
William Harrison
17
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
Joseph W. Capron
30
3
45
vs
William Harrison
18
3
45
Tuesday
William H. Catton
30
3
40
vs
Frank Maggioli
20
4
39
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 8
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 9
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 10
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 11
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 12
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 13
Lloyd Jevne
30
8
38
vs
Jacob Schaefer
26
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 14
Eugene Carter
30
7
29*
vs
Joseph W. Capron
18
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 15
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 16
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 17
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 18
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 19
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

7

1898 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 20
Jacob Schaefer
30
6
48
vs
Eugene Carter
24
4
48
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 21
William H. Catton
30
11*
vs
Jacob Schaefer
20
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 22
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 23
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 24
Friday

March 25
Saturday

March 26
Sunday

March 27
Monday

March 28
Tuesday

March 29
Wednesday

March 30
Thursday

March 31
Friday

8

1898 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 7
Joseph W. Capron
30
3
45
vs
William Harrison
18
3
45
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
Eugene Carter
March
Eugene Carter
March
Eugene Carter
March
Eugene Carter
March
Eugene Carter
March
Eugene Carter
March
Eugene Carter
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
William H. Catton
30
3
40
vs
Frank Maggioli
20
4
39
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 6
William Harrison
17
vs
Jacob Schaefer
30
5
36
March 7
William Harrison
18
3
45
vs
Joseph W. Capron
30
3
45
March
William Harrison
March
William Harrison
March
William Harrison
March
William Harrison
March
William Harrison
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
Lloyd Jevne
March
Lloyd Jevne
March
Lloyd Jevne
March
Lloyd Jevne
March
Lloyd Jevne
March
Lloyd Jevne
March
Lloyd Jevne
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
March
March
March
March
March
March

Frank Maggioli
Frank Maggioli
Frank Maggioli
Frank Maggioli
Frank Maggioli
Frank Maggioli
Frank Maggioli

20

4

39

9

vs

William H. Catton

40

3

40

1898 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order cont … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
Jake Schaefer Sn.
30
5
36
vs
William Harrison
17
March
Jake Schaefer Sn.
March
Jake Schaefer Sn.
March
Jake Schaefer Sn.
March
Jake Schaefer Sn.
March
Jake Schaefer Sn.
March
Jake Schaefer Sn.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

10

March 5 – 22, 1900
World Three Cushion Tournament
Green and Catton Academy – Dearborn Street – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 6
Prizes: $

Points: 50
Format: Round Robin
Entry Fee: $100

Player

W

L

HR

BG

Eugene Carter
Joseph W. Capron
William H. Catton
George F. Sutton
Lloyd Jevne
Jacob Schaefer Sn.

4
4
3
2
2
0

1
1
2
3
3
5

5
6
8*
8*
6
7

78
77
68*
88
71
---

High Run:
Best Game:
Player:

Catton & Sutton
William H. Catton

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

8
68 innings

First – Second

Eugene Carter

50

xx

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Eugene Carter
Joseph W. Capron
William H. Catton
George F. Sutton
Lloyd Jevne
Jacob Schaefer Sn.

46
40
35
32
45

Galt, Canada

xx

vs

Joseph W. Capron

Title

Nickname

Defending Champion
Jumbo
Chicago, IL

Balkline Champion

11

The Wizard

Hand
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

1900 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 5
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
76
vs
Jacob Schaefer
38
4
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 6
Joseph W. Capron
50
vs
Eugene Carter
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
George F. Sutton
50
vs
William H. Catton
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 8
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Jacob Schaefer
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 9
William H. Catton
50
6
76
vs
Lloyd Jevne
27
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 10
Joseph W. Capron
50
vs
George F. Sutton
37
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 11
Sunday
No Match Scheduled
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 12
William H. Catton
50
8
68
vs
Joseph W. Capron
27
4
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 13
George F. Sutton
50
vs
Jacob Schaefer
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 14
Eugene Carter
50
5
83
vs
Lloyd Jevne
44
6
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 15
Lloyd Jevne
50
5
71*
vs
George F. Sutton
39
7
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 16
William H. Catton
50
vs
Jacob Schaefer
46
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 17
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 18
Sunday
No Match Scheduled
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

12

1900 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 19
Joseph W. Capron
50
4
78
vs
Lloyd Jevne
48
4
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 20
Eugene Carter
50
vs
George F. Sutton
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 21
Joseph W. Capron
50
6
vs
Jacob Schaefer
48
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 22
Eugene Carter
vs
William H. Catton
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

13

1900 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
Joseph W. Capron
50
vs
Eugene Carter
March 10
Joseph W. Capron
50
106
vs
George F. Sutton
37
March 12
Joseph W. Capron
27
4
vs
William H. Catton
50
8
68
March 19
Joseph W. Capron
50
4
78
vs
Lloyd Jevne
48
4
March 21
Joseph W. Capron
50
6
vs
Jacob Schaefer
48
March
Joseph W. Capron
vs
Eugene Carter
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 6
Eugene Carter
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
March 8
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Jacob Schaefer
March 14
Eugene Carter
50
5
83
vs
Lloyd Jevne
44
6
March 20
Eugene Carter
50
vs
George F. Sutton
March
Eugene Carter
50
vs
William H. Catton
March
Eugene Carter
50
vs
Joseph W. Capron
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
William H. Catton
vs
George F. Sutton
50
8
88
March 9
William H. Catton
50
6
76
vs
Lloyd Jevne
27
March 12
William H. Catton
50
8
68
vs
Joseph W. Capron
27
4
March 16
William H. Catton
50
vs
Jacob Schaefer
46
March
William H. Catton
vs
Eugene Carter
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 5
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
76
vs
Jacob Schaefer
38
4
March 9
Lloyd Jevne
27
vs
William H. Catton
50
6
76
March 14
Lloyd Jevne
44
6
vs
Eugene Carter
50
5
83
March 15
Lloyd Jevne
50
5
71
vs
George F. Sutton
39
7
March 19
Lloyd Jevne
48
4
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
4
78
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 5
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
38
4
vs
Lloyd Jevne
50
3
76
March 8
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
vs
Eugene Carter
50
March 13
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
vs
George F. Sutton
50
March 21
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
48
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
6
March
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
vs
William H. Catton
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
George F. Sutton
50
8
88
vs
William H. Catton
March 10
George F. Sutton
37
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
106
March 13
George F. Sutton
50
vs
Jacob Schaefer
March 15
George F. Sutton
39
7
vs
Lloyd Jevne
50
5
71
March 20
George F. Sutton
vs
Eugene Carter
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

14

June 14 -15, 1900
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Clarence E. Green’s Academy – Clark Street - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 100
Field:2
Format:
Prize: $250 a side and the B. B. C. Co. Championship Emblem

***

Eugene Carter
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

June 14
Thursday

Carter

38

June 15
Friday

Carter

28

Total
Innings
BPI

IN

vs

6

66

Referee

Charley Matthews

Start:

9:00pm – 11:45pm

Player Profile

Age

Eugene Carter
Lloyd Jevne

32

Hometown

66
100

6
5

Player

Score HR

Jevne

50

Jevne

50

IN

5

100

Title
Champion
Challenger

15

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

Late 1900
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Clarence E. Green’s Academy – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2

***

Lloyd Jevne
Eugene Carter
Lloyd Jevne

Points: 100
Format: Challenge
Champion
Challenger
Forfeit by reason of unfitness
Retains Championship

Eugene Carter was not able to compete and forfeited the match due to illness. Carter would never
compete again in championship competition and died on January 01, 1902 in Chicago.

Player Profile

Age

Lloyd Jevne
Eugene Carter

32

Hometown

Title
Champion
Challenger

16

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

July - August ??? 1901
World Three Cushion Tournament
Green and Catton’s Academy – Dearborn Street – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 5
Prizes: $

Points: 30
Format: Round Robin

Player

W

L

Joseph W. Capron
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
Louis Barutel
William H. Catton
George F. Sutton

4
3
1
1
1

0
1
3
3
3

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

24*

High Run:
Best Game:

Capron

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Joseph W. Capron
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
Louis Barutel
William H. Catton
George F. Sutton

47
56

Golt, Canada
Chicago, IL
France

40
36

Player Profile

Born

Died

Place off Birth

Joseph W. Capron
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
Louis Barutel
William H. Catton
George F. Sutton

September 15, 1853
February 02, 1855

December 13, 1935
March 08, 1910

May 10, 1859
March 13, 1863

1911
April 22, 1930

Brantford, Canada
Milwaukee, WI
France
Solon, Iowa
Waverly, NY

24 innings

Titles

Nickname

The Wizard

Jumbo

17

Hand
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

1901 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

18

1901 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – /Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
X
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

19

1901 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

March
March
March
March

Louis Barutel
Louis Barutel
Louis Barutel
Louis Barutel

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

______________________________________________________________________________________
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
March
Joseph W. Capron
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
March
William H. Catton
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
March
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
March
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
March
Jacob Schaefer Sn.
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
March
George F. Sutton
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

20

November 7 – December 3, 1907
World Three Cushion Tournament
St. Louis, MO – Played in Various Billiard Rooms
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field:9
Format: Round Robin
Entry Fee: $50
Prizes: $ 300 was added to the entries fee of $450 for a total of $750 plus the net gate receipts would
be split between the top four finishers, and the Jordan Lambert Diamond Trophy
Sanction:
Player

W

L

HR

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

6
6
5
4
4
4
4
3
1

2
2
3
4
4
4
4
5
7

9*
8
6
7
6
6
6
7
6

Harry P. Cline
John W. Daly
John G. Horgan
Alfredo De Oro
Frank P. Day
Lloyd Jevne
Thomas A. Hueston
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron

High Run:
Best Game:
Playoff:

Harry P. Cline
Frank P. Day

TP

OP

38*

389
383
362
344
323
338
378
349
295

316
306
348
348
346
357
365
380
395

9
38 innings

TI

Ave

Prize Gate
300
225
150
75

40%
30%
20%
10%

*** Note: This was a new world record

First – Second

Harry P. Cline
Referee:

BG

50

7

76

vs

Charles Peterson, St. Louis

John W. Daly

41

5

75

Schedule two games daily – 3:00pm & 8:00pm

Note:

On November 20, Harry P. Cline played the fastest game of the tournament against Joseph W. Capron. The
game lasted only 40 minutes.

Note:

On November 21, Frank P. Day in match against Alfredo De Oro set a new world record by scoring 50 points in
38 innings, averaging 1.32 balls per inning. The game took 55 minutes.

Note:

The tournament was played in various billiard rooms around the city.
Rex Billiard Hall
109 – 111 N. 6th Street
Royal Billiard Academy
210 N. 7th Street
Grand
Pine Billiard Academy

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Harry P. Cline
John W. Daly
John G. Horgan
Alfredo De Oro
Frank P. Day
Lloyd Jevne
Thomas A. Hueston
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron

37
38
41
43
57
39
22
27
54

Philadelphia, PA
Chicago, IL
Elmira, NY
New York City, NY
St Louis, MO
Salt Lake City, UT
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO
Galt, Canada

Titles

Nickname

World Pool Champ

The Irishman
The Banker
The Cuban

Former World Champ
World Pool Champion
Former World Champ

21

The Kid
Jess
Winchester

Hand
RH
RH
RH
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

1907 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 7
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
98
vs
Joseph W. Capron
40
3
98
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 8
Horace B. Lean
50
5
95
vs
Frank P. Day
35
3
95
Friday
John G. Horgan
50
5
88
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
47
4
87
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 9
John W. Daly
50
4
vs
Horace B. Lean
33
7
Saturday
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
80
vs
Joseph W. Capron
26
4
79
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 10
No Matches Scheduled
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 11
Frank P. Day
50
3
100
vs
Joseph W. Capron
46
3
100
Monday
Harry P. Cline
50
6
95
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
39
4
94
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 12
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
101
vs
Horace B. Lean
46
5
100
Tuesday
John W. Daly
50
8
98
vs
Thomas A. Houston
47
5
97
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 13
Thomas A. Hueston
50
4
118
vs
Lloyd Jevne
49
4
117
Wednesday
Frank P. Day
50
5
70
vs
John G. Horgan
39
7
69
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 14
John W. Daly
50
6
68
vs
Joseph W. Capron
31
6
67
Thursday
Harry P. Cline
50
9
88
vs
Alfredo De Oro
34
3
88
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 15
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
100
vs
Horace B. Lean
44
Friday
John G. Horgan
50
4
vs
Joseph Capron
35
4
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 16
Joseph W. Capron
50
vs
Horace B. Lean
45
Saturday
Frank P. Day
50
vs
Harry P. Cline
41
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 17
No Matches Scheduled
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 18
Harry P. Cline
50
4
100
vs
Horace B. Lean
37
5
100
Monday
Thomas A. Hueston
50
6
79
vs
Alfredo De Oro
48
7
78
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 19
Horace B. Lean
50
4
105
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
45
4
104
Tuesday
Lloyd Jevne
50
5
64
vs
Frank P. Day
31
3
64
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 20
Harry P. Cline
50
4
vs
Joseph W. Capron
24
3
Wednesday
John G. Horgan
50
vs
John W. Daly
45
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

22

1907 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 21
Thomas A. Hueston
50
4
86
vs
Joseph W. Capron
43
4
85
Thursday
Frank P. Day
50
5
38*
vs
Alfredo De Oro
20
7
37
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 22
John G. Horgan
50
4
110
vs
Horace B. Lean
44
3
110
Friday
Thomas A. Hueston
50
5
73
vs
Frank P. Day
34
4
73
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 23
Lloyd Jevne
50
6
vs
Alfredo De Oro
42
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 24
John W. Daly
50
7
vs
Frank P. Day
23
Sunday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 25
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
vs
John G. Horgan
38
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 26
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
93
vs
John W. Daly
38
4
93
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 27
Harry P. Cline
50
5
vs
John G. Horgan
35
Wednesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 28
John G. Horgan
50
5
vs
Lloyd Jevne
27
Thursday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 29
John W. Daly
50
5
vs
Lloyd Jevne
24
4
Friday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 30
Harry P. Cline
50
5
vs
Lloyd Jevne
47
4
Saturday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 1
Sunday

No Matches Scheduled

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 2
John W. Daly
50
8
98
vs
Harry P. Cline
48
5
97
Monday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 3*
Harry P. Cline
50
7
76
vs
John W. Daly
41
5
75
Tuesday
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
* Playoff: First & Second

23

1907 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 7
Joseph W. Capron
40
3
98
vs
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
98
November 9
Joseph W. Capron
26
4
79
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
80
November 11
Joseph W. Capron
46
3
100
vs
Frank P. Day
50
3
100
November 14
Joseph W. Capron
31
6
67
vs
John W. Daly
50
6
68
November 15
Joseph W. Capron
35
vs
John G. Horgan
50
November 16
Joseph W. Capron
50
vs
Horace B. Lean
45
November 20
Joseph W. Capron
24
3
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
4
November 21
Joseph W. Capron
43
4
85
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
50
4
86
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 11
Harry P. Cline
50
6
95
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
39
4
94
November 14
Harry P. Cline
50
9
88
vs
Alfredo De Oro
34
3
88
November 16
Harry P. Cline
41
vs
Frank P. Day
50
November 18
Harry P. Cline
50
4
100
vs
Horace B. Lean
37
5
100
November 20
Harry P. Cline
50
4
vs
Joseph W. Capron
24
3
November 27
Harry P. Cline
50
5
vs
John G. Horgan
35
November 30
Harry P. Cline
50
5
vs
Lloyd Jevne
47
4
December 2
Harry P. Cline
48
5
97
vs
John W. Daly
50
8
98
December 3*
Harry P. Cline
50
7
76
vs
John W. Daly
41
5
75
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 9
John W. Daly
50
vs
Horace B. Lean
33
7
November 12
John W. Daly
50
8
98
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
47
5
97
November 14
John W. Daly
50
6
68
vs
Joseph W. Capron
31
6
67
November 20
John W. Daly
vs
John G. Horgan
50
November 24
John W. Daly
50
vs
Frank P. Day
23
November 26
John W. Daly
38
4
93
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
93
November 29
John W. Daly
50
5
vs
Lloyd Jevne
December 2
John W. Daly
50
8
98
vs
Harry P. Cline
48
5
97
December 3*
John W. Daly
41
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
7
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 8
Frank P. Day
35
3
95
vs
Horace B. Lean
50
5
95
November 11
Frank P. Day
50
3
100
vs
Joseph W. Capron
46
3
100
November 13
Frank P. Day
50
5
70
vs
John G. Horgan
39
7
69
November 16
Frank P. Day
50
vs
Harry P. Cline
41
November 19
Frank P. Day
31
3
64
vs
Lloyd Jevne
50
5
64
November 21
Frank P. Day
50
5
38*
vs
Alfredo De Oro
20
7
37
November 22
Frank P. Day
34
4
73
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
50
5
73
November 24
Frank P. Day
23
vs
John W. Daly
50
7
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 9
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
80
vs
Joseph W. Capron
26
4
79
November 12
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
101
vs
Horace B. Lean
45
5
100
November 14
Alfredo De Oro
34
3
88
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
9
88
November 18
Alfredo De Oro
48
7
78
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
50
6
79
November 21
Alfredo De Oro
20
7
37
vs
Frank P. Day
50
5
38
November 23
Alfredo De Oro
42
vs
Lloyd Jevne
50
November 25
Alfredo De Oro
50
vs
John G. Horgan
38
November 26
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
93
vs
John W. Daly
38
4
73
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

24

1907 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order cont … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 8
John G. Horgan
50
5
88
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
47
4
87
November 13
John G. Horgan
39
7
69
vs
Frank P. Day
50
5
70
November 15
John G. Horgan
50
4
vs
Joseph W. Capron
35
4
November 20
John G. Horgan
50
vs
John W. Daly
45
November 22
John G. Horgan
50
4
110
vs
Horace B. Lean
44
3
110
November 25
John G. Horgan
38
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
November 27
John G. Horgan
35
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
November 28
John G. Horgan
50
5
vs
Lloyd Jevne
27
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 8
Thomas A. Hueston
47
4
87
vs
John G. Horgan
50
5
88
November 11
Thomas A. Hueston
39
4
94
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
6
95
November 12
Thomas A. Hueston
47
5
97
vs
John W. Daly
50
8
98
November 13
Thomas A. Hueston
50
4
118
vs
Lloyd Jevne
49
4
118
November 18
Thomas A. Hueston
50
6
79
vs
Alfredo De Oro
48
7
78
November 19
Thomas A. Hueston
45
4
104
vs
Horace B. Lean
50
4
105
November 21
Thomas A. Hueston
50
4
86
vs
Joseph W. Capron
43
4
85
November 22
Thomas A. Hueston
50
5
73
vs
Frank P. Day
34
4
73
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 7
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
99
vs
Joseph W. Capron
40
3
98
November 13
Lloyd Jevne
40
4
118
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
50
4
118
November 15
Lloyd Jevne
50
4
100
vs
Horace B. Lean
44
November 19
Lloyd Jevne
50
5
64
vs
Frank P. Day
31
3
64
November 23
Lloyd Jevne
50
6
vs
Alfredo De Oro
42
November 28
Lloyd Jevne
27
vs
John G. Horgan
50
5
November 29
Lloyd Jevne
24
4
vs
John W. Daly
50
November 30
Lloyd Jevne
47
4
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
5
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 8
Horace B. Lean
50
5
95
vs
Frank P. Day
35
3
95
November 9
Horace B. Lean
33
7
vs
John W. Daly
50
November 12
Horace B. Lean
46
5
100
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
101
November 15
Horace B. Lean
44
vs
Lloyd Jevne
50
November 16
Horace B. Lean
45
vs
Joseph Capron
50
November 18
Horace B. Lean
37
5
100
vs
Harry P. Cline
50
4
100
November 19
Horace B. Lean
50
4
105
vs
Thomas A. Hueston
45
4
104
November 22
Horace B. Lean
44
3
110
vs
John G. Horgan
50
4
110
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

25

February 6 - 8, 1908
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

Harry P. Cline
John W. Daly
John W. Daly

***

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

133
150

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

Player

Score HR

IN

February 6
Thursday

Cline

49

4

140

Daly

50

4

138

February 7
Friday

42

4

99

50

3

101

February 8
Saturday

42

4

100

50

3

100*

Total
Innings
BPI

133
339
.3923

150
339
.4425

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Harry P. Cline
John W. Daly

47
39

Philadelphia, PA
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Irishman

RH
RH

Not sure of exact innings (+ or – 1)

