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Negro National League II Batting Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. ByrdBEG 2.5
2. GibsonHG 2.3
3. LeonardHG 2.2
4. HillNE 2.1
5. PartlowHG 2.0
6. McHenryPS 2.0
7. DayNE 1.9
8. McDuffieNBY 1.8
9. Hubert2TM 1.5
10. PattersonPS 1.4
WAR Position Players
1. GibsonHG 2.3
2. LeonardHG 2.2
3. PattersonPS 1.4
4. WilliamsPS 1.2
5. SuttlesNE 1.2
6. StoneNE 1.2
7. HughesBEG 1.1
8. BankheadHG 1.0
9. HoskinsBEG 0.9
WilsonPS 0.9
Offensive WAR
1. GibsonHG 2.3
2. LeonardHG 2.2
3. PattersonPS 1.4
4. WilliamsPS 1.2
5. SuttlesNE 1.2
6. StoneNE 1.2
7. HughesBEG 1.1
8. BankheadHG 1.0
9. WilsonPS 0.9
10. HoskinsBEG 0.9
Defensive WAR
1. WilliamsPS 0.3
2. JacksonHG 0.2
3. WellsNE 0.2
4. MillerNBY 0.2
5. PattersonPS 0.1
6. BankheadHG 0.1
SeayNE 0.1
8. SnowBEG 0.1
9. ValdésNYC 0.1
HughesBEG 0.1
CampbellNBY 0.1
Batting Average
1. GibsonHG .402
2. LeonardHG .385
3. HoskinsBEG .382
4. WhatleyHG .379
5. HughesBEG .378
6. WilsonNE .368
7. WrightBEG .365
8. CannadyNBY .354
9. SuttlesNE .351
10. PattersonPS .348
On-Base%
1. GibsonHG .492
2. LeonardHG .485
3. HughesBEG .440
4. HoskinsBEG .433
5. WilsonNE .417
6. SuttlesNE .417
7. StoneNE .414
8. WilsonPS .412
9. WrightBEG .408
10. WhatleyHG .396
Slugging %
1. GibsonHG .824
2. LeonardHG .780
3. SuttlesNE .588
4. StoneNE .561
5. HoskinsBEG .528
6. WhatleyHG .515
7. PattersonPS .505
8. HughesBEG .500
9. SpearmanHG .483
10. WilsonNE .481
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. GibsonHG 1.315
2. LeonardHG 1.264
3. SuttlesNE 1.005
4. StoneNE .975
5. HoskinsBEG .961
6. HughesBEG .940
7. WhatleyHG .911
8. WilsonNE .899
9. PattersonPS .877
10. WrightBEG .866
Games Played
1. BensonPS 50
2. DunnPS 48
WilliamsPS 48
4. HarrisPS 46
5. PattersonPS 45
6. WilsonPS 42
7. ParnellPS 38
8. West2TM 37
9. PearsonNE 33
WilsonNE 33
JacksonHG 33
BankheadHG 33
At Bats
1. WilliamsPS 201
2. PattersonPS 184
3. BensonPS 180
4. HarrisPS 173
5. DunnPS 172
6. West2TM 140
7. ParnellPS 134
8. BankheadHG 133
9. PearsonNE 132
10. WellsNE 126
Plate Appearances
1. WilliamsPS 211
2. BensonPS 194
3. PattersonPS 192
4. DunnPS 180
5. HarrisPS 174
6. West2TM 156
7. BankheadHG 153
8. ParnellPS 147
9. WellsNE 141
10. WilsonPS 138
HarrisHG 138
Runs Scored
1. PattersonPS 43
2. WilliamsPS 37
3. LeonardHG 35
4. GibsonHG 34
StoneNE 34
6. SuttlesNE 31
7. BensonPS 29
8. BankheadHG 28
9. ParnellPS 27
WellsNE 27
Hits
1. WilliamsPS 68
2. PattersonPS 64
3. BensonPS 51
4. HarrisPS 50
5. DunnPS 44
6. ParnellPS 42
BankheadHG 42
LeonardHG 42
9. GibsonHG 41
10. SuttlesNE 40
Total Bases
1. PattersonPS 93
2. LeonardHG 85
3. GibsonHG 84
4. WilliamsPS 83
5. BensonPS 81
6. SuttlesNE 67
7. StoneNE 64
8. DunnPS 59
9. ParnellPS 57
BankheadHG 57
Doubles
1. LeonardHG 10
2. PattersonPS 9
3. BensonPS 8
4. HughesBEG 7
HarrisHG 7
West2TM 7
7. SnowBEG 6
WalkerBEG 6
SuttlesNE 6
WilliamsPS 6
Triples
1. SpearmanHG 4
PattersonPS 4
JacksonHG 4
4. GibsonHG 3
WhatleyHG 3
HarrisHG 3
WilliamsPS 3
8. SnowBEG 2
MillerNBY 2
ParnellPS 2
HughesBEG 2
BankheadHG 2
PearsonNE 2
