2008

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 […]
January 18, 2024

2008: William Floyd Football

William Floyd football has been a model of consistency and excellence in Suffolk County high school football for nearly 30 years. Led by Suffolk Sports Hall […]
February 8, 2018

Ellis, Al

Al Ellis Induction Year: 2008 Category: Soccer Location: Rocky Point, Westhampton Beach Al Ellis is a former Rocky Point High School soccer and baseball coach, where […]
February 8, 2018

Kopelman, Judy

Judy Kopelman Induction Year: 2008 Category: Field Hockey Location: Miller Place Miller Place girls’ varsity field hockey coach for 31 years, with a record of 493 […]
February 8, 2018

Deveney, Phyllis

Phyllis Deveney Induction Year: 2008 Category: Basketball Location: Port Jefferson Deveney resides in Port Jefferson and had a 30-year career as a basketball official. She is […]
February 8, 2018

Reese, Jon

Jon Reese Induction Year: 2008 Category: Lacrosse Location: West Babylon Reese is a former West Babylon High School lacrosse and football player, where he is still […]
February 7, 2018

Schroy, Kenny

Kenny Schroy Induction Year: 2008 Category: Football Schroy is a former football player for the New York Jets. He grew up in Quakertown, Pa. and was […]
February 7, 2018

Bettenhauser-Pratt, Keri

Keri Bettenhauser-Pratt Induction Year: 2008 Category: Field hockey, Basketball and Softball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Keri Bettenhauser-Pratt is a former Shoreham-Wading River three-sport athlete, starring in field […]
February 7, 2018

Conquest-Bulgin, Alicia

Alicia Conquest-Bulgin Induction Year: 2008 Category: Basketball Location: Longwood Former Longwood H.S. player, she was also a member of the track & field team, where she […]
February 6, 2018

Osik, Keith

Keith Osik Induction Year: 2008 Category: Baseball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Osik is a former major league baseball catcher, who started his career at Shoreham/Wading River high […]