Manager Thomas Abbruzzese

Born on August 11, 1943, in Hartford, CT. Abbruzzese is the longest serving GHTBL manager in history. He is a graduate of Wethersfield High School and Fairfield University (1965). Abbruzzese Coached Junior. and Senior Division Jaycee Courant League from 1971 to 1978. He entered his first team, Society for Savings, into the GHTBL in the summer of 1976. The same uninterrupted franchise has gone by Bank Boston Bank and then People's United Bank until present day. Teams managed in both leagues have won multiple regular season and playoff championships. He 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's, "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.

Born on August 11, 1943, in Hartford, CT. Abbruzzese is the longest serving GHTBL manager in history. He is a graduate of Wethersfield High School and Fairfield University (1965). Abbruzzese Coached Junior. and Senior Division Jaycee Courant League from 1971 to 1978. He entered his first team, Society for Savings, into the GHTBL in the summer of 1976. The same uninterrupted franchise has gone by Bank Boston Bank and then People’s United Bank until present day. Teams managed in both leagues have won multiple regular season and playoff championships. He 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’s, “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.