1994

February 7, 2024

Patchogue’s Forty Thieves Adds Suffolk HOF Logo to Vintage Truck

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is honored that its logo is featured on the vintage racing truck of the Forty Thieves from Patchogue’s Van Guard […]
January 29, 2024

Suffolk HOF President Chris Vaccaro Announces Class of 2024 Inductees on Fox 5’s Sports Xtra

Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in studio with Fox 5’s Tina Cervasio on Sports Xtra to announce the Class of 2024! […]
January 29, 2024

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2024

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame proudly announces its Class of 2024, which will be honored at an induction ceremony scheduled for May 30 at Flowerfield […]
January 21, 2024

From the Archives: 2001 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The latest Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame archive drop is from our 2001 induction ceremony featuring some heavy hitters! That year’s induction ceremony included: Rob Burnett, […]
January 8, 2024

Wrestling Legend Jumper Leggio Gone at 89

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is mourning the loss of local wrestling legend Jumper Leggio, who died on January 5. He was 89. A Bay […]
January 4, 2024

1995 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Archive

The beauty of having 34 years of history through the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is you might find old images or paperwork in the archives […]
December 23, 2023

Gregg Giannotti Learns of Suffolk HOF Induction at The Paramount

WFAN producers only told Gregg Giannotti there would be a surprise for him during the Boomer and Gio LIVE show at The Paramount in Huntington. Gio […]
December 21, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Sponsors Section XI Student-Leadership Conference

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame was a proud partner of the Section XI Nick DeCillis Student-Athlete Leadership Conference. The conference was organized by Center Moriches […]
November 17, 2023

Suffolk Hall of Fame Historical Markers Featured by SABR

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro penned a column through the Society of American Baseball Research about baseball history in Suffolk County related […]
November 16, 2023

Suffolk HOF Historical Markers Recognized on Google

HOF ON GOOGLE: All four of our Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame historical markers have been added to the Google Maps registry. If you’re ever […]
October 18, 2023

Suffolk Hall Places 4th Historical Marker in Lindenhurst where Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Played

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame placed its fourth historical marker at the location where Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played a barnstorming game in Lindenhurst […]
August 18, 2023

Chris Higgins Receives Suffolk Sports HOF Plaque at The Rinx

Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 14 years in the NHL and spent many early mornings as a kid skating at The Rinx in Hauppauge. It was […]
July 3, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Named to Long Island Power List

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro was named to the 2023 Long Island Power List by Long Island Press. Citing his leadership and […]
May 23, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Honored with Induction

The 2023 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction class was honored on May 18, 2023 at East Wind in Wading River, N.Y. Congrats to all honorees! […]
May 9, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bob Herzog Speaks at Sports History Class

Longtime Newsday sportswriter Bob Herzog was the latest guest speaker in the educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School’s […]
October 8, 2019

Peterson, Patrick

Patrick Peterson Induction Year: 1994 Category: Running Location: Islip Pat Petersen, also a member of the Farmingdale State Athletic Hall of Fame who had three top-four […]
February 15, 2018

Ciampi, Sal

Sal Ciampi Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball and Football Location: East Islip Sal Ciampi is a legendary baseball and football coach from Suffolk County winning numerous […]
February 8, 2018

Jackson, Dorrie

Dorrie Jackson Induction Year: 1994 Category: Football Location: Greenport Head football coach at Greenport High School from 1951 thru 1978. His record was 148-43-7, even though […]
February 8, 2018

Gugliotta, Frank

Frank Gugliotta Induction Year: 1994 Category: Basketball & Coaches Location: Walt Whitman Frank coached at Walt Whitman High for 32 years. He was considered the dean […]
February 8, 2018

Biangardi, Fred

Fred Biangardi Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball Location: Islip Fred Biangardi coached at Islip for 33 years and had a record of 513 wins and 256 […]
February 8, 2018

Petersen, Pat

Pat Petersen Inducted Year: 1994 Category: Cross Country and Track Location: Islip Named to All County 3 times in cross country and track.  Attended SUNY Farmingdale […]
February 8, 2018

Bagshaw, Ann Marie Wycoff

Ann Marie Wyckoff Bagshaw Induction Year: 1994 Category: Swimming & Diving Location: Northport Bagshaw grew up in Northport but attended Stony Brook Prep School where she […]
February 8, 2018

Carman, Jim “Sonny”

Jim “Sonny” Carman Induction Year: 1994 Category: Softball Jim “Sonny” Carman was a fast-pitch pitcher for 25 years from 1940 to 1965. He competed in the […]
February 7, 2018

Barbanell, Jim

Jim Barbanell Induction Year: 1994 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Bellport Jim Barbanell attended Bellport High School and studied journalism at New York University. He helped […]
February 7, 2018

Jerkens, Harry Allen

Harry Allen Jerkens Induction Year: 1994 Category: Horse Racing Location: Islip  This horse training legend is from Islip and was named to the Thoroughbred Racing’s Hall of […]
February 7, 2018

Vickers, Glenn

Glenn Vickers Induction Year: 1994 Category: Basketball Location: Babylon Glenn Vickers was inducted into the Iona College Hall of Fame following an outstanding four-year career with […]
February 7, 2018

McGuire, Dick

Dick McGuire Category: Basketball Location: Huntington Induction Year: 1994 McGuire spent eleven seasons in the NBA (1949-60) and was one of the premier guards of the […]
February 7, 2018

Gugliotta, Tom

Tom Gugliotta Induction Year: 1994 Category: Basketball Location: Walt Whitman Gugliotta attended Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station and graduated from North Carolina State University. […]
February 7, 2018

Foley, Kevin

Kevin Foley Induction Year: 1994 Category: Basketball Location: Seton Hall & Suffolk Community College A long time Long Island resident, Kevin Foley graduated from Seton Hall […]
February 7, 2018

Mularz, Thad J.

Thad J. Mularz Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball, Soccer Location: Smithtown Entered Marine Corps (1943). Participated in Iwo Jima campaigns and served in Japan and China. […]