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For Cubs, Q could be the answer

By hiring Mike Quade, the Cubs are distancing themselves from their losing legacy

Updated: October 20, 2010, 1:38 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Mike Quade is not Joe Girardi.

Mike Quade is not Ryne Sandberg, and he's not Dusty Baker and he's not Lou Piniella.

Thankfully, he's not Eric Wedge.

Mike Quade, who toiled in anonymity coaching third base in Chicago, and before that for two decades in the minor leagues, is the new manager of the Chicago Cubs.

Stranger things have happened to the Cubs, but Quade's good fortune in going from afterthought to top candidate with ...

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