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Bud BlackTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1995 MLB Years: 1981-1995
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Drafted
General Manager
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-490, 1B-1Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHarry Ralston Black
Height6-2Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 30,1957 [61.048]PlaceSan Mateo,California
High SchoolMark Morris (Longview,WA)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 17th round (417th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJohn Shafer
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1981 [24.067]
OrganizationsKCA [7] CLE [4] SFN [4] SEA [3] TOR [1] Awards2Awards Voting6-155
TBC Player ID8852Retrosheet IDblacb001MLBAM ID111034
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Kansas City Royals in 1984-1986 and Cleveland Indians in 1990
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks65Hittable60SO/BB55vsPower60Hitting8Durability55Team.514Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978San Diego StateCollegeNCAAJrRel21000.0017017000087.00000085000--------8.760.00--
1979San Diego State UniversitWACNCAA-1S/R22713.3319127300081.0744230046820001.488.22--5.119.111.78.875-
1979Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-Rel22000.0020200005.03000580001.605.40--9.0014.401.60--
1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-Rel22013.0017215000127.017119116242001.225.670.335.338.001.50.000-
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0012.5319217000132.020119121322001.285.630.285.919.001.52.0003.11
1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-Rel23533.4532527400086.0673433449735001.357.010.425.137.641.49.625-
1981Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-S/R24263.00221111215287.07838291223863001.168.071.242.388.903.74.250-
1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-Rel24104.5040400108.012441242001.7513.501.132.254.502.001.000-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0363.13261115216295.09042331325905001.218.531.232.378.533.60.3333.27
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36Rel24000.0020200001.02000301005.0018.00--27.00--0.00-11.60
1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST25312.48440310029.02398210200001.147.140.623.106.212.00.750-
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40S/R25464.5822148002088.09248451034404731.439.371.023.464.081.18.4004.54
1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST26313.34550300035.0311313113320001.267.970.263.348.232.46.750-
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40ST261073.79242403000161.015975681943584021.258.871.062.403.241.35.5884.40
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40ST2717123.12353508100257.0226998922641402241.137.910.772.244.902.19.5863.59
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40ST2810154.33333305200205.22161119917591229181.349.450.742.585.342.07.4003.55
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40Rel295103.205645200269121.010049431443682271.187.441.043.205.061.58.3334.39
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40S/R30863.602918110041122.012663491635616051.329.271.182.574.491.74.5714.55
1988Williamsport BillsEastAAcle-ST31100.0011000005.0000005000--------9.000.001.000-
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40Rel31214.9117017005022.0231212211190201.559.410.824.507.771.73.6673.72
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40S/R31235.031679004159.0593533623445401.399.000.923.516.711.91.4003.77
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40ST3212113.36333216300222.0213958314528813511.198.620.572.103.561.69.5223.51
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40ST3311103.53292905200191.0171797517581036141.208.060.802.734.851.78.5243.86
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35S/R33214.02321001015.210772330000.835.741.151.721.721.00.6674.66
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40ST3412163.99343403300214.02011049525711046641.278.441.052.984.371.46.4294.45
1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST35200.86330110021.021320571001.249.00--2.143.001.401.000-
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40ST3510123.97282802100177.017888782359823711.349.051.173.004.171.39.4554.56
1993San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST36009.0011000001.02111020002.0018.009.00--18.000.00--
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40ST36823.5616160000093.28944371333450421.308.551.253.174.321.36.8004.95
1994San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST37100.0011000007.06000250001.147.71--2.576.432.501.000-
1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST37101.17330000015.014422780001.378.221.174.114.701.141.000-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0200.81440000022.0204229130001.308.060.813.635.241.441.0004.34
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40ST37424.4710100000054.0503127916283131.218.281.492.654.641.75.6675.30
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40ST38426.8511101000047.0634236816341101.6711.981.523.046.462.13.6674.88
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1211163.84398296102321242112050.1197898287621762310396543441.278.670.952.734.551.67.5111.34
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter19122.7995365913363326.02741171012413227413001.247.560.663.647.562.08.613-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1022.41191547210108.01013329637713001.278.390.503.075.901.92.833-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter362.84231211215292.07838291223913001.107.631.172.258.903.96.333-
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter643.20519424001121.09246436671047001.316.840.454.987.741.55.600-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200005.03000580001.605.40--9.0014.401.60--
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter711.603612243000168.07442300461670000.713.96--2.468.933.63.875-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56573.73216128881633710976.29424574051002895082714291.268.670.922.664.681.76.496-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29263.9389781111541519.250625122745149269251151.268.760.782.584.661.81.527-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter34323.95888805400538.0518267237701792591218101.298.641.172.994.321.45.515-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.02321001015.210772330000.835.741.151.721.721.00.667-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200001.02000301005.0018.00--27.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.844332113151220.02121059423671117551.278.670.952.734.551.67.5201.34
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1382.796424409242220.0185796816891859001.247.560.663.647.562.08.619-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-p23334010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2270.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40p34357131330060002009000.183.183.225.40816380.255.042.042.1830.0025.000.000.000.0023.08
1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p3539010002000100000.111.111.111.222109.125.000.000.1010.0011.110.000.000.000.00
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40p35285413100200216010000.056.089.074.1634166.079.018.056.0813.0324.248.000.000.0033.33
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40p361637290003002803001.243.282.243.5259042.310.000.054.2454.7619.054.000.000.000.00
1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p3734020001001000000.500.600.5001.100205.500.000.250.50320.000.000.000.000.000.00
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40p371017010001000505000.059.059.059.1181022.083.000.000.0530.0022.730.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter891796264001200449027001.145.164.168.332304210.200.023.045.0001.9023.3312.250.000.0015.38
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3917040003001300000.235.278.235.5134018.286.000.059.0005.5616.673.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter613030003001100000.231.286.231.5173014.250.000.077.0007.147.141.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter334010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter891796264001200449027001.145.164.168.332304210.200.023.045.0001.9023.3312.250.000.0015.38
Average MLB - Per 162 games16232611477002200789049002.145.164.168.332557382.200.023.045.0001.9023.3312.250.000.0015.38
Average Minor - Per 162 games16271017000120041200000.235.278.235.51317075.286.000.059.0005.5616.673.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea22P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.02.8
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea22P17--27--991.0000.53------17100.012.1
