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

Cronin Gives Park League Prizes

A bonus for baseball fans will be offered at Dick Casey (Town) Field, Dorchester, Monday night when Joe Cronin, president of the American League, will present three awards, They include the MVP, $1000 to the team that scored the most runs, and a trophy for the club that recorded the fewest errors this season in the Boston Park League. Read more

Caseys Champions Of Park Baseball

Conquer Jordan Marsh, 6-2, to Clinch Title.

Dick Casey’s Neponset team won the Boston Park League championship last night at the Dorchester Town Field before 7000 fans. defeating Jordan Marsh, 6-2, in the fifth game of the series. Casey had won the first three games of the series and the fourth ended in a tie. Read more

Park Loop Play-Offs Will Start Tonight

Jordan Marsh and Dick Casey’s Club to Mix.

Jordan Marsh and Dick Casey’s Club, finalists in the Boston Park League, will start their four-out-ofseven game series for the city baseball championship tonight at the Dorchester Town Field, the home grounds of the retailers. The teams will shift to Garvey Field. Read more