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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! […]
May 30, 2021

Szymanski, Bob

Bob Szymanski Induction Year: 2020 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sport: Track & Field and XC A longtime Shoreham-Wading River track and field and cross country coach, Bob […]
May 30, 2021

McKeever-Kress, Annamae

Annamae McKeever-Kress Induction Year: 2020 Location: Babylon Position: Athletic Administration & Coaching Dr. Jean Berger at Ward Melville, Ruth Gracey at Port Jefferson, Jeannette Rogers at […]
May 30, 2021

Rogers, Jeannette

Jeannette Rogers Induction Year: 2020 Location: Babylon Position: Athletic Administration & Coaching Dr. Jean Berger at Ward Melville, Ruth Gracey at Port Jefferson, Jeannette Rogers at […]
May 30, 2021

Gracey, Ruth

Ruth Gracey Induction Year: 2020 Location: Port Jefferson Position: Athletic Administration & Coaching Dr. Jean Berger at Ward Melville, Ruth Gracey at Port Jefferson, Jeannette Rogers […]
May 30, 2021

Berger, Dr. Jean

Dr. Jean Berger Induction Year: 2020 Location: Ward Melville Position: Athletic Administration and Coaching Dr. Jean Berger at Ward Melville, Ruth Gracey at Port Jefferson, Jeannette […]
May 28, 2021

Spallina, Joe

Joe Spallina Induction Year: 2020 Location: Rocky Point & Stony Brook Sport: Lacrosse One of the most successful lacrosse coaches to come from Suffolk County, the […]
May 28, 2021

Slawson, Andy

Andy Slawson Induction Year: 2020 Location: Bay Shore Role: Journalism/Media Andy Slawson, a Bay Shore native, is best known for his decades of service to high […]
May 26, 2021

Riccio, Kevin

Kevin Riccio Induction Year: 2020 Location: West Islip Sport: Football A West Islip native, Kevin Riccio is a former Hansen Award winner as the top football […]
May 26, 2021

Reid, Ray

Ray Reid Induction Year: 2020 Location: Brentwood Sport: Soccer A Brentwood native, Ray Reid is one of the winningest active NCAA soccer coaches with 445 career […]
May 24, 2021

Long, Allie

Allie Long Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Soccer A Northport native, Allie Long has reached the pinnacle of her sport and helped the U.S. Women’s […]
May 24, 2021

Koretzki, Paul

Paul Koretzki Induction Year: 2020 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sport: Track & Field and XC A longtime Shoreham-Wading River track and field and cross country coach, Paul […]
May 23, 2021

Reichert, Rich

Rich Reichert Induction Year: 2020 Location: St. Anthony’s (coach) and Babylon (resident) Sport: Football The legendary St. Anthony’s High School football coach won 265 games, and […]
May 23, 2021

Izzo, Larry

Larry Izzo Induction Year: 2020 Sport: Baseball Larry Izzo has been a Suffolk County high school basketball official for 50 years, but also made his mark […]
May 20, 2021

Herrmann, Mark

Mark Herrmann Induction Year: 2020 Location: Center Moriches Wing: Journalism / Media Mark Herrmann, the pride of Center Moriches,  joined Newsday in 1983 and was one […]
May 20, 2021

Eden, Ron

Ron Eden Induction Year: 2020 Location: Brentwood Sport: Soccer One of the winningest soccer coaches in New York State history, Ron Eden has won more than […]