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Willie Wells



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

Born: August 10, 1904 in Shawnee, OK
Died: January 22, 1989 in Austin, TX
          (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)
• 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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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
19
SS
49
208
186
30
55
13
4
1
37
2
13
2
7
.296
.348
.425
.773
99
SLS
20
SS
94
434
362
87
103
20
7
9
54
18
56
0
16
0
.285
.380
.453
.833
112
SLS
NNL
21
SS
84
344
279
66
104
12
4
13
64
16
50
1
14
.373
.470
.584
1.054
150
SLS
NNL
22
SS
96
426
361
90
131
21
5
29
108
9
56
1
8
.363
.450
.690
1.140
183
SLS
23
SS
85
383
341
89
121
29
6
25
90
13
29
6
7
.355
.415
.695
1.110
185
24
SS
104
466
398
116
146
26
9
26
135
34
54
2
12
.367
.445
.673
1.118
179
SLS
25
SS
97
427
367
118
151
36
3
19
123
18
53
2
5
.411
.488
.681
1.169
191
SLS
26
SS
36
164
132
38
42
14
4
3
31
9
25
2
5
.318
.434
.553
.987
150
MULT
27
SS
55
236
208
40
57
16
6
2
41
4
19
4
5
.274
.346
.438
.784
116
28
SS
37
174
159
32
43
8
3
0
24
8
0
7
1
0
3
4
1
0
.270
.312
.358
.670
82
MULT
29
SS
45
193
170
25
36
9
4
0
13
5
1
19
0
1
3
0
0
.212
.295
.312
.607
83
30
SS
48
216
186
53
65
14
5
5
36
14
0
25
1
0
1
4
0
0
.349
.429
.559
.988
158
NE
NN2
31
SS
29
127
111
24
35
6
1
2
12
0
12
1
3
.315
.387
.441
.829
113
MULT
32
SS
33
141
125
33
40
9
5
3
27
2
0
12
0
0
0
4
0
0
.320
.380
.544
.924
134
33
SS
29
117
97
24
32
8
3
2
15
3
1
14
1
0
2
4
0
0
.330
.425
.536
.961
151
MULT
34
SS
37
168
147
30
37
3
0
3
21
3
0
18
2
0
1
2
0
0
.252
.337
.333
.671
79
VEZ
MEX
35
SS
84
383
339
95
117
30
2
3
57
17
35
21
3
6
.345
.411
.472
.883
129
VEZ
MEX
36
SS
100
468
403
102
140
29
6
9
77
14
57
20
1
7
.347
.430
.516
.946
133
37
SS
49
211
191
49
66
9
0
3
36
4
0
19
0
0
1
0
0
0
.346
.408
.440
.847
145
TPC
MEX
38
SS
87
371
319
41
94
15
4
4
51
10
44
11
2
6
.295
.384
.404
.788
125
MEX
39
SS
83
369
293
63
86
13
3
10
52
9
65
11
1
10
.294
.423
.461
.884
129
MULT
MULT
40
SS
31
127
110
13
28
8
0
0
12
1
0
12
0
3
2
0
0
.255
.344
.327
.671
93
NN2
41
3B
62
254
229
22
67
13
3
1
38
2
21
0
1
3
.293
.355
.389
.743
103
CIC
NAL
42
SS
6
21
19
2
6
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
1
.316
.350
.421
.771
106
MRS
NAL
43
3B
6
19
17
6
8
2
1
0
3
1
2
0
0
.471
.526
.706
1.232
219
25
17
SS
1466
6447
5549
1288
1810
363
89
172
1160
216
2
718
68
0
41
138
1
0
.326
.407
.517
.924
139
162 Game Average
712
613
142
200
40
10
19
128
27
29
79
30
0
5
15
9
0
.326
.407
.517
.924
139
 
