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Negro National League II Pitching Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. BarnhillNYC 4.1
2. McHenryPS 3.4
3. BrownHG 3.2
4. McDuffieHG 3.1
5. LeonardHG 3.1
6. ByrdBEG 3.0
7. IrvinNE 2.8
8. HoskinsBEG 2.4
9. WilliamsBEG 2.2
10. AdamsBEG 2.1
WAR for Pitchers
1. BarnhillNYC 3.6
2. McHenryPS 3.1
3. McDuffieHG 2.8
4. BrownHG 2.5
5. ByrdBEG 2.5
6. AdamsBEG 1.8
7. WilliamsBEG 1.7
8. BrewerPS 1.5
9. HillNE 1.4
10. StanleyNBY 1.3
Earned Run Average
1. ByrdBEG 2.02
2. McDuffieHG 2.43
3. BrewerPS 2.77
4. AdamsBEG 2.87
5. GainesBEG 2.90
6. BrownHG 2.92
7. BarnhillNYC 3.02
8. McHenryPS 3.05
9. HillNE 3.35
10. HookerNE 3.64
Wins
1. BrownHG 11
2. McDuffieHG 9
3. ByrdBEG 8
BarnhillNYC 8
5. WilliamsBEG 7
McHenryPS 7
7. HillNE 6
ManningNE 6
9. StanleyNBY 5
AdamsBEG 5
HobgoodNE 5
Win-Loss %
1. McDuffieHG .750
2. ByrdBEG .727
3. WilliamsBEG .700
4. HookerNE .667
GainesBEG .667
EvansNBY .667
7. BrownHG .647
8. AdamsBEG .625
9. BarnhillNYC .615
10. HobgoodNE .556
Walks & Hits per IP
1. BarnhillNYC 0.965
2. GainesBEG 1.067
3. ByrdBEG 1.090
4. McHenryPS 1.154
5. McDuffieHG 1.174
6. StanleyNBY 1.197
7. HookerNE 1.233
8. BrownHG 1.248
9. AdamsBEG 1.304
10. ManningNE 1.308
Hits per 9 IP
1. BarnhillNYC 6.768
2. GainesBEG 6.886
3. ByrdBEG 7.281
4. StanleyNBY 7.342
5. McHenryPS 7.697
6. AdamsBEG 7.826
7. EvansNBY 8.407
8. BrewerPS 8.507
9. HookerNE 8.613
10. McDuffieHG 8.720
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. McDuffieHG 1.845
2. BarnhillNYC 1.913
3. ManningNE 1.976
4. BrownHG 2.077
5. HobgoodNE 2.323
6. HookerNE 2.485
7. ByrdBEG 2.528
8. BuchananPS 2.669
9. McHenryPS 2.688
10. GainesBEG 2.718
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. GainesBEG 6.886
2. BarnhillNYC 6.695
3. HillNE 4.676
4. ByrdBEG 4.551
5. McDuffieHG 4.360
6. FillmorePS 4.269
7. ManningNE 4.116
8. BuchananPS 4.081
9. WilliamsBEG 4.045
10. McHenryPS 3.665
Games Played
1. ManningNE 20
McHenryPS 20
BrownHG 20
4. McDuffieHG 18
HillNE 18
6. BarnhillNYC 17
7. WilliamsBEG 16
StanleyNBY 16
9. HobgoodNE 15
10. AdamsBEG 14
Saves
1. GainesBEG 2
2. BernalNYC 1
HookerNE 1
RectorNBY 1
StanleyNBY 1
Innings Pitched
1. McHenryPS 147.1
2. BrownHG 138.2
3. BarnhillNYC 122.1
4. ManningNE 109.1
5. McDuffieHG 107.1
6. HillNE 102.0
7. WilliamsBEG 95.2
8. ByrdBEG 89.0
9. FillmorePS 78.0
10. StanleyNBY 76.0
Strikeouts
1. BarnhillNYC 91
2. McHenryPS 60
3. HillNE 53
BrownHG 53
5. McDuffieHG 52
6. ManningNE 50
7. ByrdBEG 45
8. WilliamsBEG 43
9. GainesBEG 38
10. FillmorePS 37
Games Started
