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Wayne Twitchell
Birth: Mar. 10, 1948
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 2010
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Major League Baseball Player. For ten seasons (1970 to 1979), he was a pitcher with the Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, New York Mets and Seattle Mariners. Born Wayne Lee Twitchell he attended Wilson High School in Portland, where he was a three-sport athlete, excelling at basketball, football and baseball, earning varsity letters 9-times overall. He was selected by the Houston Astros during the 1st round of the 1966 Amateur Draft, but would make his Major League debut with the Brewers on September 9th, 1970, appearing in 2 games that season. The following year with the Phillies, Twitchell pitched in 6 games, posting a 1 win 0 loss record, with a 0.00 ERA in 16 innings pitched. He reached the pinnacle of his career in 1973 with the Phillies, when he notched 13 victories, 10 complete games, including 5 shutouts (third in the league), with 169 strikeouts, and a 2.50 ERA, earning National League All-Star status. Twitchell concluded his career after appearing in 4 games with the Mariners in 1979, compiling a 48 win, 65 loss record, with a 3.98 lifetime ERA, in 1,063 innings pitched. Following his playing career, he returned to Wilson High School where he served as a pitching coach and worked in the real estate industry. He was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. He died from cancer. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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Wilhelm's Portland Memorial
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 18, 2010
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