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Pool ball has been handsigned in blue felttip pen by billiards legend willie mosconi d. I have an autograph book containing the signatures of the. Author of several how to books on his sport, mosconi is also enshrined in the italian. Get the best deals on willie mosconi autograph when you shop the largest online selection at. Minnesota fats vs willie mosconi legendary match duration. Mosconi played between the years of 1941 1957, winning the world straight pool championship an. Willie mosconi was the finest billiards player in the history of the sport and we are proud to bring a selection of items from the games greatest name. Willie nelson contact info booking agent, manager, publicist. Vintage movie posters celebrity autographs original movie posters autographed sports memorabilia circus posters hustler paul newman mosconi production photo, 1961 the hustler, 1961original. X to avoid name recognition and the panel was not blindfolded world pocketbilliard champion.
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