26

May 7 - 9, 1908
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Rex Billiard Hall – 109-111 N. 6th Street - St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

John W. Daly
John G. Horgan
John W. Daly

Champion
150
Challenger
142
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 7
Thursday

Daly

33

4

68

May 8
Friday

44

5

May 9
Saturday

73

8

Total
Innings
BPI

150
254
.5905

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Horgan

50

8

68

104

50

3

105

82

42

81

142
254
.5590

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

John W. Daly
John G. Horgan

39
41

Chicago, IL
Elmira, NY

Champion
Challenger

Irish
The Banker

RH
RH

27

October 5 - 7, 1908
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Rex Billiard Hall – 109-111 N. 6th Street - St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

John W. Daly
Thomas A. Hueston
Thomas A. Hueston

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

October 5
Monday

Daly

41

71

October 6
Tuesday

34

October 7
Wednesday

43

Total
Innings
BPI

118

4

118
150

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Hueston

50

71

6

50

5

87

50

87

150

Referee:
Schedule:

Matches stared at 9:30pm

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

John W. Daly
Thomas A. Hueston

39
22

Chicago, IL
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

Irish
The Kid

RH
RH

)

28

December 7 - 9, 1908
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Thomas A. Hueston
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

December 7 Hueston
Saturday

44

71

December 8
Sunday

(10)
(11)

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

50

4

72

25

50

11

December 9
Monday

38

50

Total
Innings
BPI

107

150

10

vs

107
150

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Thomas A. Hueston
Alfredo De Oro

23
45

St. Louis, MO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Kid
The Cuban

RH
LH

29

February 10 - 12, 1909
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
McGraw’s Academy – 35th Street & Broadway - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $1000 - $500 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Horace B. Lean
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
Retains Champion
Score HR

IN

vs

150
103

5
5

Player

Score HR

Lean

31

3

February 10 De Oro
Wednesday

50

4

February 11
Thursday

50

5

75

28

3

February 12
Friday

50

3

75

44

5

Total
Innings
BPI

150

Referee:

IN

103

Thomas J. Gallagher

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Horace B. Lean

45
28

New York City NY
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
Jess

LH
RH

30

May 20 - 22, 1909
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Weeghman’s Annex – 88 West Madison Street - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 500 - $250 a side and the Lambert Diamond Trophy – plus $500 added purse to winner

***

Alfredo De Oro
Thomas A. Hueston
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 20
Thursday

De Oro

50

6

68

May 21
Friday

40

3

80

May 22
Saturday

60

8

Total
Innings
BPI

150

Referee:

Champion
Challenger
Retains Champion
vs

150
148

Player

Score HR

IN

Hueston

43

4

67

57

7

81

48

4

148

Edward Semple of the Chicago Athletic Club

Matches Started at 8:00pm
Note: There was a numerous amount of safeties played:
May 20
May 21
May 22
Total

Alfredo De Oro

14
7
1
22

Thomas Hueston

12
22
9
43

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Thomas A. Hueston

46
23

New York City, NY
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenge

The Cuban
The Kid

LH
RH

31

November 3 - 5, 1909
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
McGraw’s Billiard Academy – 35th Street & Broadway - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $1000 - $500 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Score HR

IN

November 3 De Oro
Wednesday

50

3

82

November 4
Thursday

50

10

November 5
Friday

50

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150
262
.572

Referee:

Player

Champion
Challenger
Retains Champion
vs

150
119

Player

Score HR

IN

Daly

36

4

81

99

39

4

100

81

44

3

80

119
261
.455

Thomas Gallagher

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly

46
40

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Irishman

LH
RH

32

January 10 – 12, 1910
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
McGraw’s Billiard Academy – 34th Street & Broadway – New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Eames
Fred Eames

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 10
Monday

De Oro

28

4

58

January 11
Tuesday

33

2

January 12
Wednesday

76

5

Total
Innings
BPI

137

Referee:

vs

137
150

5
6

Player

Score HR

IN

Eames

50

6

59

50

5

83

50

4

91

91

150
233
.64

John J. McGraw

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Eames

46

New York City, NY
Denver, CO

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

33

March 14 - 16, 1910
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Sarconi’s Billiard Room – 1642-1644 Welton Street - Denver, CO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $500 - $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Fred Eames
Thomas A. Hueston
Thomas A. Hueston

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 14
Monday

Eames

50

5

79

March 15
Tuesday

38

8

March 16
Wednesday

43

Total
Innings
BPI

131
251
.5219

Referee:
Score Keeper:
Schedule:

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

3

vs

131
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Hueston

47

5

79

94

53

8

94

78

50

7

78

150
251
.5976

J. Quinby
Col. Ben Honet

Matches start at 8:30pm

Seating:

500

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Fred Eames
Thomas A. Hueston

24

Denver, CO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Kid

RH
RH

34

May 16 - 18, 1910
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
John Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 42nd Street – Between Broadway & 6th Ave -New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy and a $500 purse to the winner put up by Mr. Doyle

***

Thomas A. Hueston
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 16
Monday

Hueston

41

4

60

May 17
Tuesday

35

May 18
Wednesday

38

Total
Innings
BPI

114

vs

114
150

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

50

6

60

3

50

6

62

5

50

5

61

150
183
.819

Referee: Maurice Daly & Oro Morningstar

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Thomas A. Hueston
Alfredo De Oro

24
47

St. Louis, MO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Kid
The Cuban

RH
LH

35

October 18 - 20, 1910
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Lloyd Jevne
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
Challenger
Retains Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

October 18
Tuesday

De Oro

50

4

100

October 19
Wednesday

50

4

October 20
Thursday

50

4

Total
Innings
BPI

150
233
.643

Referee:

vs

150
121

Player

Score HR

IN

Jevne

37

4

99

63

40

4

72

44

6

72

121

Thomas Gallagher & Albert Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Lloyd Jevne

47
42

New York City, NY
Salt Lake City, UT

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

36

December 20 - 22, 1910
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
John W. Daly

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

December 20 De Oro
Tuesday

35

3

74

December 21
Wednesday

25

8

December 22
Thursday

60

3

Total
Innings
BPI

120
261
.4597

vs

120
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Daly

50

7

75

65

50

5

66

112

50

4

111

150
262
.5725

Referee:
Note: In the 57th inning of the second block, Alfredo De Oro shot with the wrong cue ball, forfeiting
the point made and losing his turn at the table.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly

47
42

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Irishman

LH
RH

37

January 10 - 12, 1911
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Sarconi’s Billiard Room - 1642-1644 Welton Street - Denver, CO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $500 - $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Joseph W. Carney
Joseph W. Carney

Date

Player

January 10
Tuesday

De Oro

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

vs

108
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Carney

January 11
Wednesday
January 12
Thursday
Total
Innings
BPI

108

150

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Joseph W. Carney

47
40

Denver, CO
San Francisco, CA

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

38

March 12 - 14, 1911
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Sarconi’s Billiard Room - 1642-1644 Welton Street - Denver, CO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 500 - $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Joseph W. Carney
John G Horgan
John G. Horgan

Date

Player

March 12
Sunday

Carney

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

vs

129
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Horgan

March 13
Monday
March 14
Tuesday
Total
Innings
BPI

129

150

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Joseph W. Carney
John G. Horgan

40
45

San Francisco, CA
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

The Banker

RH
RH

39

March 27 - 29, 1911
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

John W. Daly
George W. Moore
John W. Daly

Champion
150
Challenger
131
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 27
Monday

Daly

50

4

78

March 28
Tuesday

50

9

March 29
Wednesday

50

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150
272
.551

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Moore

45

4

77

96

35

4

96

98

51

8

97

131
270
.485

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

John W. Daly
George W. Moore

42
41

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Title

40

Nickname

Hand

The Irishman

RH
RH

April 12 - 14, 1911
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

John W. Daly
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan

Date

Player

April 12
Wednesday

Daly

Champion
Challenger
150
New Championship
Score HR

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Horgan

April 13
Thursday
April 14
Friday
Total
Innings
BPI

150

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

John G. Horgan
John W. Daly

45
42

St. Louis, MO
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Banker
The Irishman

RH
RH

41

October 10 - 12, 1911
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
150
Challenger
146
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

October 10
Tuesday

De Oro

39

3

86

October 11
Wednesday

52

5

October 12
Thursday

59

5

Total
Innings
BPI

150
314
.477

Referee:

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Daly

50

4

86

104

50

6

104

124

46

5

124

146
314
464

Harry P. Cline

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly

48
42

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Irishman

LH
RH

42

November 7 – 9, 1911
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Recital Hall – 131 S. Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 500 - $250 a side and the Jordan Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
George O. Wheeler
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Champion
150
Challenger
109
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

November 7 De Oro
Tuesday

50

9

74

November 8
Wednesday

50

9

November 9
Thursday

50

5

Total
Innings
BPI

150
214
.700

Referee:

Charles Peterson, St. Louis, MO

Schedule:

Matches start at 8:00pm

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Wheeler

31

3

74

61

33

4

60

79

45

9

80

109
214
.509

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
George O. Wheeler

48
45

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

43

January 10 – 12, 1912
World Three Cushion Challenger Match
Sarconi’s Billiard Room - 1642-1644 Welton Street - Denver, CO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Joseph W. Carney
Joseph W. Carney

Champion
148
Challenger
150
New Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

January 10
Wednesday

De Oro

50

5

64

January 11
Thursday

50

6

January 12
Friday

48

3

Total
Innings
BPI

148
287
.5156

Referee:
Score Keeper:
Announcer:
Note:

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Carney

25

3

63

100

63

5

99

123

62

4

123

150
285
.5263

William Thorne
Col. Honet
Louis Galucia

Tony Sarconi, in order to induce Alfredo De Oro, the champion, to play out of New
York, guaranteed De Oro a $400 gate, $200 for personal expenses and the regular side
bet of $250.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Joseph W. Carney

48
41

New York City, NY
Denver, CO

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

44

March 12 - 14, 1912
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Sarconi’s Billiard Room - 1642-1644 Welton Street - Denver, CO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $500 - $250 a side. Gate receipts and the Lambert Trophy

***

Joseph W. Carney
John G. Horgan
John G. Horgan

Champion
127
Challenger
150
New Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 12
Tuesday

Carney

43

10

103

March 13
Wednesday

24

3

March 14
Thursday

60

9

Total
Innings
BPI

127
281
.4519

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Horgan

50

4

104

88

50

5

89

90

50

4

91

150
284
.5281

Referee:
Score Keeper:
Announcer:

William Thorne
Col. Ben Hnnet
Louis Galucia

Schedule:

Matches Start at 8:30pm

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Joseph W. Carney
John G. Horgan

41
45

Denver, CO
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

The Banker

RH
RH

45

April 25 – 27, 1912
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

John G. Horgan
John W. Daly
John G. Horgan

Champion
150
Challenger
132
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

April 25
Thursday

Horgan

39

3

98

April 26
Friday

61

6

April 27
Saturday

50

7

Total
Innings
BPI

150
311
.4823

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Daly

50

4

97

111

34

4

112

102

48

5

100

132
309
.4271

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

John G. Horgan
John W. Daly

45
43

St. Louis, MO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Banker
The Irishman

RH
RH

46

September 25 – 27, 1912
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
San Francisco, CA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

John G. Horgan
Joseph W. Carney
John G. Horgan

Date

Player

Champion
150
Challenger
125
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

September 25 Horgan
Wednesday

50

9

123

September 26
Thursday

50

5

September 27
Friday

50

7

Total
Innings
BPI

150
206
.728

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Carney

40

5

123

92

37

5

92

91

48

9

91

125
206
.606

Referee:

Otto Rosenstern

Note:

This was the first time a world championship three cushion tournament was held in
San Francisco.

Note:

After each block, the balls were left in place and the player started from that point the
next day.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

John G. Horgan
Joseph W. Carney

46
42

St. Louis, MO
San Francisco, CA

Champion
Challenger

The Banker

RH
RH

47

March 12 - 14, 1913
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Graney’s Academy – San Francisco, CA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

John G. Horgan
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

March 10
Monday

Horgan

Total
Innings
BPI

Forfeit

Champion
Forfeit
Challenger
New Champion by forfeit
Score HR

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

Referee:
Note: John Horgan held the

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

John G. Horgan
Alfredo De Oro

46
49

St. Louis, MO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Banker
The Cuban

RH
LH

48

May 27 - 29, 1913
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Chick Wright’s Billiard Theatre – San Francisco, CA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side – Total gate receipts and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
John G. Horgan
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
150
Challenger
120
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 27
Tuesday

De Oro

50

3

99

May 28
Wednesday

50

5

67

May 29
Thursday

50

49

Total
Innings
BPI

150

120

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Horgan

44

4

98

27

4

67

Otto Resenstern

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
John G. Horgan

50
46

New York City, NY
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Banker

LH
RH

49

November 5 - 7, 1913
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 112-114 West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Joseph W. Carney
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Champion
150
Challenger
143
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

November 5 De Oro
Wednesday

50

4

82

November 6
Thursday

36

3

November 7
Friday

64

9

Total
Innings
BPI

150
255
.588

Referee:

Albert G. Cutler – Boston, MA

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Carney

37

3

81

86

63

7

86

87

43

7

87

143
254
.562

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Joseph W. Carney

50
43

New York City, NY
San Francisco, CA

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

50

January 5 - 7, 1914
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Recital Hall – 131 South Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Charles R. Morin
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
150
Challenger
113
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 5
Monday

De Oro

50

6

75

January 6
Tuesday

50

6

January 7
Wednesday

50

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150
220
.681

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Morin

43

6

74

76

39

4

76

69

31

4

70

113
220
.513

Fred Conklin

Matches started at 8:00pm

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Charles R. Morin

50
43

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

51

March 10 - 12, 1914
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 112-114 West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Eames
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
Challenger
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 10
Tuesday

De Oro

50

6

92

March 11
Wednesday

50

9

March 12
Thursday

50

4

Total
Innings
BPI

150
250
.6000

Referee:

vs

150
107

Player

Score HR

IN

Eames

29

4

91

63

35

5

62

95

43

5

96

107
249
.4297

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Fred Eames

50

New York City, NY
Denver, CO

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

52

October 28 - 30, 1914
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 112-114 West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
Challenger
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

October 28
Wednesday

De Oro

50

13*

61

October 29
Thursday

50

4

October 30
Friday

50

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150
196
.7653

vs

150
92

Player

Score HR

IN

Moore

28

5

60

73

29

5

72

62

35

6

63

92
195
.4717

Referee:

Frank Keogh

Note:

In the first block of the match, Alfredo De Oro established a New World Record in
champion play by score a high run of 13 points. The previous record of 11 was set by
De Oro in St> Louis in 1911.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore

51
45

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

53

March 6 - 31, 1915
World Three Cushion Tournament
Inter-Ocean Building – Monroe and Dearborn Streets – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field:12
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $3000 - BBC Diamond Emblem valued at $1000
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

1. George W. Moore
2. William B. Huey
3. John W. Daly
4. Alfredo De Oro
5. August Kieckhefer
6. Joseph W. Capron
7. Charles Ellis
8. Charles R. Morin
9. John E. Hahman
10. Fred Eames
11. Lloyd Jevne
12. Horace B. Lean

9
9
9
8
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
1

2
2
2
3
6
6
6
6
7
7
7
10

8
13*
12
6
10
8
11
9
7
8
6
7

64
58
59
52*
58
60
61
63
70
68
63
56

536
534
531
497
524
479
511
509
480
503
472
447

462
472
469
503
520
523
492
497
504
526
512
543

812
773
829
754
803
813
770
779
826
803
785
804

.6601 1000
.6908 700**
.6405 500
.6592 300
.6526 150
.5892 150
.6636
50
.6534
50
.5811
.6264
.6013
.5560

High Run:
Best Game:

William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro

$50
$50

Prize

13
52 innings

Note:

William B. Huey was an amateur player. He refused to accept the prize money, in
order to keep his amateur status.

Referee:

Charles F. Conklin, Chicago, IL

Paid Attendance:
Schedule:

18,000

4 matches played daily, except of opening night
Afternoon: 1:45pm & 3:00pm
Evening:
7:45pm & 9:00pm

Note: In the playoff for fifth, sixth, seventh and eight positions, Kieckhefer and Capron again tied
and split the prizes of $175 and $125 ($150 each). Ellis and Morin also tied and divided
seventh place money of $100 ($50 each).

54

1915

World Tournament continued … …

Playoff: First - Third

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

George W. Moore
William B. Huey
John W. Daly

2

9
1

0

0
1
2

5

89
5
---

100
91
93

94
97
100

180
96
180

0.5556
182
0.5530
0.5167

Playoff: Fifth – Eight

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

August Kieckhefer
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis
Charles R. Morin

2
2
1
1

1
1
2
2

6
8
8
6

62
69
67
70

140
146
139
127

142
122
146
142

200
208
202
205

0.7000
0.7019
0.6881
0.6195

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

George W. Moore
William B. Huey
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis
Charles R. Morin
John E. Hahman
Fred Eames
Lloyd Jevne
Horace B. Lean

45
34
46
51
25
61
25
44
30

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL
New York City, NY
New York City, NY
Milwaukee, WI
St. Paul, MN
Cleveland, OH
Chicago, IL
Minneapolis, MN
Denver, CO
Salt Lake City, UT
Chicago, IL

47
34

Titles

Amateur
Former Champion
Defending Champion
Interstate League Champion

Nickname

The Irishman
The Cuban
Augie

Jess

55

Hand
RH
RH
RH
LH
LH
RH
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
Charles R. Morin
50
5
64
vs
John E. Hahman
44
6
63
Saturday
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
81
vs
Horace B. Lean
41
7
80
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
March 7
Sunday

No Matches Scheduled

March 8
Monday

Joseph W. Capron
George W. Moore
William B. Huey
John W. Daly

50
50
50
50

5
7
3
4

67
74
68
59

vs
vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Charles Ellis
Fred Eames
John E. Hahman

42
48
44
25

6
5
4
2

66
74
68
59

March 9
Tuesday

Charles R. Morin
Charles Ellis
August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

5
4
4
4

67
68
58
71

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
George W. Moore
Fred Eames

38
32
44
47

4
3
5
4

67
68
58
70

March 10
Wednesday

William B. Huey
John W. Daly
George W. Moore
Joseph W. Capron

50
50
50
50

6
3
5
5

71
82
74
95

vs
vs
vs
vs

John E. Hahman
Horace B. Lean
Fred Eames
Charles R. Morin

46
36
38
48

5
4
4
4

71
81
74
94

March 11
Thursday

Charles Ellis
August Kieckhefer
George W. Moore
Joseph W. Capron

50
50
50
50

4
6
5
6

70
77
82
64

vs
vs
vs
vs

John E. Hahman
Horace B. Lean
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro

40
48
45
47

4
4
7
5

69
77
82
63

March 12
Friday

Fred Eames
George W. Moore
William B. Huey
John W. Daly

50
50
50
50

5
6
6
12

90
64
65
74

vs
vs
vs
vs

John E. Hahman
Horace B. Lean
Charles R. Morin
August Kieckhefer

48
34
44
46

7
5
4
5

89
64
64
73

March 13
Saturday

John E. Hahman
Fred Eames
August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

5
4
5
6

76
76
62
67

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
Charles R. Morin
Charles Ellis

37
40
48
43

3
7
3
6

75
76
61
66

50
50
50
50

5
5
5
3

79
64
82
92

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Lloyd Jevne
Joseph W. Capron
August Kieckhefer

45
38
37
49

4
5
6
4

79
63
82
92

March 14
Sunday

March 15
Monday

No Matches Scheduled

Fred Eames
George W. Moore
John E. Hahman
William B. Huey

56

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

March 16
Tuesday

William B. Huey
Charles Ellis
Charles R. Morin
John E. Hahman

50
50
50
50

13*
6
9
5

58
65
63
70

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Fred Eames
Lloyd Jevne
Alfredo De Oro

March 17
Wednesday

Lloyd Jevne
August Kieckhefer
John W. Daly
Charles R. Morin

50
50
50
50

4
4
6
5

71
65
66
79

vs
vs
vs
vs

March 18
Thursday

George W. Moore
John W. Daly
William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