1. McHenryPS 17
2. McDuffieHG 14
BrownHG 14
4. BarnhillNYC 13
5. HillNE 12
6. AdamsBEG 11
ManningNE 11
ByrdBEG 11
9. AndersonNYC 10
WilliamsBEG 10
StanleyNBY 10
FillmorePS 10
Complete Games
1. McHenryPS 14
BrownHG 14
3. BarnhillNYC 11
4. McDuffieHG 8
WilliamsBEG 8
ByrdBEG 8
7. Walker2TM 6
ManningNE 6
StanleyNBY 6
HillNE 6
AdamsBEG 6
FillmorePS 6
Shutouts
1. AdamsBEG 3
2. ByrdBEG 2
GainesBEG 2
McDuffieHG 2
McHenryPS 2
WrightHG 2
7. BrownHG 1
BuchananPS 1
HillNE 1
HookerNE 1
PartlowHG 1
Bases on Balls
1. HillNE 48
2. McHenryPS 44
3. WilliamsBEG 32
BrownHG 32
5. AdamsBEG 30
6. AndersonNYC 29
StanleyNBY 29
8. FillmorePS 28
9. BarnhillNYC 26
10. Walker2TM 25
HowardNYC 25
ByrdBEG 25
Hits
1. BrownHG 141
2. McHenryPS 126
3. ManningNE 119
4. McDuffieHG 104
5. HillNE 103
6. WilliamsBEG 97
FillmorePS 97
8. BarnhillNYC 92
9. BuchananPS 79
10. HobgoodNE 76
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. BarnhillNYC 3.500
2. GainesBEG 2.533
3. McDuffieHG 2.364
4. ManningNE 2.083
5. ByrdBEG 1.800
6. BrownHG 1.656
7. BuchananPS 1.529
8. HookerNE 1.400
9. McHenryPS 1.364
10. WilliamsBEG 1.344
Losses
1. McHenryPS 12
2. AndersonNYC 8
FillmorePS 8
BuchananPS 8
5. RectorNBY 7
6. Walker2TM 6
HillNE 6
BrownHG 6
9. StanleyNBY 5
BarnhillNYC 5
ManningNE 5
HowardNYC 5
Earned Runs
1. ManningNE 53
2. FillmorePS 52
3. McHenryPS 50
4. BrownHG 45
5. BarnhillNYC 41
6. WilliamsBEG 40
7. HillNE 38
8. RectorNBY 36
9. AndersonNYC 35
BuchananPS 35
HobgoodNE 35
Wild Pitches
1. WrightHG 5
2. BarnhillNYC 3
3. BarnesBEG 2
HillNE 2
Blackmon2TM 2
6. AdamsBEG 1
BrownBEG 1
BrownHG 1
BuchananPS 1
HowardNYC 1
ManningNE 1
McHenryPS 1
StanleyNBY 1
WilliamsBEG 1
Hit By Pitch
1. HookerNE 4
BarnhillNYC 4
3. AndersonNYC 3
McDuffieHG 3
5. BrownBEG 2
BrownHG 2
FillmorePS 2
McHenryPS 2
GainesBEG 2
10. AdamsBEG 1
GriffithBEG 1
HillNE 1
BrownNE 1
BrewerPS 1
PearsonNE 1
RectorNBY 1
WilliamsBEG 1
Adjusted ERA+
1. ByrdBEG 200
2. McDuffieHG 166
3. BrewerPS 146
4. AdamsBEG 141
5. GainesBEG 140
6. BrownHG 138
7. BarnhillNYC 134
8. McHenryPS 132
9. HillNE 120
10. HookerNE 111
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. McDuffieHG 18
2. ByrdBEG 18
3. BarnhillNYC 16
4. BrownHG 16
5. McHenryPS 14
6. AdamsBEG 10
7. GainesBEG 7
8. BrewerPS 7
9. HillNE 7
10. WilliamsBEG 6
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. ByrdBEG 1.8
2. McDuffieHG 1.7
3. BarnhillNYC 1.6
4. BrownHG 1.5
5. McHenryPS 1.3
6. AdamsBEG 1.0
7. GainesBEG 0.7
8. BrewerPS 0.7
9. HillNE 0.6
10. WilliamsBEG 0.6

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