1981 is the best year hands-down and will never be repeated.
#1 Bally Eight Ball Deluxe
#2 Bally Eight Ball Deluxe
#3 Bally Eight Ball Deluxe
As far as us kids were concerned back then there was no other machine.
It was the peak of the golden age and we used to drive miles out of our way to find an Eight Ball Deluxe.
I remember the other pins of 1981 like Fathom and Centaur and while they were good too, they never came close to the popularity or outright addictiveness of Eight Ball Deluxe.
Of course nowdays it's nice to have all of them because 1981 was such a great year but some things never change.
There is only one title that I have two of in my collection: