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Shortstop - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Shortstop

Shortstop is a billiards slang term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.

A shortstop is a billiard player who is considered an excellent player but is not quite at the same level of the very best player in his or her sphere. Shortstop, of course, is a term used relative to who the player is compared to. For example, a local shortstop is one of the better players on the local scene. In a professional sense, a billiard player shortstop is one who often finishes in the money, which is usually the top three, but never actually takes first place in the tournaments.

See: short stop for more on the meaning of "Shortstop".

Shortstop - Usage

Still a shortstop Jim, I see?

Billiards - Shortstop

  • Title: Shortstop
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:57 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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