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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)
• Buried: Texas State Cemetery (Austin, TX)


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
HG/DW
EWL
26
SS
31
136
122
20
30
8
3
2
21
3
9
2
3
.246
.308
.410
.718
95
CAG
NN2
27
SS
33
155
142
29
39
6
3
0
21
8
7
2
4
.275
.318
.359
.677
84
CAG
28
SS
41
175
156
24
31
8
4
0
12
5
16
1
2
.199
.277
.301
.579
66
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
20
86
77
16
24
4
1
2
9
0
8
0
1
.312
.376
.468
.844
118
NE
NN2
31
SS
23
94
80
22
29
6
4
3
18
2
11
0
3
.363
.440
.650
1.090
186
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
79
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
13
6
SS
515
2264
1989
451
604
122
38
54
352
69
215
14
46
.304
.376
.485
.860
131
162 Game Average
712
626
142
190
38
12
17
111
22
68
8
14
.304
.376
.485
.860
131
 
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
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
24
105
94
17
24
8
2
0
15
3
8
1
2
.255
.320
.383
.703
91
1
Homestead Grays
SS
7
31
28
3
6
0
1
2
6
0
1
1
1
.214
.267
.500
.767
107
3
Chicago American Giants
SS
114
511
451
99
125
25
11
5
65
24
46
4
10
.277
.349
.415
.764
104
5
Newark Eagles
SS
147
626
551
132
177
26
7
13
93
11
64
2
9
.321
.394
.465
.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
HG/DW
EWL
136
.329
.344
6.6%
8.7%
1.5%
0.8%
.164
.096
CAG
NN2
155
.303
.328
4.5%
6.4%
0.0%
1.1%
.085
.121
CAG
175
.276
.327
9.1%
7.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.103
.093
CAG
NN2
181
.447
.356
12.7%
8.9%
2.8%
1.5%
.222
.137
NE
NN2
86
.383
.350
9.3%
8.9%
2.3%
1.6%
.156
.120
NE
NN2
94
.460
.338
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
.340
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
13
6
2264
.384
.337
9.5%
8.2%
2.4%
1.2%
.181
.115
 
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
1
Homestead Grays
31
.332
.344
3.2%
8.7%
6.5%
0.8%
.286
.096
1
Detroit Wolves
105
.328
.344
7.6%
8.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.128
.096
3
Chicago American Giants
511
.345
.337
9.0%
7.7%
1.0%
1.1%
.137
.117
5
Newark Eagles
626
.393
.337
10.2%
9.0%
2.1%
1.4%
.143
.112
1
Birmingham Black Barons
1
.000
.304
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080

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