Willie Wells - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Willie Wells



Willie James Wells
(Devil; El Diablo; Bubbles; Chico)


Born: August 10, 1905 in Shawnee, OK
Died: January 22, 1989 - 83 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 162
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997
• High School: L. C. Anderson HS (Austin, TX)
• College: Paul Quinn College (Dallas, TX) , Samuel Huston College (Austin, TX)
• Buried: Texas State Cemetery (Austin, TX)
• Relatives: Willie Wells (Son)
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Record
Team Lg
NN2
36
3
72
36
33
3
.522
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
39
3
21
9
12
0
.429
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
39
6
10
3
7
0
.300
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
2
2
103
48
88
4
.353
0
0
 
Team Lg
2
Newark Eagles
93
45
58
3
.437
0
0
1
New York Black Yankees
10
3
30
1
.091
0
0
* = Player/Manager

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James