2002

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 8, 2018

Tiso, Theresa

Theresa Tiso Induction Year: 2002 Category: Volleyball Location: Stony Brook Theresa coached at Stony Brook University for 19 years and retired in 2000. Her record was […]
February 8, 2018

Ambrosini, Bob

Bob Ambrosini Induction Year: 2002 Category: Baseball Location: Connetquot Coach Bob Ambrosini Coach Ambrosini began coaching at Connetquot in 1982. He has won more than 600 […]
February 8, 2018

Dietz, Tom

Tom Dietz Induction Year: 2002 Category: Track & Field Location: Bay Shore & Newfield Dietz is a graduate of Newfield High School who has participated in […]
February 8, 2018

Mayer, Alan

Alan Mayer Induction Year: 2002 Category: Soccer Location: Islip Mayer is a retired American soccer goalkeeper. He played professionally in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League and earned […]
February 8, 2018

Crowley, Mickey

Mickey Crowley Induction Year: 2002 Category: Basketball Location: Holbrook Crowley resides in Holbrook. He began his basketball officiating career back in 1957 and officially retired in […]
February 7, 2018

Belmont Family

The Belmont Family Induction Year: 2002 Category: Horse Racing & Historic Location: Babylon August, August Jr. and Perry Belmont resided in Babylon. August Sr. was the […]
February 7, 2018

Hollins, Marion

Marion Hollins Induction Year: 2002 Category: Golf Location: East Islip Born in 1892 at Meadow Farms in East Islip, Marion Hollins, one of the only female […]
February 7, 2018

Snelders, Art

Art Snelders Induction Year: 2002 Category: Athletic Director Location: Kings Park Art Snelders lived in Lynbrook, New York where he attended Lynbrook High School.  In three […]
February 6, 2018

Butera, Sal

Sal Butera Induction Year: 2002 Category: Baseball Location: Connetquot Sal Butera graduated from Connetquot High School in 1970 and Suffolk Community College in 1972. Signed by […]
January 11, 2018

Biggio, Craig

Craig Biggio Induction Year: 2002 Category: Baseball Location: Kings Park A star athlete at Kings Park High School, Biggio won the Hansen Award in 1983 as […]