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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
Biographical
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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)
• Visit Manager Page


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)
NNL
25
SS
1
43
18
1
.705
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
NvM
25
SS
1
2
0
0
1.000
Stars Park (St. Louis, MO)
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)
IND
26
SS
1
5
0
0
1.000
Muehlebach Field (Kansas City, MO)
NN2
27
SS
1
40
21
1
.656
Schorling Park (Chicago, IL), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
EWA
27
SS
1
1
0
0
1.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
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)
EWA
28
SS
2
0
1
0
.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
29
SS
6
27
35
2
.435
Cole's Park (Chicago, IL)
EWA
29
SS
1
1
0
0
1.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
30
SS
6
27
31
1
.466
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)
EWA
31
SS
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
32
SS
5
23
23
0
.500
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
EWA
32
SS
1
1
1
0
.500
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
NN2
33
SS
2
37
21
1
.638
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NLP
33
SS
4
1
3
0
.250
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
EWA
33
SS
1
1
1
0
.500
Yankee Stadium (New York, NY)
NAL
35
-
2
28
20
0
.583
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
NN2
36
SS
3
36
33
3
.522
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
EWA
36
SS
1
2
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
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)
EWA
39
2B
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
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)
NAL
42
3B
5
25
46
2
.352
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
19
14
SS
805
657
27
.551
3
0
 
Team Lg Pos
4
St. Louis Stars I
SS
221
122
3
.644
2
0
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
110
87
7
.558
0
0
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
25
6
0
.806
0
0
1
Kansas City Monarchs
SS
5
0
0
1.000
0
0
2
Homestead Grays
SS
89
40
2
.690
1
0
3
West All Stars
SS
2
1
0
.667
0
0
6
Newark Eagles
SS
186
157
7
.542
0
0
5
East All Stars
SS
5
3
0
.625
0
0
1
Birmingham Black Barons
-
28
20
0
.583
0
0
1
Negro All Stars
-
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
1
Memphis Red Sox
3B
25
46
2
.352
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