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Buddy Black

Harry Ralston Black

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: June 30, 1957 in San Mateo, California, US
High School: Mark Morris HS (Longview, WA)
Schools: Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA), San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 3rd round of the 1977 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA), the New York Mets in the 2nd round of the 1977 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA) and the Seattle Mariners in the 17th round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from San Diego State University (San Diego, CA).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1979 22 0.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- SEA 0 1 .000 2.53 19 2 0 0 1 32.0 20 11 9 1 21 1 32 2 0 2 1.281 5.6 0.3 5.9 9.0 1.52
1979 22 1.7 Bellingham NORW A- SEA 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 5 0 8 0 0 0 1.600 5.4 0.0 9.0 14.4 1.60
1979 22 0.0 San Jose CALL A SEA 0 1 .000 3.00 17 2 0 0 1 27.0 17 11 9 1 16 1 24 2 0 2 1.222 5.7 0.3 5.3 8.0 1.50
1980 23 1.1 San Jose CALL A SEA 5 3 .625 3.45 32 5 4 0 0 86.0 67 34 33 4 49 2 73 2 2 5 1.349 7.0 0.4 5.1 7.6 1.49
1981 24 0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SEA 3 6 .333 3.13 26 11 6 2 1 2 95.0 90 42 33 13 25 3 90 1 3 5 1.211 8.5 1.2 2.4 8.5 3.60
1981 24 1.0 Lynn EL AA SEA 2 6 .250 3.00 22 11 5 2 1 2 87.0 78 38 29 12 23 3 86 1 3 3 1.161 8.1 1.2 2.4 8.9 3.74
1981 24 -1.5 Spokane PCL AAA SEA 1 0 1.000 4.50 4 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 12 4 4 1 2 0 4 0 0 2 1.750 13.5 1.1 2.2 4.5 2.00
1982 25 -0.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 3 1 .750 2.48 4 4 0 3 1 0 29.0 23 9 8 2 10 0 20 0 0 0 1.138 7.1 0.6 3.1 6.2 2.00
1983 26 0.4 Omaha AA AAA KCR 3 1 .750 3.34 5 5 0 3 0 0 35.0 31 13 13 1 13 0 32 0 1 0 1.257 8.0 0.3 3.3 8.2 2.46
1988 31 7.6 Williamsport EL AA CLE 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
1992 35 8.7 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 2 0 1.000 0.86 3 3 0 1 1 0 21.0 21 3 2 0 5 0 7 0 0 1 81 1.238 9.0 0.0 2.1 3.0 1.40
1993 36 13.3 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 0 0 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 2.000 18.0 9.0 0.0 18.0
1994 37 12.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ SFG 2 0 1.000 0.81 4 4 0 0 0 0 22.1 20 4 2 2 9 0 13 0 0 0 93 1.299 8.1 0.8 3.6 5.2 1.44
1994 37 14.2 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 6 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 28 1.143 7.7 0.0 2.6 6.4 2.50
1994 37 11.1 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 1 0 1.000 1.17 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.1 14 4 2 2 7 0 8 0 0 0 65 1.370 8.2 1.2 4.1 4.7 1.14
9 Seasons 19 12 .613 2.79 95 36 6 13 3 3 326.1 274 117 101 24 132 6 274 5 6 13 178 1.244 7.6 0.7 3.6 7.6 2.08
A- (1 season) A- 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 5 0 8 0 0 0 1.600 5.4 0.0 9.0 14.4 1.60
A (2 seasons) A 5 4 .556 3.35 49 7 4 0 1 113.0 84 45 42 5 65 3 97 4 2 7 1.319 6.7 0.4 5.2 7.7 1.49
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 1 0 1.000 1.12 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.0 8 1 1 1 2 0 7 0 0 0 32 1.250 9.0 1.1 2.2 7.9 3.50
AA (2 seasons) AA 3 6 .333 2.84 23 12 5 2 1 2 92.0 78 38 29 12 23 3 91 1 3 3 1.098 7.6 1.2 2.2 8.9 3.96
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 10 2 .833 2.41 19 15 1 7 2 0 108.1 101 33 29 6 37 0 71 0 1 3 146 1.274 8.4 0.5 3.1 5.9 1.92
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1979 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--A SEA 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 22 1.3 Bellingham NORW A- SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 22 0.3 San Jose CALL A SEA 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 23 1.1 San Jose CALL A SEA 33 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
1981 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SEA 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 24 1.3 Lynn EL AA SEA 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 24 -1.0 Spokane PCL AAA SEA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 25 0.0 Omaha AA AAA KCR 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 26 0.4 Omaha AA AAA KCR 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 31 7.2 Williamsport EL AA CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 35 8.4 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 3 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 0 0
1993 36 13.3 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 37 10.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ SFG 4 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100 2 0 0 0 0 0
1994 37 14.4 San Jose CALL A+ SFG 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 37 10.8 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 3 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100 2 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 96 18 17 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 .235 .278 .235 .513 4 0 0 0 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) A 50 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 19 14 13 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 .231 .286 .231 .516 3 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1979 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- SEA P 19 11 2 9 0 0 1.000 0.58
1979 22 Bellingham NORW A- SEA P 2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
1979 22 San Jose CALL A SEA P 17 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.53
1980 23 San Jose CALL A SEA 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1980 23 San Jose CALL A SEA P 32 19 6 12 1 1 .947 0.56
1981 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SEA P 26 26 2 23 1 2 .962 0.96
1981 24 Lynn EL AA SEA P 22 23 1 21 1 1 .957 1.00
1981 24 Spokane PCL AAA SEA P 4 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.75
1982 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 4 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.25
1983 26 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 5 11 2 9 0 2 1.000 2.20
1988 31 Williamsport EL AA CLE P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1992 35 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 3 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
1993 36 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1994 37 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A+ SFG P 4 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75 0 2 100%
1994 37 San Jose CALL A+ SFG P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
1994 37 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 3 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 2 100%
9 Seasons 96 79 16 61 2 5 .975 0.80 0 2 100%
P (9 seasons) P 95 78 15 61 2 5 .974 0.80 0 2 100%
1B (1 season) 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2007 50 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 163 89 74 .546
2008 51 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 63 99 .389
2009 52 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 75 87 .463
2010 53 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 90 72 .556
2011 54 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 71 91 .438
2012 55 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 76 86 .469
2013 56 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 76 86 .469
7 Seasons 1135 540 595 .476

