Season: 2017

Charlie Hesseltine

Born in Meriden, CT, on January 19, 1985. Hesseltine graduated from Maloney High School and was named an All-State pitcher in 2002 and 2003. He was drafted in the 42nd round (1,245th overall) of the 2003 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers – the only CT player chosen that year. Hesseltine chose to attend Pensacola Junior College in Florida seeking a higher draft pick, however tore his ulnar collateral ligament during the second week of the 2004 season. He underwent Tommy John surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL. After rehabbing, Hesseltine played in the GHTBL during the summer of 2005. By 2006, he signed to play professional baseball for the Atlantic City Surf of the Atlantic League. He ended his professional career with the Bridgeport Bluefish in 2008 and was inducted in Maloney High School Hall of Fame in 2014. Hesseltine has worked as a pitching instructor at Home Run USA in Cheshire and has continued his role as ace pitcher in the GHTBL. He stepped up to manage the Record-Journal Expos in 2017. Hesseltine is a carpenter for Central Connecticut Acoustics Inc and lives in Hamden, Connecticut with his wife Karla.

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Weston Ulbrich

Born July 10, 1987, in Middletown, CT. Ulbrich first learned the game of baseball at Porky Vieira’s summer camp at the University of New Haven. He attended The Gunnery School in Washington, CT, and played under Jeff Trundy, longtime Head Coach for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League. In 2004, Ulbrich manned third base as Gunnery won the Housatonic Conference championship and was a member of the Middletown Post 75 American Legion baseball team. He joined the GHTBL in 2007 as an infielder for the People’s Bank franchise. Then he played as a walk-on at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida while earning a degree in Political Science. As shortstop for GHTBL’s Ferguson Waterworks franchise, he helped win three championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Ulbrich assumed leadership of the franchise and became GHTBL Secretary in 2015. He established GHTBL.org and has worked with President Holowaty and managers to develop the league. He is a Realtor and a baseball writer who resides in Milford with his wife, Gabriella and their son, Harvey.

Chris Kehoe

Born February 2, 1967, Chris Kehoe came of age in East Hartford, Connecticut and graduated from East Hartford High School in 1985. He matriculated to the University of Hartford where he earned his degree in 1989. Kehoe has been a key contributor to the twilight league since 1991. He began as a player on the Jets franchise and became manager in the year 2000. Kehoe managed the East Hartford Jets until 2017, when he stepped into the General Manager role. Kehoe has also served as interpreter of the GHTBL By-laws and helped revise them in 2019.

Jack Ceppetelli

Born on  January 27, 1965, Jack Ceppetelli was raised in East Windsor, CT. He attended East Windsor High School, class of 1983 and played baseball at Assumption College for four years. Ceppetelli competed in his first GHTBL season in 1985 and returned in 1991 as a pitcher. He also pitched for s years in the Tri-County Baseball League in Massachusetts. Ceppetelli earned GHTBL’s Most Valuable Playoff Pitcher in 1999. He has been manager of the Vernon Orioles since 2001, winning twelve league titles in the last 20 years. In 2003, he was inducted into the East Windsor High School Hall of Fame. Ceppetelli lives in South Windsor, CT, is a tax accountant and certified CPA.

Tom Abbruzzese

Born on August 11, 1943, in Hartford, CT, Tom Abbruzzese is the longest serving manager in GHTBL history. He is a graduate of Wethersfield High School and Fairfield University (1965). Abbruzzese coached the Junior and Senior Division of the Jaycee Courant League from 1971 to 1978. He entered his first twilight team, Society for Savings, into the GHTBL in the summer of 1976. Abbruzzese’s franchise was also sponsored by Bank Boston Bank and then became People’s United Bank in the summer of 2000. His franchise has amassed 15 Regular Season Titles and Playoff Championships. Abbruzzese earned a Doctorate of Education from the University of Connecticut (1996). His current profession is as Director of Adult Education, in Newington, CT.  Previously he was a Vice Principal of Ledyard High School Ledyard High School (1974-1995) and before that, Recreation Leader for the City of Hartford (1963-1976), According to Abbruzzese, he is, “thankful not only for the outstanding players I have had the privilege of coaching and continue to have, but most importantly for their exceptional character as well. These two qualities are the ingredients for success.” Abbruzzese resides in Wethersfield, CT.

