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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 Jr. (Son)
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Fielding
Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
22
75
661.2
170
274
23
40
.951
.921
6.04
5.69
14.4
21.8
14.4
CAG
NN2
28
37
311.2
73
117
7
14
.964
.939
5.49
4.98
5.9
18.9
5.9
CAG
NN2
29
40
341.1
107
119
12
18
.950
.925
5.96
5.12
4.0
11.6
4.0
DW
EWL
26
24
211.2
59
75
7
10
.950
.920
5.70
5.05
3.9
18.6
3.9
NE
NN2
30
21
171.2
40
64
7
8
.937
.936
5.45
5.30
3.5
20.3
3.5
NE
NN2
32
23
183.2
49
66
5
11
.958
.918
5.64
5.15
3.5
19.0
3.5
CAG
NvM
23
5
45.0
15
18
1
1
.971
.978
6.60
4.71
3.2
72.2
3.2
CAG
NN2
27
34
292.2
76
90
9
14
.949
.911
5.10
4.91
1.3
4.3
1.3
CAG
NLC
28
6
51.0
12
19
0
2
1.000
1.000
5.47
5.11
1.2
24.0
1.2
HG
EWL
26
10
84.0
22
26
3
3
.941
.920
5.14
5.05
0.8
9.7
0.8
EAS
EWA
31
1
1
9.0
1
3
0
1
1.000
1.000
4.00
3.50
0.5
52.9
0.5
EAS
EWA
36
2
2
18.0
3
6
1
1
.900
.913
4.50
5.25
0.5
25.3
0.5
WES
EWA
28
1
1
9.0
4
3
0
0
1.000
1.000
7.00
5.00
0.4
47.6
0.4
EAS
EWA
33
2
2
17.0
7
6
0
0
1.000
.913
6.88
5.56
0.2
14.6
0.2
WES
EWA
29
1
1
6.0
0
1
1
0
.500
.667
1.50
2.49
-0.2
-38.6
-0.2
HG
NN2
31
4
4
36.0
8
11
1
1
.950
.929
4.75
5.26
-0.3
-9.6
-0.3
NE
NN2
31
22
180.0
43
56
10
10
.908
.929
4.95
5.26
-1.0
-5.7
-1.0
WES
EWA
27
1
1
9.0
1
3
0
1
1.000
1.000
4.00
6.88
-1.1
-122.1
-1.1
CIC
NAL
41
4
4
24.0
10
6
1
0
.941
.902
6.00
5.02
-1.3
-54.1
-1.3
SLS
NNC
22
7
61.0
15
15
0
2
1.000
.985
4.43
4.72
-2.2
-36.8
-2.2
SLS
NNL
18
45
NE
NN2
36
44
NBY
NN2
40
8
EAS
EWA
32
2
2
8.0
4
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
5.63
5.29
SLS
NNC
19
7
NE
NLP
33
4
NBY
NN2
39
18
SLS
NNL
19
87
NE
NN2
33
30
NE
NN2
39
6
16
9
571
18
2731.1
719
979
88
137
.951
.928
5.60
5.22
37.1
13.6
37.1


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
MRS
NAL
42
4
3
30.2
2
7
0
0
1.000
.940
2.64
3.00
0.5
17.4
0.5
BEG
NN2
40
41
2
2
45
3
30.2
2
7
0
0
1.000
.940
2.64
3.00
0.5
17.4
0.5


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
NST
NvM
39
4
4
26.2
10
7
1
0
.944
.975
5.74
6.42
0.4
14.8
0.4
NE
NN2
32
1
2.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
.948
9.00
5.49
0.2
101.8
0.2
CIC
NAL
41
1
1
9.0
2
3
1
1
.833
.941
5.00
5.45
-0.2
-16.9
-0.2
EAS
EWA
39
1
1
8.0
5
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
5.63
6.35
-1.5
-184.5
-1.5
BEG
NN2
40
10
4
5
17
6
45.2
18
11
2
1
.935
.971
5.72
6.18
-1.0
-22.5
-1.0


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
22
1
3.0
0
0
0
0
.951
0.00
1.76
-0.4
-120.0
-0.3
-0.0
NBY
NN2
40
1
NBY
NN2
39
1
BEG
NN2
40
2
3
3
5
3.0
0
0
0
0
.000
.951
0.00
1.76
-0.4
-120.0
-0.3
-0.0


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
36
2
1
1
2


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
19
1
1
1
1


Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
NE
NN2
39
1
1
1
1


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
MRS
NAL
42
1
1
1
1



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