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Padres Wish Manager Bud Black "Happy Birthday"

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    Monday is manager Bud Black's 57th birthday, even though he tried to keep that information from his team. Thankfully, NBC 7’s Derek Togerson spilled the beans.

     The Padres start a 3-game series against the Reds Monday night at Petco Park. Baseball is a statistics-driven game, and Friars fans will be happy to know the numbers point to a Padres win. Well, one number in-particular:

    The number 57.

    Monday is Manager Bud Black's 57th birthday, and during his managerial career, the team is 5-1 on his birthday. Even though he doesn't let anyone know it's his birthday.

    Watch the video above to find out who Bud would trust to make his birthday cake.