Leo Wells

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Leo Wells
Shortstop/Third baseman
Born: (1917-07-18)July 18, 1917
Kansas City, Kansas
Died: June 23, 2006(2006-06-23) (aged 88)
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1942, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
August 20, 1946, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .190
Home runs 2
RBI 15
Career highlights and awards

Leo Donald Wells (July 18, 1917 in Kansas City, Kansas – June 23, 2006) played in 80 games for the Chicago White Sox in two seasons separated by a three-year stint in the military during World War II.

An infielder standing 5' 9" and weighing 170 lb., he split his time between third base and shortstop. At the latter, he accepted 38 chances in 14 games without making an error for a 1.000 fielding percentage.

In his first season, he played 35 games, batting .194 with one home run and four RBIs. Rejoining the ChiSox in 1946, he hit another home run and drove in 11 runs, batting .189 over 45 games.

Wells died on June 23, 2006 in St. Paul, Minnesota.