Bisons name Allenson as manager

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Gary Allenson will be the Buffalo Bisons’ manager in 2014, replacing Marty Brown, who left the organization last month.

Allenson is a 19-year veteran manager in the minor leagues, spending eight of those seasons in the International League with Louisville (1998-1999), Ottawa (2003) and Norfolk (2007-2011).

He spent last season as the manager for the AA New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Going into his 20th season as a manager, Allenson carries a record of 1,143-1,266 (.474 pct.).

Allenson also spent time in the Major Leagues as a bench coach, first base coach, and third base coach.

His staff will include pitching coach Randy St. Claire and hitting coach Richie Hebner. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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