Jimmy Caras

Class of

Inducted

Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Jimmy began playing pocket billiards at age five on a miniature table. He grew up in Wilmington, Delaware. Caras won his first World Championship in 1936 at age 26
defeating Erwin Rudolph. Jimmy was the youngest player to win the title. He won World titles in 1938 over Andrew Ponzi, 1939 over Willie Mosconi, 1949 over Erwin Rudolph and 1967 over Luther
Lassiter.

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