1980San Jose Missions CalifA+sea23P32--612111918.9470.56------3397.023.0
1980San Jose Missions CalifA+sea231B1--1---111.0001.00------333.00.7
1981Lynn Sailors EastAAsea24P22--121112322.9571.00------22100.015.9
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea24P4--12-1331.0000.75------4100.02.9
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24P2-1-1--111.0000.501.00-----2100.01.8
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25P4--14--551.0001.25------4100.02.9
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P22-88612111918.9470.820.20-----22100.013.6
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26P5--29-211111.0002.20------5100.03.7
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P24-161732154039.9751.630.24-----24100.014.8
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P35-2571351226664.9701.830.25-----35100.021.6
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P33-2056304-4036.9001.090.18-----33100.020.4
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P56-121321-124241.0000.430.20-----56100.034.6
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P29-122419--23231.0000.790.19-----29100.017.9
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P17-22-1--111.0000.060.05-----17100.010.6
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P16-59511--16161.0001.000.27-----16100.09.9
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P33-2221333234846.9581.390.21-----33100.020.4
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P29-191727123534.9711.170.18-----29100.017.9
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33P3-15-6--661.0002.000.40-----3100.01.9
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P34-2141438-452521.0001.530.24-----3597.121.0
1992Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn35P3---3--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35P28-177537-442421.0001.500.24-----28100.017.3
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36P16-93322222725.9261.560.27-----16100.09.9
1994Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn37P3--21--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37P10-5437-110101.0001.000.19-----10100.08.7
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38P11-47-8--881.0000.730.17-----11100.07.6
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P398-2049893561325458445.9721.120.22-----3980.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P19--619-325251.0001.32------190.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--121112322.9571.00------220.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P49--819112827.9640.55------490.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---2--221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea222----------
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea2217----------
1980San Jose Missions CalifA+sea2332-1--------
1981Lynn Sailors EastAAsea2422----------
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea244----------
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea242----------
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca254----------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2522----------
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca265----------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2624----------
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2735----------
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2833----------
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2956----------
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3029----------
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3117----------
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3116----------
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3233----------
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3329----------
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor333----------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3434----------
1992Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn353----------
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3528----------
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3616----------
1994Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn373----------
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3710----------
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3811----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB27015.401005.0731301.6012.600.001.805.403.000.00.000
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB28001.6930010.21124801.479.280.003.376.752.000.00.000
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB28015.062005.1435401.766.750.008.446.750.800.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs012.87404000015.718050511001.4710.340.002.876.322.200.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs015.0620200005.3403054001.696.750.008.446.750.800.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB2821000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana43Pitching Coach1628280.5069.53Mike Scioscia
2001Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana44Pitching Coach1627587.46341.03Mike Scioscia
2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana45Pitching Coach1629963.6114.02Mike SciosciaWon World Series (Giants)
2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana46Pitching Coach1627785.47519.03Mike Scioscia-
2004Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana47Pitching Coach1629270.568--1Mike SciosciaLost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
2005Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimALMLBMLBana48Pitching Coach1629567.586--1Mike SciosciaLost ALCS (White Sox)
2006Los Angeles AngelsALMLBMLBana49Pitching Coach1628973.5494.02Mike Scioscia
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn50Manager1638974.5461.53 
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn51Manager1626399.38921.05 
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn52Manager1627587.46320.04 
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn53Manager1629072.5562.01 
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn54Manager1627191.43823.05 
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn55Manager1627686.46918.03 
2013San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn56Manager1627686.46916.03 
2014San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn57Manager1627785.47517.03 
2015San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn58Manager1627488.45718.04 
2017Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol60Manager1628775.53717.03 Lost NL Wild-Card Game (Diamondbacks)
2018Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol61Manager1216556.5371.52 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1984American League Player of the Week (September 17-September 23)1
2010National League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-07-14Released by Indians. 
1995-04-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1994-10-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-11-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-09-16TradeTraded by Indians to Blue Jays for Alex Sanchez, Steve Cummings and Mauro Gozzo. 
1988-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-06-03TradeTraded by Royals to Indians for Pat Tabler. 
1982-03-02TradeTraded by Mariners to Royals for Manny Castillo. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28465,000-233962++370,78060,000465,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29645,000-1871074++386,34760,0001,110,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30600,000-177975++344,90660,0001,710,000
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll31635,000-175776++392,10762,5002,345,000
1988Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll31635,000-175976++392,10762,5002,345,000
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll32600,000-213574++429,80262,5002,945,000
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll33775,000-205971++515,727100,0003,720,000
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll33775,000-2051071++515,727100,0003,720,000
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll341,750,000-131782++742,231100,0005,470,000
1992San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll352,750,000-82490++962,245109,0008,220,000
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll362,250,000-161783++968,431109,00010,470,000
1994San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll373,250,000-94790++957,101109,00013,720,000
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll38350,000-3842358999,520109,00014,070,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red