Amityville

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! […]
February 12, 2024

2013: Amityville Football

Amityville football has one of the oldest programs in Suffolk County. The Warriors have been winning county titles since 1950. They were honored as a special […]
June 16, 2022

Young, Darrel

Darrel Young Induction Year: 2022 Category: Football & Pro Sports Location: Amityville Former NFL full back with the Washington Redskins, current Director of Player Personnel with […]
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

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 […]
February 8, 2018

Howard, Lou

Lou Howard Induction Year: 1991 Category: Football & Coaches Location: Amityville Howard was the head football coach at Amityville Memorial High School from 1951 thru 1966, […]
February 8, 2018

Ball, W. Homer

W. Homer Ball Induction Year: 1992 Category: Football Location: Amityville Homer Ball was football coach at Amityville High School for 22 years from 1929-51, during which […]
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

Fallot, L. Robert

Robert L. Fallot Induction Year: 1992 Category: Sports Medicine Location: Amityville Dr. Fallot graduated from Amityville High School in 1939. He graduated from Columbia University in […]
February 7, 2018

Wyatt, Bernie

Bernie Wyatt Induction Year: 1995 Category: Football Location: Amityville Wyatt played at Amityville High School and scored 170 points at tailback in 1956, which broke Jim […]
February 7, 2018

Niland, John

John Niland Induction Year: 1997 Category: Football Location: Amityville John Niland, an Amityville native, is a former American Football offensive guard who played for the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles in an eleven-year […]
February 7, 2018

James, Mike

Mike James Induction Year: 2005 Category: Basketball Location: Amityville James is a retired professional basketball player who played at Amityville High School. He had the most […]
February 7, 2018

White, Kevin

Kevin White Inducted in 2006 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Amityville Kevin White is an American college administrator who is currently the athletic director at Duke University. […]
February 6, 2018

Giordano, Tom “T-Bone”

Tom Giordano Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball & Athletic Directors Location: Copiague (AD), Amityville (resident) Tom Giordano was a longtime baseball executive who made his home […]