8
4
7
5

98
87
71
66

March 19
Friday

Charles R. Morin
Lloyd Jevne
John W. Daly
Lloyd Jevne

50
50
50
50

3
4
4
5

March 20
Saturday

Fred Eames
William B. Huey
Horace B. Lean
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

March 21
Sunday

HR

IN

31
40
23
36

5
4
4
5

58
64
63
70

Horace B. Lean
Fred Eames
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis

39
45
37
43

4
4
4
4

71
65
66
79

vs
vs
vs
vs

John E. Hahman
Charles Ellis
Lloyd Jevne
August Kieckhefer

41
47
46
36

5
4
4
4

98
86
71
66

74
71
76
93

vs
vs
vs
vs

Fred Eames
Joseph W. Capron
Fred Eames
August Kieckhefer

48
40
46
47

8
6
4
5

73
71
75
92

5
4
7
5

69
68
56
73

vs
vs
vs
vs

Lloyd Jevne
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis
Lloyd Jevne

43
43
43
44

5
4
4
6

68
68
56
73

No Matches Scheduled

March 22
Monday

John E. Hahman
Joseph W. Capron
John W. Daly
Charles Ellis

50
50
50
50

5
8
4
11

86
60
71
61

vs
vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
George W. Moore
Lloyd Jevne
William B. Huey

44
38
39
41

4
4
5
6

86
59
70
60

March 23
Tuesday

Charles Ellis
George W. Moore
Joseph W. Capron
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

4
6
5
4

80
90
96
52*

vs
vs
vs
vs

Lloyd Jevne
William B. Huey
Horace B. Lean
Charles R. Morin

39
43
48
32

4
3
4
4

79
90
96
51

March 24
Wednesday

August Kieckhefer
John W. Daly
Lloyd Jevne
William B. Huey

50
50
50
50

10
6
4
6

66
85
63
62

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Ellis
Charles R. Morin
John E. Hahman
Alfredo De Oro

37
47
36
33

6
5
4
5

65
84
63
62

57

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

March 25
Thursday

George W. Moore
William B. Huey

March 26
Friday

HR

IN

50
50

6
9

70
68

vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly

35
36

5
5

69
67

George W. Moore
John W. Daly

50
50

4
4

79
80

vs
vs

Charles R. Morin
Alfredo De Oro

40
46

4
5

78
80

March 27 *
Saturday *
*
*

August Kieckhefer
Joseph W. Capron
August Kieckhefer
Charles Ellis

50
50
50
50

6
5
5
8

62
72
67
67

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Ellis
August Kieckhefer
Charles R. Morin
Joseph W. Capron

47
49
45
46

6
6
6
5

62
71
67
67

March 28
Sunday

No Matches Scheduled

March 29 *
Monday *
**

Joseph W. Capron
Charles R. Morin
George W. Moore

50
50
50

8
4
5

69
70
89

vs
vs
vs

Charles R. Morin
Charles Ellis
John W. Daly

32
42
47

5
5
5

68
69
89

March 30 **
Tuesday

William B. Huey

50

4

91

vs

John W. Daly

46

4

91

March 31**
Wednesday

George W. Moore

50

9

91

vs

William B. Huey

47

5

91

* Playoff:
** Playoff:

Fifth – Eight
First – Second – Third

58

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

March 8
March 9
March 10
March 11
March 13
March 15
March 17
March 19
March 20
March 22
March 23
March 27*
March 27*
March 29*

Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron

March 8
March 10
March 11
March 12
March 17
March 18
March 19
March 22
March 24
March 25
March 26
March 29**
March 30**

50
32
50
50
40
37
37
40
43
50
50
50
46
50

5
3
5
6
7
6
4
6
4
8
5
5
5
8

67
68
95
64
76
82
66
71
68
60
96
72
67
69

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Charles Ellis
Charles R. Morin
Alfredo De Oro
Fred Eames
John E. Hahman
John W. Daly
Lloyd Jevne
William B. Huey
George W. Moore
Horace B. Lean
August Kieckhefer
Charles Ellis
Charles R. Morin

John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly

50
50
45
50
50
50
50
50
50
36
50
47
46

4
3
7
12
6
4
4
4
6
5
4
5
4

59
82
82
74
66
87
76
71
85
67
80
89
91

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

March 6
March 9
March 11
March 13
March 16
March 18
March 20
March 23
March 24
March 25
March 26

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

50
50
47
50
36
50
50
50
33
35
46

5
4
5
6
5
5
5
4
5
5
5

81
71
63
67
70
66
73
52*
62
69
80

March 8
March 9
March 10
March 12
March 13
March 15
March 16
March 17
March 19
March 19
March 20

Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames
Fred Eames

44
47
38
50
50
50
40
45
48
46
50

4
4
4
5
4
5
4
4
8
4
5

68
70
74
90
76
79
64
65
73
75
69

59

HR

IN

41
50
48
47
50
50
50
50
50
38
48
40
50
32

6
4
4
5
4
5
6
4
4
4
4
6
8
5

66
68
94
63
76
82
66
71
68
59
96
71
67
68

John E. Hahman
Horace B. Lean
George W. Moore
August Kieckhefer
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis
Fred Eames
Lloyd Jevne
Charles R. Morin
William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore
William Huey

25
36
50
46
37
47
46
39
47
50
46
50
50

2
4
5
5
4
4
4
5
5
9
5
5
4

59
81
82
73
66
86
75
70
84
68
80
89
91

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Fred Eames
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis
John E. Hahman
August Kieckhefer
Lloyd Jevne
Charles R. Morin
William B. Huey
George W. Moore
John W. Daly

41
47
50
43
50
36
44
32
50
50
50

7
4
6
6
5
4
6
4
6
6
4

80
70
64
66
70
66
73
51
62
70
80

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore
John E. Hahman
Joseph W. Capron
Horace B. Lean
Charles Ellis
August Kieckhefer
Charles R. Morin
John W. Daly
Lloyd Jevne

50
50
50
48
40
45
50
50
50
50
43

3
4
5
7
7
4
6
4
3
4
5

68
71
74
89
78
79
65
65
74
76
68

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 8
March 9
March 11
March 13
March 16
March 17
March 18
March 20
March 22
March 23
March 24
March 27*
March 27*
March 29*

Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis

48
50
50
43
50
43
47
43
50
50
37
47
50
42

5
4
4
6
6
4
4
4
11
4
6
6
8
5

74
68
70
66
65
79
86
56
61
80
65
66
67
69

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

George W. Moore
Joseph Capron
John E. Hahman
Alfredo De Oro
Fred Eames
Charles R. Morin
John W. Daly
Horace B. Lean
William B. Huey
Lloyd Jevne
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
Joseph W. Capron
Charles R. Morin

50
32
40
50
40
50
50
50
41
39
50
50
46
50

7
3
4
6
4
4
4
7
6
4
10
6
5
4

74
68
69
67
64
79
87
56
60
79
66
62
67
70

March 6
March 8
March 10
March 11
March 12
March 13
March 15
March 16
March 18
March 22
March 24

John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman
John E. Hahman

44
25
46
40
48
50
50
50
41
50
36

6
2
5
4
7
5
5
5
5
5
4

63
59
71
69
89
76
82
70
98
86
63

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Morin
John W. Daly
William B. Huey
Charles Ellis
Fred Eames
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore
August Kieckhefer
Lloyd Jevne

50
50
50
50
50
37
37
36
50
44
50

5
4
6
4
5
3
6
5
8
4
4

64
59
71
70
90
75
82
70
98
86
63

March 8
March 10
March 12
March 15
March 16
March 18
March 20
March 22
March 23
March 24
March 25
March 30**
March 31**

William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey
William B. Huey

50
50
50
50
50
50
50
41
43
50
50
50
47

3
6
6
3
13*
7
4
6
3
6
9
4
5

68
71
65
92
58
71
68
60
90
62
68
91
91

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Fred Eames
John E. Hahman
Charles R. Morin
August Kieckhefer
Horace B. Lean
Lloyd Jevne
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Ellis
George W. Moore
Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
George W. Moore

44
46
44
49
31
46
43
50
50
33
36
46
50

4
5
4
4
5
4
4
11
6
5
5
4
9

68
71
64
92
58
71
68
61
90
62
67
91
91

March 15
March 16
March 17
March 18
March 19
March 19
March 20
March 20
March 22
March 23
March 24

Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne
Lloyd Jevne

38
23
50
46
50
50
43
44
39
39
50

5
4
4
4
4
5
5
6
5
4
4

63
63
71
71
71
93
68
73
70
79
63

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Fred Eames
Charles R. Morin
Horace B. Lean
William B. Huey
Joseph W. Capron
August Kieckhefer
Fred Eames
Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
Charles Ellis
John E. Hahman

50
50
39
50
40
47
50
50
50
50
36

5
9
4
7
6
5
5
5
4
4
4

79
63
71
71
71
92
69
73
71
80
62

60

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 8
March 9
March 11
March 12
March 13
March 15
March 17
March 18
March 19
March 22
March 24
March 27*
March 27*
March 27*

August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer

42
50
50
46
50
49
50
36
47
44
50
50
40
50

6
4
6
5
5
4
4
4
5
4
10
6
6
5

66
58
77
73
62
92
65
66
92
86
66
62
71
67

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Joseph W. Capron
George W. Moore
Horace B. Lean
John W. Daly
Charles R. Morin
William B. Huey
Fred Eames
Alfredo De Oro
Lloyd Jevne
John E. Hahman
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis
Joseph W. Capron
Charles R. Morin

50
44
48
50
48
50
45
50
50
50
37
47
50
45

5
5
4
12
3
3
4
5
5
5
6
6
5
6

67
58
77
74
61
92
65
66
93
86
65
66
72
67

March 6
March 9
March 10
March 11
March 12
March 13
March 15
March 16
March 17
March 20
March 23

Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean

41
38
36
48
34
37
45
31
39
50
48

7
4
4
4
5
3
4
5
4
7
4

80
67
81
77
64
75
79
58
71
56
96

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Charles Morin
John W. Daly
August Kie4ckhefer
George W. Moore
John E. Hahman
Fred Eames
William B. Huey
Lloyd Jevne
Charles Ellis
Joseph W. Capron

50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
43
50

5
5
3
6
6
5
5
13*
4
4
6

81
67
82
77
64
76
79
58
71
56
96

March 8
March 9
March 10
March 11
March 12
March 15
March 18
March 22
March 23
March 25
March 26
March 30**
March 31**

George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore
George W. Moore

50
44
50
50
50
50
50
38
50
50
50
50
50

7
5
5
5
6
5
8
4
6
6
4
5
9

74
58
74
82
64
64
98
59
90
70
79
89
91

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Ellis
August Kieckhefer
Fred Eames
John W. Daly
Horace B. Lean
Lloyd Jevne
John E. Hahman
Joseph W. Capron
William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro
Charles R. Morin
John W. Daly
William B. Huey

48
50
38
45
34
38
41
50
43
35
40
47
47

5
4
4
7
5
5
5
8
3
5
4
5
5

74
58
74
82
64
63
98
60
90
69
78
89
91

61

1915 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

March 6
Charles R. Morin
50
5
64
vs
John E. Hahman
44
6
63
March 9
Charles R. Morin
50
5
67
vs
Horace B. Lean
38
4
67
March 10
Charles R. Morin
48
4
94
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
5
95
March 12
Charles R. Morin
44
4
64
vs
William B. Huey
50
6
65
March 13
Charles R. Morin
48
3
61
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
62
March 16
Charles R. Morin
50
9
63
vs
Lloyd Jevne
23
4
63
March 17
Charles R. Morin
50
4
79
vs
Charles Ellis
43
4
79
March 19
Charles R. Morin
50
3
74
vs
Fred Eames
48
8
73
March 23
Charles R. Morin
32
4
51
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
52
March 24
Charles R. Morin
47
5
84
vs
John W. Daly
50
6
85
March 26
Charles R. Morin
40
4
78
vs
George W. Moore
50
4
79
March 27*
Charles R. Morin
45
6
67
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
67
March 29*
Charles R. Morin
32
5
68
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
8
69
March 29*
Charles R. Morin
50
4
70
vs
Charles Ellis
42
5
69
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
* Playoff: Fifth – Eight
** Playoff: First – Third

62

May 17 - 19, 1915
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Music Hall - New York Theatre Building - 112-114 West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 250 a side and the BBC Trophy

***

George W. Moore
Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore

Champion
Challenger
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 17
Monday

Moore

50

7

76

May 18
Tuesday

50

5

May 19
Wednesday

50

4

Total
Innings
BPI

150
220
.6818

Referee:

vs

150
144

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

49

5

77

68

42

5

67

76

53

4

75

144
219
.6575

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

George W. Moore
Alfredo De Oro

45
52

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

RH
LH

63

September 28 - 30, 1915
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Music Hall - New York Theatre Building – New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

George W. Moore
William B. Huey
William B. Huey

Date

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

September 28 Moore
Tuesday

50

5

85

September 29
Wednesday

40

4

September 30
Thursday

48

6

Total
Innings
BPI

138
245
.563

Referee:

Player

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

vs

138
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Huey

40

4

85

84

60

4

84

76

50

8

75

150
244
.614

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

George W. Moore
William B. Huey

45
34

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

64

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

October 20 - 22, 1915
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Note:

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
Forfeits
Challenger
New Champion by forfeit

New York Times on October 23 reports: Alfredo De Oro was notified on October 22
that William Huey returned the championship trophy and his forfeit of $100, so the
title and the trophy revert to De Oro

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

William B. Huey
Alfredo De Oro

35
52

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

RH
LH

65

December 2 - 4, 1915
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Inter-Ocean Building – Monroe & Dearborn Streets - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ a side and the Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

December 2 De Oro
Thursday

50

5

63

December 3
Friday

50

6

December 4
Saturday

50

8

Total
Innings
BPI

150
147
1.02

vs

150
93

Player

Score HR

IN

Kieckhefer

28

3

62

35

35

8

34

49

30

4

49

93
145
.641

Referee:

Walter Lauben, Chicago, IL

Note:

Alfredo De Oro set a new world’s record for scoring 50 points in 35 innings in world
championship competition.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer

52
26

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
Augie

LH
LH

66

January 12 -14, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Imperial Billiard Room - Boston, MA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 250 a side plus $500 put up by room owner Miah Murray and the Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Lloyd Jevne
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
Challenger
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 12
Thursday

De Oro

50

6

46

January 13
Friday

50

6

January 14
Saturday

50

5

Total
Innings
BPI

150
195
.7692

Referee:

vs

150
133

Player

Score HR

IN

Jevne

25

6

45

64

36

5

63

85

72

5

85

133
193
.6891

Charles Warren, Boston, MA

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Lloyd Jevne

52
38

New York
Los Angeles, CA

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

67

February 23 - 25, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Allinger’s Billiard Academy – 1307 Market Street - Philadelphia, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ a side and the Jordan W. Lambert Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Charles Ellis
Charles Ellis

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
vs

129
150

Score HR

IN

Player

Score HR

IN

February 23 De Oro
Thursday

50

7

49

Ellis

37

49

February 24
Friday

50

3

79

52

6

79

February 25
Saturday

29

4

70

61

10

68

Total
Innings
BPI

129
198
.651

150
196
.765

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Charles Ellis

52
25

New York City, NY
Pittsburgh, PA

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
RH

68

April 3 – 5, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 250 a side – a purse of $500 added by Harry Davis and the BBC Trophy

***

Charles Ellis
Pierre Maupome
Charles Ellis

Champion
150
Challenger
143
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

April 3
Monday

Ellis

23

April 4
Tuesday

71

5

April 5
Wednesday

56

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150

IN

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Maupome

50

5

62

50

5

82

70

43

143

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Charles Ellis
Pierre Maupome

25
35

Pittsburgh, PA
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

Maup

RH
RH

69

May 15 – 17, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

Charles Ellis
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 15
Monday

Ellis

29

6

57

May 16
Tuesday

63

4

May 17
Wednesday

57

Total
Innings
BPI

149
211

Referee:

4

vs

149
150

Player

Score HR

IN

McCourt

50

4

58

79

50

5

80

75

50

7

76

150
214

Charles “Cowboy” Weston

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Charles Ellis
Charles McCourt

25
38

Pittsburgh, PA
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

70

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

September 25 - 27, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

Charles A. McCourt
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal

Date

Player

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

September 25 McCourt
Monday

50

97

September 26
Tuesday

35

September 27
Wednesday

54

Total
Innings
BPI

139

vs

139
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Heal

46

6

6

54

6

66

2

50

4

98

150

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Charles A. McCourt
Hugh Heal

39
29

New York City, NY
Toledo, OH

Champion
Challenger

71

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

November 6 - 8, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Zenobia Hall - Toledo, OH
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

Hugh Heal
George W. Moore
George W. Moore

Date

Player

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

vs

125
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Moore

50

6

71

November 6 Heal
Monday

41

10

70

November 7
Tuesday

52

3

117

50

4

118

November 8
Wednesday

32

5

60

50

5

60

Total
Innings
BPI

125
247
.5182

150
249
.6024

Referee:
Schedule:

Matches started at 8:00pm

Player Proflie

Age

Hometown

Title

Hugh Heal
George W. Moore

29
47

Toledo, OH
New York

Champion
Challenger

72

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

December 19 -21, 1916
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 112-114 West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 250 a side, a $350 purse, and gate receipts split 65% - 35%, and the BBC Trophy

***

George Moore
Alfredo De Oro
George W. Moore

Date

Score HR

IN

December 19 Moore
Tuesday

38

4

94

December 20
Wednesday

62

6

December 21
Thursday

50

5

Total
Innings
BPI

150
251
.595

Referee:

Player

Champion
150
Challenger
128
Retains Championship
vs

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

50

6

95

87

45

7

70

33

7

69

128

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

George W. Moore
Alfredo De Oro

47
53

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

RH
LH

73

January 31 - February 2, 1917
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Doyle’s Billiard Academy – 112-114 West 42nd Street - New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side - $350 purse split 65% - 35%, and the BBC Trophy

***

George W. Moore
Charles A. McCourt
Charles A. McCourt

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 31
Wednesday

Moore

50

5

70

February 1
Thursday

39

9

February 2
Friday

33

3

Total
Innings
BPI

122
209
.583

Referee:

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
vs

122
150

Player

Score HR

IN

McCourt

42

8

69

76

58

6

76

63

50

3

65

150
210
.714

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

George W. Moore
Charles A. McCourt

47
39

New York City, NY
Cleveland, OH

Champion
Challenger

Allegheny, PA

74

Nickname

Hand
RH
RH

March 14 - 16, 1917
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Moose Hall - Cleveland, OH
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side - $350 purse split 65% - 35%, and the BBC Trophy

***

Charles A. McCourt
Horace B. Lean
Charles A. McCourt

Champion
150
Challenger
146
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 14
Tuesday

McCourt

50

65

5

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Lean

35

64

March 15
Wednesday

50

51

February 2
Thursday

50

60

Total
Innings
BPI

150

146

Referee:

Ralph Patterson

Seating:

1100

5

Schedule:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Charles A. McCourt
Horace B. Lean

39
36

Cleveland, OH
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

Jess

RH
RH

75

April 26 -28, 1917
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Great Northern Billiard Room - Akron, OH
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

***

Charles A. McCourt
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

Player

Score HR

IN

April 26
Thursday

McCourt

50

4

47

Cannefax

42

5

45

April 27
Friday

50

5

65

44

6

64

April 28
Saturday

35

4

66

64

8

66

Total
Innings
BPI

135
178
.758

Referee:

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

135
150

150
175
.857

Pierre Maupome

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Charles A. McCourt
Robert L. Cannefax

39

Cleveland OH
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

Canny

RH
RH

76

September 5 - 7, 1917
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
St. Louis, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

Robert L. Cannefax
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

148
150

Score HR

IN

Player

Score HR

IN

September 5 Cannefax
Wednesday

30

4

47

De Oro

50

8

47

September 6
Thursday

49

8

71

50

6

72

September 7
Friday

69

6

70

50

4

71

Total
Innings
BPI

148
188
.787

150
190
.789

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Robert L. Cannefax
Alfredo De Oro

54

St. Louis, MO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

Canny
The Cuban

RH
LH

77

October 23 - 25, 1917
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Leonard Howison’s Billiard Academy – 49th Street & Seventh Avenue – New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side plus $400 added by Leonard Howison and the BBC Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro

