ART TYSON, Mt Vernon, New York
Player: Art Tyson was born August 14, 1939 and his big step into the limelight was in 1977 as he won the New York State Championship in a two game playoff over legendary Carl Steinfeldt. He won seven more New York titles.Art started his career in 1969, in Connecticut and had been the Connecticut State Champ in1973. His World Tournament career is incredible, through 2008, he qualified for the Men's Championship Class 29 times, with 421 wins and a career ringer % of 73.09. There has had 15 top ten finishes and three second place finishes; 1991, 1996 and 1999.