I am REALLY loving my goal this year to watch at least one video/DVD a month. I am not sure why I didn't do this before, because it has been VERY helpful and enlightening; NOT to simply fulfill the goal, but because of all the learning!
In May I re-watched the John Schmidt DVD running 164 when he is mic'd up that I LOVE, but it wasn't a new video I watched that month. :( This month I made up for it by inserting the Archer/Lane DVD one evening in early June!
Well, I was not disappointed! My goodness that is a GREAT match with awesome commentating! My friends were right, Dick is a great commentator! I really enjoyed his pointers and tidbits about straight pool and 9ball. I liked the DVD SO much!
I happened to look over Johnny's recap article I wrote for his website back from the 2000 U.S. OPEN 14.1 Straight-Pool event and he had this to say about Dick Lane: "He impressed me a lot again in this tournament - I like watching him play because he doesn't make many mistakes."
In the DVD, Dick's high run is 81 and Johnny's is 74. The match stays close and the final score is 150-121 (good match, right?!), but I wont tell you who wins in case you are lucky enough to see this informative match for yourself!
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