Mike Lebrón

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Mike Lebrón at the 2004 US Open Nine-ball Championship

Miguel Benjamin Lebrón-Laboy (born March 31, 1934, Yabucoa, Puerto Rico), best known as Mike Lebrón (sometimes rendered Mike Lebron in the media) is a Puerto Rican professional pool player nicknamed "Spanish Mike".[1]

Lebrón currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and actively competes at various pocket billiard events.

Professional career[edit]

Lebrón is the winner of the thirteenth edition of the US Open Nine-ball Championship.[2] Lebrón won the title against Nick Varner in 1988 and is the only Puerto Rican-born professional pool player to win the prestigious title. He is also the oldest pool player to have ever won the US Open Nine-Ball Championship for men at the age of 54 or older.

On February 19, 2006, in his hometown of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, Lebrón was inducted into the Yabucoa Sports Hall of Fame Pavilion (Pabellón de la Fama del Deporte Yabucoeño). The induction ceremonies took place on June 11, 2006.[3]

Lebrón is a member of the International Pool Tour.[4]

Titles and achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile", AzBilliards.com. Retrieved 23 October 2007
  2. ^ USOpen9ballChampsionships.com. Retrieved 23 October 2007
  3. ^ FedBillarpr.bravehost.com. Retrieved 23 October 2007
  4. ^ Player Bio, InternationalPoolTour.com. Retrieved 23 October 2007

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Earl Strickland
US Open Nine-ball Champion
1988
Succeeded by
Nick Varner