BensonPS 2
DayNE 2
Home Runs
1. GibsonHG 11
LeonardHG 11
3. StoneNE 7
SuttlesNE 7
5. BensonPS 6
6. PearsonNE 5
7. PattersonPS 4
8. SpearmanHG 3
HayesNE 3
DunnPS 3
West2TM 3
IrvinNE 3
WellsNE 3
PerkinsPS 3
ByrdBEG 3
KimbroBEG 3
CannadyNBY 3
WilsonNE 3
Runs Batted In
1. LeonardHG 48
2. GibsonHG 46
3. PattersonPS 36
4. StoneNE 31
5. BensonPS 30
6. DunnPS 27
West2TM 27
8. WilliamsPS 26
9. SuttlesNE 25
10. WrightBEG 24
WilsonPS 24
WilsonNE 24
Bases on Balls
1. WilsonPS 23
2. MillerNBY 21
LeonardHG 21
4. GibsonHG 18
Curry2TM 18
6. JacksonHG 17
7. BankheadHG 15
HarrisHG 15
SpearmanPS 15
10. StoneNE 14
BensonPS 14
West2TM 14
ScalesNBY 14
Stolen Bases
1. BankheadHG 8
2. BenjaminHG 5
3. WrightBEG 4
GibsonHG 4
5. SuttlesNE 3
WellsNE 3
SeayNE 3
8. WhatleyHG 2
StoneNE 2
ParnellPS 2
PearsonNE 2
PattersonPS 2
KimbroBEG 2
LeonardHG 2
Singles
1. WilliamsPS 58
2. PattersonPS 47
HarrisPS 47
4. DunnPS 36
5. BensonPS 35
6. ParnellPS 33
BankheadHG 33
WilsonNE 33
9. WhatleyHG 30
10. WrightBEG 29
StoneNE 29
WellsNE 29
CannadyNBY 29
Adjusted OPS+
1. GibsonHG 251
2. LeonardHG 238
3. SuttlesNE 170
4. StoneNE 162
5. HoskinsBEG 159
6. HughesBEG 154
7. WhatleyHG 145
8. WilsonNE 143
9. PattersonPS 136
10. WrightBEG 134
Runs Created
1. GibsonHG 41
LeonardHG 41
3. PattersonPS 35
4. WilliamsPS 31
5. SuttlesNE 28
6. StoneNE 27
BensonPS 27
8. BankheadHG 22
9. WhatleyHG 21
ParnellPS 21
West2TM 21
WilsonNE 21
Adj. Batting Runs
1. LeonardHG 22
2. GibsonHG 22
3. SuttlesNE 11
4. StoneNE 10
5. PattersonPS 8
6. HoskinsBEG 8
7. HughesBEG 7
8. Curry2TM 7
9. WilsonNE 6
10. WhatleyHG 6
Adj. Batting Wins
1. LeonardHG 2.0
2. GibsonHG 2.0
3. SuttlesNE 1.0
4. StoneNE 0.9
5. PattersonPS 0.8
6. HoskinsBEG 0.7
7. HughesBEG 0.7
8. WilsonNE 0.6
Curry2TM 0.6
10. WhatleyHG 0.6
Extra Base Hits
1. LeonardHG 21
2. GibsonHG 18
3. PattersonPS 17
4. BensonPS 16
5. SuttlesNE 13
6. HarrisHG 12
7. SpearmanHG 11
West2TM 11
9. StoneNE 10
PearsonNE 10
WilliamsPS 10
Times On Base
1. WilliamsPS 78
2. PattersonPS 71
3. BensonPS 65
4. LeonardHG 63
5. GibsonHG 59
6. BankheadHG 57
7. WilsonPS 56
8. ParnellPS 54
9. StoneNE 53
SuttlesNE 53
Offensive Win %
1. GibsonHG .905
2. LeonardHG .885
3. SuttlesNE .785
4. StoneNE .769
5. HoskinsBEG .761
6. HughesBEG .755
7. WhatleyHG .727
8. WilsonNE .716
9. WrightBEG .692
CannadyNBY .692
Sacrifice Hits
1. CampanellaBEG 5
BankheadHG 5
LeonardHG 5
4. JacksonHG 4
HollowayBEG 4
6. GibsonHG 3
ScalesNBY 3
SeayNE 3
RodríguezNYC 3
MissouriPS 3
Curry2TM 3
Power-Speed #
1. GibsonHG 5.9
2. SuttlesNE 4.2
3. LeonardHG 3.4
4. BankheadHG 3.2
5. StoneNE 3.1
6. WellsNE 3.0
7. PearsonNE 2.9
8. PattersonPS 2.7
9. KimbroBEG 2.4
10. ParnellPS 2.0
AB per HR
1. GibsonHG 9.3
2. LeonardHG 9.9
3. StoneNE 16.3
SuttlesNE 16.3
5. HayesNE 25.3
PerkinsPS 25.3
7. PearsonNE 26.4
8. BensonPS 30.0
9. CannadyNBY 32.0
10. IrvinNE 32.3
Outs Made
1. WilliamsPS 133
2. DunnPS 129
BensonPS 129
4. HarrisPS 123
5. PattersonPS 121
6. West2TM 105
7. PearsonNE 100
8. SeayNE 98
9. JacksonHG 97
10. BankheadHG 96

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