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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
DW/HG
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/HG
NN2
31
SS
27
113
97
26
30
6
4
3
18
2
13
0
3
.309
.391
.546
.937
143
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
MULT
39
SS
30
121
105
13
27
7
0
0
13
1
13
1
2
.257
.345
.324
.668
95
15
8
SS
561
2456
2156
478
649
132
41
54
376
73
233
17
50
.301
.374
.475
.849
129
162 Game Average
709
623
138
187
38
12
16
109
21
67
8
14
.301
.374
.475
.849
129
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
552
2421
2125
470
636
129
38
54
368
70
229
17
50
.299
.372
.472
.844
127
2
vs Major Leaguers
9
35
31
8
13
3
3
0
8
3
4
0
0
.419
.486
.710
1.195
236
 
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
2
Homestead Grays
SS
14
61
55
9
11
1
1
2
9
0
4
1
1
.200
.267
.364
.630
72
6
Newark Eagles
SS
156
662
580
137
180
26
7
13
94
11
68
4
10
.310
.387
.447
.833
127
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
New York Black Yankees
SS
18
77
69
7
21
6
0
0
11
1
6
0
2
.304
.360
.391
.751
115
1
Negro All Stars
-
4
13
10
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
.400
.538
.500
1.038
263



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
DW/HG
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/HG
NN2
113
.403
.341
11.5%
8.2%
2.7%
1.4%
.237
.127
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
MULT
121
.327
.328
10.7%
8.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.067
.085
15
8
2456
.381
.336
9.5%
8.2%
2.2%
1.2%
.174
.113
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
14
Negro Leagues
2421
.378
.336
9.5%
8.2%
2.2%
1.2%
.173
.114
2
vs Major Leaguers
35
.529
.323
11.4%
7.6%
0.0%
0.5%
.290
.102
 
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
Detroit Wolves
105
.328
.341
7.6%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.128
.094
2
Homestead Grays
61
.291
.341
6.6%
8.4%
3.3%
1.0%
.164
.104
6
Newark Eagles
662
.382
.337
10.3%
9.0%
2.0%
1.4%
.136
.112
1
Birmingham Black Barons
1
.000
.304
0.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.080
1
Negro All Stars
13
.519
.293
23.1%
7.6%
0.0%
0.0%
.100
.045
1
New York Black Yankees
77
.352
.332
7.8%
8.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.087
.089

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