Ball Rack

Some articles on balls, ball, rack:

Kelly Pool - Gameplay - Set Up
... markers (commonly called peas or pills, and sometimes tally balls or shake balls) are placed in a specially made, narrow-necked container (called variously a bottle, pea bottle ... to that player the correspondingly numbered object ball, which that player must keep secret from his opponents ... of the game is for the player to legally pocket their assigned, undisclosed ball (sometimes called their "private number") ...
Rack (billiards) - Racking in Specific Billiards Games - Straight Pool (14.1 Continuous)
... In the initial rack in straight pool, fifteen balls are racked in a triangular rack, with the center of the apex ball placed over the foot spot the 1 ball is placed on ... This rule developed because the color and pattern of the 1 and 5 balls are thought to provide maximum contrast with the end rails and are the balls targeted on straight pool's ... All other balls are placed at random ...

Famous quotes containing the words rack and/or ball:

    O, let him pass. He hates him
    That would upon the rack of this tough world
    Stretch him out longer.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    But the ball is lost and the mallet slipped long since from the hands
    Under the running tap that are not the hands of a child.
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)