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By Frank Wolf

The Buffalo Bisons announced Monday that former infielder Bobby Meacham has agreed to become the 20th manager in club history. Meacham will be the first African-American to ever hold the position.

Meacham has 27 seasons worth of coaching experience that includes 10 years in the minor leagues and six in the MLB with stints in New York (Yankees), San Diego and Houston.

He also played 457 major league games.

Meacham will be formally introduced on Tuesday afternoon.