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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Harry Ralston Black
Stat Years
1979-1995  [mlb] 1981-1995
Height/Weight
6-2 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (490) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Mark Morris (Longview,WA)
Colleges
San Diego State University (San Diego, California)
Draft
Selected by the Seattle Mariners in Round #17 (#417 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
John Shafer
MLB Debut
1981-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.067)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [7] SFN [4] CLE [4] SEA [3] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8852 ... retro id: blacb001 ... mlbam id: 111034
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-221---000.0020000205.03000580001.605.400.009.0014.400.001.60.000
    1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-221---013.0017200015127.017119116242021.225.670.335.338.003.671.50.000
    1979Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA-/A+----222---012.5319200017132.020119121322021.285.630.285.919.003.091.52.000
    1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-232---533.4532540027086.0673433449735021.357.010.425.137.643.561.49.625
    1980Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA+----231---533.4532540027086.0673433449735021.357.010.425.137.643.561.49.625
    1981Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-243---263.00221121511287.07838291223863011.168.071.242.388.903.933.74.250
    1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-243---104.5040001408.012441242001.7513.501.132.254.504.502.001.000
    1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0020000201.02000301005.0018.000.0027.000.000.000.00.000
    1981Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA/AA----242---363.13261121615295.09042331325905011.218.531.232.378.533.983.60.333
    1981MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0020000201.02000301005.0018.000.0027.000.000.000.00.000
    1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-254---312.48443100029.02398210200001.147.140.623.106.212.792.00.750
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.5822140028088.19248451034404731.439.371.023.464.084.891.18.400
    1982Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----251---312.48443100029.02398210200001.147.140.623.106.212.792.00.750
    1982MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf464.6022140028088.39248451034404731.439.401.023.474.094.901.18.400
    1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-265---313.34553000035.0311313113320001.267.970.263.348.233.342.46.750
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1073.79242430000161.115975681943584021.258.871.062.403.244.181.35.588
    1983Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----261---313.34553000035.0311313113320001.267.970.263.348.233.342.46.750
    1983MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1073.80242430000161.315975681943584021.258.881.062.403.244.191.35.588
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17123.12353581000257.0226998922641402241.137.910.772.244.903.472.19.586
    1984MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17123.12353581000257.0226998922641402241.137.910.772.244.903.472.19.586
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10154.33333352000205.22161119917591229181.349.450.742.585.344.862.07.400
    1985MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10154.34333352000205.72161119917591229181.349.470.752.595.354.872.07.400
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5103.205640026529121.010049431443682271.187.441.043.205.063.641.58.333
    1986MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5103.205640026529121.010049431443682271.187.441.043.205.063.641.58.333
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf863.602918004111122.112663491635616051.329.271.182.574.494.631.74.571
    1987MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf863.612918004111122.312663491635616051.329.291.182.584.504.641.74.571
    1988Williamsport BillsEastAAcle-3110---100.0011000005.00000050000.000.000.000.009.000.000.001.000
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca403110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.9117000517022.0231212211190201.559.410.824.507.774.911.73.667
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle403110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.031670049159.0593533623445441.399.000.923.516.715.341.91.400
    1988Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA----311---100.0011000005.00000050000.000.000.000.009.000.002.001.000
    1988MLB Totals: KCA-CLEbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf445.0033700926181.0824745834635641.439.110.893.787.005.221.85.500
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle403211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12113.36333263010222.1213958314528813511.198.620.572.103.563.851.69.522
    1989MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12113.36333263010222.3213958314528813511.198.630.572.113.573.851.69.522
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle403312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11103.53292952000191.0171797517581036141.208.060.802.734.853.721.78.524
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor353312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.02320011015.210772330010.835.741.151.721.724.021.00.667
    1990MLB Totals: CLE-TORbyYearMLB----332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.58323152110206.7181868219611066151.177.900.832.664.633.751.74.542
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn403413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12163.99343433000214.12011049525711046641.278.441.052.984.374.371.46.429
    1991MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12163.99343433000214.32011049525711046641.278.451.052.984.374.371.46.429
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3514---200.86331100021.021320571001.249.000.002.143.001.291.401.000
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn403514Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10123.97282821000177.017888782359823711.349.051.173.004.174.471.39.455
    1992Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----351---200.86331100021.021320571001.249.000.002.143.001.291.401.000
    1992MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10123.97282821000177.017888782359823711.349.051.173.004.174.471.39.455
    1993San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-3615---009.0011000001.02111020002.0018.009.000.0018.009.000.00.000
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn403615Log - Sp - Ext - Perf823.5616160000093.28944371333450421.308.551.253.174.324.231.36.800
    1993Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+----361---009.0011000001.02111020002.0018.009.000.0018.009.002.00.000
    1993MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf823.5716160000093.78944371333450421.318.591.263.194.354.251.36.800
    1994San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-3716---100.0011000007.06000250001.147.710.002.576.430.002.501.000
    1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3716---101.17330000015.114422780001.378.221.174.114.702.351.141.000
