Mike Quade shows substance over style

MESA, Ariz. -- Mike Quade, the new Chicago Cubs manager, is sitting in his office at Fitch Park after a morning workout with pitchers and catchers, flipping through his photo album of thoughts, from Keith Lieppman, the Oakland executive who was key to his career, to getting fired in Scranton, Pa.

To the right of his desk is a framed photo of Vince Lombardi's most famous speech, the proud profile of the great coach shaded in the background behind the text. Winning is not a sometime thing. It is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while. You do them right all the time …"

They are the leader's words, the iconic inspiration for virtually every person who has sought the challenge to stand in front a group of talented young athletes and ask them to follow and believe in him.

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