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Mickey Mantle  -  Willie Mosconi circa 1960 From Willie Mosconi to Mickey Mantle. Frank Paradise Titlist conversion presentation cue.  A gift from Willie Mosconi, the greatest pool player of all time, to his friend Mickey Mantle, #7 center fielder and home run king of the 1950s and 1960s NY Yankees. Own a unique piece of baseball and billiard history. Q2168  ~  $24,500 Click to view provenance  [1] 
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Frank Paradise
Frank Paradise maker of pool cues from 1948 to 1958 in Brooklyn, NY  ~  1958 to 1968 in Little Falls, NJ  Frank made "the Space Age" a cue with a solid acrylic clear forearm. He was  inducted into the American Cuemakers Association hall of fame in 1998 and the International Cuemakers Association hall of fame in 2004. Frank Paradise cues continue to appreciate in value and are scarce an excellent investment