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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

Rose, Carol

Carol Rose Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Northport Carol Rose has been the girls varsity lacrosse coach at Northport High School since 1990, and is […]
February 8, 2018

Mercurio, Richard

Richard Mercurio Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Sachem (coached) and Brentwood (played) Rick Mercurio was the boys varsity lacrosse coach at Sachem from 1985 through […]
February 8, 2018

Friedheim, Ken

Ken Friedheim Induction Year: 2015 Category: Gymnastics Location: Sachem He served as the boys varsity gymnastics coach at Sachem High School for 37 years, beginning in […]
February 8, 2018

Cooley, Harold

Harold Cooley Induction Year: 2015 Category: Bowling Location:East Islip Harold Cooley has been the girls bowling coach at East Islip H.S. since 1985.  He is the […]
February 8, 2018

Gregorek, John

John Gregorek Induction Year: 2015 Category: Track & Field Location: St. Anthony’s John Gregorek was a two-time USA Olympian in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 1980 and […]
February 8, 2018

Pannell, Rob

Rob Pannell Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Smithtown Rob Pannell is one of the most decorated lacrosse players in Suffolk County, Long Island and American […]
February 7, 2018

Herzog, Bob

Robert “Bob” Herzog Induction Year: 2015 Category: Media Location: Commack Bob Herzog, who was born in the Bronx, grew up in Dix Hills and attended Commack […]
February 7, 2018

Brown, Gary Lee

Gary Lee Brown Induction Year: 2015 Category: Football Location: Brentwood Gary Lee Brown is a former NFL offensive lineman, who went to school in Brentwood and […]
February 7, 2018

Williams, Walter

Walter Williams Induction Year: 2015 Category: Athletic Director Location: Babylon Described as a man of integrity, character, dedication, ethics and leadership, Mr. Williams worked in the […]
February 6, 2018

Grable, Rob

Rob Grable Induction Year: 2015 Category: Baseball Location: Connetquot A three-sport athlete at Connetquot, he was All-County in football, basketball and baseball. It was on the […]