Champion
150
Challenger
129
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

October 23
Tuesday

De Oro

50

6

78

October 24
Wednesday

50

4

October 25
Thursday

50

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150
231
.649

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Daly

43

6

77

77

40

4

76

76

46

5

75

129
229
.563

Thomas J. Gallagher

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly

54
48

New York City, NY
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
Irish

LH
RH

78

January 10 - 12, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Havana, Cuba
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Charles Otis
Alfredo De Oro

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
150
Challenger
149
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 10
Thursday

De Oro

50

4

91

January 11
Friday

50

4

January 12
Saturday

50

6

Total
Innings
BPI

150
254
.590

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Otis

49

4

90

74

41

3

73

89

59

5

88

149
251
.593

Referee:
Note:

This was the first time the Championship had been played for outside the United States

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Charles Otis

55

New York City, NY
Brooklyn, NY

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban

LH
LH

79

February 6 - 8, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Inter Ocean Building – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side, the BBC Trophy, 40% of the get to the winner, 20% loser, 40% ambulance fund

***

Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

February 6
Wednesday

De Oro

50

8

65

February 7

45

7

February 8
Friday

31

5

Total
Innings
BPI

126
186
.677

Referee:

vs

126
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Kieckhefer

42

6

64

71

58

6

71 Thursday

50

50

10

51

150
186
.806

Ed Semple

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer

54
28

New York City, NY
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
Augie

LH
LH

80

March 13 - 15, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Inter Ocean Building – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

***

August Kieckhefer
Robert L. Cannefax
August Kieckhefer

Champion
150
Challenger
142
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 13
Wednesday

Kieckhefer

42

5

57

March 14
Thursday

54

4

March 15
Friday

54

4

Total
Innings
BPI

150
210
.714

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Cannefax

50

6

58

89

50

4

90

64

42

5

64

142
210
.676

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Robert L. Cannefax

28

Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenger

Augie
Canny

LH
RH

81

April 17 - 19, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Inter Ocean Building – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
150
Challenger
145
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

April 17
Wednesday

Kieckhefer

49

5

59

April 18
Thursday

51

5

April 19
Friday

50

4

Total
Innings
BPI

150
199
.753

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Maupome

50

6

59

70

47

6

69

70

48

3

69

145
197
.736

William J. Blake

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome

28
37

Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH

Champion
Challenger

Augie
Maup

LH
RH

82

September 18 - 20, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Mussey’s – 67 – 69 W Monroe Street – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

August Kieckhefer
Charles Otis
August Kieckhefer

Date

Player

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
150
Challenger
123
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

September 18 Kieckhefer
Wednesday

45

3

69

September 19
Thursday

55

7

September 20
Friday

50

7

Total
Innings
BPI

150
178
.842

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Otis

50

5

70

44

25

4

43

65

48

5

64

123
177
.694

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Charles Otis

29

Chicago, IL
Brooklyn, NY

Champion
Challenger

Augie

LH
LH

83

November 6 - 8, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Elk’s Club – 174 West Washington Street - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

August Kieckhefer
Charles McCourt
August Kieckhefer

Date

Player

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
150
Challenger
83
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

November 6 Kieckhefer
Wednesday

50

9

44

November 7
Thursday

50

5

November 8
Friday

50

11

Total
Innings
BPI

150
132
1.136

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

McCourt

23

3

44

40

20

3

40

48

40

4

48

83
132
.628

Referee:

Robert L. Cannefax

Note:

Kieckhefer established a new world record for scoring 150 in 132 innings in world
championship play.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Charles McCourt

29
41

Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH

Champion
Challenger

Augie

LH
RH

84

November 20 – 22, 1918
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Inter Ocean Building – Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $ 250 a side and the BBC Emblem

***

August Kieckhefer
Robert L. Cannefax
August Kieckhefer

Date

Player

Champion
150
Challenger
106
Retains Championship
Score HR

IN

November 20 Kieckhefer
Wednesday

50

7

48

November 21
Thursday

50

8

November 22
Friday

50

5

Total
Innings
BPI

150
146
1.027

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Cannefax

27

4

47

34

25

4

33

64

54

6

65

106
145
.731

Charles R. Morin, Chicago, IL

Match Started:

8:00pm

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Robert L. Cannefax

29

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

Augie
Canny

LH
RH

85

January 6 - 8, 1919
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Guyon’s Paradise – 132 North Crawford Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Emblem

***

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
150
Challenger
141
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 6
Monday

Kieckhefer

45

4

66

January 7
Tuesday

55

8

January 8
Wednesday

50

8

Total
Innings
BPI

150
192
.7813

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Maupome

50

5

66

64

46

3

64

62

45

4

61

141
191
.7382

Charles R. Morin, Chicago, IL

Match Starts:

8:00pm

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome

29
38

Chicago, IL
Milwaukee, WI

Champion
Challenger

Augie
Maup

LH
RH

86

February 13 - 15, 1919
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Recital Hall – 131 South Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $500 - $ 250 a side – 65% - 35% split of the gate and the BBC Trophy

***

August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

February 13 Kieckhefer
Thursday

50

4

63

February 14
Friday

50

5

February 15
Saturday

48

4

Total
Innings
BPI

148
194
.7629

Referee:

Charles Peterson, St. Louis, MO

vs

148
150

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

45

8

63

60

50

8

60

71

55

4

71

150
194
.7732

Seating:

400

Match Starts:

8:00pm

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro

29
55

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenge

Augie
The Cuban

LH
LH

87

March 27 - 29, 1919
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Detroit, MI
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Purse: $ a side and the BBC Trophy

***

Alfredo De Oro
Gus Copulos
Alfredo De Oro

Points: 150
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days

Champion
150
Challenger
94
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

March 27
Thursday

De Oro

50

6

66

March 28
Friday

50

5

March 29
Wednesday

50

4

Total
Innings
BPI

150
179
.8380

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Copulos

34

4

65

45

22

3

45

68

38

4

68

94
179
.5251

Ora Morningstar

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Gus Copulos

55
25

New York City, NY
Detroit, MI

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
The Greek

LH
RH

88

May 2 - 4, 1919
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Friars Club – New York City, NY
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 150
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 50 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $2000 - $1000 a side and the BBC Trophy – The Club added $1000

***

Alfredo De Oro
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax

Champion
Challenger
New Champion

Date

Player

Score HR

May 2
Friday

De Oro

48

IN

vs

141
150

Player

Score HR

IN

Cannefax

50

70

May 3
Saturday

30

May 4
Sunday

63

50

Total
Innings
BPI

141

150

Referee:

6

50

6

57

90

Albert G. Cutler

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Alfredo De Oro
Robert L. Cannefax

56

New York City, NY
St. Louis, MO

Champion
Challenger

The Cuban
Canny

LH
RH

89

November 6 - 19, 1919
National Three Cushion Tournament
Moose Hall – Cleveland, OH
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field:10
Format: Round Robin
Purse: $
Sanction:
BBC
Entry Fee: $150
Salary:
The winner would receive a salary of $2400. The winner and runner-up will tour the
country for 18 consecutive weeks receiving a weekly salary ranging from $100 per week and up
according to their standing and drawing ability. In addition the palyer will receive free
transportation throughout the tour.
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

Robert L. Cannefax
Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Otto Reiselt
Charles Otis
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Tilford Denton
Byron Gillette
Horace B. Lean

8
7
6
5
5
4
4
3
2
1

1
2
3
4
4
5
5
6
7
8

9
10
9
8
8
8
8
17*
6
6

51
46
56
47
57
38
47
30*
73
60

441
436
437
403
395
350
400
376
292
380

344
365
398
351
396
409
371
402
437
437

573
490
593
520
572
499
591
500
561
588

.769
.889
.736
.775
.690
.701
.676
.752
.561
.646

1500
1250
1000
375
375

High Run:
Best Game:

Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton

Player Profile

Age

Robert L. Cannefax
Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Otto Reiselt
Charles Otis
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Tilford Denton
Byron Gillette
Horace B. Lean

42
39
29
37
32
37
69
39

17
30 innings

Hometown

Titles

Nickname

Hand

New York, NY
Cleveland, OH
Milwaukee, WI
Philadelphia, PA
Brooklyn, NY
Kansas City, KS
Toledo, OH
Kansas City, MO
Buffalo, NY
Denver, CO

Defending Champion

Canny

RH
RH
RH
RH

Maup
The Dutchman

Tiff
Jess

90

1919 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

November 6
Thursday

Charles McCourt
Byron Gillette

November 7
Friday

November 8
Saturday

November 9
Sunday

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

50
50

5
6

69
73

vs
vs

Robert Cannefax
Charles Otis

41
30

4
4

69
73

Otto Reiselt
Hugh Heal
Pierre Maupome
Robert Cannefax

50
50
50
50

4
4
5
7

48
57
68
52

vs
vs
vs
vs

Clarence Jackson
Horace B. Lean
Tilford Denton
Charles Otis

23
39
47
38

5
4
9
5

48
57
68
52

Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Tilford Denton
Clarence Jackson

50
50
50
50

5
4
7
4

80
62
56
75

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hugh Heal
Byron Gillette
Otto Reiselt
Horace B. Lean

43
31
40
45

4
3
5
5

80
62
56
74

No Games Scheduled

November 10
Monday

Byron Gillette
Charles Otis
Clarence Jackson
Robert Cannefax

50
50
50
50

5
6
5
5

81
61
75
88

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Tilford Denton
Pierre Maupome
Hugh Heal

48
45
46
37

4
5
5
4

81
61
75
88

November 11
Tuesday

Otto Reiselt
Horace B. Lean
Clarence Jackson
Pierre Maupome

50
50
50
50

8
6
6
6

47
60
38
73

vs
vs
vs
vs

Byron Gillette
Tilford Denton
Charles McCourt
Hugh Heal

17
37
38
46

4
5
10
5

47
60
38
73

November 12
Wednesday

Robert Cannefax
Charles McCourt
Otto Reiselt
Pierre Maupome

50
50
50
50

8
4
7
3

57
46
55
67

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Tilford Denton
Hugh Heal
Byron Gillette

44
33
37
25

5
4
3
3

56
45
55
67

November 13
Thursday

Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Robert Cannefax
Clarence Jackson

50
50
50
50

5
4
6
8

68
54
51
49

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Hugh Heal
Tilford Denton
Byron Gillette

24
37
31
30

3
3
6
5

67
53
50
49

November 14
Friday

Hugh Heal
Pierre Maupome
Otto Reiselt
Hugh Heal

50
50
50
50

8
5
5
5

69
79
73
69

vs
vs
vs
vs

Byron Gillette
Horace B. Lean
Charles Otis
Tilford Denton

26
42
31
33

4
6
4
5

69
78
72
69

November 15
Saturday

Tilford Denton
Hugh Heal
Charles Otis
Otto Reiselt

50
50
50
50

17*
6
8
5

30*
47
60
61

vs
vs
vs
vs

Byron Gillette
Clarence Jackson
Pierre Maupome
Horace B. Lean

24
23
45
43

5
3
9
6

30
46
60
61

91

1919 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

November 16
Sunday

No Games Schedule

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 17
Monday

Charles McCourt
Tilford Denton
Charles McCourt
Robert Cannefax

50
50
50
50

8
6
6
5

55
63
49
55

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Clarence Jackson
Charles Otis
Otto Reiselt

45
38
37
32

5
4
5
5

54
62
49
55

November 18
Tuesday

Robert Cannefax
Pierre Maupome
Robert Cannefax
Charles Otis

50
50
50
50

4
6
5
5

83
56
57
57

vs
vs
vs
vs

Byron Gillette
Otto Reiselt
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson

39
40
46
39

4
5
5
4

83
56
57
57

November 19
Wednesday

Robert Cannefax
Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome

50
50
50

5
6
5

51
59
58

vs
vs
vs

Clarence Jackson
Otto Reiselt
Charles McCourt

27
41
48

4
5
5

50
59
58

Note:
November 15

Tilford “Tiff” Denton in his game with Byron Gillette established tow new world’s records in
championship play with a high run of 17 points and a best game of 50 points in 30 innings.

92

1919 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

November 6
November 7
November 10
November 12
November 13
November 17
November 18
November 18
November 19

Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax
Robert Cannefax

November 7
November 8
November 10
November 11
November 12
November 13
November 14
November 15
November 17

HR

IN

41
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50

4
7
5
8
6
5
4
5
5

69
62
88
57
51
55
83
57
51

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Charles Otis
Hugh Heal
Horace B. Lean
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Byron Gillette
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson

50
38
37
44
31
32
39
46
27

5
5
4
5
6
5
4
5
4

69
52
88
56
50
55
83
57
50

Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton

47
50
45
37
33
31
33
50
50

9
7
5
5
4
6
5
17*
6

68
56
61
60
45
50
69
30*
63

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Pierre Maupome
Otto Reiselt
Charles Otis
Horace B. Lean
Charles McCourt
Robert Cannefax
Hugh Heal
Byron Gillette
Clarence Jackson

50
40
50
50
50
50
50
24
38

5
5
6
6
4
6
5
5
4

68
56
61
60
46
51
69
30
62

November 6
November 8
November 10
November 11
November 12
November 13
November 14
November 15
November 18

Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette
Byron Gillette

50
31
50
17
25
30
26
24
39

6
3
5
4
3
5
4
5
4

73
62
81
47
67
49
69
30
83

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Horace B. Lean
Otto Reiselt
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Tilford Denton
Robert Cannefax

30
50
48
50
50
50
50
50
50

4
4
4
8
3
8
8
17*
6

73
62
81
47
67
49
69
30
83

November 7
November 8
November 10
November 11
November 12
November 13
November 14
November 14
November 15

Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal
Hugh Heal

50
43
37
46
37
37
50
50
50

4
4
4
5
3
4
8
5
6

57
80
88
73
55
53
69
69
47

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Charles Otis
Robert Cannefax
Pierre Maupome
Otto Reiselt
Charles McCourt
Byron Gillette
Tilford Denton
Clarence Jackson

39
50
50
50
50
50
26
33
23

4
5
5
6
7
4
4
5
3

57
80
88
73
55
54
69
69
46

November 7
November 8
November 10
November 11
November 13
November 15
November 17
November 18
November 19

Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson

23
50
50
50
50
23
38
39
27

5
4
5
6
8
3
4
4
4

48
75
75
38
49
46
62
57
50

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Otto Reiselt
Horace B. Lean
Pierre Maupome
Charles McCourt
Byron Gillette
Hugh Heal
Tilford Denton
Charles Otis
Robert Cannefax

50
45
46
38
30
50
50
50
50

4
5
5
10
5
6
6
5
5

48
74
75
38
49
47
63
57
51

93

1919 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order continued …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

November 7
November 8
November 10
November 11
November 12
November 13
November 14
November 15
November 17

Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean

November 6
November 8
November 11
November 12
November 13
November 17
November 17
November 19
November 19

HR

IN

39
45
48
50
44
24
42
43
45

4
5
4
6
5
3
6
6
5

57
74
81
60
56
67
78
61
54

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Hugh Heal
Clarence Jackson
Byron Gillette
Tilford Denton
Robert Cannefax
Charles Otis
Pierre Maupome
Otto Reiselt
Charles McCourt

50
50
50
37
50
50
50
50
50

4
4
5
5
8
5
5
5
8

57
75
81
60
57
68
79
61
55

Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt

50
50
38
50
50
50
50
50
48

5
4
10
4
4
8
6
6
5

69
62
38
46
54
55
49
59
58

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Robert Cannefax
Byron Gillette
Clarence Jackson
Tilford Denton
Hugh Heal
Horace B. Lean
Charles Otis
Otto Reiselt
Pierre Maupome

41
31
50
33
37
45
37
41
50

4
3
6
4
4
5
5
5
5

69
62
38
45
53
54
49
59
58

November 7
November 10
November 11
November 12
November 14
November 15
November 18
November 18
November 19

Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome

50
46
50
50
50
45
50
46
50

5
5
6
3
5
9
6
5
5

68
75
73
67
79
60
56
57
58

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Byron Gillette
Horace B. Lean
Charles Otis
Otto Reiselt
Robert Cannefax
Charles McCourt

47
50
46
25
42
50
40
50
48

9
5
5
3
6
8
5
5
5

68
75
73
67
78
60
56
57
58

November 6
November 7
November 8
November 10
November 13
November 14
November 15
November 17
November 18

Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis

30
38
50
50
50
31
50
37
50

4
5
5
6
5
4
8
5
5

73
52
80
61
68
72
60
49
57

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Byron Gillette
Robert Cannefax
Hugh Heal
Tilford Denton
Horace B. Lean
Otto Reiselt
Pierre Maupome
Charles McCourt
Clarence Jackson

50
50
43
45
24
50
45
50
39

6
7
4
5
3
5
9
6
4

73
52
80
61
67
73
60
49
57

November 7
November 8
November 11
November 12
November 14
November 15
November 17
November 18
November 19

Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt

50
40
50
50
50
50
32
40
41

4
5
8
7
5
5
5
5
5

48
56
47
55
73
61
55
56
59

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Clarence Jackson
Tilford Denton
Bryon Gillette
Hugh Heal
Charles Otis
Horace B. Lean
Robert Cannefax
Pierre Maupome
Charles McCourt

23
50
17
37
31
43
50
50
50

5
7
4
3
4
6
5
6
6

48
56
47
55
72
61
55
56
59

94

November 12 - December 6, 1920
National Three Cushion Tournament
Strauss Auditorium – 116 West Madison Street - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field:12
Format: Round Robin
Purse: $3500
Entry Fee: $100
Sanction:
Qualifier:
The top 3 finisher will advance to meet Champion Robert Cannefax for the
World Title
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

1. Johnny M. Layton
2. Clarence Jackson
3. August Kieckhefer
4. Pierre Maupome
5. Alfredo De Oro
6. John W. Daly
7. Charles Morin
8. Charles Otis
9. Charles McCourt
10. Horace B. Lean
11. Hugh Heal
12. Joseph W. Capron

10
9
7
7
7
7
6
6
2
2
2
1

1
2
4
4
4
4
5
5
9
9
9
10

9
6
10
11
7
9
5
8
6
7
6
8

41
45
49
57
43
58
61
50
54
57
52
70

537
503
498
517
505
516
482
491
435
434
430
457

385
444
454
480
443
500
499
485
528
512
526
549

572
665
662
668
668
806
722
720
674
775
683
759

.938
.756
.752
.774
.756
.640
.667
.681
.645
.560
.629
.602

1000
800
700
500
300
200

High Run:
Best Game:
Playoff:

Pierre Maupome
Johnny M. Layton
Third - Sixth

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
Playoff:

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

2
2
1
1

1
1
2
2

7
5
7
4

56
42
48
82

148
147
134
127

129
139
140
147

161
167
170
205

.919
.880
.788
.619

53

vs

Pierre Maupome

Second – Third

August Kieckhefer 50
Schedule:

11
41 innings

6

2 Afternoon Matches:
2 Evening Matches:

1:30pm & 3:00pm
7:30pm & 9:00pm

95

48

Player

Age

Hometown

Johnny M. Layton
Clarence Jackson
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
Charles Morin
Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Horace B. Lean
Hugh Heal
Joseph W. Capron

33
28
31
40
57
51
50

Sedalia, MO
Kansas City, MO
Chicago, IL
Milwaukee, WI
New York City, NY
New York City, NY
Chicago, IL
Brooklyn, NY
Cleveland, OH
Denver, CO
Toledo, OH
Chicago, IL

33
40
33
67

Titles

Former World Champioln
Former World Champion
Former World Champion

Nickname

Hand

Red

RH
RH
LH
RH
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

Augie
Maup
The Cuban
Irish

Jess

96

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 12
August Kieckhefer
50
8
53
vs
Charles Morin
33
4
53
Friday
Clarence Jackson
50
5
69
vs
Horace B. Lean
39
5
69
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 13
Saturday

November 14
Sunday

Pierre Maupome
John W. Daly
Charles Otis
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

7
6
8
5

59
108
71
43

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Hugh Heal
Charles Morin
Johnny Layton

38
48
42
37

4
5
5
4

58
108
71
42

No Games Scheduled

November 15
Monday

Charles Morin
50
5
83
vs
Horace B. Lean
40
4
82
Clarence Jackson
50
5
58
vs
Hugh Heal
36
6
58
Charles McCourt
50
5
54
vs
Joseph W. Capon
41
5
54
John W. Daly
50
6
58
vs
August Kieckhefer
31
5
57
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
November 16
Tuesday

