2006

May 31, 2024

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 […]
February 7, 2024

Patchogue’s Forty Thieves Add 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! […]
January 14, 2024

2006: Bellport High School Football

The program was founded by Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Joe Cipp Jr. in 1976 and went on to success in parts of five decades that […]
February 8, 2018

Gwydir, Kim

Kim Gwydir Induction Year: 2006 Category: Softball Location: Huntington A Huntington native, Kim Gwydir founded and organized the Long Island Chargers back in the early 1990’s, […]
February 8, 2018

Gamboli, Tony

Tony Gamboli Induction Year: 2006 Category: Golf & Coaches Location: Sayville Gamboli has been the golf coach at Sayville High School for 40 years. Since taking […]
February 8, 2018

Cerullo, Tony

Tony Cerullo Induction Year: 2006 Category: Football Location: Elwood-John Glenn Cerullo was head football coach and athletic director at Elwood-John Glenn High School in East Northport. […]
February 8, 2018

Bjerke, Harry

Harry Bjerke Induction Year: 2006 Category: Gymnastics and Officials Location: Lindenhurst Bjerke was an official at the national and inter-national levels for over 30 years. He […]
February 7, 2018

Anderson, Wayne

Wayne Anderson Induction Year: 2006 Category: Autoracing Location: Yaphank Anderson is a NASCAR modified driver, who has more than 40 years as a competitor in the elite […]
February 7, 2018

White, Kevin

Kevin White Inducted in 2006 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Amityville Kevin White is an American college administrator who is currently the athletic director at Duke University. […]
February 7, 2018

DeCillis, Nick

Nick DeCillis Induction Year: 2006 Category: Athletic Director Location: Middle Country DeCillis has been serving Suffolk County youths in athletics for over 50 years. He spent […]
February 6, 2018

Chipman, Bob

Bob Chipman Induction Year: 2006 Category: Baseball Location: Northport Bob Chipman was left-handed baseball pitcher from 1941-52. In his dozen seasons in Major League Baseball, he […]