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Willie Wells



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

Born: August 10, 1905 in Shawnee, OK
Died: January 22, 1989 in Austin, TX
          (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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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
SLS
NNL
18
SS
45
184
168
27
51
14
4
1
31
0
13
3
.304
.354
.452
.806
103
SLS
19
SS
94
432
362
87
103
20
7
9
54
18
55
15
.285
.379
.453
.832
125
SLS
22
SS
83
374
334
86
118
29
6
24
88
13
28
6
6
.353
.413
.692
1.105
195
CAG
NvM
23
SS
5
22
21
7
9
2
3
0
7
3
1
0
0
.429
.455
.810
1.264
220
HG/DW
EWL
26
SS
34
147
132
22
34
9
3
2
24
3
10
2
3
.258
.319
.417
.736
102
CAG
NN2
27
SS
34
159
145
29
39
6
3
0
21
8
7
3
4
.269
.316
.352
.668
82
CAG
28
SS
43
185
164
25
34
8
4
0
13
5
17
1
3
.207
.286
.305
.591
69
CAG
NN2
29
SS
40
181
153
46
55
11
4
5
32
11
23
1
4
.359
.446
.582
1.028
157
NE
NN2
30
SS
21
91
80
16
25
4
1
2
9
0
8
1
2
.313
.382
.463
.845
116
NE
NN2
31
SS
23
94
80
22
29
6
4
3
18
2
11
0
3
.363
.440
.650
1.090
185
NE
NN2
32
SS
22
87
73
18
27
6
2
2
13
3
9
2
3
.370
.452
.589
1.041
176
NE
33
SS
35
159
140
28
35
2
0
3
19
3
17
2
.250
.331
.329
.660
78
BBB
NAL
35
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
NE
NN2
36
SS
47
200
181
48
62
8
0
3
34
3
19
0
.343
.405
.436
.841
146
14
6
SS
527
2316
2034
461
621
125
41
54
363
72
218
16
48
.305
.377
.487
.864
132
162 Game Average
712
625
142
191
38
13
17
112
22
67
8
15
.305
.377
.487
.864
132
 
Team Lg Pos
13
Negro Leagues
522
2294
2013
454
612
123
38
54
356
69
217
16
48
.304
.376
.483
.860
131
1
vs Major Leaguers
5
22
21
7
9
2
3
0
7
3
1
0
0
.429
.455
.810
1.264
220
 
Team Lg Pos
3
St. Louis Stars I
SS
222
990
864
200
272
63
17
34
173
31
96
6
24
.315
.387
.545
.932
147
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
122
547
483
107
137
27
14
5
73
27
48
5
11
.284
.354
.429
.783
108
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
24
105
94
17
24
8
2
0
15
3
8
1
2
.255
.320
.383
.703
93
1
Homestead Grays
SS
10
42
38
5
10
1
1
2
9
0
2
1
1
.263
.317
.500
.817
123
5
Newark Eagles
SS
148
631
554
132
178
26
7
13
93
11
64
3
10
.321
.395
.464
.858
135
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
SLS
NNL
184
.365
.362
7.1%
9.3%
0.5%
0.9%
.149
.115
SLS
432
.367
.327
12.7%
8.3%
2.1%
1.4%
.169
.124
SLS
374
.475
.331
7.5%
6.7%
6.4%
1.2%
.338
.113
CAG
NvM
22
.534
.340
4.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.381
.129
HG/DW
EWL
147
.339
.341
6.8%
8.5%
1.4%
0.8%
.159
.094
CAG
NN2
159
.300
.327
4.4%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.083
.121
CAG
185
.281
.327
9.2%
7.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.098
.094
CAG
NN2
181
.447
.356
12.7%
8.8%
2.8%
1.5%
.222
.136
NE
NN2
91
.380
.352
8.8%
8.9%
2.2%
1.6%
.150
.123
NE
NN2
94
.460
.340
11.7%
8.3%
3.2%
1.3%
.288
.123
NE
NN2
87
.452
.339
10.3%
9.3%
2.3%
1.5%
.219
.125
NE
159
.312
.341
10.7%
8.6%
1.9%
1.9%
.079
.118
BBB
NAL
1
.000
.304
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
NE
NN2
200
.403
.326
9.5%
9.6%
1.5%
1.0%
.094
.093
14
6
2316
.385
.337
9.4%
8.2%
2.3%
1.2%
.181
.115
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
13
Negro Leagues
2294
.384
.337
9.5%
8.2%
2.4%
1.2%
.179
.114
1
vs Major Leaguers
22
.534
.340
4.5%
7.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.381
.129
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
St. Louis Stars I
990
.407
.335
9.7%
7.9%
3.4%
1.2%
.230
.118
4
Chicago American Giants
547
.351
.337
8.8%
7.7%
0.9%
1.1%
.145
.117
1
Homestead Grays
42
.364
.341
4.8%
8.5%
4.8%
0.8%
.237
.094
1
Detroit Wolves
105
.328
.341
7.6%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.128
.094
5
Newark Eagles
631
.392
.337
10.1%
9.0%
2.1%
1.4%
.143
.113
1
Birmingham Black Barons
1
.000
.304
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080

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