Horace B. Lean
John W. Daly
Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson

50
50
50
50

7
6
8
4

82
68
50
72

vs
vs
vs
vs

Joseph W. Capron
Charles Otis
Hugh Heal
Pierre Maupome

39
43
29
41

3
4
4
3

82
67
49
72

November 17
Wednesday

Joseph W. Capron
Johnny Layton
Charles McCourt
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

6
5
5
5

70
45
71
63

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hugh Heal
Charles Morin
Horace B. Lean
Charles Otis

49
24
37
40

4
4
4
3

69
44
70
63

November 18
Thursday

Charles Morin
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

3
7
6
4

63
73
57
81

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Otis
Horace B. Lean
Hugh Heal
Joseph W. Capron

43
30
38
46

4
2
3
3

62
72
56
80

November 19
Friday

Hugh Heal
John W. Daly
Charles Otis
Johnny Layton

50
50
50
50

5
4
6
5

52
65
50
71

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Horace B. Lean
Clarence Jackson
Joseph W. Capron

29
39
18
42

6
6
2
4

52
64
49
71

November 20
Saturday

Charles Morin
Alfredo De Oro
Charles Otis
August Kieckhefer

50
50
50
50

67
58
58
70

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Horace B. Lean
Pierre Maupome
Joseph W. Capron

37
26
49
48

4
2
7
8

67
57
58
69

November 21
Sunday

4
7
4
4

No Games Scheduled

97

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … ….
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

November 22
Monday

Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson
John W. Daly
Charles Otis

50
50
50
50

5
5
5
5

79
74
85
73

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Charles Morin
Joseph W. Capron
Charles McCourt

November 23
Tuesday

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

7
8
5
6

49
67
45
47

vs
vs
vs
vs

November 24
Wednesday

Charles Otis
Hugh Heal
Pierre Maupome
John W. Daly

50
50
50
50

3
7
8
5

78
65
68
83

November 25
Thursday

Clarence Jackson
Johnny Layton
Charles Morin

50
50
50

6
6
5

November 26
Friday

Horace B. Lean
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson
August Kieckhefer

50
50
50
50

November 27
Saturday

Charles Otis
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Alfredo De Oro

November 28
Sunday

HR

IN

43
49
47
47

4
4
4
5

78
74
84
72

Hugh Heal
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
Hugh Heal

28
38
25
28

5
6
5
3

48
67
45
47

vs
vs
vs
vs

Horace B. Lean
Charles Morin
Joseph W. Capron
Charles McCourt

42
33
36
47

4
5
3
3

77
65
68
82

74
43
61

vs
vs
vs

John W. Daly
Charles McCourt
Alfredo De Oro

44
22
39

6
2
3

74
42
60

4
7
5
4

57
62
52
77

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hugh Heal
Charles Morin
Charles McCourt
Charles Otis

37
43
41
37

4
3
4
6

57
62
51
76

50
50
50
50

6
5
4
4

74
66
84
67

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hugh Heal
Joseph W. Capron
John W. Daly
Charles McCourt

37
41
49
37

5
4
5
5

74
65
84
66

No Games Scheduled

November 29
Monday

Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer
Johnny Layton

50
50
50

3
10
9

64
55
49

vs
vs
vs

John W. Daly
Charles McCourt
Charles Otis

45
37
29

4
4
5

64
55
48

November 30
Tuesday

Pierre Maupome
Johnny Layton
John W. Daly

50
50
50

4
8
9

65
52
65

vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Clarence Jackson
Alfredo De Oro

42
35
45

4
6
4

65
51
65

December 1
Wednesday

Alfredo De Oro
Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson

50
50
50

5
5
4

59
52
59

vs
vs
vs

Pierre Maupome
John W. Daly
August Kieckhefer

29
28
40

4
3
8

58
52
59

98

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … ….
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

December 2
Thursday

Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson

December 3
Friday

50
50

7
4

41
62

vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro

August Kieckhefer
Johnny Layton

50
50

5
5

63
48

vs
vs

December 4*
Saturday *
*
*

August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer
John W. Daly

50
50
50
50

5
5
4

56
42
61
82

December 5
Sunday

No Games Scheduled

December 6*
Monday
*
**

Alfredo De Oro
Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer

50
50
50

6
4
6

68
44
53

* Playoff: Third – Sixth
** Playoff: Third & Fourth

99

HR

IN

35
29

7
3

41
62

Alfredo De Oro
Pierre Maupome

42
48

4
11

63
47

vs
vs
vs
vs

John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo De Oro
Pierre Maupome

37
41
42
47

4
5

vs
vs
vs

John W. Daly
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome

40
48
48

3

5
7

44

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

November 13
November 15
November 16
November 17
November 18
November 19
November 20
November 22
November 23
November 24
November 27

Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron
Joseph W. Capron

November 13
November 15
November 16
November 19
November 22
November 24
November 25
November 27
November 29
November 30
December 1
December 4*
December 4*
December 6*

42
41
39
50
46
42
48
47
25
36
41

5
5
3
6
3
4
8
4
5
3
4

71
54
82
70
80
71
69
84
45
68
65

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Horace B. Lean
Hugh Heal
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny Layton
August Kieckhefer
John W. Daly
Clarence Jackson
Pierre Maupome
Charles Morin

John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly
John W. Daly

50
50
50
50
50
50
44
49
45
50
28
37
50
40

6
6
6
4
5
5
6
5
4
9
3
4
4
5

108
58
68
65
85
83
74
84
64
65
52

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

November 13
November 17
November 18
November 20
November 23
November 25
November 27
November 30
December 1
December 2
December 3
December 4*
December 4*
December 6*

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
Alfredo De Oro
Alfredo DE Oro

50
50
50
50
50
39
50
45
50
29
42
41
42
50

5
4
4
7
6
3
4
4
5
3
4
5

43
63
81
58
47
60
67
65
59
62
63

6

68

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

82

100

HR

IN

50
50
50
49
50
50
50
50
50
50
50

8
5
7
4
4
5
4
5
5
8
5

71
54
82
69
81
71
70
85
45
68
66

Hugh Heal
August Kieckhefer
Charles Otis
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
Charles McCourt
Clarence Jackson
Charles Morin
Pierre Maupome
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny Layton
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
Alfredo De Oro

48
31
43
39
47
47
50
50
50
45
50
50
47
50

5
5
4
6
4
3
6
4
3
4
5
5
3
6

108
57
67
64
84
82
74
84
64
65
52
56

Johnny Layton
Charles Otis
Joseph Capron
Horace B. Lean
Hugh Heal
Charles Morin
Charles McCourt
John W. Daly
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer
John W. Daly

37
40
46
26
28
50
37
50
29
50
50
50
50
40

4
3
3
2
3
5
5
9
4
4
5
5

42
63
80
57
47
61
66
65
58
62
63
42
61

5

68

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order cont … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

November 13
Hugh Heal
48
5
108
vs
John W. Daly
50
6
108
November 15
Hugh Heal
36
6
58
vs
Clarence Jackson
50
5
58
November 16
Hugh Heal
29
4
49
vs
Johnny Layton
50
8
50
November 17
Hugh Heal
49
4
69
vs
Joseph W. Capron
50
6
70
November 18
Hugh Heal
38
3
56
vs
Pierre Maupome
50
6
57
November 19
Hugh Heal
50
5
52
vs
Charles McCourt
29
6
52
November 23
Hugh Heal
28
5
48
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
7
49
November 23
Hugh Heal
28
3
47
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
6
47
November 24
Hugh Heal
50
7
65
vs
Charles Morin
33
5
65
November 26
Hugh Heal
37
4
57
vs
Horace B. Lean
50
4
57
November 27
Hugh Heal
37
5
74
vs
Charles Otis
50
6
74
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
_
November 12
Clarence Jackson
50
5
69
vs
Horace B. Lean
39
5
69
November 15
Clarence Jackson
50
5
58
vs
Hugh Heal
36
6
58
November 16
Clarence Jackson
50
4
72
vs
Pierre Maupome
41
3
72
November 19
Clarence Jackson
18
2
49
vs
Charles Otis
50
6
50
November 22
Clarence Jackson
50
5
74
vs
Charles Morin
49
4
74
November 23
Clarence Jackson
50
4
45
vs
Joseph W. Capron
25
5
45
November 24
Clarence Jackson
50
6
74
vs
John W. Daly
44
6
74
November 26
Clarence Jackson
50
5
52
vs
Charles McCourt
41
4
51
November 30
Clarence Jackson
35
6
51
vs
Johnny Layton
50
8
52
December 1
Clarence Jackson
50
4
59
vs
August Kieckhefer
40
8
59
December 2
Clarence Jackson
50
4
62
vs
Alfredo De Oro
29
3
62

November 12
November 15
November 18
November 20
November 23
November 26
November 29
November 30
December 1
December 2
December 3
December 4*
December 4*
December 6*
December 6**

August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer

50
31
50
50
50
50
50
42
40
35
50
50
50
48
50

8
5
7
4
7
4
10
4
8
7
5
5
7
6

53
57
73
70
49
77
55
65
59
41
63
56
61
44
53

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles R. Morin
John W. Daly
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
High Heal
Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Clarence Jackson
Johnny Layton
Alfredo De Oro
John W. Day
Alfredo De Oro
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome

33
50
30
48
28
37
37
50
50
50
42
37
42
50
48

November 13
November 16
November 17
November 19
November 22
November 25
November 29
November 30
December 1
December 2
December 3

Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton

37
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50

4
8
5
5
5
6
9
8
5
7
5

42
50
45
71
79
43
49
52
52
41
48

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Alfredo De Oro
Hugh Heal
Charles Morin
Joseph W. Capron
Horace B. Lean
Charles McCourt
Charles Otis
Clarence Jackson
John W. Daly
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome

50
29
24
42
43
22
29
35
28
35
48

101

4
6
2
8
5
6
4
4
4
7
4
4

53
58
72
69
48
76
55
65
59
41
63

4

44

5
4
4
4
4
2
5
6
3
7
11

43
49
44
71
78
42
48
51
52
41
47

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order cont …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

November 12
November 15
November 16
November 17
November 18
November 19
November 20
November 22
November 23
November 24
November 26

Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean
Horace B. Lean

November 13
November 15
November 17
November 19
November 20
November 22
November 24
November 25
November 26
November 27
November 29

39
40
50
37
30
39
26
43
38
42
50

5
4
7
4
2
6
2
4
6
4
4

69
82
82
70
72
64
57
78
67
77
57

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Clarence Jackson
Charles Morin
Joseph Capron
Charles McCourt
August Kieckhefer
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny Layton
Pierre Maupome
Charles Otis
Hugh Heal

Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt
Charles McCourt

38
50
50
29
37
47
47
22
41
37
37

4
5
5
6
4
5
3
2
4
5
4

58
54
71
52
67
72
82
42
51
66
59

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

November 13
November 16
November 18
November 20
November 23
November 24
November 26
November 29
November 30
December 1
November 3
December 4*
December 4*
December 6*
December 6**

Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome
Pierre Maupome

50
41
50
49
50
50
50
50
50
29
48
50
47
50
48

7
3
6
7
8
8
7
3
4
4
11
5
3
4

50
72
57
58
67
68
62
64
65
58
47
42
44

November 12
November 15
November 17
November 18
November 20
November 22
November 24
November 25
November 26
November 27
November 27

Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin
Charles Morin

33
50
24
50
50
49
33
50
43
50
50

4
5
4
3
4
4
5
5
3
5
4

53
83
44
63
67
74
65
61
62
66
84

102

HR

IN

50
50
39
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
37

5
5
3
5
7
4
7
5
8
3
4

69
83
82
71
73
65
58
79
67
78
57

Pierre Maupome
Joseph Capron
Horace B. Lean
Hugh Heal
Charles Morin
Charles Otis
John W. Daly
Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson
Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer

50
41
37
50
50
50
50
50
50
50
50

7
5
4
5
4
5
5
6
5
4
10

59
54
70
52
67
73
83
43
52
67
55

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Charles Otis
Horace B. Lean
Joseph W. Capron
Charles Morin
John W. Daly
August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny Layton
Alfredo De Oro
John W. Daly
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer

38
50
38
50
38
36
43
45
42
50
50
41
50
48
50

4
4
3
4
6
3
3
4
4
5
5
5
4
7
6

58
72
56
58
67
68
62
64
65
59
48
82
44
53

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Horace B. Lean
Johnny Layton
Charles Otis
Charles McCourt
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Alfredo De Oro
Pierre Maupome
Joseph W. Capron
John W. Daly

50
40
50
43
37
50
50
39
50
41
49

8
4
5
4
4
5
7
3
7
4
4

53
82
45
62
67
74
65
60
62
65
84

1920 National 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order cont … …
Date

Player

Score

November 13
November 16
November 17
November 18
November 19
November 20
November 22
November 24
November 26
November 27
November 29

Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis
Charles Otis

50
43
40
43
50
50
50
50
36
50
29

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

8
4
3
4
6
4
5
3
6
6
5

71
67
63
62
50
58
73
78
76
74
48

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Joseph W. Capron
John W. Daly
Alfredo De Oro
Charles R. Morin
Clarence Jackson
Pierre Maupome
Charles McCourt
Horace B. Lean
August Kieckhefer
Hugh Heal
Johnny Layton

42
50
50
50
18
49
47
42
50
37
50

103

HR

IN

5
6
5
3
2
7
5
4
4
5
9

71
68
63
63
49
58
72
77
77
74
49

December 7 - 13, 1920
World Three Cushion Tournament
Strauss Auditorium – 116 West Madison Street - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 75
Field: 4
Format: Round Robin
Purse: $3250
Entry Fee: $150
Sanction:
Salary:
First place received $2400 ($200 per month) and second place $1200 ($100 per month)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Clarence Jackson
August Kieckhefer

2
2
2
0

1
1
1
3

6
10
7
7

77
77
88

202
219
202
206

195
195
214
225

212
238
270
268

.952
.920
.748
.768

1500
1000
500
250

High Run:
Best Game:
Playoff:

Johnny Layton
Layton and Cannefax

11
77 innings (75 point games)

First – Third

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Clarence Jackson

2
1
0

0
1
2

11
7
5

83
100
----

150
139
120

116
143
150

182
164
120

.824
.847
1.000

Note: Robert Cannefax, the reigning world champion; was joined by the top three finishers in the
National Tournament. They were Johnny Layton, Clarence Jackson and August Kieckhefer.
Player

Age

Hometown

Titles

Nickname

Hand

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Clarence Jackson
August Kieckhefer

33

Sedalia, MO

Red
Canny

38
31

Kansas City, MO
Chicago, IL

1920 National Champion
Defending Champion
1920 National 2nd place
1920 National 3rd place

RH
RH
RH
LH

104

Augie

1920 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

December 7
Tuesday

Johnny Layton
Robert Cannefax

75
75

5
10

83
92

vs
vs

Clarence Jackson
August Kieckhefer

52
68

5
6

83
92

December 8
Wednesday

Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson

75
75

6
6

77
88

vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Robert Cannefax

68
69

5
7

77
88

December 9
Thursday

Clarence Jackson
Robert Cannefax

75
75

6
5

99
77

vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Johnny Layton

70
52

7
5

99
77

December 10*
Friday

Johnny Layton

75

5

83

vs

Clarence Jackson

52

5

83

December 11*
Saturday

Robert Cannefax

75

7

100

vs

Clarence Jackson

68

5

100

75

11

99

vs

Robert Cannefax

64

4

99

December 12
Sunday

December 13*
Monday

No Games Scheduled

Johnny Layton

* Playoff: First - Third

105

1920 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

December 7
December 8
December 9
December 11*
December 13*

Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax

75
69
75
75
64

10
7
5
7
4

92
88
77
100
99

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Clarence Jackson
Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson
Johnny Layton

68
75
52
68
75

6
6
5
5
11

92
88
77
100
99

December 7
December 8
December 9
December 10*
December 11*

Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson
Clarence Jackson

52
75
75
52
68

5
6
6
5
5

83
88
99
83
100

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Robert Cannefax
August Kieckhefer
Johnny Layton
Robert Cannefax

75
69
70
75
75

5
7
7
5
7

83
88
99
83
100

December 7
December 8
December 9

August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer
August Kieckhefer

68
68
70

6
5
7

92
77
99

vs
vs
vs

Robert Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Clarence Jackson

75
75
75

10
6
6

92
77
99

December 7
Johnny Layton
75
5
83
vs
Clarence Jackson
52
5
83
December 8
Johnny Layton
75
6
77
vs
August Kieckhefer
68
5
77
December 9
Johnny Layton
52
5
77
vs
Robert Cannefax
75
5
77
December 10* Johnny Layton
75
5
83
vs
Clarence Jackson
75
5
83
December 13* Johnny Layton
75
11
99
vs
Robert Cannefax
64
4
99
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
* Playoff: First - Third

106

October 3 - 15, 1921
World Three Cushion Tournament
Foster Building - Pittsburgh, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 10
Format: Round Robin
Purse: $
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America (NBA)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny M. Layton
Pierre Maupome
Charles McCourt
Hugh Heal
Charles Weston
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax
Charles Otis

7
6
6
5
5
4
4
3
3
2

2
3
3
4
4
5
5
6
6
7

8
10*
10*
7
7
9
7
7
6
7

46
48
35*
50
53
53
72
56
48
45

426
415
400
411
415
415
381
380
397
340

344
392
389
366
418
406
413
415
407
436

505
546
540
507
583
616
602
513
572
565

.842
.760
.741
.810
.771
.673
.632
.740
.694
.602

1200
900
900
500
500

High Run:
Best Game:
Referee:

Alfredo De Oro & Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton

10
35 innings

Charles Ellis

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Titles

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny M. Layton
Pierre Maupome
Charles McCourt
Hugh Heal
Charles Weston
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax
Charles Otis

32
58
34
41
44
34
45
39

Chicago, IL
New York City, NY
Sedalia, MO
Mexico City
Pittsburgh, PA
Toledo, OH
Pittsburgh, PA
Kansas City, MO
New York City, NY
New York City, NY

1920 World 4th place

Augie
The Cuban
Red
Maup

LH
LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

Defending Champion

1920 World 2 nd place

107

Cowboy
Tiff
Canny

1921 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

October 3
Monday

Johnny M. Layton
Charles McCourt

50
50

4
6

66
64

vs
vs

Charles Weston
Pierre Maupome

October 4
Tuesday

Tilford Denton
Charles Otis
Pierre Maupome
August Kieckhefer

50
50
50
50

5
5
5
4

56
78
54
58

vs
vs
vs
vs

October 5
Wednesday

Johnny M. Layton
Alfredo De Oro
Charles Weston
Tilford Denton

50
50
50
50

10*
4
5
6

35*
67
75
60

October 6
Thursday

Charles Weston
August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny M. Layton

50
50
50
50

7
6
5
5

October 7
Friday

Hugh Heal
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
August Kieckhefer

50
50
50
50

October 8
Saturday

Hugh Heal
Charles McCourt
August Kieckhefer
Pierre Maupome

October 9
Sunday

HR

IN

44
45

5
7

65
63

Robert L. Cannefax
Hugh Heal
Charles Weston
Alfredo De Oro

43
46
36
28

6
4
4
4

56
78
53
58

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Otis
Hugh Heal
Robert L. Cannefax
Charles McCourt

15
45
39
37

2
4
5
4

35
66
75
59

72
62
75
72

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Charles Otis
Hugh Heal

39
38
41
44

2
4
5
7

72
62
74
71

6
5
6
8

72
53
58
64

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Charles Weston
Charles Otis

41
34
35
34

5
5
5
4

71
53
58
64

50
50
50
50

3
6
5
5

70
55
64
51

vs
vs
vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Alfredo De Oro
Charles Weston
Tilford Denton

41
41
30
29

7
5
5
4

69
55
64
51

No Games Scheduled

October 10
Monday

Charles Weston
Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Alfredo De Oro

50
50
50
50

4
5
5
6

89
53
50
63

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Otis
August Kieckhefer
Johnny M. Layton
Tilford Denton

