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Mike Quade Biography
Mike Quade was born March 12, 1957 in Evanston, Illinois andis the manager of the Chicago Cubs. Prior to this, he served as the Cubs' thirdbase coach and was the former manager of the Iowa Cubs, the AAA baseball teamfor the Chicago Cubs.
After retiring as a player, Quade was named the manager of the Macon Pirates,who he managed in 1985 and 1986. He managed the Rockford Expos in 1989 and 1990,the Harrisburg Senators in 1991 and 1992, the Ottawa Lynx in 1993, theScranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons in 1994 and 1995, the West Michigan Whitecapsin 1996, the Huntsville Stars in 1997, the Edmonton Trappers in 1998, theVancouver Canadians in 1999, and the Iowa Cubs from 2003-2006.
Quade was the Minor League Manager of the Year in 1991 withthe Harrisburg Senators and 1993 with the Ottawa Lynx. In 1997, he managed theWest Michigan Whitecaps to a league championship and the guilas Cibaeas towin the Caribbean World Series. He managed the Vancouver Canadians to victoryin the 1999 AAA World Series.
Quade also served as the first base coach of the Oakland Athleticsbetween 2000 and 2002 as well as on the Chicago Cubs bench staff during the2003 playoff run.
Quade won his 1,000th game as a minor league manager onApril 18, 2004. During July of the 2006 season, Quade substituted for then Cubsthird base coach Chris Speier. Speier was out for three games of thirdbase/coaching duties because of a DUI.
In October 2006, Quade was named one of the five finalistsfor the 2007 Chicago Cubs managerial opening. Quade, along with AA manager PatListach, were two Cubs minor league candidates interviewed for the job opening
Quade served as interim manager of the Cubs after LouPiniella's retirement. Quade was given a two-year contract with a club optionfor a third year to remain the Cubs' manager for 2011.
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