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Negro National League Batting Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. RoganKCM 9.3
2. StearnesDS 5.4
3. DeanKCM 5.1
4. CooperDS 4.7
5. BoboSLS 4.6
6. PadrónCAG 4.5
7. McCallCAG 4.1
8. WesleyDS 3.9
9. Foster2TM 3.7
10. DrakeKCM 3.7
WAR Position Players
1. StearnesDS 5.4
2. BoboSLS 4.6
3. WesleyDS 3.9
4. BellSLS 3.7
5. RedusSLS 3.6
6. CreacySLS 3.4
7. WellsSLS 3.2
8. RussellSLS 2.8
9. PryorDS 2.7
10. SmithDS 2.6
Offensive WAR
1. StearnesDS 5.3
2. BoboSLS 4.6
3. WesleyDS 3.9
4. BellSLS 3.6
5. RedusSLS 3.6
6. CreacySLS 3.4
7. WellsSLS 3.2
8. RussellSLS 2.7
9. PryorDS 2.6
10. SmithDS 2.6
Defensive WAR
1. RigginsDS 0.6
2. WellsSLS 0.5
3. WilliamsCAG 0.5
4. MooreKCM 0.5
WilliamsMRS 0.5
6. OrangeBBB 0.3
7. Owens2TM 0.3
8. MalarcherCAG 0.3
PryorDS 0.3
10. AlfonsoCSW 0.3
Batting Average
1. WesleyDS .404
2. RedusSLS .372
3. StearnesDS .371
4. BoboSLS .359
5. BellSLS .347
6. SmithDS .344
7. ThompsonBBB .338
8. WilliamsBBB .335
9. McNairKCM .332
10. SuttlesBBB .331
On-Base%
1. WesleyDS .469
2. RedusSLS .453
3. BoboSLS .452
4. StearnesDS .439
5. RussellSLS .413
6. MalarcherCAG .410
7. SuttlesBBB .404
8. BellSLS .395
9. McNairKCM .389
10. WellsSLS .386
Slugging %
1. WesleyDS .715
2. StearnesDS .668
3. RedusSLS .624
4. BoboSLS .616
5. CreacySLS .550
6. BellSLS .545
7. WilliamsBBB .525
8. SuttlesBBB .521
9. RussellSLS .518
10. SmithDS .501
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. WesleyDS 1.184
2. StearnesDS 1.107
3. RedusSLS 1.077
4. BoboSLS 1.068
5. BellSLS .940
6. RussellSLS .931
7. CreacySLS .928
8. SuttlesBBB .925
9. WilliamsBBB .898
10. SmithDS .875
Games Played
1. StearnesDS 94
RigginsDS 94
3. SmithDS 92
4. PryorDS 90
5. TorrienteCAG 89
6. BellSLS 87
MalarcherCAG 87
WellsSLS 87
BoboSLS 87
10. GardnerCAG 85
WilliamsCAG 85
At Bats
1. SmithDS 381
2. BellSLS 380
3. StearnesDS 367
4. RigginsDS 363
5. WellsSLS 338
6. CreacySLS 331
7. PryorDS 326
8. GardnerCAG 324
9. BoboSLS 323
Stratton3TM 323
Plate Appearances
1. BellSLS 418
2. StearnesDS 415
3. RigginsDS 410
4. SmithDS 408
5. WellsSLS 405
6. BoboSLS 391
7. PryorDS 386
8. MalarcherCAG 378
9. GardnerCAG 367
10. CreacySLS 366
Runs Scored
1. BellSLS 94
2. StearnesDS 93
3. SmithDS 84
4. WellsSLS 83
5. BoboSLS 74
6. MooreKCM 71
CreacySLS 71
8. JonesDS 68
9. PryorDS 67
AllenKCM 67
Hits
1. StearnesDS 136
2. BellSLS 132
3. SmithDS 131
4. BoboSLS 116
5. CreacySLS 107
6. MalarcherCAG 102
7. MooreKCM 100
8. WellsSLS 98
9. RigginsDS 97
10. RedusSLS 96
Total Bases
1. StearnesDS 245
2. BellSLS 207
3. BoboSLS 199
4. SmithDS 191
5. CreacySLS 182
6. WesleyDS 163
7. RedusSLS 161
8. RigginsDS 155
WellsSLS 155
10. MooreKCM 153
Doubles
1. BellSLS 33
2. SmithDS 25
3. StearnesDS 24
4. BoboSLS 23
5. PryorDS 22
6. CreacySLS 21
7. WellsSLS 19
8. JohnstonKCM 17
MooreKCM 17
RedusSLS 17
Triples
1. StearnesDS 14
2. McNairKCM 13
3. MooreKCM 12
4. RussellSLS 11
AllenKCM 11
6. SmithDS 10
CunninghamMRS 10
8. RigginsDS 9
BoboSLS 9
10. JonesBBB 8
RoganKCM 8
Home Runs