49
42
26
40

4
5
3
5

89
53
49
62

October 11
Tuesday

Charles Weston
Alfredo De Oro
Hugh Heal
Charles McCourt

50
50
50
50

4
4
5
5

74
64
53
72

vs
vs
vs
vs

Hugh Heal
Johnny M. Layton
August Kieckhefer
Robert L. Cannefax

36
36
34
47

3
4
5
4

73
63
52
71

108

1921 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Chronological Order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

October 12
Wednesday

Charles Otis
50
7
45
vs
Tilford Denton `
40
4
45
Hugh Heal
50
4
72
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
40
4
72
Pierre Maupome
50
5
64
vs
Charles Otis
31
3
63
Johnny M. Layton
50
7
70
vs
Charles McCourt
48
5
69
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 13
Thursday

Charles McCourt
Pierre Maupome
Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny M. Layton

50
50
50
50

4
5
4
9

69
62
62
65

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Otis
Hugh Heal
Alfredo De Oro
Tilford Denton

43
44
46
47

4
9
10
5

69
61
62
65

October 14
Friday

August Kieckhefer
Alfredo De Oro
August Kieckhefer
Johnny M. Layton

50
50
50
50

5
7
5
5

60
54
47
75

vs
vs
vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Charles Weston
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

37
35
33
41

4
4
4
4

60
54
47
75

October 15
Alfredo De Oro
50
6
48
vs
Pierre Maupome
44
7
48
Saturday
August Kieckhefer
50
6
46
vs
Johnny M. Layton
38
5
46
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

109

1921 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

October 4
Robert L. Cannefax
43
6
56
vs
Tilford Denton
50
5
56
October 5
Robert L. Cannefax
39
5
75
vs
Charles Weston
50
5
75
October 7
Robert L. Cannefax
50
5
53
vs
Pierre Maupome
34
5
53
October 8
Robert L. Cannefax
50
5
48
vs
Charles Otis
27
4
48
October 11
Robert L. Cannefax
47
4
71
vs
Charles McCourt
50
5
72
October 12
Robert L. Cannefax
40
4
72
vs
Hugh Heal
50
4
72
October 13
Robert L. Cannefax
50
4
62
vs
Alfredo De Oro
46
10*
62
October 14
Robert L. Cannefax
47
4
60
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
60
October 14
Robert L. Cannefax
41
4
75
vs
Johnny Layton
50
5
75
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 4
Tilford Denton
50
5
56
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
43
6
56
October 5
Tilford Denton
50
6
60
vs
Charles McCourt
37
4
59
October 7
Tilford Denton
50
6
58
vs
Charles Weston
35
5
58
October 8
Tilford Denton
41
7
69
vs
Hugh Heal
50
3
70
October 8
Tilford Denton
29
4
51
vs
Pierre Maupome
50
5
51
October 10
Tilford Denton
40
5
62
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
6
63
October 12
Tilford Denton
40
4
45
vs
Charles Otis
50
7
45
October 13
Tilford Denton
47
5
65
vs
Johnny Layton
50
9
65
October 14
Tilford Denton
33
4
47
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
47
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 4
Alfredo De Oro
28
4
58
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
4
58
October 5
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
67
vs
Hugh Heal
45
4
66
October 6
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
75
vs
Charles Otis
41
5
74
October 8
Alfredo De Oro
41
5
55
vs
Charles McCourt
50
6
55
October 10
Alfredo De Oro
50
6
63
vs
Tilford Denton
40
5
62
October 11
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
64
vs
Johnny Layton
36
4
63
October 13
Alfredo De Oro
46
10*
62
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
50
4
62
October 14
Alfredo De Oro
50
7
54
vs
Charles Weston
35
4
54
October 15
Alfredo De Oro
50
6
48
vs
Pierre Maupome
44
7
48
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 4
Hugh Heal
46
4
78
vs
Charles Otis
50
5
78
October 5
Hugh Heal
45
4
66
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
67
October 6
Hugh Heal
44
7
71
vs
Johnny Layton
50
5
72
October 7
Hugh Heal
50
6
72
vs
Charles McCourt
41
5
71
October 8
Hugh Heal
50
3
70
vs
Tilford Denton
41
7
69
October 11
Hugh Heal
36
3
73
vs
Charles Weston
50
4
74
October 11
Hugh Heal
50
5
53
vs
August Kieckhefer
34
5
52
October 12
Hugh Heal
50
4
72
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
40
4
72
October 13
Hugh Heal
44
9
61
vs
Pierre Maupome
50
5
62
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 4
August Kieckhefer
50
4
58
vs
Alfredo De Oro
28
4
58
October 6
August Kieckhefer
50
6
62
vs
Pierre Maupome
38
4
62
October 7
August Kieckhefer
50
8
64
vs
Charles Otis
34
4
64
October 8
August Kieckhefer
50
5
64
vs
Charles Weston
30
5
64
October 10
August Kieckhefer
42
5
53
vs
Charles McCourt
50
5
53
October 11
August Kieckhefer
34
5
52
vs
Hugh Heal
50
5
53
October 14
August Kieckhefer
50
5
60
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
37
4
60
October 14
August Kieckhefer
50
5
47
vs
Tilford Denton
33
4
47
October 15
August Kieckhefer
50
6
46
vs
Johnny Layton
38
5
46
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

110

1921 World 3 Cushion Tournament – Game by Game – Alphabetical/Chronological Order … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HR

IN

October 3
Johnny M. Layton
50
4
66
vs
Charles Weston
44
5
65
October 5
Johnny M. Layton
50
10*
35
vs
Charles Otis
15
2
35
October 6
Johnny M. Layton
50
5
72
vs
Hugh Heal
44
7
71
October 10
Johnny M. Layton
26
3
49
vs
Pierre Maupome
50
5
50
October 11
Johnny M. Layton
36
4
63
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
4
64
October 12
Johnny M. Layton
50
7
70
vs
Charles McCourt
48
5
69
October 13
Johnny M. Layton
50
9
65
vs
Tilford Denton
47
5
65
October 14
Johnny M. Layton
50
5
75
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
41
4
75
October 15
Johnny M. Layton
38
5
46
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
6
46
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 3
Pierre Maupome
45
7
63
vs
Charles McCourt
50
6
64
October 4
Pierre Maupome
50
5
54
vs
Charles Weston
36
4
53
October 6
Pierre Maupome
38
4
62
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
6
62
October 7
Pierre Maupome
34
5
53
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
50
5
53
October 8
Pierre Maupome
50
5
51
vs
Tilford Denton
29
4
51
October 10
Pierre Maupome
50
5
50
vs
Johnny Layton
26
3
49
October 12
Pierre Maupome
50
5
64
vs
Charles Otis
31
3
63
October 13
Pierre Maupome
50
5
62
vs
Hugh Heal
44
9
61
October 15
Pierre Maupome
44
7
48
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
6
48
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 3
Charles McCourt
50
6
64
vs
Pierre Maupome
45
7
63
October 5
Charles McCourt
37
4
59
vs
Tilford Denton
50
6
60
October 6
Charles McCourt
39
2
72
vs
Charles Weston
50
7
72
October 7
Charles McCourt
41
5
71
vs
Hugh Heal
50
6
72
October 8
Charles McCourt
50
6
55
vs
Alfredo De Oro
41
5
55
October 10
Charles McCourt
50
5
53
vs
August Kieckhefer
42
5
53
October 11
Charles McCourt
50
5
72
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
47
4
71
October 12
Charles McCourt
48
5
69
vs
Johnny Layton
50
7
70
October 13
Charles McCourt
50
4
69
vs
Charles Otis
43
4
69
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 4
Charles Otis
50
5
78
vs
Hugh Heal
46
4
78
October 5
Charles Otis
15
2
35
vs
Johnny Layton
50
10*
35
October 6
Charles Otis
41
5
74
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
5
75
October 7
Charles Otis
34
4
64
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
8
64
October 8
Charles Otis
27
4
48
vs
Robert Cannefax
50
5
48
October 10
Charles Otis
49
4
89
vs
Charles Weston
50
4
89
October 12
Charles Otis
50
7
45
vs
Tilford Denton
40
4
45
October 12
Charles Otis
31
3
63
vs
Pierre Maupome
50
5
64
October 13
Charles Otis
43
4
69
vs
Charles McCourt
50
4
69
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
October 3
Charles Weston
44
5
65
vs
Johnny Layton
50
4
66
October 4
Charles Weston
36
4
53
vs
Pierre Maupome
50
5
54
October 5
Charles Weston
50
5
75
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
39
5
75
October 6
Charles Weston
50
7
72
vs
Charles McCourt
39
2
72
October 7
Charles Weston
35
5
58
vs
Tilford Denton
50
6
58
October 8
Charles Weston
30
5
64
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
64
October 10
Charles Weston
50
4
89
vs
Charles Otis
49
4
89
October 11
Charles Weston
50
4
74
vs
Hugh Heal
36
3
73
October 14
Charles Weston
35
4
54
vs
Alfredo De Oro
50
7
54
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

111

December 15 - 17, 1921
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Recital Hall Auditorium – 131 South Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 180
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 60 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $250 a side – net gate receipts to winner – BBC Emblem
Salary: $2400 for the year - $200 per month
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America (NBA)

***

August Kieckhefer
Johnny M. Layton
Johnny M. Layton

Date

Player

Champion
Challenger
New Champion
Score HR

IN

December 15 Kieckhefer
Thursday

44

5

67

December 16
Friday

69

8

December 17
Saturday

58

7

Total
Innings
BPI

171
211
.8104

Referee:

J. Herbert Levis

Games:

Started 8:00pm

vs

171
180

Player

Score HR

IN

Layton

60

8

67

74

60

7

74

70

60

7

70

180
211
.8531

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Johnny M. Layton

32
34

Chicago, IL
Sedalia, MO

Champion
Challenger

Augie
Red

LH
RH

112

February 27 - 29, 1922
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Smith’s Plankinton Arcade Recreation Rooms - Milwaukee, WI
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 180
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 60 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $1000 a side and the BBC Trophy
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America (NBA)

***

Johnny M. Layton
Alfredo De Oro
Johnny M. Layton

Date

Score HR

IN

February 27 Layton
Monday

60

10

72

February 28
Tuesday

60

5

February 29
Wednesday

60

7

Total
Innings
BPI

180
206
.873

Referee:

Player

Champion
180
Challenger
135
Retains Championship
vs

Player

Score HR

IN

De Oro

37

4

72

67

54

7

66

67

44

5

67

135
205
.658

John Scanlon

Player

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Johnny M. Layton
Alfredo De Oro

34
57

Sedalia, MO
New York City, NY

Champion
Challenger

Red
The Cuban

RH
LH

113

May 1 - 3, 1922
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Banquet Hall of the Hildebrandt Hotel - Sedalia, MO
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 180
Field: 2
Format: 3 – 60 point games played over 3 days
Purse: $500 - $250 a side, gate receipts and the Lambert Trophy

***

Johnny Layton
Charles McCourt
Johnny Layton

Champion
180
Challenger
139
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

May 1
Monday

Layton

60

5

82

May 2
Tuesday

60

6

May 3
Wednesday

60

8

Total
Innings
BPI

180
212
850

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

McCourt

44

10

83

71

40

3

71

59

55

7

59

139
212
.660

Referee:

Frank Keith, St. Louis, MO

Schedule:

Matches to start at 8:00pm each evening

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Johnny Layton
Charles McCourt

35
44

Sedalia, MO
Pittsburg, PA

Champion
Challenger

Red

RH
RH

114

October 1, 1922 – April 4, 1923
National Three Cushion League
14 City Tour
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 14
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $10,700
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America (NBAA)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Pierre Maupome
Harry Wakefield
George W. Moore
Charles McCourt
Frank Lopez
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Byron Gillette
John E. Hahman

39
37
37
36
32
26
25
22
22
20
19
18
17
14

13
15
15
16
20
26
27
30
30
32
33
34
35
38

11
10
14*
12
10
13
11
10
9
12
13
10
8
14*

39
32
40
29*
40
47
36
32
39
51
50
43
46
48

High Run:
Best Game:

Tilford Denton & John Hahman
Otto Reiselt

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

.804
.832
.791
.846
.757
.710
.740
.712
.622
.656
.646
.648
.645
.631

2500
1750
1750
1200
900
700
600
275
275
200
175
150
125
100

14
29 innings

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Room Representing

Nickname

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Clarence Jackson
Hugh Heal
Pierre Maupome
Harry Wakefield
George W. Moore
Charles McCourt
Frank Lopez
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Byron Gillette
John E. Hahman

34

Sedalia, MO
New York City, NY
Kansas City, MO
Philadelphia, PA

Layton & McEniry – St. Louis, MO
Recreation Co. – Detroit, MI
Kling & Allen – Kansas City, MO
Allinger’s Billiard Room – Philadelphia, PA
Plankinton Arcade – Milwaukee, WI
Heal & Briggs – Toledo, OH
L. A. Bensinger & Son – Chicago, IL
The Davis Billiard Room – Pittsburgh, PA
Joe Thum’s Billiard Room – New York City
McCourt & Ellis – Pittsburg, PA

Red

40
32
41
36
42

Mexico City, Mexico

53
45
22
72
38

Buffalo, NY

115

Dutchman

September 15 - 29, 1923
World Three Cushion Series
4 City Tour
September 15 - 17
September 19 - 21
September 23 – 25
September 27 – 29

St. Louis, MO
Kling & Allen’s - Kansas City, MO
Strand Billiard Academy – New York City, NY
Allinger’s Billiard Academy – Philadelphia, PA

Game: Three Cushion
Points: 60
Field: 4
Format: 4x Round Robin
Prizes: $
Salary:
Winner to receive a salary of $3000
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax

8
7
7
2

4
5
5
10

10*
9
8
8

51*
60
59
52

682
684
685
575

616
639
664
712

878
810
867
820

.7768
.8444
.7901
.7012

High Run:
Best Game:

Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton

Prize Gate
40%
30%
20%
10%

10
51 innings

Note: These were the top four finishers in the 1922/1923 National League. They competed in a four
city tour in a quadruple round robin.
Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Titles

Nickname

Hand

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax

41
32
36

Kansas City, MO
Philadelphia, PA
Sedalia, MO
New York City, NY

1923 National 3rd place
1923 National 4th place
1923 National Champion
1923 National 2nd place

Tiff
Dutchman
Red
Canny

RH
RH
RH
RH

116

1923 World Series Tour – Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

September 15

Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton

60
60

8
7

84
87

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax

53
57

5
5

84
87

September 16

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

60
60

4
5

70
65

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton

53
47

4
4

70
65

September 17

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

60
60

4
7

73
60

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax

44
36

4
4

72
60

St. Louis, MO

Kansas City, MO

Kling & Allen’s

Ref: J. H. Levis, Chicago

September 19

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton

60
60

7
6

82
77

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

50
56

7
8

82
76

September 20

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton

60
60

10
8

51
59

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

29
55

8
6

51
58

September 21

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

60
60

6
6

70
67

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

59
52

8
5

70
67

Strand Billiard Academy – 1579 Broadway - New York City, NY
September 23

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

60
60

6
9

81
60

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

44
41

5
5

81
60

September 24

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton

60
60

5
5

87
69

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

58
53

4
4

87
69

September 25

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton

60
60

5
7

75
63

vs
vs

Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax

41
45

8
4

75
63

Allinger’s Billiard Academy – 1307 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA
September 27

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

60
60

7
7

73
72

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton

53
52

7
4

73
72

September 28

Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

6
6

72
52

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

57
59

5
6

72
52

September 29

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

60
60

9
9

68
72

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton

34
58

4
7

68
72

117

1923 World Series Tour – Alphabetical/Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

September 15
September 16
September 17
September 19
September 20
September 21
September 23
September 24
September 25
September 27
September 28
September 29

Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax

57
60
36
50
29
52
41
58
45
53
60
34

5
4
4
7
8
5
5
4
4
7
6
4

87
70
60
82
51
67
60
87
63
73
52
68

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton

60
53
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
59
60

7
4
7
7
10
6
9
5
7
7
6
9

87
70
60
82
51
67
60
87
63
73
52
68

September 15
September 16
September 17
September 19
September 20
September 21
September 23
September 24
September 25
September 27
September 28
September 29

Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton

60
47
60
60
60
59
44
60
60
52
60
60

7
4
4
6
10
8
5
5
5
4
6
9

87
65
73
77
51
70
81
87
75
72
72
68

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Robert Cannefax

57
60
44
56
29
60
60
58
41
60
57
34

5
5
4
8
8
6
6
4
8
7
5
4

87
65
72
76
51
70
81
87
75
72
71
68

September 15
September 16
September 17
September 19
September 20
September 21
September 23
September 24
September 25
September 27
September 28
September 29

Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton

53
53
44
60
60
60
60
60
60
60
57
58

5
4
4
7
8
5
6
5
7
7
5
7

84
70
72
82
59
70
81
69
63
73
72
72

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

60
60
60
50
55
59
44
53
45
53
60
60

8
4
4
7
6
8
5
4
4
7
6
9

84
70
73
82
58
70
81
69
63
73
72
72

September 15
September 16
September 17
September 19
September 20
September 21
September 23
September 24
September 25
September 27
September 28
September 29

Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Otto Reiselt

60
60
60
56
55
60
60
53
41
60
59
60

8
5
7
8
6
6
9
4
8
7
7
9

84
65
60
76
58
67
60
69
75
72
52
72

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton

53
47
36
60
60
52
41
60
60
52
60
58

5
4
4
6
8
5
5
5
5
4
7
7

84
65
60
77
59
67
60
69
75
72
52
72

118

October 1, 1923 – May 1, 1924
National Three Cushion League
City Tour
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field:12
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $11275
Entry Fee: $600
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America
Player

W

L

HR

BG

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Gus Copulos
Clarence Jackson
August H. Kieckhefer
Charles Ellis
Harry Wakefield
Pierre Maupome
Hugh Heal
George W. Moore

62
59
58
53
47
45
44
41
34
33
30
22

26
29
30
35
41
43
44
47
54
55
58
66

14*
10
11
12
17
10
12
9
10
13
8
9

23*
26
39
32
32
35
30
27
44
40
42
49

High Run:
Best Game:
Note:

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

.713
.684
.651
.596
.535
.512
.500
.464
.375
.369
.361

2500
2000
1500
1200
900
750
650
550
450
350
250
.244 175

Robert L. Cannefax 14
Robert L. Cannefax 23 innings
The top four finishers would advance to the World Series playoff.
Each room owner paid a fee $600 for their entry into the league.

