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Pool – 1980 – Trick Shot Extravaganza – Featuring 3 x World Champ Ray Martin – With Howard Cosell

Ray Martin is an American professional pool player….who acquired his nicknamed “Cool Cat” when he calmly won a world title in 1971 in California….when during the event an earthquake was in progress….and it didn’t shake him a bit.  He held the World Champion title in straight pool in 1971, 1974 and 1978. 

He is one of only seven players in the last century to win three or more world 14.1 / straight pool titles….plus, he has also won several nine-ball tournaments…..including the 1980  Caesars Tahoe Invitational….the 1981 ESPN King of the Hill….and the 1983 Music City Open. 

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