November 8, 2006

Bud Black



Contract status | Black signed a three-year extension on July 19, 2010, with team options for 2014 and 2015. The Padres exercised the 14-15 options on Nov. 19, 1992.

Record | Baseball-Reference.com

Resume | Padres manager (2007-present), Angels pitching coach (2000-06), Cleveland, special assistant to the general manager (1996-97, 99)

Awards | NL Manager of the Year (2010)

Managers for whom he played | Rene Lachemann (1981), Dick Howser (82-86), Mike Ferraro (86), Billy Gardner (87), John Wathan (87-88), Doc Edwards (88-89), John Hart (89), John McNamara (90), Cito Gaston (90), Roger Craig (91-92), Dusty Baker (93-94), Mike Hargrove (95)


Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Mariners (1981), Royals (82-88), Cleveland (88-90), Blue Jays (90), Giants (91-94), Cleveland (95)

Pitches | 1. Fastball (84-88) 2. Slider 3. Curve 4. Change

Players most similar to | Larry Gura, Ross Grimsley
Career year (1984) 17-12, 3.12 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 64 walks in 257 innings.