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn403716Log - Sp - Ext - Perf424.4710100000054.1503127916283131.218.281.492.654.645.131.75.667
    1994Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+/AAA----372---200.81440000022.3204229130001.318.140.813.675.291.631.441.000
    1994MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf424.4910100000054.3503127916283131.228.321.502.664.665.161.75.667
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle403817Log - Sp - Ext - Perf426.8511100001047.1634236816341101.6711.981.523.046.467.992.13.667
    1995MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf426.8811100001047.3634236816341101.6812.041.533.066.508.032.13.667
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)1211163.84398296321242102112,053.3197898287621762310396543491.278.670.952.734.554.301.67.511
    American League Totals (13 yrs)87843.8031020827842102111,514.014607156391474447805325391.268.680.872.644.644.251.76.509
    National League Totals (4 yrs)34323.96888854000539.3518267237701792591218101.298.651.172.994.324.461.45.515
    Minor League Totals19122.7995361336593326.32741171012413227413051.257.560.663.647.563.232.08.613
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals713.3319123007081.0744230046820001.488.220.005.119.114.671.78.875
    Minor: A- Totals000.0020000205.03000580001.605.400.009.0014.400.001.60.000
    Minor: A+ Totals643.20519400421121.09246436671047041.316.840.454.987.743.421.55.600
    Minor: AA Totals362.84231221511292.07838291223913011.107.631.172.258.903.723.96.333
    Minor: AAA Totals1022.41191572140108.31013329637713001.288.410.503.085.912.751.92.833
    Kansas City Royals Totals (7 yrs)56573.73216128163378810977.79424574051002895082714291.268.680.922.664.684.211.76.496
    Cleveland Indians Totals (4 yrs)29263.9389781154111519.750625122745149269251191.268.770.782.584.664.351.81.527
    San Francisco Giants Totals (4 yrs)34323.96888854000539.3518267237701792591218101.298.651.172.994.324.461.45.515
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)214.14320011015.710772330010.865.921.181.781.784.141.00.667
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)000.0020000201.02000301005.0018.000.0027.000.000.000.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-23p---1334010000000200000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4034pL-S-E-P2357131330060002009000.183.183.225.40880163.042.042.2550.0025.000.000.00.0023.1
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-35p---339010002000100000.111.111.111.222910.000.000.1250.0011.110.000.00.000.0
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4035pL-S-E-P3285413100200216010000.056.089.074.1636641.056.018.0793.0324.248.000.00.0033.3
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4036pL-S-E-P41637290003002803001.243.282.243.5254290.054.000.3104.7619.054.000.00.000.0
    1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-37p---534020001001000000.500.600.5001.100520.250.000.50020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4037pL-S-E-P51017010001000505000.059.059.059.1182210.000.000.0830.0022.730.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)891796264001200449027001.145.164.168.332210304.045.023.2001.9023.3312.250.00.0015.4
    National League Totals (4 yrs)891796264001200449027001.145.164.168.332210304.045.023.2001.9023.3312.250.00.0015.4
    Minor League Totals3917040003001300000.235.278.235.5131840.059.000.2865.5616.673.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals334010000000200000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals613030003001100000.231.286.231.5171430.077.000.2507.147.141.000.00.000.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (4 yrs)891796264001200449027001.145.164.168.332210304.045.023.2001.9023.3312.250.00.0015.4
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Bellingham MarinersNwstA-22P200.00200221.0001.000.002.8100.016
    1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+22P1700.02700991.0000.500.0012.1100.011
    1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+231B100.01000111.0001.000.000.73.05
    1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+23P3200.0612111918.9470.600.0023.097.02
    1981Lynn SailorsEastAA24P2200.0121112322.9571.000.0015.9100.06
    1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAA24P400.01201331.0000.800.002.9100.015
    1981Seattle MarinersALMLB24P201.00100111.0000.501.001.8100.015
    1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA25P400.01400551.0001.300.002.9100.014
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P22088.1612111918.9470.800.2013.6100.07
    1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA26P500.0290211111.0002.200.003.7100.013
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P240161.1732154039.9751.600.2414.8100.08
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P350257.01351226664.9701.800.2521.6100.05
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28P330205.2630404036.9001.100.1820.4100.03
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29P560121.03210124241.0000.400.2034.6100.02
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30P290122.14190023231.0000.800.1917.9100.08
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P17022.00100111.0000.100.0510.6100.012
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLB31P16059.05110016161.0001.000.279.9100.011
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLB32P330222.11333234846.9581.400.2120.4100.04
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB33P290191.0727123534.9711.200.1817.9100.06
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLB33P3015.20600661.0002.000.391.9100.017
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLB34P340214.114380452521.0001.500.2421.097.17
    1992Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA35P300.00300331.0001.000.002.1100.020
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35P280177.05370442421.0001.500.2417.3100.08
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36P16093.2322222725.9261.600.279.9100.011
    1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA37P300.02100331.0001.000.002.1100.020
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB37P10054.1370110101.0001.000.188.7100.013
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLB38P11047.10800881.0000.700.177.6100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)39802,05089356132511.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)19006190311.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)22001211111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (1B)100100011.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)49008191111.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)200020011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1979Minor19----------
    1980Minor32-1--------
    1981MLB2----------
    1981Minor26----------
    1982MLB22----------
    1982Minor4----------
    1983MLB24----------
    1983Minor5----------
    1984MLB35----------
    1985MLB33----------
    1986MLB56----------
    1987MLB29----------
    1988MLB33----------
    1989MLB33----------
    1990MLB32----------
    1991MLB34----------
    1992MLB28----------
    1992Minor3----------
    1993MLB16----------
    1994MLB10----------
    1994Minor3----------
    1995MLB11----------
    Totals490-1--------