Team Lg Pos
21
Negro Leagues
1101
4810
4154
976
1357
271
70
146
911
163
2
512
5
0
34
109
1
0
.327
.405
.531
.936
142
4
vs Latin Leagues
354
1591
1354
301
437
87
15
26
237
50
201
63
7
29
.323
.413
.467
.880
129
3
vs Major Leagues
11
46
41
11
16
5
4
0
12
3
5
0
0
0
.390
.457
.707
1.164
243
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis Giants
SS
4
19
16
1
4
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
.250
.294
.313
.607
73
8
St. Louis Stars I
SS
632
2795
2373
622
832
166
38
125
631
115
334
16
72
0
.351
.434
.611
1.045
161
4
Chicago American Giants
SS
136
610
543
119
158
33
16
5
83
31
51
5
11
.291
.357
.438
.796
118
1
Kansas City Monarchs
SS
16
69
57
15
15
2
3
0
12
1
8
2
2
.263
.373
.404
.777
122
1
Detroit Wolves
SS
29
125
113
20
32
13
2
0
20
3
9
1
2
.283
.341
.434
.775
111
2
Homestead Grays
SS
14
61
55
9
11
1
1
2
9
0
4
0
1
1
.200
.267
.364
.630
71
3
West All Stars
SS
3
11
9
2
3
2
0
0
1
0
1
1
2
0
0
0
1
0
.333
.364
.556
.919
193
6
Newark Eagles
SS
174
743
651
155
201
32
8
13
108
11
74
0
5
13
.309
.384
.442
.826
121
5
East All Stars
SS
8
38
34
6
11
4
1
0
6
1
1
2
3
0
2
0
0
0
.324
.395
.500
.895
147
3
Azules de Veracruz
SS
232
1067
913
234
307
67
10
18
164
36
130
47
5
19
.336
.422
.491
.912
130
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SS
87
371
319
41
94
15
4
4
51
10
44
11
2
6
.295
.384
.404
.788
125
1
Diablos Rojos del México
SS
35
153
122
26
36
5
1
4
22
4
27
5
0
4
.295
.423
.451
.874
133
1
Negro All Stars
-
4
13
10
1
4
1
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
.400
.538
.500
1.038
343
2
New York Black Yankees
SS
27
114
101
10
29
6
0
0
10
2
9
0
2
2
.287
.357
.347
.704
98
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
3B
53
218
197
19
59
13
3
1
36
1
18
0
3
.299
.358
.411
.769
108
1
Indianapolis Clowns
SS
6
21
19
2
6
0
1
0
3
0
1
0
1
.316
.350
.421
.771
106
1
Memphis Red Sox
3B
6
19
17
6
8
2
1
0
3
1
2
0
0
.471
.526
.706
1.232
219



