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Byline: Carlos Salazar TRIBUNE REPORTER
"Cowboy" Jimmy Moore is awash in Horatio Alger rags-to-riches stories.
The 86-year-old Moore, hailed by many of his peers as one of the legends of pocket billiards, will be inducted into the Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Moore is a member of both the International Pocket Billiards Hall of Fame and the Billiards Congress of America Hall of Fame. He was 72 when he joined the IPB Hall and 83 when the BCA honored him in Las Vegas, Nev.
The son of a Georgia blacksmith, sheriff and streetcar conductor, Moore as a boy would help his family make ends meet by picking 100 pounds of cotton for 35 cents, manage a fruit stand, deliver newspapers …