This show highlights the rivalry between two famous pool champs. Willie Mosconi, the technical advisor for "The Hustler" and the vocal, flamboyant Minnesota Fats, who claims the HUSTLER ... See full summary »

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Bob Mantz Jr. ...
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Willie Mosconi ...
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Rudolf Wanderone Jr. ...
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This show highlights the rivalry between two famous pool champs. Willie Mosconi, the technical advisor for "The Hustler" and the vocal, flamboyant Minnesota Fats, who claims the HUSTLER movie was about him. The $15,000 shootout match is framed with fascinating UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL segments with Willie Mosconi and Minnosota Fats, who was interviewed in his basement pool room. Fats talked a good game but in the end, couldn't deliver. Mosconi crushed Fats at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. They played 9-ball and Mosconi win in three sets. (5-2, 5-3 and 5-2) Written by Anonymous

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25 January 1978 (USA)  »

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