Wayne Terwilliger

At a Glance

Playing Career
--Des Moines
--Los Angeles
--St. Paul




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'49 cubs yearbook

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Chicago Cubs (1949-51)

1950 Bowman card 1949: .223 avg, 36 games, 112 at-bats

Called up from Los Angeles Angels (Pacific Coast League) in early August to replace the injured Emil Verban as starting second baseman

Became one of four rookies to have 8 consecutive hits (Ted Williams is another); first major league hit off Bill Voiselle Aug. 7 vs Boston; first major league home run off Dave Koslo Aug. 23 at Polo Grounds

1951 Topps 1950: .242 avg, 133 games, 480 at-bats

Hit 10 home runs

Manager (all three seasons): Frankie Frisch. Teammates included Phil Cavarretta, Andy Pafko, Johnny Schmitz, Bob Rush, Smoky Burgess, Mickey Owen, Roy Smalley

1951 Bowman 1951: .214 avg, 50 games, 192 at-bats

Became friends with future actor Chuck Connors at spring training

Traded to Brooklyn June 15 with outfielder Andy Pafko, pitcher Johnny Schmitz and catcher Rube Walker for catcher Ernie Edwards, pitcher Joe Hatten, outfielder Gene Hermanski and infielder Eddie Miksis

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