Alfredo de Oro


Alfredo de Oro

Alfredo de Oro (April 28, 1863disputable|date=September 2007 in Manzanillo, Cuba – 1948; sometimes recorded as Alfredo DeOro) was a Cuban professional carom billiards and pool player who several times held the world title in both three-cushion billiards and straight pool simultaneously. He was posthumously inducted into the Billiard Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 1967, one of the very few non-Americans to receive the honor. [http://www.bca-pool.com/cgi/site/framegate.cgi?url=http://www.bca-pool.com/industry/hof/hof.shtml&cat=i "The BCA Hall of Fame"] , Billiard Congress of America, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA; accessed February 2, 2007]

His first public appearance as a professional was in the fourth US National Fifteen-ball Championship, held in New York, February, 1887. From 1887 to 1908 he lost only one game in over forty match at continuous pool and has been winner of eleven World ChampionshipsClarifyme|date=September 2007 . He defeated English champion John Roberts, Sr. in ann 1893 contestClarifyme|date=September 2007 in New York, scoring 1,000 to 927, and later won the 1894 Havana Tnternational tournament.Clarifyme|date=September 2007 He won the World Continuous Pool Championship in a match against Jerome R. Keogh in New York, November, 1910, making the highest record Cuegloss|Run|run of 81. He also held the three-cushion championshipClarifyme|date=September 2007 title three times during 1910.

His son, Alfredo de Oro Jr., was an amateur billiard player in turn, making it to the final round of the 1931 National Association of Amateur Billiard Players Championship (defeated by soon-to-be-pro [Edward Lee (billiard player)|Edward Lee).Cite news|url= http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,741200,00.html |title=Who Won|work=Time|publisher=Time Inc.|date=March 9, 1931|accessdate=2007-11-29]

Career Titles

Sixty-one poolcite book | year = 2006 | title = Billiards: The Official Rules and Records Book | publisher = Billiard Congress of America, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA | id = ISBN 1-878493-16-7]
* 1887 May
* 1888 Feb

Continuous pool
* 1889 Jun
* 1890 Apr
* 1891 May
* 1892 Mar
* 1893 Mar
* 1893 Jun
* 1896 May
* 1896 Jun
* 1898 Dec
* 1899 Jan
* 1899 Apr
* 1899 Dec
* 1900 Apr
* 1901 Apr
* 1904 Nov
* 1905 Jan
* 1905 May
* 1905 Oct
* 1908 May
* 1908 Oct
* 1910 Nov
* 1911 Jan
* 1911 Mar
* 1911 Apr
* 1911 May

14.1 continuous
* 1912 Jun
* 1912 Nov
* 1913 Jan
* 1913 Feb

World Three-cushion Championship
* 1908
* 1910
* 1911
* 1913-14
* 1915
* 1917
* 1919

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