CRANE VS BALSIS - 150 BALL RUN
In this "Clash of the Titans," Irving "The Deacon" Crane runs 150 balls in the 1996 US Open to win over the great Joe Balsis. It wasn't easy though, as there were several times it looked like the run out was over. But Crane, in a performance many have described as "miraculous," showed great courage and an uncanny ability to work his way out of problems. This black & white 67 minute DVD is the complete coverage of this historic event.
ORTMANN ON STRAIGHT POOL
At the 2009 Predator World's 14.1 Tournament Oliver Ortmann,
the great German player, ran 150 balls and out. After the fact, he sat down
with Pat Fleming and watched the entire 70 minute video of that match and did a
comprehensive player review. Afterwards Pat, a great straight pool player
himself, said he wished he would have heard this review a few years earlier.
REYES VS WEST - 2000 US OPEN 14.1
This is an exciting show-down between the new and bold approach to Straight Pool and the more deliberate old guard. Not afraid to break the balls open, Efren Reyes opens with a crushing run of 141 balls and ends up taking the match with a score of 141 to 1. Dallas West, a champion whose classic style once dominated the game, did not get a chance. 87 minutes of great commentary by Bill Staton and Larry Schwartz.
SIGEL VS ZUGLAN - 1992 US OPEN 14.1
150 & OUT. In an amazing show of championship Straight Pool, Mike Sigel responds to Mike Zuglan's opening break by running 150 balls to win the match 150 to zip. Besides getting to break, Zuglan spends the rest of the 66 minute match watching from the player's chair as Sigel slips past several problems to complete the run-out. A classic video.
SOUQUET VS CHIN - 2000 US OPEN 14.1
FINALS. Ralf Souquet from Germany beats Min-Wai Chin of Taiwan 150 to 95 in this spectacular event held in New York City's Roseland Ballroom. Souquet was no surprise, but Chin was an unknown who opened a lot of eyes. They say he is only rated 17th in Taiwan! Bill Incardona and Nick Varner pepper the 135 minutes with choice observations.
STRAIGHT POOL - ACCU-STATS 2008 - 112 BALL RUN
PLAYER REVIEW - 112 BALL RUN - As the Accu-Stats Make It Happen 14.1 Champion and a World 14.1 Champion, Thorsten Hohmann is feared every time he gets near a Straight Pool table. After running 112 balls in a match with his disciplined and highly focused style, Hohmann sat down later and did a player review with Danny Diliberto. See why Danny considers Hohmann one of the best 14.1 strategists he has ever seen.
STRAIGHT POOL - ACCU-STATS 2008 - 149 BALL RUN
PLAYER REVIEW - 149 BALL RUN - Within days of his historic 112 ball run, Thorsten Hohmann wowed the Straight Pool fans again with a 149 ball run in competition, proving to everyone that he is capable of running a hundred balls at any moment. Danny Diliberto sits down with Thorsten for a player review and gets him to open up and share his strategies and motivations. 62 minutes.
STRAIGHT POOL - ACCU-STATS 2008 -169 BALL RUN
PLAYER REVIEW - 169 BALL RUN - John Schmidt nailed the high run of 169 balls at this event and joined Danny Diliberto afterwards to watch the 63 minute film and do a player review of his prestigious feat. Danny's interview style got John to delve into his inner motivations and reveal strategies that will help you win, regardless of the pool games you play.
VAN BOENING VS ORCULLO - 2014 ALL STAR 14.1
This "Make It Happen" All Star Invitational was a "Round Robin" event where each of four players competed with the other three in different disciplines. In this 110 minute Straight Pool match, Shane Van Boening and Dennis Orcullo showed high levels of play with Dennis hitting the high mark with a 63 ball run and Shane posting runs of 56 and 66 and winning the match 150 to 92. Golden commentary by Bill Incardona and Danny Diliberto.