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Des Moines Cubs (Bruins), Western League, A
1948: .196 avg, 18 games, 46 at-bats
Manager: Stan Hack. Teammates included Bob Borkowski, "Handsome Ransom" Jackson, Bob Kelly, Leon "Red" Treadway
Twig got his first professional RBI when he was hit in the head by a "breaking ball" that never broke.
Twig's success in 1949 was a big surprise to the Cubs and to writers who frequently pointed out how little he'd played in '48.
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