- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 167 lb.
- Debut August 10, 1888
- Final Game August 19, 1890
- Born August 9, 1863 in Memphis, TN CSA
- Died March 16, 1927 in Hendersonville, NC USA
Jake Wells spent multiple seasons managing in the minor leagues, from either 1894 or 1895 to 1899. He was president of the Virginia League for part of 1900 and then from 1906-1909. Following his death, he was interred at St. Mary Cemetery in Norfolk, VA.