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Willie Wells Jr.



Willie Brooks Wells Jr.
(Junior; Zipper)

Born: October 23, 1922 in Austin, TX
Died: January 4, 1994 in Austin, TX
          (71 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 150
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Notes:


• High School: Anderson HS (Austin, TX)
• Buried: Plummers Cemetery (Austin, TX)
• Relatives: Willie Wells (Father)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NAL
21
SS
13
22
19
3
3
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
0
2
0
.158
.200
.158
.358
13
MRS
NAL
22
SS
12
33
31
1
4
3
0
0
3
0
1
0
1
0
.129
.182
.226
.408
19
MRS
NAL
23
SS
12
45
38
5
11
2
0
0
1
0
2
1
4
.289
.341
.342
.684
101
MRS
NAL
24
SS
19
69
63
12
11
3
0
0
8
2
6
0
0
.175
.246
.222
.469
25
MRS
NAL
25
SS
12
38
34
2
5
1
0
0
2
0
2
1
1
.147
.216
.176
.393
4
5
2
SS
68
207
185
23
34
9
0
0
16
2
12
0
3
7
0
.184
.245
.232
.477
36
162 Game Average
493
441
55
81
21
0
0
38
5
29
0
7
17
0
.184
.245
.232
.477
36
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
-
5
15
12
2
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
2
0
.167
.231
.167
.397
27
5
Memphis Red Sox
SS
63
192
173
21
32
9
0
0
15
2
11
0
3
5
0
.185
.246
.237
.483
36



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NAL
22
.165
.304
4.5%
6.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
MRS
NAL
33
.196
.318
3.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.6%
.097
.090
MRS
NAL
45
.308
.329
4.4%
8.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.053
.078
MRS
NAL
69
.237
.356
8.7%
9.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.048
.106
MRS
NAL
38
.197
.356
5.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.9%
.029
.117
5
2
207
.231
.339
5.8%
8.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.049
.096
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Chicago American Giants
15
.178
.302
6.7%
6.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.069
5
Memphis Red Sox
192
.235
.341
5.7%
8.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.052
.098

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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, 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