"...complete without a mention of Jimmy White, the people’s hero. Known as the whirlwind I have no idea why he is chosen above other players, except his exciting play and have-a-go-hero personality.
Snooker is a great game, try it!
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"...experienced more Crucible heartbreak than Jimmy White.
So it says a great deal for his character that he keeps coming back for more.
The ‘Whirlwind’ has been involved in some epic matches at Sheffield, notably when he lost 16-15 to Alex Higgins in the 1982 semi-finals and recorded a 13-12 victory over Stephen Hendry in the second round in 1988. The closest he has come to winning the game’s most glittering prize was in 1994 when he lost 18-17 ..."
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"...of a lot of people, Jimmy white is arguably one of the most naturally talented snooker players ever to have graced the crucible. This year, however he will not be there in a playing capacity, just as a commentator, for he did not manage to get through the qualifying stages.
His break builduing skills were incredible, and what is more, he actually brought some character and flair to a game which is often full of boring, serious people ! In addition, ..."
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