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2018 Opening Night Social
by posted 01/14/2018

Glastonbury Amateur Baseball (GAB) and Glastonbury High School (GHS) Baseball will be hosting the opening of the 2018 baseball season with the annual “Opening Night Social”. The event will take place at 7 PM Friday March 2, 2018 at the Riverfront Community Center (300 Welles Street).

This fun event celebrates the start of the 2018 Glastonbury Baseball Season and is a primary fund raiser for Glastonbury Baseball.  Last year’s Social  helped fund new field equipment for GHS and dugout improvements at Smith Middle School. This year we will be working on a new storage shed for GHS as well as new uniforms for the GAB American Legion team. 
 In addition, the generous support from attendees and sponsors for this event enables GAB to offer the lowest registration fees for summer and fall competitive travel baseball for approximately 20 teams and 275 players.

The evening’s itinerary is as follows:

        7:00 PM         Social hour, cash bar 

        7:45 PM         Dinner  (Food provided by First & Last)

        8:30 PM         Speaker - Dennis Accomando GHS Varsity Baseball Coach

With Little League and GHS tryouts right around the corner; the annual baseball social provides the local baseball community an opportunity to renew acquaintances and start talking baseball while supporting our Glastonbury programs.

Music this year is by Tim and John Cummiskey of Written Warning.

Tickets are available in advance for $45 per person. Accompanying raffles and silent auction prizes are also part of the evening.

The GAB website registration system can be used to purchase tickets or sponsorship at the following link

Opening Night Social Registration

Tickets and sponsorship can also be coordinated via email at gabsocial@gburybaseball.com


Glastonbury Amateur Baseball (GAB) has 501(c) (3) charity status

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2018 Summer Travel Team Registration Open
by posted 01/14/2018

Registration for all 2018 GAB Summer Travel Teams is now open.   All players should register online by selecting the "Register Now" box on the GAB Website homepage (gburybaseball.com). A description for all 2018 Summer teams can be found in under the "GAB info" section of the GAB website (or by clicking on the following link ->  2018 GAB Teams).


Summer Program Registration Fees are as follows:

Age 13 (born 5/1/2004 - 4/30/2005) - $275 until 3/31 then $300 afterwards

Ages 16-19  (born 1/1/1999 - 4/30/2004) - $375 until 3/31 then $400 afterwards


While every effort is made to place all players who register on time on a team, team placements are based on a competitive tryout (and the resulting assessment of each player’s skills & ability) and GAB's knowledge of each player’s prior playing experience (previous seasons, winter workouts, etc.).

  • Players not selected for a team will receive a refund of registration fees.

  • Players choosing not to play before teams are selected will be refunded the registration fee minus a $30.00 administrative fee.  

  • Players choosing not to play after being placed on a team will not receive a refund for registration fees.

  • Any late fees are non-refundable.

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GAB 2018 Winter Clinic Registration Open
by posted 11/30/2017

Glastonbury Amateur Baseball (GAB) will hold our annual 2018 Winter Clinics at the Glastonbury High School Gym on the following dates:

  • January 20 and 27               Saturday(s)               
  • February 17 and 24             Saturday(s)                 
  • March 3 and 10                    Saturday(s)           

Winter clinics are for baseball ages 13-18.

Fee is $125 for all 6 sessions. For registrations received and paid online by Dec 31, registration is $100.

Last year’s clinics featured professional baseball players Jack Sundberg and Mike Raczka along with CT and MA college and high school coaches and GAB American Legion coaches John Chase, Mike Habzda and Matt Zajac.

In addition to last year’s instructors, we are excited to announce former GAB star pitchers John Russell and Justin O’Brien will be running skill sessions along with former GHS star catcher Dallas Mickey. John recently completed a successful fall season with the San Francisco Giants in the Arizona Rookie League.     

Last year’s Winter Clinics players were separated into two age groups according the schedule below. GAB will publish a confirmed schedule and coaching roster in early January, once registration numbers are finalized.

High School Age (9th-12th grade) players: 

  • Arrive for 6:15pm to begin warm-ups 
  • Start at 6:30pm
  • Finish at 8:00pm


7th-8th grade players:

  • Arrive at 7:45pm to begin warm-ups
  • Start at 8pm  
  • Finish 9:30pm


Players should bringa bat, glove, proper baseball attire (baseball pants, hat….sneakers only at GHS)

Dallas Mickey instructs catchers on stance positioningFormer UCONN star and Washington Senators Organization player Jack Sundberg discusses primary lead strategies with GAB playersFormer GAB Star Players John Russell and Justin O’Brien discuss pitching <br>strategy at January 20 Winter Clinic<br>
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GAB 15U American Legion Concludes Undefeated Fall Season
by posted 10/15/2017

Front Row: Coach Rich Anderson, Myles Lushing, Thomas Aloise, Spencer Azzara, Patrick Flaherty, Luke Vartenigian, Garrison Case and Coach Brian LaPlante Back Row: Coach Dan Beagle, Daniel Beagle, Aaron Pelletier, Andrew Fontaine, Jack Hallisey, Luke Fahey

Glastonbury Amateur Baseball 15U American Legion team concluded an undefeated 13–0 fall season with a 4 to 1 championship victory over Tolland at Riverfront Park.  Glastonbury’s pitching trifecta of Garrison Case (3 innings 5K’s), Spencer Azzara (3 innings 2K’s) and closer Daniel Beagle  (1 inning 2 K’s), silenced a strong hitting Tolland team that had scored 15 runs in their opening round playoff game. Glastonbury’s offense was led by Luke Vartenigean, Daniel Beagle and Garrison Case who each had a hit and 1 RBI. Defensive gem of the game was turned in by GAB catcher Joe Zeppieri who made a diving play to end the top half of the 4th inning with runners on and Glastonbury behind 1 to 0.  Glastonbury then scored 4 runs in the bottom half of the 4th to secure the lead and eventual Championship.

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