Robert Benjamin Black
- Bats Unknown, Throws Right
- Weight 155 lb.
- Debut August 19, 1884
- Final Game October 19, 1884
- Born December 10, 1862 in Cincinnati, OH USA
- Died March 21, 1933 in Sioux City, IA USA
Bob Black was a two-way player for the 1884 Kansas City Cowboys, appearing in 19 games in the outfield, 16 at pitcher, 6 at second base and one at shortstop. He was one of the strongest hitters on the team, leading the players with 14 doubles (no regular position player had more than 7). After his major league days, he played several seasons for Memphis, continuing as a two-way player.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1902||Le Mars Blackbirds||Iowa-South Dakota League||43-48||4th|
|1903||Le Mars Blackbirds||Iowa-South Dakota League||48-34||1st|
|1904||Burlington River Rats||Iowa State League||8th||replaced George Stovall|