1940 World 3 Cushion Championship

Bensinger’s S. Wabash Ave, Chicago IL. April, 1940 Final Standings: Player Name Won Lost HighRun Best Game TotalPts. Total Inn. Willie Hoppe 20 0 12 25 1000 861 Jake Schaefer Jr. 13 7 15 35 916 1001 Jay Bozeman 12 8 14 23 938 915 Johnny Layton 11 9 9 39 886 1057 Welker Cochran 11 9 8 38 879… Read more →

Willie Hoppe

Willie Hoppe

William Frederick Hoppe (October 11, 1887 – February 1, 1959), was an internationally renowned American professional billiards champion, who was posthumously inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame in 1966. Hoppe was born in Cornwall on Hudson, New York on October 11, 1887. He won 51 world titles between 1906 and 1952. He died on February 1, 1959… Read more →