RUSC Christmas Radio Station
Casey At The Bat

Casey At The Bat

Broadcast: 17th April 1948
Added: Apr 17 2010

A special treat for all you baseball fansCasey At The Bat is the exciting and nostalgic story about the good old days in the Bush Leagues. It is a yarn that’s full of laughter and memories and based on the celebrated poem by a newspaperman named Ernest Lawrence Thayer who wrote the chronicle of Casey in 1888 when he was grinding out a daily sports item for the San Francisco Examiner.

Chosen as his favorite story by baseball immortal Chris Speaker Cleveland Indians (1919-1926)

Written by: Ernest Lawrence Thayer in 1888.