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40 BUD BLACK (Franchise player #0173 - 1982-03)

Position: P

Bud Black

Harry Ralston Black
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

College: San Diego State

Born: June 30, 1957 in San Mateo, CA

Acquired: March 2, 1982: The Seattle Mariners sent a player to be named later (Bud Black) to the Royals for Manny Castillo (original deal was done on October 23, 1981)

Traded: June 3, 1988: Traded by the Royals to the Cleveland Indians for Pat Tabler

MLB Debut: September 5, 1981
Final MLB Game: July 9, 1995
Royals Debut: April 5, 1982
Final Royals Game:
May 28, 1988
 

Awards
Royals Pitcher of the Month: August 1983, May 1984, August 1984
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1982 4 6 22 14 0 0 0 88.1 92 48 45 10 34 40 4.58
1983 10 7 24 24 3 0 0 161.1 159 75 68 19 43 58 3.79
1984 17 12 35 35 8 1 0 257.0 226 99 89 22 64 140 3.12
1985 10 15 33 33 5 2 0 205.2 216 111 99 17 59 122 4.33
1986 5 10 56 4 0 0 9 121.0 100 49 43 14 43 68 3.20
1987 8 6 29 18 0 0 1 122.1 126 63 49 16 35 61 3.60
1988 2 1 17 0 0 0 0 22.0 23 12 12 2 11 19 4.91
w/Royals 56 57 216 128 16 3 10 977.2 942 457 405 100 289 508 3.73
Career 121 116 398 296 32 12 11 2053.1 1978 982 876 217 623 1039 3.84

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Bud Black page

 
Notes
Also played for the Seattle Mariners (1981), Cleveland Indians (1988-90, 1995), Toronto Blue Jays (1990), and the San Francisco Giants (1991-94)
Won a World Series Ring with the 1985 Royals
Manager of the San Diego Padres from 2007-
 
 
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