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Willie Mosconi

Willie MosconiAKA William Joseph Mosconi

Born: 27-Jun-1913
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 16-Sep-1993
Location of death: Haddon Heights, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sports Figure

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Billiards opponent of Minnesota Fats

Fifteen-time world Billiads champion, 1941-57. Also provided assistance during filming of The Hustler, starring Paul Newman. However, Mosconi is most well known for being the legendary foil of Minnesota Fats.

Father: (billiards parlor owner)

    The Baltimore Bullet (1-Apr-1980)

Author of books:
Winning Pocket Billiards (1965, nonfiction)
Willie's Game (1993, memoir)

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