1. StearnesDS 19
2. WesleyDS 17
3. BoboSLS 14
CreacySLS 14
5. RedusSLS 12
6. MontalvoCSW 11
7. SuttlesBBB 10
BellSLS 10
9. TorrienteCAG 9
10. RigginsDS 8
RussellSLS 8
WellsSLS 8
Blackwell2TM 8
Runs Batted In
1. StearnesDS 126
2. BoboSLS 84
3. SmithDS 82
4. MooreKCM 77
5. WesleyDS 73
6. CreacySLS 72
7. RigginsDS 69
8. TorrienteCAG 66
9. McNairKCM 64
10. RussellSLS 63
Bases on Balls
1. BoboSLS 55
TorrienteCAG 55
3. WellsSLS 53
4. RussellSLS 51
5. PryorDS 49
6. MalarcherCAG 46
7. StearnesDS 45
8. RedusSLS 38
9. MothellKCM 37
10. GardnerCAG 33
JohnstonKCM 33
AllenKCM 33
Stolen Bases
1. BellSLS 30
2. RigginsDS 26
3. MalarcherCAG 20
PryorDS 20
5. SmithDS 19
6. WellsSLS 18
7. CreacySLS 17
8. BoboSLS 14
JacksonMRS 14
10. WilliamsMRS 13
McNairKCM 13
Singles
1. SmithDS 91
2. MalarcherCAG 88
3. BellSLS 83
4. StearnesDS 79
5. GardnerCAG 77
6. AllenKCM 71
7. BoboSLS 70
8. McNairKCM 69
9. MooreKCM 67
ThompsonBBB 67
RussellMRS 67
Adjusted OPS+
1. WesleyDS 213
2. StearnesDS 193
3. RedusSLS 186
4. BoboSLS 184
5. BellSLS 150
6. RussellSLS 149
7. SuttlesBBB 147
8. CreacySLS 146
9. WilliamsBBB 139
10. SmithDS 133
Runs Created
1. StearnesDS 108
2. BoboSLS 90
3. BellSLS 82
4. WesleyDS 76
5. RedusSLS 73
6. SmithDS 71
7. CreacySLS 69
8. RussellSLS 60
WellsSLS 60
10. PryorDS 54
Adj. Batting Runs
1. StearnesDS 48
2. BoboSLS 41
3. WesleyDS 37
4. RedusSLS 33
5. BellSLS 27
6. CreacySLS 21
7. RussellSLS 21
8. SmithDS 17
9. MontalvoCSW 16
10. SuttlesBBB 16
Adj. Batting Wins
1. StearnesDS 4.5
2. BoboSLS 3.9
3. WesleyDS 3.4
4. RedusSLS 3.1
5. BellSLS 2.6
6. CreacySLS 2.0
7. RussellSLS 2.0
8. SmithDS 1.6
9. MontalvoCSW 1.6
10. SuttlesBBB 1.5
Extra Base Hits
1. StearnesDS 57
2. BellSLS 49
3. BoboSLS 46
4. CreacySLS 41
5. SmithDS 40
6. RedusSLS 35
7. WellsSLS 34
8. RigginsDS 33
MooreKCM 33
WesleyDS 33
PryorDS 33
Times On Base
1. StearnesDS 181
2. BoboSLS 171
3. BellSLS 162
4. WellsSLS 151
5. SmithDS 149
6. MalarcherCAG 148
7. PryorDS 142
8. RussellSLS 136
CreacySLS 136
10. RedusSLS 134
Offensive Win %
1. WesleyDS .880
2. StearnesDS .852
3. RedusSLS .839
4. BoboSLS .822
5. BellSLS .747
6. RussellSLS .728
7. SuttlesBBB .727
8. CreacySLS .723
9. WilliamsBBB .699
10. SmithDS .689
Sacrifice Hits
1. WilliamsCAG 25
2. Stratton3TM 20
3. DeMossCAG 18
4. MalarcherCAG 17
HawkinsKCM 17
MothellKCM 17
7. RigginsDS 15
WilliamsMRS 15
9. SweattKCM 14
WellsSLS 14
TorrienteCAG 14
WesleyMRS 14
Power-Speed #
1. CreacySLS 15.4
2. BellSLS 15.0
3. BoboSLS 14.0
4. StearnesDS 13.9
5. WesleyDS 12.6
6. RigginsDS 12.2
7. WellsSLS 11.1
8. PryorDS 9.2
9. Blackwell2TM 8.9
10. RussellSLS 8.0
AB per HR
1. WesleyDS 13.4
2. StearnesDS 19.3
3. RedusSLS 21.5
4. BoboSLS 23.1
5. CreacySLS 23.6
6. SuttlesBBB 24.2
7. Blackwell2TM 32.6
8. TorrienteCAG 32.9
9. RussellSLS 34.8
10. BellSLS 38.0
Outs Made
1. RigginsDS 281
2. WilliamsCAG 268
3. Stratton3TM 264
4. SmithDS 259
5. BellSLS 256
6. WellsSLS 254
7. PryorDS 244
8. GardnerCAG 242
9. AllenKCM 239
10. StearnesDS 234

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