2007

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 16, 2024

2007: East Islip Baseball

The East Islip baseball program is among the most successful in New York State, Long Island, and Suffolk County history. In 2007, the program was recognized […]
February 15, 2018

Vayianos, Cathy

Cathy Vayianos Induction Year: 2007 Category: Tennis, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball Location: Half Hollow Hills Cathy Vayianos coached girls’ varsity tennis, basketball, softball and volleyball and boys’ […]
February 8, 2018

Fuller, Warren

Warren Fuller Induction Year: 2007 Category: Basketball, Coaches Location: Wyandanch Fuller was the head coach of the girls varsity basketball team at Wyandanch High School for […]
February 8, 2018

Agostino, Jack

Jack Agostino Induction Year: 2007 Category: Basketball Location: Amityville Jack Agostino began coaching at Amityville High School in 1987 at the age of 24, one of […]
February 8, 2018

Mignano, Sal

Sal Mignano Induction Year: 2007 Category: Baseball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sal Mignao was the varsity baseball coach at Shoreham-Wading River for over 30 years, as well […]
February 8, 2018

Gentile, Christine

Christine Gentile Induction Year: 2007 Category: Track & Field Location: Babylon Christine Gentile ran track and cross country at Babylon High School from 1983 to 1988. During […]
February 8, 2018

Plate, Jim

Jim Plate Induction Year: 2007 Category: Basketball Location: Seton Hall, St. John the Baptist Jim Plate played football, baseball and basketball at Seton Hall High School […]
February 8, 2018

McGrath, Ed

Ed McGrath Induction Year: 2007 Category: Martial Arts Edward “Ed” McGrath is a Grand Master of Isshin-Ryu, with a 10th degree blackbelt, the highest that can be […]
February 7, 2018

Buzzetta, Joe

Joe Buzzetta Induction Year: 2007 Category: Auto Racing An American racing driver who started his career in Germany in 1958, as a G.I. stationed in Frankfurt, […]
February 6, 2018

Davies, Justin

Justin Davies Induction Year: 2007 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon Davies is a former outfielder for the Long Island Ducks who grew up in West Babylon. He […]