1939 ABRIL 22

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1939 ABRIL 22 - MEXICAN WINS CROWN JOE CHAMACO N EW YORK, April...
MEXICAN WINS CROWN JOE CHAMACO N EW YORK, April .—Virtually unknown in United States competition up until n few months ago, Joe Clmtnaro, born 38 years ago in Gnaymas, Sonora, Mexico, is the new world's three-cushion billiard champion. . . Chamaco, who is a chauffeur for a wealthy New York family when he isn't clocking the ivory balls, is the first title holder recognized by the National Billiard Association since WelUer Cochran in 1936. To win the title Chamaco captured 50 of 6(5 matches in the round- robin tournament, and in so doing made 18 consecutive billiards for a new world record high rim.

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  1. The Bakersfield Californian,
  2. 22 Apr 1939, Sat,
  3. Page 13

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