Willie Wells - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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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Teams
Team Lg Pos
NNL
18
SS
4
44
40
0
.524
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
NNL
19
SS
2
59
30
2
.663
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
NNC
19
SS
2
3
4
0
.429
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
NNL
22
SS
1
65
26
0
.714
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
NNC
22
SS
1
5
4
0
.556
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
NvM
23
SS
1
5
2
0
.714
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL)
EWL
26
SS
1
25
6
0
.806
Hamtramck Stadium (Hamtramck, MI)
EWL
26
SS
2
35
22
1
.614
Greenlee Field (Pittsburgh, PA), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
27
SS
1
40
21
1
.656
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
NN2
28
SS
3
35
25
3
.583
Cole's Park (Chicago, IL)
NLC
28
SS
2
3
4
1
.429
Cole's Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
29
SS
6
26
33
2
.441
Cole's Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
30
SS
6
25
29
1
.463
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
31
SS
2
35
21
2
.625
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
31
SS
1
54
18
1
.750
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
32
SS
5
23
23
0
.500
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
33
SS
2
37
21
1
.638
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NLP
33
SS
4
1
3
0
.250
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NAL
35
-
2
28
20
0
.583
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
NN2
36
SS
3
36
33
3
.522
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
39
SS
3
27
25
0
.519
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
39
SS
6
16
30
1
.348
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
NvM
39
2B
2
0
4
1
.000
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
40
SS
6
18
49
0
.269
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY) (Queens, NY)
NN2
40
3B
3
43
36
3
.544
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
NAL
41
SS
5
32
56
1
.364
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN), Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
17
10
SS
720
585
24
.552
2
0
 
Team Lg Pos
3
St. Louis Stars I
SS
176
104
2
.629
1
0
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
109
85
7
.562
0
0
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
25
6
0
.806
0
0
2
Homestead Grays
SS
89
40
2
.690
1
0
6
Newark Eagles
SS
184
155
7
.543
0
0
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
28
20
0
.583
0
0
1
Negro All Stars
2B
0
4
1
.000
0
0
2
New York Black Yankees
SS
34
79
1
.301
0
0
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
3B
43
36
3
.544
0
0
1
Indianapolis Clowns
SS
32
56
1
.364
0
0

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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