Player Profile
Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Gus Copulos
Clarence Jackson
August H. Kieckhefer
Charles Ellis
Harry Wakefield
Pierre Maupome
Hugh Heal
George W. Moore

Ave

Room Representing

City

Strand Academy

New York City, NY

37
33
41
30
42
34
34

Nickname

Red
Dutchman
Tiff

Augie

43
37
54

Maup

119

May 12 - 25, 1924
World Three Cushion Series
4 City Tour
May 12 – 14
May 16 - 18
May 19 - 21
May 23 – 25

Allinger’s Billiard Academy – 1307 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA
Layton & McEniry Rooms – St. Louis, MO
Kling & Allen Rooms – Kansas City, MO
Detroit Recreation – Detroit, MI

Game: Three Cushion
Points: 60
Field: 4
Format: 4x Round Robin
Prizes: $
Salary:
Winner to receive a salary of $3000
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton

8
7
6
3

4
5
6
9

9
6
11
13*

59
55
49*
55

644
682
642
615

625
642
641
675

High Run:
Best Game:

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

TI

731

Ave

Prize Gate
40%
30%
20%
10%

.8413

13
51 innings

Note: These were the top four finishers in the National League. They competed in a four-city tour
in a quadruple round robin.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Titles

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton

36
33
41

Detroit, MI
Sedalia, MO
Philadelphia, PA
Kansas City, MO

1924 National Champion
1924 National Runner-up
1924 National 3rd place
1924 National 4th place

120

Nickname

Red
Tiff

1924 World Series Tour – Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

Allinger’s Billiard Academy – 1307 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA
May 12
Monday

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton

60
60

8
5

84
59

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

49
31

7
3

83
59

May 13
Tuesday

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

60
60

8
11*

69
44

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton

50
54

4
6

68
44

May 14
Wednesday

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

4
4

82
72

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

48
46

4
6

82
71

Layton & McEniry – St. Louis, MO
May 16
Friday

Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

7
8

50
84

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

54
57

8
7

50
84

May 17
Saturday

Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

5

75

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton

51
55

11

75

May 18
Sunday

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton

60
60

5

57

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

57
46

8

57

Kling & Allen Billiard Room – Kansas City, MO
May 19
Monday

Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

6
9

65
59

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton

55
31

6
3

64
58

May 20
Tuesday

Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton

60
60

7
5

57
55

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

46
40

5
6

56
55

May 21
Wednesday

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

60
60

7
9

61
63

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

56
33

13
4

61
63

Detroit Recreation – Detroit, MI
May 23
Friday

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton

60
60

7
4

55
77

vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt

34
56

2
4

54
77

May 24
Saturday

Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

6
4

62
74

vs
vs

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

55
46

6
5

61
73

May 25
Sunday

Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60

7
9

49*
61

vs
vs

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton

42
51

6
4

48
60

121

1924 World Series Tour – Alphabetical/Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

May 12
May 13
May 14
May 16
May 17
May 18
May 19
May 20
May 21
May 23
May 24
May 25

Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax
Robert L. Cannefax

60
60
60
60
60
57
60
40
33
34
60
60

8
8
4
8
5

84
69
72
84
75

49
50
46
57
55
60
31
60
60
60
46
51

83
68
71
84
75

59
55
63
54
74
61

Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton
Toot Reiselt
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton
Tilford Denton
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton

7
4
6
7
11

9
6
4
2
4
9

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

3
5
9
7
5
4

58
55
63
55
73
60

May 12
May 13
May 14
May 16
May 17
May 18
May 19
May 20
May 21
May 23
May 24
May 25

Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton

49
54
48
54
55
60
31
46
56
60
60
42

7
6
4
8
11
5
3
5
13*
7
6
6

83
44
82
50
75
57
58
56
61
55
62
48

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

60
60
60
60
60
46
60
60
60
34
55
60

8
11
4
7
5
8
9
7
7
2
6
7

84
44
82
50
75
57
59
57
61
54
61
49

May 12
May 13
May 14
May 16
May 17
May 18
May 19
May 20
May 21
May 23
May 24
May 25

Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton

60
50
60
60
51
60
55
60
60
60
55
51

5
4
4
7

59
68
82
50

31
60
48
54
60
57
60
40
56
56
60
60

59
69
82
50

64
55
61
77
61
60

Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Otto Reiselt
Robert L. Cannefax
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Robert L. Cannefax

3
8
4
8

6
5
7
4
6
4

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

6
6
13
4
6
9

65
55
61
77
62
61

May 12
Otto Reiselt
31
3
59
vs
Johnny Layton
60
5
59
May 13
Otto Reiselt
60
1
44
vs
Tilford Denton
54
6
44
May 14
Otto Reiselt
46
6
71
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
60
4
72
May 16
Otto Reiselt
57
7
84
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
60
8
84
May 17
Otto Reiselt
60
vs
Johnny Layton
51
May 18
Otto Reiselt
46
8
57
vs
Tilford Denton
60
5
57
May 19
Otto Reiselt
60
6
65
vs
Johnny Layton
55
6
64
May 20
Otto Reiselt
60
7
57
vs
Tilford Denton
46
5
56
May 21
Otto Reiselt
60
9
63
vs
Robert Cannefax
33
4
63
May 23
Otto Reiselt
56
4
77
vs
Johnny Layton
60
4
77
May 24
Otto Reiselt
46
5
73
vs
Robert L. Cannefax
60
4
74
May 25
Otto Reiselt
60
7
49*
vs
Tilford Denton
42
6
48
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

122

October 20, 1924 - May 2, 1925
National Three Cushion League
City Tour
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 12
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $
Salary:
Winner received a $3000 annual salary
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America (NBAA)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Gus Copulos
Otto Reiselt
Tilford S. Denton
Clarence L. Jackson
August H. Kieckhefer
Allen Hall
Harry Wakefield
Arthur Thurnblad
Charles Ellis
Earle W. Lookabaugh

94
89
89
86
75
63
61
58
48
47
41
41

38
43
43
46
57
69
71
74
84
85
91
91

13
14*
14*
11
12
11
10
11
9
12
9
12

29
25
22*
26
35
35
23
27
33
39
42
37

6159
6156
6104
6190
6064
5872
5726
5819
5552
5454
5343
5514

5399
5958
5466
5475
5540
5943
5890
6021
6082
6147
6238
6183

6862
6786
6947
6620
7453
7342
6689
7489
7854
7289
7298
7644

.899
.908
.862
.937
.813
.799
.857
.778
.707
.748
.732
.721

2500
1750
1750
1200
800
700
600
450
350
250
175
175

High Run:
Best Game:

Johnny Layton & Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
22 innings

$50 each
$100

14
*World record for a 50 point match

Player Profile

Age

Room Representing

Location

Robert L. Cannefax
Johnny Layton
Gus Copulos
Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
August H. Kieckhefer
Clarence L. Jackson
Allen Hall
Arthur Thurnblad
Charles Ellis
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Harry Wakefield

37
31
34
42
35
43
25
33
35
24

Stand Billiard Room
Layton & McEniry
Recreation Co.
Sol Allinger’s Billiard Room
Kling & Allen
Kieckhefer Recreation
The Recreation
L. A. Bensinger & Son
F. G. Smith Recreation
McCourt – Ellis Billiard Parlor
State Theatre Club
F. G. Smith Recreation

New York City
St. Louis, MO
Detroit, MI
Philadelphia, PA
Kansas City, MO
Chicago, IL
Buffalo, NY
Chicago, IL
Milwaukee, WI
Pittsburgh, PA
Boston, MA
Cleveland, OH

Note: William Greenwood (10 – 30) was replaced by Charles Ellis
Pierre Maupome
(11 – 14) was replaced by Allen Hall

123

Nickname

Red
The Greek
The Dutchman
Tiff
Augie

Hand
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
LH
RH
RH
RH
LH
RH
RH

October 26, 1925 – April 7, 1926
National Three Cushion League
City Tour
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 6
Format: Round Robin – 180 games played
Prizes: $ 10,300
Entry Fee: Each Room franchise put up $800 plus $4000 added by Brunswick
Salary: $3000 to the winner put up by Brunswick
Sanction: National Billiard Association of America (NBAA)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
August Kieckhefer
Allen Hall
Gus Copulos
Pierre Maupome

114
101
96
96
89
54

66
79
84
84
91
116

14
18*
15
15
15
12

16*
27
28
28
20
35

High Run:
Best Game:
Note:

$100
$100

Johnny Layton
Otto Reiselt

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize
2000
1750
1250
1250
550
300

18
16 innings

Each player would play 180 games - 90 home games and 90 away games

Player

Age

Room Representing

Location

Nickname

Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
August Kieckhefer
Gus Copulos
Allen Hall
Pierre Maupome

35
38
36
32
26
45

Allinger’s Billiard Academy
Fred G. Smith Recreation Co.
Kieckhefer Recreation
The Recreation Co.
L. A. Bensinger & Son
Fred G. Smith Recreation Co.

Philadelphia, PA
Milwaukee, WI
Chicago, IL
Detroit, MI
Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH

The Dutchman
Red
Augie
The Greek

Player Profile

Date of Birth

Date Died

Otto Reiselt
Johnny Layton
August Kieckhefer
Gus Copulos
Allen Hall
Pierre Maupome

124

Place of Birth

Maup

January 31 - February 15, 1927
World Three Cushion Tournament
Recital Hall – 131 South Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 10
Format: Round Robin – 180 games played
Prizes: $ 5,200
Entry Fee: $150 plus $3500 added by Brunswick Co.
Salary: $250 a month to the champion as long as he holds the title and the Diamond Emblem
Sanction: National Billiard Association of America (NBAA)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

August H. Kieckhefer
Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos
Allen Hall
Tilford Denton
Arthur Thurnblad
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Leonard Kenny
Raimundo Campanioni
Charles McCourt

8
7
6
5
5
5
4
2
2
1

1
2
3
4
4
4
5
7
7
8

9
10*
5
6
9
6
9
7
7
7

31*
50
44
46
40
44
44
58
44
68

446
412
385
417
400
383
420
377
355
362

306
359
392
415
423
423
418
431
412
431

414
456
469
484
412
511
528
497
507
484

1.077 1200
.903 1000
.820 900
.861 700
.970 600
.749 400
.795 200
.759
.700
.747

High Run:
Best Game:

$100 Otto Reiselt
10
$100 August Kieckhefer 31 innings

Referee:

Charles McElligott

Schedule:

4 Matches Daily
Afternoon:
Evening:

Prize Gate
24%
20%

- NO matches on Thursday and Sunday

* Note the scheduled match between Tilford Denton and Raimundo Campanioni on February 7 was
replayed on February 14 when Denton claimed that there was an error made in the score by referee
Charles Mc Elligott. Campanioni had won the match by a score of 50 to 48 but agreed to replay the
match which he lost 50 to 32.
Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

August Kieckhefer
Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos
Arthur Thurnblad
Allen Hall
Tilford Denton
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Leonard Kenny
Raimundo Campanioni
Charles McCourt

37
36
33
34
27
44
26
32

Chicago, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Detroit, MI
Milwaukee, WI
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
Lindenwood, IL
Chicago, IL
Havana Cuba
Cleveland, OH

1926 Third Plsce
Defending Champion
1926 Fourth Place

Augie
Dutchman
The Greek

LH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

49

1926 Fifth Place
Tiff

Champion of Cuba

125

1927 World Tournament – Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

January 31
Monday

Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
44
vs
Tilford Denton
40
5
44
Allen Hall
50
5
62
vs
Roimondo Companioni 36
5
62
Otto Reiselt
50
9
56
vs
Charles McCourt
36
7
55
August Kieckhefer
50
4
53
vs
Leonard Kenny
42
3
53
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 1
Tuesday

Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
75
vs
Roimondo Companioni 49
5
74
Tilford Denton
50
5
51
vs
Charles McCourt
38
4
51
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
6
61
vs
Gus Copulos
32
4
61
Allen Hall
50
5
61
vs
Leonard Kenny
37
7
61
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 2
Wednesday

Leonard Kenny
50
5
60
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 48
6
60
August Kieckhefer
50
6
45
vs
Charles McCourt
33
6
45
Otto Reiselt
50
10*
50
vs
Raimondo Companioni 29
6
49
Gus Copulos
50
4
67
vs
Allen Hall
48
4
66
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 3
Thursday
No Matches Schedules
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 4
Friday

Gus Copulos
50
5
61
vs
Raimondo Companioni 35
4
61
Arthur Thurnblad
50
5
77
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 39
4
77
August Kieckhefer
50
9
35
vs
Tilford Denton
37
8
35
Otto Reiselt
50
4
69
vs
Leonard Kenny
45
4
69
______________________________________________________________________________________________________

February 5
Saturday

Raimundo Companioni 50
3
57
vs
Charles McCourt
39
7
57
Tilford Denton
50
9
38
vs
Allen Hall
25
4
37
Otto Reiselt
50
5
52
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
52
Gus Copulos
50
5
53
vs
Leonard Kenny
37
4
52
______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 6
Sunday
No Matches Scheduled
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 7
Monday

Charles McCourt
50
6
68
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
31
3
67
*Raimundo Companioni 50
6
09
vs
Tilford Denton
48
5
59
August Kieckhefer
50
6
63
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 44
4
63
Otto Reiselt
50
9
54
vs
Allen Hall
48
5
54
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 8
Tuesday

Arthur Thurnblad
50
5
52
vs
Leonard Kenny
49
5
52
Allen Hall
50
4
48
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 49
9
48
Gus Copulos
50
5
62
vs
Charles McCourt
40
4
62
August Kieckhefer
50
5
45
vs
Raimundo Companioni 32
6
45
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 9
Wednesday

Leonard Kenny
50
5
58
vs
Charles McCourt
33
3
57
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
8
67
vs
Raimundo Companioni 42
4
66
Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
48
vs
Allen Hall
46
6
48
Tilford Denton
50
6
40
vs
Gus Copulos
31
5
39
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

126

1927 World Tournament – Chronological order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

February 10
Thursday
No Matches Scheduled
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 11
Friday

Raimundo Companioni 50
6
44
vs
Leonard Kenny
23
4
41
Gus Copulos
50
5
51
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
40
4
50
Otto Reiselt
50
4
51
vs
Tilford Denton
25
5
50
Allen Hall
50
5
62
vs
August Kieckhefer
46
8
62
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 12
Saturday

Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
7
44
vs
Charles McCourt
46
6
44
Allen Hall
50
6
46
vs
Charles McCourt
47
7
45
Gus Copulos
50
5
44
vs
Otto Reiselt
42
6
44
August Kieckhefer
50
5
48
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
26
5
48
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 13
Sunday
No Matches Scheduled
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 14
Monday

Tilford Denton
50
5
50
vs
Raimundo Campanioni 32
4
49
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
4
56
vs
Tilford Denton
48
5
55
August Kieckhefer
50
7
32
vs
Gus Copulas
22
4
32
Otto Reiselt
50
5
50
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
36
5
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 15
Tuesday

Tilford Denton
August Kieckhefer

50
50

5
5

49
31*

vs
vs

Leonard Kenny
Otto Reiselt

44
20

7
6

49
30

* Raimundo Campanioni – Tilford Denton match was replayed on February 14 due to a discrepancy in the score keeping.

127

1927 World Tournament – Alphabetical/Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

January 31
Raimundo Companioni 36
5
62
vs
Allen Hall
50
5
62
February 1
Raimundo Companioni 49
5
74
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
75
February 2
Raimundo Companioni 29
6
49
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
10*
50
February 4
Raimundo Companioni 35
4
61
vs
Gus Copulos
50
5
61
February 5
Raimundo Companioni 50
3
57
vs
Charles McCourt
39
7
57
February 8
Raimundo Companioni 32
6
45
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
45
February 9
Raimundo Companioni 42
4
66
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
8
67
February 11
Raimundo Companioni 50
6
44
vs
Leonard Kenny
23
4
44
February 14
Raimundo Companioni 32
4
49
vs
Tilford Denton
50
5
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 1
February 2
February 4
February 5
February 8
February 9
February 11
February 12
February 14

Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos
Gus Copulos

32
50
50
50
50
31
50
50
22

4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
4

61
67
61
53
62
39
50
44
32

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Earle W. Lookabaugh
Allen Hall
Raimundo Companioni
Leonard Kenny
Charles McCourt
Tilford Denton
Arthur Thurnblad
Otto Reiselt
August Kieckhefer

50
48
35
37
40
50
40
42
50

6
4
4
4
4
6
4
6
7

61
66
61
52
62
40
50
44
32

January 31
February 1
February 4
February 5
February 9
February 11
February 14
February 14
February 15

Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton
Tilford Denton

40
50
37
50
50
25
50
48
50

5
5
8
9
6
5
5
5
5

44
51
35
38
40
50
50
55
49

vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs

Arthur Thurnblad
Charles McCourt
August Kieckhefer
Allen Hall
Gus Copulos
Otto Reiselt
Raimundo Companioni
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Leonard Kenny

50
38
50
25
31
50
32
50
44

6
4
9
4
5
7
4
4
7

44
51
35
37
39
51
49
56
49

______________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Allen Hall
50
5
62
vs
Raimundo Companioni 36
5
62
February 1
Allen Hall
50
5
61
vs
Leonard Kenny
37
7
61
February 2
Allen Hall
48
4
66
vs
Gus Copulos
50
4
67
February 5
Allen Hall
25
4
37
vs
Tilford Denton
50
9
38
February 7
Allen Hall
48
5
54
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
5
54
February 8
Allen Hall
50
4
48
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 49
9
48
February 9
Allen Hall
46
6
48
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
48
February 11
Allen Hall
50
5
62
vs
August Kieckhefer
46
8
62
February 12
Allen Hall
50
6
46
vs
Charles McCourt
47
7
45
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Leonard Kenny
42
3
53
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
4
53
February 1
Leonard Kenny
37
7
61
vs
Allen Hall
50
5
61
February 2
Leonard Kenny
50
5
60
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 48
6
60
February 4
Leonard Kenny
45
4
69
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
4
69
February 5
Leonard Kenny
37
4
52
vs
Gus Copulos
50
5
53
February 8
Leonard Kenny
49
5
52
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
50
5
52
February 9
Leonard Kenny
50
5
58
vs
Charles McCourt
33
3
57
February 11
Leonard Kenny
23
4
44
vs
Raimundo Companioni 50
6
44
February 15
Leonard Kenny
44
7
49
vs
Tilford Denton
50
5
49
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

128

1927 World Tournament – Alphabetical/Chronological order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

January 31
August Kieckhefer
50
4
53
vs
Leonard Kenny
42
3
53
February 2
August Kieckhefer
50
6
45
vs
Charles McCourt
33
6
45
February 4
August Kieckhefer
50
9
35
vs
Tilford Denton
37
8
35
February 7
August Kieckhefer
50
6
63
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 44
4
63
February 8
August Kieckhefer
50
5
45
vs
Raimundo Companioni 32
6
45
February 11
August Kieckhefer
46
8
62
vs
Allen Hall
50
5
62
February 12
August Kieckhefer
50
5
48
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
26
5
48
February 14
August Kieckhefer
50
7
32
vs
Gus Copulos
22
4
32
February 15
August Kieckhefer
50
5
31*
vs
Otto Reiselt
20
2
30
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
February 1
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
6
61
vs
Gus Copulos
32
4
61
February 2
Earle W. Lookabaugh 48
6
60
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
5
60
February 4
Earle W. Lookabaugh 39
4
77
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
50
5
77
February 5
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
52
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
5
52
February 7
Earle W. Lookabaugh 44
4
63
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
6
63
February 8
Earle W. Lookabaugh 49
9
48
vs
Allen Hall
50
4
48
February 9
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
8
67
vs
Raimundo Companioni 42
4
66
February 12
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
7
44
vs
Charles McCourt
46
6
44
February 14
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
4
56
vs
Tilford Denton
48
5
55
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Charles McCourt
36
7
55
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
9
56
February 1
Charles McCourt
38
4
51
vs
Tilford Denton
50
5
51
February 2
Charles McCourt
33
6
45
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
6
45
February 5
Charles McCourt
39
7
57
vs
Raimundo Companioni 50
3
57
February 7
Charles McCourt
50
6
68
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
31
3
67
February 8
Charles McCourt
40
4
62
vs
Gus Copulos
50
5
62
February 9
Charles McCourt
33
3
57
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
5
58
February 12
Charles McCourt
46
6
44
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
7
44
February 12
Charles McCourt
47
7
45
vs
Allen Hall
50
6
46
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Otto Reiselt
50
9
56
vs
Charles McCourt
36
7
55
February 2
Otto Reiselt
50
10*
50
vs
Raimundo Companioni 29
6
49
February 4
Otto Reiselt
50
4
69
vs
Leonard Kenny
45
4
69
February 5
Otto Reiselt
50
5
52
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
52
February 7
Otto Reiselt
50
9
54
vs
Allen Hall
48
5
54
February 11
Otto Reiselt
50
7
51
vs
Tilford Denton
25
5
50
February 12
Otto Reiselt
42
6
44
vs
Gus Copulos
50
5
44
February 14
Otto Reiselt
50
5
50
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
36
5
50
February 15
Otto Reiselt
20
2
30
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
*31
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
January 31
Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
44
vs
Tilford Denton
40
5
44
February 1
Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
75
vs
Raimundo Companioni 49
5
74
February 4
Arthur Thurnblad
50
5
77
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 39
4
77
February 7
Arthur Thurnblad
31
3
67
vs
Charles McCourt
50
6
68
February 8
Arthur Thurnblad
50
5
52
vs
Leonard Kenny
49
5
52
February 9
Arthur Thurnblad
50
6
48
vs
Allen Hall
46
6
48
February 11
Arthur Thurnblad
40
4
50
vs
Gus Copulos
50
5
51
February 12
Arthur Thurnblad
26
5
48
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
48
February 13
Arthur Thurnblad
36
5
50
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
6
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

129

April 4 - 6, 1927
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Recital Hall – 131 South Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Prizes: $
Sanction:

***

Points: 300
Format: 5 – 60point blocks played over 3 days

Otto Reiselt
August Kieckhefer
Otto Reiselt

Challenger
300
Champion
240
New Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

April 4
Monday

Reiselt

60

7

64

April 5
Tuesday

60
60

5
6

April 6
Wednesday

60
60

4
6

Total
Innings
BPI

300
293
1.0238

Referee:

