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Jacob “Jake” Wells

  • Birth 9 Aug 1863 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 16 Mar 1927 Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 13446853

Major League Baseball Player. He was a catcher for the Detroit Wolverines in 1888. He played in 16 games and in 57 at-bats he had nine hits. Two years later, he played with the St. Louis Browns of the American Association. There, he caught 28 games and also played three games in the outfield. In his two years, he batted .210 with 34 hits and 14 runs batted in.

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  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 26 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13446853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob “Jake” Wells (9 Aug 1863–16 Mar 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13446853, citing Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .