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2024 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame continues to grow its mission and purpose and welcomed a record-setting attendance at its 2024 induction ceremony at Flowerfield in St. James on Thursday, May 30.

Congratulations to all inductees and their families on the honor!

INDUCTEE LIST

    • Bryan Collins: Sayville resident; college football coach at Post and Stony Brook
    • Dave Cohen: Commack native; College football coach at Wake Forest, Hofstra, Rutgers, and other schools
    • Jim & Barbara Cromarty: Islip and Riverhead race track owners
    • Dr. Anthony Donatelli: Deer Park native; Doctor dedicated to sports medicine
    • Sonny Feinman: Islip youth sports advocate and leader
    • Leo Fishel: Babylon native and first Jewish pitcher in MLB history in 1899
    • Sean Frazier: Harborfields alum; longtime college athletic director currently at Northern Ilinois
    • Howard Gershberg: East Islip baseball coach who excelled at St. John’s and in MLB
    • Gregg Giannotti: WFAN sports talk host originally from Bellport
    • Danny Green: North Babylon native, NBA veteran and 2x NBA Champion
    • Louis Gregory: Sachem alum, sports agent, and manager & U.S. Customs & Border Protection veteran
    • Keith Hernandez: New York Mets legend and longtime Sag Harbor resident
    • Sue Johnson: Walt Whitman alum, Division I college basketball coach and All-Ivy hoops player at Yale
    • Bob Kersch: Veteran Section XI official with 50-plus years of service
    • Alyssa Leonard: Bay Shore native, All-American lacrosse player, pro lax player, and 2x NCAA Champion
    • Ann Liguori: Veteran golf journalist and broadcaster
    • Bob Panariello: Longtime AD and National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee
    • Dr. Frank Segretto: Doctor dedicated to sports medicine
    • Brian Spallina: Rocky Point native, Lacrosse legend, and inductee of the PLL Hall of Fame
    • Vera Truhlar: Longtime Connetquot women’s gymnastics coach and Section XI gymnastics coordinator
    • Chris Wingert: Babylon native, professional MLS player, Head of International Football at Roc Nation
    • Donald Yorie, Director of Suffolk County Police Department Police Athletic League
    • Islip Wolves Fire Department Drill/Racing Team: One of the winningest drill teams in NYS history