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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 Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
18
SS
49
19.6
SLS
19
SS
1
94
1.9
SLS
NNL
20
SS
80
3
SLS
NNL
21
SS
1
95
1
SLS
22
SS
84
12.4
1
-0.4
23
SS
104
3.2
SLS
24
SS
1
96
-2.4
2
1
SLS
25
SS
36
9.0
MULT
26
SS
55
9.7
27
SS
37
-0.8
MULT
28
SS
45
9.0
29
SS
48
0.4
NE
NN2
30
SS
29
0.0
MULT
31
SS
1
0.1
32
0.2
1
32
SS
1
0.2
29
0.5
MULT
33
SS
36
0.2
VEZ
MEX
34
SS
84
VEZ
MEX
35
SS
100
36
SS
46
0.5
2
MULT
MULT
39
SS
5
-1.1
24
1
1
NN2
40
3B
10
41
8
3
CIC
NAL
41
SS
1
-0.2
4
-1.3
MRS
NAL
42
3B
4
0.8
1
23
15
SS
2
18
-1.0
46
0.8
1215
62.2
7
-0.4
2
7
1
 
Team Lg Pos
2
184
3
vs Major Leaguers
4
0.4
7
3.6
21
Negro Leagues
2
14
-1.4
46
0.8
1024
58.6
7
-0.4
2
7
1
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis Giants
SS
4
-0.8
8
St. Louis Stars I
SS
2
1
625
41.3
3
-0.4
5
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
136
12.8
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
29
4.0
1
Kansas City Monarchs
SS
16
5.5
2
Homestead Grays
SS
14
-0.2
3
West All Stars
SS
3
-0.9
6
Newark Eagles
SS
2
0.3
167
0.7
2
1
1
5
East All Stars
SS
1
-1.5
7
1.2
2
Azules de Veracruz
SS
184
1
Negro All Stars
-
4
0.4
2
New York Black Yankees
SS
26
2
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
3B
10
41
2
1
Indianapolis Clowns
SS
1
-0.2
4
-1.3
1
Memphis Red Sox
3B
4
0.8
1

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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