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1937 Negro National League Batting Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lev G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Burnis Wright 23 WEG NgM 127 126 25 53 4 3 5 11 1 1 .421 .425 .619 1.044 78 0
2 Josh Gibson 25 HG NgM 102 97 39 38 6 4 12 14 1 5 .392 .422 .907 1.329 88 0
3 Jake Spearman 26 PC NgM 64 62 11 22 5 0 1 2 0 1 .355 .365 .484 .849 30 1
4 Mule Suttles 36 NE NgM 86 82 22 29 4 0 5 21 1 4 .354 .384 .585 .969 48 0
5 Buck Leonard* 29 HG NgM 127 124 36 43 9 0 5 9 1 3 .347 .362 .540 .903 67 0
6 Walter Cannady 35 NBY NgM 73 73 9 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .342 .370 .712 27 0
7 Lloyd Bassett 26 PC NgM 52 50 11 17 3 0 3 3 0 2 .340 .365 .580 .945 29 0
8 Sammy Hughes 26 WEG NgM 84 84 18 28 5 1 1 1 1 0 .333 .333 .452 .786 38 0
9 Felton Snow 31 WEG NgM 72 69 13 23 0 2 1 1 0 2 .333 .352 .435 .787 30 1
10 Jim West -- WEG NgM 115 114 20 38 1 1 4 5 0 1 .333 .339 .465 .804 53 0
11 Javier Perez 22 HG NgM 158 155 28 50 5 0 2 2 0 3 .323 .335 .394 .729 61 0
12 Marvin Barker -- NBY NgM 67 67 8 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .343 .657 23 0
13 Ed Stone 27 NE NgM 79 74 25 23 4 1 2 5 0 4 .311 .346 .473 .819 35 1
14 Vic Harris 32 HG NgM 158 156 32 48 10 0 3 3 0 2 .308 .316 .429 .746 67 0
15 Dan Wilson 23 PC NgM 64 64 16 19 2 0 0 0 3 0 .297 .297 .328 .625 21 0
16 Jud Wilson* 41 PS NgM 75 74 9 22 3 2 0 2 0 1 .297 .307 .392 .699 29 0
17 Buddy Burbage 30 PC NgM 81 81 13 24 7 2 3 3 2 0 .296 .296 .543 .840 44 0
18 Jerry Benjamin 27 HG NgM 179 175 41 51 11 0 1 1 8 4 .291 .307 .371 .679 65 0
19 Dick Dixon 29 PS NgM 98 97 14 28 4 0 1 2 0 1 .289 .296 .361 .657 35 0
20 Curtis Harris -- PS NgM 122 121 18 35 5 0 1 2 0 0 .289 .289 .355 .645 43 1
21 Ray Brown 29 HG NgM 67 66 12 19 2 0 3 3 0 1 .288 .299 .455 .753 30 0
22 Tommy Dukes 30 HG NgM 98 94 17 27 4 2 4 4 1 4 .287 .316 .500 .816 47 0
23 Clint Thomas 40 NBY NgM 71 70 15 20 2 0 2 6 0 0 .286 .286 .400 .686 28 1
24 Fats Jenkins 39 NBY NgM 67 67 9 19 3 0 2 2 1 0 .284 .284 .418 .701 28 0
25 Zollie Wright 27 WEG NgM 110 109 18 31 1 0 1 1 0 1 .284 .291 .321 .612 35 0
26 Matthew Carlisle 27 HG NgM 160 158 31 42 3 4 1 3 2 1 .266 .270 .354 .625 56 1
27 Robert Clarke 33 NBY NgM 61 61 5 16 5 0 0 1 0 0 .262 .262 .344 .607 21 0
28 Leroy Morney 28 WEG NgM 92 92 9 24 4 0 0 0 1 0 .261 .261 .304 .565 28 0
29 Gene Benson* 23 PS NgM 113 113 17 29 3 0 0 2 1 0 .257 .257 .283 .540 32 0
30 Henry Kimbro 25 WEG NgM 115 114 19 29 3 0 4 4 0 1 .254 .261 .386 .647 44 0
31 Jimmie Crutchfield 27 NE NgM 94 91 15 22 1 0 0 0 5 3 .242 .266 .253 .519 23 0
32 Emmett Wilson 24 PC NgM 67 66 11 16 1 0 0 3 0 0 .242 .242 .258 .500 17 1
33 Lennie Pearson 19 NE NgM 87 87 19 21 2 3 1 2 0 0 .241 .241 .368 .609 32 0
34 Nish Williams 33 WEG NgM 79 79 10 18 2 0 2 7 5 0 .228 .228 .329 .557 26 0
35 Mickey Casey? -- PS NgM 62 62 6 14 1 0 0 1 0 0 .226 .226 .242 .468 15 0
36 Ted Page 34 PS NgM 103 103 14 23 1 0 0 1 0 0 .223 .223 .233 .456 24 0
37 A.D. Creacy 37 PS NgM 65 64 10 14 1 0 0 4 0 1 .219 .231 .234 .465 15 0
38 Jake Dunn 27 PS NgM 127 123 24 26 3 1 1 3 0 4 .211 .236 .276 .513 34 0
39 Ches Williams 29 PC NgM 92 92 3 18 3 1 0 2 1 0 .196 .196 .250 .446 23 0
40 George Giles 28 NBY NgM 72 72 13 14 2 0 1 1 0 0 .194 .194 .264 .458 19 0
41 Jesse Walker 24 WEG NgM 107 107 12 20 1 1 1 3 0 0 .187 .187 .243 .430 26 0
42 Norman Jackson 27 HG NgM 126 126 11 23 2 0 0 0 2 0 .183 .183 .198 .381 25 0
43 Larry Brown 35 PS NgM 58 55 8 9 1 0 0 4 0 1 .164 .179 .182 .360 10 2
44 Dickie Seay 32 NE NgM 83 83 14 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 .157 .157 .181 .337 15 0
45 Johnny Hayes 27 NE NgM 52 52 2 7 3 0 0 1 0 0 .135 .135 .192 .327 10 0

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