John Schmidt

1973-04-12 Birthdate
USA Country
Hesperia,CA Residence
OBCues, 6pocket Sponsor(s)
748

Biography

The greatest American straight pool player of the past 25 years, John Schmidt made history in 2019 by breaking Willie Mosconi’s 60-year-old high-run record of 526 balls when he ran 626 in Monterey, Calif. Competitively, Schmidt’s career highlights are winning the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship in 2006, the Derby City One-Pocket title in 2009 and the World Tournament of 14.1 in 2012. Schmidt appeared for Team USA in two Mosconi Cups, 2006 and 2014. Major Titles

  • 2012 World Tournament of 14.1
  • 2012 Maryland 14.1 Championship
  • 2009 Super Billiards Expo Players Championship
  • 2009 Derby City Classic One-Pocket
  • 2006 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship
(2020 BCA Hall of Fame Player Bio)