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Frank Tullos- How Strong Of A Player? - 09-06-2011, 06:15 PM

I know Frank and have been to his pool rooms for some years now. He is a nice guy and has taught me some things. Anyone who knows him... Knows that he has the "Gift Of Gabber"! Frank still plays good at this stage of his life, But what was his TRUE speed "Back In The Day"? Jay, Please Chime In!
  
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09-06-2011, 08:37 PM

Frank played GOOD! He could play for the dough too. It took a champion to beat him back in the day. And Frank always played on the natch, no artificial sweeteners needed!
He could play a lonnnng time and take down the cheese. Saw him beat some pretty fair country players like Lisciotti, Massey, Eddie Burton and others. Of course today, he probably can't make a ball in the ocean.


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09-06-2011, 09:31 PM

He's at about 80%-90% of what he used to be, so he's still no slouch.


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09-07-2011, 01:17 AM

I saw him play some expensive one pocket 10 or 12 years ago. Jay is right, (as usual ) it took a helluva player to beat him. He could play for days.


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09-07-2011, 04:55 AM

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I know Frank and have been to his pool rooms for some years now. He is a nice guy and has taught me some things. Anyone who knows him... Knows that he has the "Gift Of Gabber"! Frank still plays good at this stage of his life, But what was his TRUE speed "Back In The Day"? Jay, Please Chime In!
He traveled up here from North Carolina and competed in a Planet Pool regional tour event. I can't remember the year, but I want to say 2004 or 2005.

I had never heard of him before, but those in the know were well aware of who he was. Well, to make a long story short, he rose to the top and won the tournament in a field of some pretty tough local dogs and pro players.

He was a quiet, unassuming-type gentleman. Didn't socialize much. Just played pool and got the job done!


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09-07-2011, 05:38 PM

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