Straight Rail Billiards - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Straight Rail Billiards
Straight Rail Billiards is a billiards term that is a part of Cue Sport Game Name Terminology.
In straight billiards, a player scores a point and may continue shooting each time his cue ball makes contact with both other balls.
Although considered a difficult and subtle game, some of the best players of straight billiards developed the skill to drive both balls into a corner and from that position were able to score a seemingly limitless number of points.
Straight Rail Billiards - Usage
Straight rail billiards has quite a rich history around here.
Straight Rail Billiards - Origin and History
The first straight rail billiard tournament was held in 1879 where Jacob Schaefer, Sr. scored 690 points, or separate strokes, in one single turn.
Billiards - Straight Rail Billiards
- Title: Straight Rail Billiards
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 4/9/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:50:00 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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