Rockies manager Bud Black was a young prospect, hoping to prove himself in the big leagues when he was traded to the Royals, and had the opportunity to play for manager Dick Howser. There are things he learned from Howser, who died 30 years ago Saturday, that have impacted Black’s managerial career. He discussed Howser with InsidetheSeams.com.
Black is even wearing No. 10 this season out of respect for Howser.