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Casey Affleck throws first pitch before Red Sox game

Casey Affleck recorded a short video for a fan before he threw out the first pitch.
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Casey Affleck recorded a short video for a fan before he threw out the first pitch.

Casey Affleck returned to his hometown Tuesday and threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox-Cardinals game at Fenway Park.

Affleck’s appearance was part of the annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Earlier in the day, Affleck appeared on WEEI with hosts Dale Arnold, Michael Holley, and Rich Keefe.

Watch: Casey Affleck on WEEI

Affleck, of course, captured an Oscar earlier this year for his performance in “Manchester by the Sea.”

Affleck threw out the first pitch.
Jim Davis/Globe Staff
Affleck threw out the ceremonial first pitch.