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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.