Established in 1929, the Greater Hartford Twilight Baseball League is Connecticut's premier wood bat, amateur baseball league for adults. As a non-profit organization, the GHTBL aims to preserve and promote amateur baseball in the Greater Hartford area while serving as a positive venue for the development of young men in our community. Hartford Twilight players have advanced to the professional baseball ranks since the league's founding. Former Major Leaguers from the GHTBL include Pete Naktenis, Moe Drabowsky, Monk Dubiel, Joey Jay and more. Jeff Bagwell, Bernie Williams, Rob Dibble and Ricky Bottalico played Hartford Twilight ball before becoming MLB All-Stars. GHTBL alumni currently employed by Major League Baseball are St. Louis Cardinals Director of Player Development, Gary LaRocque and Toronto Blue Jays Pitching Coach, Pete Walker. GHTBL alumni now playing professional baseball include A.J. Pollock of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Scott Oberg of the Colorado Rockies, Cory Riordan of the Detroit Tigers, Alex Smith of the New York Yankees, and Tyler Olander of the Toronto Blue Jays.