U.S. Marine Corps, WW II, 2nd Armored Amphibian Battalion--part of the assault force on Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. MORE...
Born June 27, 1925, in Clare, Mich.
Graduated from Charlotte (Mich.) High School and earned a B.S. in social science at Western Michigan University, where he played baseball, basketball and football.
Married Mary Jane 1946; children Marcie and Steve. Married Lin (with Twig at right) 1974; stepsons Mike and Kevin. Wayne and Lin now live in Weatherford, Texas.
What's in a name?
The name Terwilliger, which is Dutch and means "near the willow trees," gave box-score writers fits and found its way into American literature. MORE...