"You can beat these guys. You have to believe you belong here" -2016 14.1 Hall of Fame nominee Bobby Hunter keeping the #worldstraight to former student & later World 14.1 Champion John Schmidt convincing him to goto his first big 14.1 tournament where he eventually defeated legendary Mike Sigel.
#BobbyHunter at a glance:
-Born 1953 in Detroit MI. Grew up in Grand Rapids MI.
-Right handed. Cue: Hunter Cue (formerly Balabushka)
-High run 225 done at Amsterdam Billiards
-Started playing at age 15
-Mentors: Earl Coburn, John Broucek, Terry Zaski.
-Biggest title wins: 1990 World 14.1 defeated Ray Martin twice including the finals and Steve Mizerak in the semi.
-Won the Kim Steel 14.1 Masters in 1994 defeated Jimmy Fusco, Ed Kelly (former World 14.1 winner) , Danny Diliberto (BCA Hall of Fame), Grady Mathews. and Danny Barouty(14.1 Hall of Fame) in the finals.
-Served as President of the MPBA (Men's Professional Billiards Association)
-Captain of the 1st USA Mosconi Cup and 2nd. Won both years.
-Hunter mentored & taught Hall of Famer Jeanette Lee "The Black Widow" & World 14.1 Champion John Schmidt for years
-1993 built his first cue and sold it for $600. Today Hunter Cues start at $1400&up and makes only 40 cues a year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Visit WorldStraightPool.com and order PPV don't miss history. Join the World 141 Club and support to keep the tradition alive
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