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The 2011 season marks Ivan's fifth as a member of the Cubs coaching staff, and his first full season as third base coach ... he was a special assistant to manager Lou Piniella from 2007-09, and began the 2010 season as first base coach ... on August 23, 2010, he switched to third base coach, taking over for Mike Quade who was promoted to manager ... Ivan played shortstop for Chicago from 1977-81...Prior to this stint with the Cubs, he served as manager for Rookie-League Greeneville in the Houston Astros organization in 2006 ... managed in the Astros farm system from 2001-06...Has 35 years of experience in professional baseball, including the last 20 seasons as a manager or coach...Was a coach or manager in the Puerto Rican Winter League from 1990-2009 ... managed Ponce in 2000 and Arecibo Lobos in 2005...Was a coach on the Puerto Rico squad in the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic tournaments...Played in two World Series, reaching the event with the 1983 Philadelphia Phillies and 1985 St. Louis Cardinals...Participated in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Cubs Caravan.

Coaching Career
Ivan has been a minor league manager or coach with the Dodgers (1990- 91), Seattle (1992-93) and Houston (1994-2006)...Was named the 2005 Carolina League Manager of the Year after leading Single-A Salem within one game of the playoffs...Before coaching Single-A Lexington in 2004, he spent the previous two seasons managing Single-A Tri-City in which he guided the 2003 Valley Cats to a 42-32 overall record and finished in second place of the New York-Penn League's Stedler Division...Was named the Astros 2003 Player Development Man of the Year for his efforts...In his first year as a manager in the Houston system, he led the 2001 Pittsfield Astros to a 45-30 mark and within 2.5 games of a wild-card playoff spot in the New York-Penn League...Has been both a coach with Single-A Kissimmee (1994-97, 2000) and the Astros minor league infield and baserunning coordinator (1998-99)...Has also managed in the Los Angeles Dodgers (1990-91) and Seattle (1992) minor league systems ... led the 1990 Rookie- League Dodgers to the Gulf Coast League title and also served as a coach for the Mariners Double-A Jacksonville affiliate in 1993.

Playing Career
Ivan broke into the Majors with the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1974-76 ... played for the Cubs from 1977-81 ... after the 1981 season, Chicago traded the right-handed batter to the Philadelphia Phillies for Ryne Sandberg and Larry Bowa...DeJesus played with the Phillies from 1982-84 before ending his playing career with St. Louis (1985), the New York Yankees (1986), San Francisco (1987) and Detroit (1988)...In 1,371 Major League games, he compiled a .254 career batting mark while playing shortstop for the Dodgers, Cubs, Phillies, Cardinals, Yankees, Giants and Tigers from 1974-88 (15 Major League seasons)...Holds the Cubs' franchise record with 160 games played by a shortstop in both 1978 and 1979 ... his 595 assists at shortstop in 1977 also mark a franchise record...Led the National League with 104 runs scored in 1978...Swiped 194 bases in his career, including a career-best 44 steals in 1980 with the Cubs.

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