Charles McElligott

Player Profile

Age

August H. Kieckhefer
Otto Reiselt

Hometown
37
36

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Kieckhefer

56

6

63

65
51

47
29

6
7

64
50

55
58

71
37

9
5

54
57

240
288
.83333

Title

Chicago, IL
Philadelphia, PA

Nickname
Champion
Challenger

130

Augie
The Dutchman

Hand
LH
RH

October 19 - 21, 1927
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Pennsylvania Athletic Club – Philadelphia, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Prizes: $
Sanction:

***

Points: 300
Format: 5 – 60point blocks played over 3 days

Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos
Otto Reiselt

Champion
300
Challenger
238
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

October 19

Reiselt

60

4

62

October 20

60
60

5
6

October 21

60
60

5
4

Total
Innings
BPI

300
292
1.0274

Referee:

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Copulos

39

5

62

66
54

63
39

5
5

66
54

57
53

53
44

5
4

57
53

238
292
.8151

George Moore – New York

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos

36
33

Philadelphia, PA
Detroit, MI

Champion
Challenger

The Dutchman
The Greek

RH
RH

131

December 13 - 15, 1927
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Allinger’s Billiard Room – 1307 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Prizes: $
Sanction:

***

Points: 300
Format: 5 – 60point blocks played over 3 days

Otto Reiselt
Allen Hall
Otto Reiselt

Date

Champion
300
Challenger
281
Retains Championship

Player

Score HR

IN

December 13 Reiselt
Tuesday

60

6

69

December 14
Tuesday

60
60

5
8

December 15
Wednesday

60
60

5
3

Total
Innings
BPI

300
335
.895

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Hall

47

5

69

60
45

51
30

4
5

60
45

83
79

77
76

7
9

83
79

281
335
.838

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Otto Reiselt
Allen Hall

37
28

Philadelphia, PA
Chicago, IL

Champion
Challenge

The Dutchman

RH
RH

132

January 24 - 27, 1928
World Three Cushion Challenge Match
Allinger’s Billiard Academy – 1307 Market Street - Philadelphia, PA
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 2
Prizes: $
Sanction:

***

Points: 300
Format: 5 – 60point blocks played over 3 days

Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton
Otto Reiselt

Champion
300
Challenger
187
Retains Championship

Date

Player

Score HR

IN

January 24
Tuesday

Reiselt

60

6

65

January 25
Wednesday

60
60

6
7

January 26
Thursday

60
60

8
7

Total
Innings
BPI

300
253
1.185

vs

Player

Score HR

IN

Denton

45

4

65

55
40

40
33

4
8

55
40

49
44

35
34

4
7

49
44

187
253
.739

Referee:

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Title

Nickname

Hand

Otto Reiselt
Tilford Denton

37
45

Philadelphia, PA
Kansas City, MO

Champion
Challenger

The Dutchman
Tiff

RH
RH

133

April 2 - 14, 1928
National Three Cushion Tournament
Recital Hall – 131 South Wabash Ave - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 10
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $5200 and the BBC Diamond Emblem
Entry Fee: $150
Salary:
Winner receives a monthly salary of $250 for every month he held the title.
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Prize Gate

1. Johnny Layton
2. Willie Hoppe
3. Otto Reiselt
4. Gus Copulos
5. Allen Hall
6. Leonard Kenney
7. August H. Kieckhefer
8. Earle W. Lookabaugh
9. Arthur Thurnblad
10. Charles Weston

7
6
6
5
5
5
4
4
2
1

2
3
3
4
4
4
5
5
7
8

10
10
8
8
7
9
12*
10
9
7

38
51
49
40
39
53
35*
48
50
71

428
416
406
424
414
398
389
372
354
344

367
369
393
367
365
406
403
403
429
445

435
535
482
454
496
535
504
456
473
548

.984
.778
.842
.934
.835
.744
.771
.816
.748
.628

1200 24% 289
950 19% 229
950 19% 229
566.67 11 1/3
566.67
566.67
100
100

High Run:
Best Game:

$100
$100

August Kieckhefer 12
August Kieckhefer 35 innings

Referee:

Charles McElligott

Note:

The top four finishers would qualify to play in the World Tournament to be held in
Chicago, IL from December 17-19.

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Johnny Layton
Willie Hoppe
Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos
Allen Hall
Leonard Kenney
August H. Kieckhefer
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Arthur Thurnblad
Charles Weston

40
40
37
34
28
33
38
27
26
52

Sedalia, MO
New York
Philadelphia, PA
Detroit, MI
St. Louis, MO
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
Lindenwood, IL
Chicago, IL
Pittsburgh, PA

Titles

Nickname

Hand

Red

RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH
RH

Balkline Champion
Defending Champion
1927 3rd Place

The Dutchman
The Greek

1927 5th Place
1927 Champion

Augie

1927 4th Place
Cowboy

134

1928 National Tournament – Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

April 2
Otto Reiselt
50
8
49
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
27
5
48
Monday
Leonard Kenny
50
5
62
vs
August Kieckhefer
49
12*
61
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 3
Tuesday

Allen Hall
50
7
48
vs
Charles Weston
32
4
48
Johnny Layton
50
3
58
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
57
Arthur Thurnblad
50
9
50
vs
Gus Copulos
47
8
49
Willie Hoppe
50
6
74
vs
August Kieckhefer
34
6
74
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 4
Wednesday

August Kieckhefer
50
5
61
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
43
5
61
Gus Copulos
50
5
53
vs
Leonard Kenny
36
5
53
Johnny Layton
50
6
54
vs
Charles Weston
30
4
53
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
6
55
vs
Otto Reiselt
41
4
54
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 5
Thursday

Johnny Layton
50
10
44
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
38
4
44
Allen Hall
50
7
72
vs
Leonard Kenny
40
3
71
August Kieckhefer
50
8
35*
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 30
5
35
Willie Hoppe
50
3
52
vs
Leonard Kenny
28
5
51
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 6
Friday

August Kieckhefer
50
4
55
vs
Allen Hall
33
4
55
Otto Reiselt
50
4
53
vs
Charles Weston
35
4
52
Gus Copulos
50
8
40
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 30
7
39
Willie Hoppe
50
4
78
vs
Charles Weston
49
6
77
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

April 7
Saturday

Allen Hall
50
4
59
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
30
4
59
Charles Weston
50
6
71
vs
Gus Copulos
45
5
70
Otto Reiselt
50
7
59
vs
Leonard Kenny
44
6
59
Johnny Layton
50
9
51
vs
August Kieckhefer
35
3
50
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 8
Sunday

Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
4
64
vs
Charles Weston
35
3
63
Willie Hoppe
50
6
60
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
33
4
60
Leonard Kenny
50
5
61
vs
Johnny Layton
47
6
60
Gus Copulos
50
7
46
vs
Otto Reiselt
26
4
46
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 9
Monday

Leonard Kenny
50
5
53
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
36
5
52
August Kieckhefer
50
7
65
vs
Charles Weston
47
6
65
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
5
53
vs
Willie Hoppe
30
4
52
Gus Copulos
50
6
61
vs
Allen Hall
45
6
61
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

April 10
Tuesday

Gus Copulos
Arthur Thurnblad
Leonard Kenny
Otto Reiselt

50
50
50
50

7
4
8
6

46
61
67
64

135

vs
vs
vs
vs

August Kieckhefer
Charles Weston
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Allen Hall

28
32
40
45

3
4
5
6

45
61
66
63

1928 National Tournament – Chronological order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

April 11
Wednesday

Leonard Kenny
Earle W. Lookabaugh
Allen Hall
Otto Reiselt

50
50
50
50

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

9
5
5
5

58
48
39
63

vs
vs
vs
vs

Charles Weston
Arthur Thurnblad
Johnny Layton
Willie Hoppe

34
47
31
49

HG

IN

7
7
4
4

58
48
38
63

April 12
Johnny Layton
50
9
38
vs
Gus Copulos
48
8
39
Thursday
Willie Hoppe
50
10
60
vs
Allen Hall
41
6
59
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 13
Friday

Johnny Layton
50
5
46
vs
Otto Reiselt
39
5
45
Willie Hoppe
50
5
51
vs
Gus Copulos
34
5
50
Allen Hall
50
6
40
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 32
10
39
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

April 14
Otto Reiselt
50
6
49
vs
August Kieckhefer
43
5
48
Saturday
Johnny Layton
50
8
46
vs
Willie Hoppe
37
7
45
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

136

1928 National Tournament – Alphabetical/Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

April 3
Gus Copulos
47
8
49
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
50
9
50
April 4
Gus Copulos
50
5
53
vs
Leonard Kenny
36
5
53
April 6
Gus Copulos
50
8
40
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 30
7
39
April 7
Gus Copulos
45
5
70
vs
Charles Weston
50
6
71
April 8
Gus Copulos
50
7
46
vs
Otto Reiselt
26
4
46
April 9
Gus Copulos
50
6
61
vs
Allen Hall
45
6
61
April 10
Gus Copulos
50
7
46
vs
August Kieckhefer
28
3
45
April 12
Gus Copulos
48
8
39
vs
Johnny Layton
50
9
38
April 13
Gus Copulos
34
5
50
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
5
51
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 3
Allen Hall
50
7
48
vs
Charles Weston
32
4
48
April 5
Allen Hall
50
7
72
vs
Leonard Kenny
40
3
71
April 6
Allen Hall
33
4
55
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
4
55
April 7
Allen Hall
50
4
59
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
30
4
59
April 9
Allen Hall
45
6
61
vs
Gus Copulos
50
6
61
April 10
Allen Hall
45
6
63
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
6
64
April 11
Allen Hall
50
5
39
vs
Johnny Layton
31
4
38
April 12
Allen Hall
41
6
59
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
10
60
April 13
Allen Hall
50
6
40
vs
Earle Lookabaugh
32
10
39
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 3
Willie Hoppe
`
50
6
74
vs
August Kieckhefer
34
6
74
April 5
Willie Hoppe
50
3
52
vs
Leonard Kenny
28
5
51
April 6
Willie Hoppe
50
4
78
vs
Charles Weston
49
6
77
April 8
Willie Hoppe
50
6
60
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
33
4
60
April 9
Willie Hoppe
30
4
52
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
5
53
April 11
Willie Hoppe
49
4
63
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
5
63
April 12
Willie Hoppe
50
10
60
vs
Allen Hall
41
6
59
April 13
Willie Hoppe
50
5
51
vs
Gus Copulos
34
5
50
April 14
Willie Hoppe
37
7
45
vs
Johnny Layton
50
8
46
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 2
Leonard Kenny
50
5
62
vs
August Kieckhefer
49
12*
61
April 4
Leonard Kenny
36
5
53
vs
Gus Copulos
50
5
53
April 5
Leonard Kenny
40
3
71
vs
Allen Hall
50
7
72
April 5
Leonard Kenny
28
5
51
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
3
52
April 7
Leonard Kenny
44
6
59
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
7
59
April 8
Leonard Kenny
50
5
61
vs
Johnny Layton
47
6
60
April 9
Leonard Kenny
50
5
53
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
36
5
52
April 10
Leonard Kenny
50
8
67
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
66
April 11
Leonard Kenny
50
9
58
vs
Charles Weston
34
7
58
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 2
August Kieckhefer
49
12*
61
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
5
62
April 3
August Kieckhefer
34
6
74
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
6
74
April 4
August Kieckhefer
50
5
61
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
43
5
61
April 5
August Kieckhefer
50
8
35*
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 30
5
35
April 6
August Kieckhefer
50
4
55
vs
Allen Hall
33
4
55
April 7
August Kieckhefer
35
3
60
vs
Johnny Layton
50
9
51
April 9
August Kieckhefer
50
7
65
vs
Charles Weston
47
6
65
April 10
August Kieckhefer
28
3
45
vs
Gus Copulos
50
7
46
April 14
August Kieckhefer
43
5
48
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
6
49
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

137

1928 National Tournament – Alphabetical/Chronological order continued … …
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

April 3
Johnny Layton
50
3
58
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
57
April 4
Johnny Layton
50
6
54
vs
Charles Weston
30
4
53
April 5
Johnny Layton
50
10
44
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
38
4
44
April 7
Johnny Layton
50
9
51
vs
August Kieckhefer
35
3
50
April 8
Johnny Layton
47
6
60
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
5
61
April 11
Johnny Layton
31
4
38
vs
Allen Hall
50
6
39
April 12
Johnny Layton
50
9
38
vs
Gus Copulos
48
8
39
April 13
Johnny Layton
50
5
46
vs
Otto Reiselt
39
5
45
April 14
Johnny Layton
50
8
46
vs
Willie Hoppe
37
7
45
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 3
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
57
vs
Johnny Layton
50
3
58
April 4
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
6
55
vs
Otto Reiselt
41
4
54
April 5
Earle W. Lookabaugh 30
5
35
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
8
35
April 6
Earle W. Lookabaugh 30
7
39
vs
Gus Copulos
50
8
40
April 8
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
4
64
vs
Charles Weston
35
3
63
April 9
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
5
53
vs
Willie Hoppe
30
4
52
April 10
Earle W. Lookabaugh 40
5
66
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
8
67
April 11
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
5
48
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
47
7
48
April 13
Earle W. Lookabaugh 32
10
39
vs
Allen Hall
50
6
40
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 2
Otto Reiselt
50
8
49
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
27
5
48
April 4
Otto Reiselt
41
4
54
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
6
55
April 6
Otto Reiselt
50
4
53
vs
Charles Weston
35
4
52
April 7
Otto Reiselt
50
7
59
vs
Leonard Kenny
44
6
59
April 8
Otto Reiselt
26
4
46
vs
Gus Copulos
50
7
46
April 10
Otto Reiselt
50
6
64
vs
Allen Hall
45
6
63
April 11
Otto Reiselt
50
5
63
vs
Willie Hoppe
49
4
63
April 12
Otto Reiselt
39
5
45
vs
Johnny Layton
50
5
46
April 14
Otto Reiselt
50
6
49
vs
August Kieckhefer
43
5
48
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 2
Arthur Thurnblad
27
5
48
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
8
49
April 3
Arthur Thurnblad
50
9
50
vs
Gus Copulos
47
8
49
April 4
Arthur Thurnblad
43
5
61
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
5
61
April 5
Arthur Thurnblad
38
4
44
vs
Johnny Layton
50
10
44
April 7
Arthur Thurnblad
30
4
59
vs
Allen Hall
50
4
59
April 8
Arthur Thurnblad
33
4
60
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
6
60
April 9
Arthur Thurnblad
36
5
52
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
5
53
April 10
Arthur Thurnblad
50
4
61
vs
Charles Weston
32
4
61
April 11
Arthur Thurnblad
47
7
48
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
5
48
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
April 3
Charles Weston
32
4
48
vs
Allen Hall
50
7
48
April 4
Charles Weston
30
4
53
vs
Johnny Layton
50
6
54
April 6
Charles Weston
35
4
52
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
4
53
April 6
Charles Weston
49
6
77
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
4
78
April 7
Charles Weston
50
6
71
vs
Gus Copulos
45
5
70
April 8
Charles Weston
35
3
63
vs
Earle W. Lookabaugh 50
4
64
April 9
Charles Weston
47
6
65
vs
August Kieckhefer
50
7
65
April 10
Charles Weston
32
4
61
vs
Arthur Thurnblad
50
4
61
April 11
Charles Weston
34
7
58
vs
Leonard Kenny
50
9
58
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

138

May 6 – 9, 1928
1st World Amateur Three Cushion Tournament UMB
Reims, France
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 8
Prizes:
Sanction: UMB

Points: 50
Format: Round Robin

Player

W

L

Pts

HR

Edmound Soussa
Carel B. Koopman
Otto Unshelm
Jacques Davin
Emile Zaman
Elmer Sidney Prather
G. Zopt
F. F. Prats

7
5
5
4
4
2
1
0

0
2
2
3
3
5
6
7

7
5
5
4
4
2
1
0

9
8
5
5
5
5
4
5

High Run:
Best Game:

Edmound Soussa

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave
.552
.493
.489
.515
.490
.416
.371

9

Note: One point was awarded for each win.
Player Profile
Edmound Soussa
Carel B. Koopman
Otto Unshelm
Jacques Davin
Emile Zaman
Elmer Sidney Prather
G. Zopt
F. F. Prats

Age

Hometown

Titles

Egypt
Netherlands
Germany
France
Belgium
United States
France
Spain

139

Nickname

Hand

December 17 - 19, 1928
World Three Cushion Tournament
Orchestra Hall - Chicago, IL
Game: Three Cushion
Points: 50
Field: 4
Format: Round Robin
Prizes: $5000
Salary: $6000 for the winner - $3000 for second place
Sanction:
National Billiard Association of America (NBAA)
Player

W

L

HR

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave

Johnny Layton
Willie Hoppe
Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos

3
2
1
0

0
1
2
3

9
6
7
11*

25*
45
34
---

150
123
125
127

111
126
134
150

111
123
125
126

1.3636 2500
1.0082 1250
.9920 900
.9841 350

40%
30%
20%
10%

High Run:
Best Game:

Gus Copulos
Johnny Layton

Referee:

Charles McElligott

Prize Gate

11
25 innings

Player Profile

Age

Hometown

Titles

Nickname

Hand

Johnny Layton
Willie Hoppe
Otto Reiselt
Gus Copulos

41
41
38
34

Sedalia, MO
New York
Philadelphia, PA
Detroit

1928 National Champion
1928 National runner-up
1928 National 3rd Place
1928 National 4th Place

Red
Mr. Billiards
The Dutchman
The Greek

RH
RH
RH
RH

140

1928 World Tournament – Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

December 17
Willie Hoppe
50
4
53
vs
Otto Reiselt
35
5
53
Monday
Johnny Layton
50
4
48
vs
Gus Copulos
48
11*
47
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 18
Johnny Layton
50
4
38
vs
Otto Reiselt
40
6
38
Tuesday
Willie Hoppe
50
6
46
vs
Gus Copulos
42
5
45
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 19
Otto Reiselt
50
7
34
vs
Gus Copulos
37
6
34
Wednesday
Johnny Layton
50
9
25
vs
Willie Hoppe
23
4
24
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

1928 World Tournament – Alphabetical/Chronological order
Date

Player

Score

HR

IN

vs

Player

Score

HG

IN

December 17
Gus Copulos
48
11*
47
vs
Johnny Layton
50
4
47
December 18
Gus Copulos
42
5
45
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
6
45
December 19
Gus Copulos
37
6
34
vs
Otto Reiselt
50
7
34
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 17
Willie Hoppe
50
4
53
vs
Otto Reiselt
34
5
53
December 18
Willie Hoppe
50
6
46
vs
Gus Copulos
42
5
45
December 19
Willie Hoppe
23
4
24
vs
Johnny Layton
50
9
25
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 17
December 18
December 19

Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton
Johnny Layton

50
50
50

4
4
9

48
38
25

vs
vs
vs

Gus Copulos
Otto Reiselt
Willie Hoppe

48
40
23

11*
6
4

47
38
24

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________
December 17
Otto Reiselt
35
5
53
vs
Willie Hoppe
50
4
53
December 18
Otto Reiselt
40
6
38
vs
Johnny Layton
50
4
38
December 19
Otto Reiselt
50
7
34
vs
Gus Copulos
37
6
34
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

141

June 8 - 10, 1929
2nd World Amateur Three Cushion Tournament UMB
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Game: Three Cushion
Field: 7
Prizes:
Sanction: UMB

Points: 50
Format: Round Robin – 180 games played

Player

W

L

Pts

HR

Edmound Soussa
Emile Zaman
Around Sengers
Elmer Sidney Prather
Erich Beck
Charles Guillemin
Hans Jenny

6
5
4
2
2
1
1

0
1
2
4
4
5
5

6
5
4
2
2
1
1

5
7
5
5
6
5
5

High Run:
Best Game:

BG

TP

OP

TI

Ave
.604
.720
.542
.444
.417
.440
.325

Emile Zaman 7

Player Profile
Edmound Soussa
Emile Zaman
Around Sengers
Elmer Sidney Prather
Erich Beck
Charles Guillemin
Hans Jenny

Age

Hometown

Titles

Egypt
Belgium
Netherlands
United States
Germany
France

Defending Champion

Nickname

Hand

1929 - No Tournament or Challenge Matches held in the United States.
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