The top Iowa Cub got the call to the big leagues today. The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Don Baylor and have calledBruce Kimm, the manager of their triple-A affiliates in Des Moines, to head east as interim manager. The parent Cubs have been a disappointment at 34-49 this season, in fifth place in the National League Central, 12 1/2 games behind the first-place Cardinals. The 51-year-old Kimm is a Norway, Iowa native who is in his second season as skipper at Iowa and seventh as a minor league manager. He led Iowa to a 44-45 mark this season, after winning a division title last season. Kim a minor league managerial mark of 480-449. Kimm is expected to take over the Cubs managerial duties in Atlanta Saturday.
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