Induction Year

August 3, 2019

Long Island Ducks, Bethpage Ballpark Receive First Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Historic Marker

Bethpage Ballpark is a historic sporting venue in Suffolk County thanks to a new historic marker initiative by the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame. The ballpark […]
June 13, 2019

Kropp Gets Special Induction at Bethpage Ballpark

We finally finished the 2019 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction process and Bill Kropp finally got his moment. After falling ill during the 2019 ceremony, […]
June 9, 2019

Cuban Giants HOF Plaque Presented at Historic Site

Special moment as our Executive Director Chris Vaccaro presented the New York Cuban Giants Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction plaque to Babylon Village Mayor Ralph […]
May 24, 2019

Bettman Accepts Suffolk HOF Honor at NHL Offices

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was an inductee of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame for the Class of 2019. He was unable to attend the ceremony […]
May 23, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2019

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 honorees included: Gary Bettman: Commission of the NHL and alumnus of Half Hollow Hills Scott J. Beigel: Special Recognition […]
March 5, 2019

Boomer & Gio Talk Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame on WFAN

We couldn’t have asked for a better six minutes of positioning on the biggest sports radio station on the planet, but it happened for the Suffolk […]
February 9, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame, Town of Huntington Unveil New Exhibit

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and the Town of Huntington have debuted a new exhibit at Huntington Town Hall as of February 2019. The exhibit […]
February 2, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2019

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has officially announced its Class of 2019 and inductees will be honored in a ceremony on May 16 at Watermill […]
December 9, 2018

James Metzger Hits Cover of Long Island Press

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, James C. Metzger, The Whitmore Group CEO and Chairman, is featured on the front page of the December issue of the […]
August 5, 2018

Bud Harrelson’s No. 3 Retired by Long Island Ducks

Bud Harrelson has done so much for Suffolk County, baseball and Long Island. It is with great joy to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame that […]
May 31, 2018

2018 SSHOF Induction Night Video Highlights

RELIVE the magic from the 2018 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductions. Officially available are the video highlights of every speech! Bob Burkely Stephen Bowen Joe […]
May 20, 2018

SSHOF Supports Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball

For a number of years the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has supported the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST). On Sunday, May 20, a number […]
May 13, 2018

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Officially Inducted

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was formally inducted on May 10 at Watermill Caterers. Congratulations to the following individuals and organizations: The Suffolk […]
February 12, 2018

Suffolk Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has officially announced its Class of 2018 and inductees will be honored in a ceremony on May 10 at Watermill […]
February 12, 2018

New Logo for Suffolk Hall of Fame

We’re very excited to debut our new Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame logo. Adding a silhouette of Suffolk County and a lit torch, the new logo […]
June 5, 2021

Murphy, Rohan

Rohan Murphy Induction Year: 2021 Location: East Islip Sport: Wrestling East Islip, NY native, decorated wrestler in high school and at Penn State, record setting American […]
June 5, 2021

James, Val

Val James Induction Year: 2021 Location: Hauppauge Sport: Hockey Hauppauge native who became the first black American in the NHL, playing for the Buffalo Sabres and […]
June 4, 2021

Guido, Tony

Tony Guido Induction Year: 2021 Location: Rocky Point Sport: Lacrosse Tony Guido is a Rocky Point native an All-American and All-Ivy lacrosse player at Yale. Guido […]
June 4, 2021

Givens, Randy

Randy Givens Induction Year: 2021 Location: Amityville Sport: Track & Field Amityville High and Florida State University track star who is an Olympian and an NCAA […]
June 3, 2021

Ferguson-Dayes, Karen

Karen Ferguson-Dayes Induction Year: 2021 Location: Sachem Sport: Soccer Sachem alum Karen Ferguson-Dayes is the current women’s soccer coach at the University of Louisville. She is […]
June 3, 2021

Fraser, Jason

Jason Fraser Induction Year: 2021 Location: Amityville Sport: Basketball Jason Fraser was a star at Amityville High and Villanova University. Fraser was a McDonald’s All-American and […]
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 […]