Q.V. Lowe

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Q.V. Lowe

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Biographical Information[edit]

Q.V. Lowe was an All-American in 1967 at Auburn University and was drafted in the 19th round of the 1967 amateur draft by the Chicago Cubs. He pitched for the Lodi Crushers in 1967 and the San Antonio Missions in 1968-1971. Lowe also served as the Missions' pitching coach for his last two years there.

Lowe was a Chicago Cubs coach in 1972 and a minor league manager. Lowe also spent time as a minor league coach in the New York Yankees chain from the 1970s to 1985 and for the Montreal Expos in 1986-1992. He was a coach for the Oneonta Yankees in 1982, Greensboro Hornets in 1983, Columbus Clippers in 1985, Jacksonville Expos in 1986, and Jamestown Expos in 1987-1991. He then managed Jamestown in 1992.

Lowe was the head coach at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College from 1975 to 1981. He was given the job of head coach at Auburn University at Montgomery, which had no baseball program, in 1986 and was the head coach from the school's inaugural season in 1987 through 2014. He has taken AUM to the NAIA College World Series in 1990, 1992, and 2006. Lowe retired in July of 2014.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1973 GCL Cubs Gulf Coast League 27-28 6th (t) Chicago Cubs none
1974 Key West Conchs Florida State League 20-53 8th Chicago Cubs replaced Jack Mull (17-41)
1992 Jamestown Expos New York-Penn League 34-43 10th Montreal Expos

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