What do you associate with this black ball and long cue? Of course, we are talking about American pool - a classification of cue sports. During the 19th century, there were no standards for playing this type of billiards, but later Michael Phelan established and patented all the sizes and rules. To play pool, you need a cue, a nine-foot table, and a set of American billiards balls. The sports cursor for a mouse with Pool Ball and Cue!