1995

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 […]
February 15, 2018

Campo, Joseph A.

Joe Campo Induction Year: 1995 Category: Wrestling and Football Location: Brentwood Affectionally known as “The Gov,” Campo coached wrestling and football at Brentwood High School from […]
February 8, 2018

Giani, Lou

Lou Giani Induction Year: 1995 Category: Wrestling & Coaches Location: Huntington Moved to Long Island when he was 14 years old.  Began wrestling when he was […]
February 8, 2018

Dromerhauser, Artie

Artie Dromerhauser Induction Year: 1995 Category: Baseball Location: Bay Shore Dromerhauser was an outstanding three-sport athlete at Bay Shore H.S. in the 1950’s. He enjoyed careers […]
February 7, 2018

Usher, George

George Usher Induction Year: 1995 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Seton Hall Born in Patchogue on May 1, 1931, George Usher attended St. Francis elementary school, […]
February 7, 2018

Jensen, Lisa Anne Ingerbretsen

Lisa Anne Jensen Ingerbretsen Induction Year: 1995 Category: Gymnastics  Location: East Islip Attended East Islip High School. Granted a four-year scholarship to Penn State for gymnastics. […]
February 7, 2018

Wyatt, Bernie

Bernie Wyatt Induction Year: 1995 Category: Football Location: Amityville Wyatt played at Amityville High School and scored 170 points at tailback in 1956, which broke Jim […]
February 7, 2018

Rock, Brad

Brad Rock Induction Year: 1995 Category: Football Location: Hauppauge Brad Rock attended Hauppauge High School where he starred in football, basketball, and baseball before graduating in […]
February 7, 2018

Jarzombek, Charlie

Charlie Jarzombek Induction Year: 1995 Category: Auto Racing Location: Riverhead “Charging Charlie” – Born and raised in Riverhead where his parents had a potato farm.  Won […]
February 7, 2018

Monsell, George Hiram

George Monsell Induction Year: 1995 Category: Boating and Nautical Location: Greenport George Hiram Monsell is a lifelong resident of Greenport. He received his training in sailing […]
February 7, 2018

Wilcox, Stan

Stan Wilcox Inducted Year: 1995 Category: Basketball Location: North Babylon  Stan Wilcox, current vice president and director of athletics at Florida State, has been selected as […]
February 7, 2018

Watts, Kelly

Kelly Watts Induction Year: 1995 Category: Basketball Location: Bay Shore Played at Bay Shore High School and graduated in 1982. She attended Rutgers University on full […]
February 7, 2018

Hamilton, Kevin

Kevin Hamilton Induction Year: 1995 Category: Basketball Location: North Babylon As a standout at North Babylon and Iona College, he was drafted by the Boston Celtics […]
February 6, 2018

Veryzer, Tom

Tom Veryzer Induction Year: 1995 Category: Baseball Location: Islip Upon graduation from Islip High School in 1971, Veryzer was immediately drafted in the first round (eleventh […]
February 6, 2018

Gibson, Paul

Paul Gibson Induction Year: 1995 Category: Baseball Location: Center Moriches Gibson is a former MLB pitcher who played at Center Moriches High School. He graduated early […]