Norman Rockwell's "The Loser" was the cover of "The Saturday Evening Post" on Nov. 8., 1958. Bernard "Dick" Casey was his model.

Dick Casey – Red Sox’s No. 1 fan for 70 Years

In 1915, Dick Casey organized and played on his own minor league team, “The Casey All-Stars,” which toured Canada and Maine for the next 11 years. The All-Stars were Casey’s picks of the best college baseball players from five Boston colleges – Boston College, Brandeis, Harvard, Boston University and Northeastern. Each player earned $30, except for pitchers who picked up $5 extra.

When Casey retired from the field in 1927, the team died. But he couldn’t keep his fingers out of the business. Three years later, he joined Bill Mullen and Bob Cusick in forming the Boston Park League, the oldest semi-pro sand lot league in America. Read more

Park Loop Players Go To Bat For Injured Little Leaguer

Players in the Park League baseball senior division have responded “admirably” to the request for blood for stricken Little Leaguer Bobby Lebel, according to league director Bob Cusick, and the drive is spreading into the Twilight Division as well. Read more

It’s Cusick’s 33d Season Solving Park League Crises

The Park Department baseball league opens its 33d season Monday night, and for the 33d time a mobile baseball encyclopedia entitled Bob Cusick will be in on the operation. Read more