George Balabushka
George Balabushka (December 9, 1912 – December 5, 1975) was a Russian-born billiards (pool) cue maker, arguably the most prominent member of that profession, and is sometimes referred to as "the...
John Wesley Hyatt
John Wesley Hyatt (November 28, 1837 – May 10, 1920) was an American inventor. He is mainly known for simplifying the production of celluloid, the first industrial plastic. Hyatt, a Perkin Medal...
J. M. Brunswick
John Moses Brunswick (born 6 October 1819 in Bremgarten, Switzerland; died 25 July 1886) was the founder of the J.M. Brunswick Manufacturing Company, one of the enterprises that merged to form today's...
Snooker players
This is a list of professional snooker players.
Hideo Moori
Moori Tips is a Japanese manufacturer of billiards and pool cue tips. Originally fabricated by hand by founder Hideo Moori in his home outside Tokyo, they are now produced in a factory. The tips are ...
John Parris
John Parris (born 1952), of Forest Hill, London, England, is one of the most renowned manufacturers of handmade snooker cues in the world.A large number of professional players use John Parris' cues, ...
Michael Ian Shamos
Michael Ian "Mike" Shamos (born April 21, 1947) is an American mathematician, attorney, book author, journal editor, consultant and company director. He is (with Franco P. Preparata) the author of Com...
Stefano Pelinga
Stefano Pelinga (born May 1964) is an Italian professional pool (pocket billiards) player from Rome. He is best known as a multi-year international artistic pool champion, as both an individual and te...