About the Author
Ray Martin is an American professional pool player. He acquired his nickname, “Cool Cat,” when he won a 1971 world title in the middle of an earthquake. In addition to holding the title that year, he held it in 1974 and 1978. He was inducted into the Billiard Congress of America’s Hall of Fame in 1994. He is the coauthor with Rosser Reeves of The 99 Critical Shots in Pool, first published in 1977.