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Willie Wells



Willie James Wells
(Devil; El Diablo; Bubbles; Chico)


Born: August 10, 1904 in Austin, TX
Died: January 22, 1989 - 84 years old

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997
• High School: L. C. Anderson HS (Austin, TX)
• Buried: Texas State Cemetery (Austin, TX)
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Wins Above Replacement


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
1
1942
1942
NE
4.9
1.0
0.4
3.6
0.0
2
SP
1
1943
1943
TPC
4.2
0.0
0.0
4.2
0.0
3
CF
1
1943
1943
TPC
4.0
4.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
4
SP
1
1943
1943
TPC
3.9
0.0
0.0
3.9
0.0
5
1B
2
1942
1945
NE
3.9
3.3
0.8
0.0
-0.2
6
RF
1
1943
1943
TPC
3.3
3.7
0.0
0.0
-0.5
7
SP
1
1943
1943
TPC
3.1
-0.1
0.0
3.3
-0.1
8
SP
1
1945
1945
NBY
2.8
-0.3
0.0
3.0
0.0
9
SP
1
1942
1942
NE
2.6
-0.3
0.0
2.9
0.0
10
SP
2
1942
1945
NE
1.7
-0.5
0.0
2.2
0.0
11
3B
1
1943
1943
TPC
1.5
1.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
12
RF
1
1942
1942
NE
1.4
1.5
0.1
0.0
-0.2
13
1B
1
1943
1943
TPC
1.3
1.7
0.0
0.0
-0.4
14
SP
1
1947
1947
IC
1.2
0.0
0.0
1.1
0.0
15
CF
2
1942
1945
NE
1.0
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
16
SP
1
1945
1945
NE
1.0
-0.1
0.0
1.1
0.0
17
2B
1
1943
1943
TPC
1.0
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.4
18
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
0.9
0.8
0.2
0.0
-0.1
19
2B
1
1942
1942
NE
0.8
-0.4
1.1
0.0
0.1
20
CF
2
1942
1945
NE
0.8
1.1
0.1
-0.4
-0.1
21
RP
1
1945
1945
NE
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
22
3B
1
1947
1947
IC
0.7
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
23
3B
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.7
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.0
24
CF
1
1942
1942
NE
0.6
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.0
25
RP
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
26
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
27
C
1
1942
1942
NE
0.5
1.0
-0.6
0.0
0.1
28
SP
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
29
3B
1
1945
1945
NE
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
30
CF
1
1947
1947
IC
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
31
RF
1
1942
1942
NE
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
32
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
33
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
34
CF
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.2
0.8
-0.5
0.0
0.0
35
C
1
1945
1945
NE
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
36
RF
1
1947
1947
IC
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
37
RF
1
1947
1947
IC
0.2
-0.2
0.6
-0.1
-0.1
38
1B
1
1942
1942
NE
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
39
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
40
RF
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.2
0.0
41
1B
1
1947
1947
IC
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
42
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
RP
1
1945
1945
NE
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
44
3B
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
45
C
1
1947
1947
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
RP
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
47
CF
1
1945
1945
NE
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
48
RF
1
1945
1945
NE
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.1
49
C
1
1947
1947
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
C
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
51
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
52
2B
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.1
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
53
3B
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
-
1
1942
1942
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
C
1
1942
1942
NE
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
57
RF
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
58
LF
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
3B
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
-0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
60
-
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
61
-
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
1B
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
63
-
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
-
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
3B
1
1942
1942
NE
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
66
2B
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
3B
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
68
C
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
-
1
1945
1945
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
-
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
SS
1
1943
1943
TPC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
C
1
1945
1945
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
-
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
2B
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
-
1
1945
1945
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
3B
1
1945
1945
NBY
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
77
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
78
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
-
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
LF
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
83
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
84
2B
1
1943
1943
TPC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
85
RP
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
86
-
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
87
2B
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
88
C
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
89
3B
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.2
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
90
2B
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
91
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
92
LF
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
-0.4
0.3
0.0
-0.1
93
RP
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.2
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
94
LF
1
1945
1945
NBY/NE
-0.2
0.4
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
95
-
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
96
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
97
SS
2
1942
1945
NE
-0.2
-0.7
0.4
0.0
0.1
98
-
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
99
C
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
100
CF
2
1942
1945
NE
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
101
RP
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
102
-
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
103
2B
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.3
-0.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
104
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
105
C
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
106
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
107
-
2
1942
1945
NBY/NE
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
108
2B
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.4
0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.1
109
1B
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
110
2B
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.4
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.1
111
SP
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
112
-
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
113
RP
1
1945
1945
NBY
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
114
-
1
1943
1943
TPC
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
115
RF
2
1945
1947
IC/NBY
-0.7
0.2
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
116
SP
2
1942
1945
NE
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
117
C
1
1943
1943
TPC
-0.8
-1.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
118
-
1
1945
1945
NE
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
119
LF
1
1943
1943
TPC
-0.8
-0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.1
120
LF
1
1943
1943
TPC
-0.9
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
121
CF
1
1942
1942
NE
-0.9
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
122
RP
2
1942
1947
IC/NE
-1.3
-0.3
-0.6
-0.3
-0.1

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