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1979 22 San Jose Missions California League A SEA
1979 22 Bellingham Mariners Northwest League A- SEA
1980 23 San Jose Missions California League A SEA
1981 24 Lynn Sailors Eastern League AA SEA
1981 24 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1981 24 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1981-09-05 1981-09-06
1982 25 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1982 25 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1982-04-05 1982-10-03
1983 26 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1983 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1983-05-25 1983-09-29
1984 27 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-26
1985 28 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-02
1986 29 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-04
1987 30 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1987-04-09 1987-09-29
1988 31 Williamsport Bills Eastern League AA CLE
1988 31 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1988-04-06 1988-05-28
1988 31 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 2 1988-06-05 1988-10-02
1989 32 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1989-04-06 1989-09-28
1990 33 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1990-04-12 1990-09-12
1990 33 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB TOR 2 1990-09-18 1990-10-02
1991 34 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1991-04-10 1991-10-04
1992 35 Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1992 35 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1992-05-09 1992-09-29
1993 36 San Jose Giants California League A+ SFG
1993 36 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1993-04-08 1993-08-03
1994 37 San Jose Giants California League A+ SFG
1994 37 Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1994 37 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1994-06-22 1994-08-09
1995 38 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1995-05-06 1995-07-09

Sabr ID: b4d50868

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