A walk down Minnesota sports memory lane

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Tom Casey and Harmon Killebrew

Tom Casey and Harmon Killebrew

Tom Casey with Harmon Killebrew, who played with the Minnesota Twins from 1961-1974.

Bob Casey

Bob Casey

Chaska resident Tom Casey’s father, Bob Casey, was the Minnesota Twins’ only public address announcer from 1961 to 2004.

Tom Casey1

Tom Casey1

Tom Casey of Chaska flips through a bin of old media guides, magazines and photographs that once belonged to his father, Bob, who was public address announcer for the Minnesota Twins from 1961 to 2004.

Tom Casey2

Tom Casey2

Tom Casey holds the memories of his childhood and of his father’s profession

Bob Casey and Kirby Puckett

Bob Casey and Kirby Puckett

Minnesota Twins announcer Bob Casey with Minnesota Twins center fielder Kirby Puckett. Puckett autographed the photo with the message: “To Casey, Thanks for taking care of me for all these years. What would I have done without you! You’re the best!”

Billy Martin, Mickey Mantle and Bob Casey

Billy Martin, Mickey Mantle and Bob Casey

Billy Martin, Mickey Mantle and Bob Casey at the Metropolitan Stadium.

Branch Rickey and Bob Casey

Branch Rickey and Bob Casey

Branch Rickey is interviewed by Bob Casey. As general manager for the Dodgers, Rickey hired Jackie Robinson, a move that broke baseball’s color barrier. (He was recently portrayed by Harrison Ford in the movie “42,” about Robinson.)

Roger Maris and Tom Casey

Roger Maris and Tom Casey

Tom Casey with Minnesota native Roger Maris, who hit 61 home runs for the New York Yankees in the 1961 season.



Posted: Friday, January 17, 2014 9:00 am

A walk down Minnesota sports memory lane

By Eric Kraushar
scores@swpub.com

Chanhassen Villager

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Tom Casey flips through a bin of media guides and photographs. It’s like a trip down memory lane.


“That one is from the first Super Bowl.”

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