Jose Parica

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Jose Parica
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Jose "Amang" Parica
Born (1949-04-18) April 18, 1949 (age 72)
OccupationProfessional pool player

Jose Parica (born April 18, 1949 in La Puente, California, U.S.)[1] is a Filipino professional pool player from Manila, nicknamed "Amang" (Tagalog for "uncle") and "the Giant Killer." As a Philippine Hall of Famer, he was a part of the "Filipino invasion" in the United States, especially in the game of nine-ball.

Career history[edit]

  • 2014 Billiard Congress of America
  • 2008 SoCal 14.1 Tournament
  • 2004 Joss Northeast Nine-ball Tour[2]
  • 2003 Great Seminole Senior Open[1]
  • 2003 Pechauer Nine-ball West Coast Tour, Season Finale[1]
  • 2003 Derby City Classic, One-pocket Championship[1]
  • 2003 Joss Northeast Nine-ball Tour, Stop 2.[3][4]
  • 2003 Joss Northeast Nine-ball Tour, Stop 4.[5]
  • 2002 Derby City Classic, All-around[3]
  • 2002 Capital City Classic, One-pocket Championship[3]
  • 2002 Hard Times Summer Jamboree, One-pocket Championship[3]
  • 2001 Derby City Classic, Nine-ball Banks[6]
  • 2000 Hard Times Winter Jamboree, Nine-ball Division[7]
  • 2000 Joss Northeast Nine-ball Tour, Stop 11[6][8]
  • 1998 8th Annual Andy Mercer Memorial Nine-ball Classic
  • 1997 PBT Legends of Nine-ball[9]
  • 1997 Camel Boston Open[9]
  • 1997 Camel South Jersey Open[9]
  • 1997 PCA Sharky's Challenge[9]
  • 1996 PBT Darafeev Pro Nine-ball Classic
  • 1996 Lion's Den Tournament, Las Vegas, NV
  • 1996 Shooter's Open Championship
  • 1995 U.S. Open One-Pocket Championship
  • 1995 On Cue Billiards Tournament, La Mesa, CA
  • 1994 Tommy's Billiards Tournament, Mesa, AZ
  • 1993 World Team Championship (Team Philippines)
  • 1992 Philippine Nine-ball Open Championship
  • 1991 Florida State Open
  • 1991 Ohio State Open
  • 1990 Tennessee Bar Table Championship
  • 1990 Florida State Open
  • 1990 Ohio State Open
  • 1990 World Pro Nine-ball Championship (Japan)
  • 1990 Jupiter Open
  • 1989 World Pro Nine-ball Championship (Japan)
  • 1989 International Open Nine-ball
  • 1989 Philippine Nine-ball Open Championship
  • 1988 Gandy Open
  • 1988 Japan Open
  • 1988 World Pro Nine-ball Championship (Japan)
  • 1988 Gandy Open
  • 1986 Great American Open
  • 1986 Clyde Childress Open, Classic Cup V[9]
  • 1982 Playboy All-around Classic
  • 1980 International, Taiwan, All-around Champion
  • 1980 Philippine Nine-ball Open Championship
  • 1979 Japan Open
  • 1978 International, Japan, All-around Champion
  • Philippine Hall of Fame awardee

Charges on assault[edit]

In the early 1990s, Parica attacked a man who he said was troubling his wife. The battered man had a different story, stating that Parica robbed him of his belongings. Parica was imprisoned for one day. After paying fines and testifying in court, Parica won the case and was released.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2003 Player Profiles: Jose 'Amang' Parica" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2003; accessed February 10, 2007
  2. ^ "2004 Player Profiles: Jose 'Amang' Parica" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2004; accessed February 10, 2007
  3. ^ a b c d "2002 Player Profiles: Jose 'Amang' Parica" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2002; accessed February 10, 2007
  4. ^ "2003 Joss Northeast Tour Stop 2, September 21–22, 2002, Break Time Billiards, Salisbury, MD" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2002; accessed February 10, 2007. Event was held in 2002, but was part of the "2003 Tour"; it is listed as a 2003 event for purposes of this article.
  5. ^ "2003 Joss Northeast Tour Stop 4, October 12–13, 2002, Eight Bill Billiard Parlor, Quincy, MA" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2002; accessed February 10, 2007. Event was held in 2002, but was part of the "2003 Tour"; it is listed as a 2003 event for purposes of this article.
  6. ^ a b "2001 Player Profiles: Jose 'Amang' Parica" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2001; accessed February 10, 2007
  7. ^ "2000 Player Profiles: Jose 'Amang' Parica" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2000; accessed February 10, 2007
  8. ^ "2000 Joss Northeast Tour Stop 11, January 6–7, 2001, Pockets Billiards, Bradford, MA" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2001; accessed February 10, 2007. Event was held in 2001, but was part of the "2000 Tour"; it is listed as a 2000 event for purposes of this article.
  9. ^ a b c d e "2004 Player Profiles: Jose 'Amang' Parica: Previous Titles" Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, AZBilliards.com, 2004; accessed February 10, 2007; stats originate with Billiards Digest magazine
  10. ^ "What About Parica?". Billiards Digest. Retrieved May 2, 2010.

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