Al "Michigan City Al" Jones R.I.P.

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Allan Jones of Chesterton, IN died July 31, 2019, at age 74. He was the 1992
BCA North American 8-ball champion (open division). Referred to as Michigan City Al
in the Buddy Hall book, Rags To Rifleman (page 68).

Al was considered the best player who held a full-time job (Bethlehem Steel). He played anyone, like Buddy Hall and Jeff Carter, just to name two. One year he entered the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship as a walk-on, and lost to Mizerak on the hill.

Also, he served his country in Vietnam.

Rest in peace, Al.

https://www.ee-fh.com/obituaries/Allan-Jones-6/
 

u12armresl

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I liked Al, and no one had to win in Portage or anywhere up North.

But, to say best player to held a full time job is speculation.

I used to like it when Pete Fulton came down to play and Wally was always around.

Allan Jones of Chesterton, IN died July 31, 2019, at age 74. He was the 1992
BCA North American 8-ball champion (open division). Referred to as Michigan City Al
in the Buddy Hall book, Rags To Rifleman (page 68).

Al was considered the best player who held a full-time job (Bethlehem Steel). He played anyone, like Buddy Hall and Jeff Carter, just to name two. One year he entered the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship as a walk-on, and lost to Mizerak on the hill.

Also, he served his country in Vietnam.

Rest in peace, Al.

https://www.ee-fh.com/obituaries/Allan-Jones-6/
 
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