Buddy Hall

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Birthday
29, 1945
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Pool player whose accuracy over the course of his multi-decade career has earned him the nickname "The Rifleman." He is the winner of more than 60 major tournaments and was inducted into the Billiards Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 2000. 

Before Fame

He was born in Metropolis, Illinois and began playing pool at a local soda shop at age 14. At 17, he won his first professional event.

Trivia

His victory at the Caesar's Tahoe Nine-Ball Championship in 1982 was covered by ESPN, making him the first billiards player ever to be mentioned on the network.

Family Life

He has been married and has children.

Associated With

He and Filipino player Efren Reyes are both winners of the International Challenge of Champions.