Title: Joe Sanders Playing Billiards

Description: Identification with photograph reads "Old Maestro vs. Ole Lefthander at Billliards. Ben Bernie and Joe Sanders, famous orchestra leaders and better knwon as 'the old maestro' and 'old left-hander', respectively, recently matched their skill at their favorite pastime-billiards-in Chicago....Left to right; Augie Kieckhefer, ten times former world three-cushion campion; Joe Sanders, Willie Mosconi, pocket billiards ace; Ben Bernie, Allen Hall, runner-up in the 1934 world title angle tournament, and the one and only Ralph Greenleaf, 13-times former world pocket billiards king and recognized as the greatest pocket billiardist of all time."

Date: ca1935

Item Type: Photograph, b/w

Collection: Joe Sanders (SC1-1)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37155

Notes: Also found in Box 1, Folder 12, Number 10. See also Box 18, Folder 10 for use of pictures in Bowling and Billards Magazine, Oct., 1935.

Location: SC1-1, Box 1, Folder 11, Number 7

Local Subject: Sanders, Joe; Billiards; Bernie, Ben; Mosconi, Willie

Digital Format: jpeg

Barcode: 10010567

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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