Wayne Terwilliger

At a Glance

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




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Bonus card!1955 doubleheader

1953 Senators Washington Senators (1953-54)

1953: .252 avg, 134 games, 464 at-bats

Senators starting lineup Manager: Bucky Harris. Teammates included Mickey Vernon, Eddie Yost, Bob Porterfield, Mel Hoderlein, Mickey Grasso

Highlights: getting a game-winning hit off St. Louis Browns pitcher Satchel Paige; having President Eisenhower quoted in the newspaper praising Twig's play; getting 20 minutes of batting advice from Ted Williams; watching Mickey Mantle's 565-yard home run at Griffith Stadium

1954 Senators 1954: .204 avg, 106 games, 337 at-bats

New teammate: Harmon Killebrew

Lowlight: Twig held out until he got a $500 raise for '54, but then had a frustrating season. See '54 Senators team photo.

1953 Briggs meats 1955 Senators ACTION PHOTOS of Twig as a Senator...see Gallery

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