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2024 Regular Season Schedule

DateGameTime/ResultsField
Expos @ Greeners
Mets @ Expos
Jets @ Expos
Jets @ Expos
Expos @ Orioles
Phillies @ Expos
M&T Bank @ Expos
Orioles @ Expos
Expos @ M&T Bank
M&T Bank @ Expos
Graphics @ Expos
Expos @ Phillies
Greeners @ Expos
Expos @ Graphics
Expos @ Phillies
Orioles @ Expos
Expos @ Mets
Mets @ Expos
Expos @ Mets
Greeners @ Expos
Expos @ M&T Bank
Expos @ Graphics
Expos @ Jets
Stadium Series 4 Food Banks

Record-Journal Expos – Meriden, CT

Vernon Orioles

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2024 Regular Season Schedule

DateGameTime/ResultsField
Jets @ Orioles
Orioles @ Mets
Phillies @ Orioles
Orioles @ Phillies
Expos @ Orioles
Orioles @ Graphics
M&T Bank @ Orioles
Orioles @ Expos
Jets @ Orioles
Orioles @ M&T Bank
Orioles @ Phillies
Greeners @ Orioles
Orioles @ Greeners
Orioles @ Graphics
Mets @ Orioles
Orioles @ Greeners
Orioles @ Jets
Orioles @ Expos
Graphics @ Orioles
Orioles @ Jets
Mets @ Orioles
Phillies @ Orioles
M&T Bank @ Orioles
Stadium Series 4 Food Banks

Vernon Orioles – Vernon, CT

East Hartford Jets

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Jets @ M&T Bank

2024 Regular Season Schedule

DateGameTime/ResultsField
Jets @ Orioles
Phillies @ Jets
Jets @ M&T Bank
Jets @ Expos
Mets @ Jets
Jets @ Expos
Graphics @ Jets
Greeners @ Jets
Mets @ Jets
Greeners @ Jets
Jets @ Greeners
Jets @ M&T Bank
Jets @ Orioles
Graphics @ Jets
Jets @ Graphics
Phillies @ Jets
Jets @ Mets
M&T Bank @ Jets
Orioles @ Jets
Jets @ Graphics
Orioles @ Jets
Jets @ Phillies
Expos @ Jets
Stadium Series 4 Food Banks

East Hartford Jets – East Hartford, CT

Ulbrich Steel

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Rainbow Graphics

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2024 Regular Season Schedule

DateGameTime/ResultsField
Graphics @ M&T Bank
Graphics @ Phillies
Graphics @ Greeners
Mets @ Graphics
Graphics @ Jets
Orioles @ Graphics
Greeners @ Graphics
Graphics @ Phillies
Phillies @ Graphics
Graphics @ Jets
Phillies @ Graphics
Graphics @ Mets
Jets @ Graphics
Graphics @ Mets
Graphics @ Expos
Greeners @ Graphics
Orioles @ Graphics
Expos @ Graphics
Jets @ Graphics
Graphics @ Orioles
Graphics @ M&T Bank
M&T Bank @ Graphics
Expos @ Graphics
Stadium Series 4 Food Banks

Rainbow Graphics – Manchester, CT

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Record-Journal Expos @ Vernon Orioles

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Record-Journal Expos @ Malloves Jewelers

People’s United Bank @ Vernon Orioles

Vernon Orioles @ Rainbow Graphics

Vernon Orioles @ Rainbow Graphics

People’s United Bank @ Malloves Jewelers

East Hartford Jets @ Rainbow Graphics

Rainbow Graphics @ Malloves Jewelers

Vernon Orioles @ Record-Journal Expos

Ulbrich Steel @ Record-Journal Expos

People’s United Bank @ East Hartford Jets

Rainbow Graphics @ Vernon Orioles

Record-Journal Expos @ Malloves Jewelers

Vernon Orioles @ Rainbow Graphics

Malloves Jewelers @ Ulbrich Steel

Ulbrich Steel @ Rainbow Graphics

East Hartford Jets @ People’s United Bank

Record-Journal Expos @ Vernon Orioles

East Hartford Jets @ People’s United Bank

Rainbow Graphics @ Malloves Jewelers

Malloves Jewelers @ Record-Journal Expos

East Hartford Jets @ Rainbow Graphics

People’s United Bank @ Vernon Orioles

Malloves Jewelers @ Vernon Orioles

East Hartford Jets @ Ulbrich Steel

Rainbow Graphics @ People’s United Bank

Ulbrich Steel @ Vernon Orioles

Ulbrich Steel @ Vernon Orioles

Malloves Jewelers @ Record-Journal Expos

Vernon Orioles @ People’s United Bank

Record-Journal Expos @ Rainbow Graphics

Malloves Jewelers @ People’s United Bank