July 18, 1917|
Kansas City, Kansas
|Died: June 23, 2006
Saint Paul, Minnesota
|April 16, 1942, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 20, 1946, for the Chicago White Sox|
|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.
Wells died on June 23, 2006 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- Baseball-Reference.com: Leo Wells
- Obituary, Sports Collectors Digest, Krause Publications, November 10, 2006.