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
208
.350
.357
6.3%
8.6%
0.5%
0.8%
.129
.108
SLS
434
.367
.347
12.9%
8.9%
2.1%
1.3%
.169
.132
SLS
NNL
344
.455
.376
14.5%
8.8%
3.8%
1.4%
.211
.138
SLS
NNL
426
.490
.356
13.1%
8.4%
6.8%
1.2%
.327
.124
SLS
383
.476
.344
7.6%
6.9%
6.5%
1.2%
.340
.117
466
.474
.352
11.6%
8.6%
5.6%
1.5%
.307
.131
SLS
427
.511
.359
12.4%
8.6%
4.4%
1.2%
.270
.127
SLS
164
.440
.369
15.2%
9.4%
1.8%
0.9%
.235
.109
MULT
236
.359
.338
8.1%
8.2%
0.8%
0.8%
.163
.097
174
.300
.327
4.0%
0.6%
6.5%
7.00
0.0%
1.1%
.088
.120
MULT
193
.289
.310
9.8%
0.0%
7.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.100
.089
216
.432
.341
11.6%
0.5%
8.5%
25.00
2.3%
1.5%
.210
.130
NE
NN2
127
.375
.351
9.4%
8.8%
1.6%
1.7%
.126
.127
MULT
141
.393
.347
8.5%
0.0%
8.3%
2.1%
1.6%
.224
.135
117
.422
.345
12.0%
0.9%
9.5%
14.00
1.7%
1.6%
.206
.129
MULT
168
.318
.344
10.7%
1.2%
8.9%
9.00
1.8%
1.9%
.082
.119
VEZ
MEX
383
.401
.353
9.1%
9.4%
5.5%
10.2%
1.67
0.92
0.8%
1.2%
.127
.127
VEZ
MEX
468
.432
.381
12.2%
11.3%
4.3%
8.5%
2.85
1.33
1.9%
1.1%
.169
.125
211
.407
.329
9.0%
0.0%
9.8%
1.4%
1.0%
.094
.093
TPC
MEX
371
.373
.333
11.9%
9.4%
3.0%
8.4%
4.00
1.11
1.1%
0.9%
.110
.097
MEX
369
.414
.369
17.6%
6.0%
3.0%
11.1%
5.91
1.85
2.7%
0.8%
.167
.105
MULT
MULT
127
.327
.329
9.4%
8.6%
0.0%
0.7%
.073
.094
NN2
254
.352
.347
8.3%
9.5%
0.4%
1.0%
.096
.100
CIC
NAL
21
.345
.353
4.8%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.105
.105
MRS
NAL
19
.554
.359
10.5%
9.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.235
.118
25
17
6447
.413
.351
11.1%
8.9%
4.2%
8.0%
3.00
2.49
2.7%
1.2%
.190
.118
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
21
Negro Leagues
4810
.415
.349
10.6%
8.5%
11.4%
4.1%
0.60
19.34
3.0%
1.2%
.204
.119
4
vs Latin Leagues
1591
.407
.360
12.6%
10.3%
4.0%
8.3%
3.19
1.30
1.6%
1.0%
.144
.115
3
vs Major Leagues
46
.504
.315
10.9%
7.2%
0.0%
0.8%
.317
.114
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
St. Louis Giants
19
.271
.338
5.3%
7.9%
0.0%
0.2%
.063
.064
8
St. Louis Stars I
2795
.453
.357
11.9%
8.5%
4.5%
1.3%
.260
.126
4
Chicago American Giants
610
.357
.326
8.4%
7.5%
0.8%
1.1%
.147
.114
1
Detroit Wolves
125
.358
.344
7.2%
8.5%
0.0%
0.7%
.150
.095
1
Kansas City Monarchs
69
.358
.324
11.6%
7.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.140
.102
2
Homestead Grays
61
.291
.343
6.6%
8.4%
3.3%
1.0%
.164
.106
3
West All Stars
11
.381
.335
9.1%
7.7%
18.2%
14.5%
0.50
0.88
0.0%
0.8%
.222
.113
6
Newark Eagles
743
.377
.342
10.0%
9.0%
1.7%
1.5%
.134
.117
5
East All Stars
38
.423
.345
5.3%
11.4%
9.1%
8.0%
0.67
1.30
0.0%
1.0%
.176
.102
3
Azules de Veracruz
1067
.418
.370
12.2%
10.6%
4.4%
8.6%
2.77
1.30
1.7%
1.1%
.154
.122
1
Alijadores de Tampico
371
.373
.333
11.9%
9.4%
3.0%
8.4%
4.00
1.11
1.1%
0.9%
.110
.097
1
Diablos Rojos del México
153
.411
.359
17.6%
10.8%
3.3%
6.1%
5.40
1.77
2.6%
0.8%
.156
.102
1
Negro All Stars
13
.519
.242
23.1%
6.0%
0.0%
0.0%
.100
.042
2
New York Black Yankees
114
.338
.335
7.9%
8.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.059
.099
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
218
.361
.349
8.3%
9.6%
0.5%
1.0%
.112
.100
1
Indianapolis Clowns
21
.345
.353
4.8%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.105
.105
1
Memphis Red Sox
19
.554
.359
10.5%
9.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.235
.118

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