Cubs manager Mike Quade, here talking with his team at the start of spring training camp in Mesa, Ariz., looks at his role much like a teacher.
Cubs manager Mike Quade makes a point during a base running drill during spring training workouts in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
With 17 years in the minor leagues as a coach, Cubs manager Mike Quade takes a hands-on approach with his club. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Mike Quade was an interim manager after Lou Piniella left last August, but he led the Cubs to a 24-13 record down the stretch and was named manager last December. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
The suburbs are home for Cubs manager Mike Quade, right, who played three sports at Prospect High School. He shares a laugh here with former Cubs pitcher and Elk Grove High School star Dave Otto during a vist this winter to Prospect High.
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Mike Quade's job is manager of the Cubs. But if you ask Quade what his role is, he'll tell you he's a teacher.