Dick Joyce

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameRichard Edward "Dick"•Joyce
Used nameDick•Joyce
Born18 November 1943 in Portland, Maine (USA)
Died23 January 2007 in Raleigh, North Carolina (USA)
AffiliationsCollege of the Holy Cross, Worcester (USA)
NOC United States


Dick Joyce was a left-handed pitcher for the USA at the 1964 Olympic demonstration baseball. Joyce played college baseball at Holy Cross, and was signed out of college by the Kansas City Athletics. He appeared in the 1962 and 1963 College World Series.

Joyce played pro ball for three years, mostly in the minor leagues. However, in 1965 he appeared in five games with the Athletics, before returning to the minors. Following his retirement, he joined IBM where he eventually had a long career in the executive suite. Joyce is a member of the Holy Cross and the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Baseball (Baseball/Softball) USA Dick Joyce
Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States =1
Baseball, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) United States 1