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Casey at the Bat
Film information
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi
Produced by: Walt Disney
Ben Sharpsteen
Written by: Homer Brightman
Eric Gurney
Starring: Jerry Colonna
Jimmy MacDonald
Dessie Flynn
Music by: Ken Darby
Studio: Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures
Release Date(s): August 15, 1946
July 16, 1954 (re-issued)
Language: English
Followed by: Casey Bats Again

Casey at the Bat is an animated short of a segment in Make Mine Music. It was reissued as a stand-alone short on July 16, 1954.


The Disney version of the poem about baseball slugger Casey, and his valiant stand to try to win the game for Mudville.



  • A close-up view of the musicians in the band reveals some of the Disney animators including four of the Nine Old Men, Ward Kimball (tubist), Frank Thomas (drummer), Ollie Johnston (trombonist), and Marc Davis (flautist), and producer Walt Disney (triangle player).

Releases (standalone)[]


  • Disneyland, episode #4.2: "Four Fabulous Characters" (1957)
  • The New Mickey Mouse Club, March 16, 1977
  • Disney's Wonderful World, episode #26.4: "Baseball Fever"
  • Donald's Quack Attack, episode #41
  • The Ink and Paint Club, episode #1.52: "Rah! Rah! Disney Goes Athletic"


  • Walt Disney Cartoon Classics: Disney's Tall Tales