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2023 Connecticut Cup baseball tournament

The Connecticut Cup is a competition between teams from four adult baseball, wooden bat leagues in Connecticut. The Tri-State League, in its current form, dates back to 1968 while the West Haven Twilight League dates back to 1934. The Greater Hartford Twilight League dates back to 1929 while the Connecticut Twilight League began play in 1989 as a United Technologies league.

The Tri-State League withdrew from the tournament on Monday, Aug. 14, according to league president Ed Gadomski. Not enough players from champion Tri-Town and runnerup Bethlehem were available to play.

2023 Connecticut Cup
Friday, August 18
Game 1:
Tri-State League vs. Connecticut Twilight League, cancelled
Game 2: Greater Hartford Twilight League All-Stars 6, Flanagan Associations (West Haven Twilight League) 4
Saturday, August 19
At Fussenich Park, Torrington
Game 3:
Greater Hartford Twilight League 17, Connecticut Twilight League All-Stars 1
Game 4: Flanagan Associates def. Connecticut Twilight League All-Stars
Sunday, August 20
At Muzzy Field, Bristol
Game 5:
Final — Greater Hartford Twilight League 7, Flanagan Associates 2

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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