Babylon

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 22, 2022

Bunger, Charlie

Charlie Bunger Induction Year: 2022 Category: Surfing & Historic Inductee Location: Babylon Born in Brooklyn in 1941, Charlie Bunger family moved to Lindenhurst where he fell […]
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 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 […]
June 9, 2019

New York Cuban Giants

New York Cuban Giants Induction Year: 2019 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon The Cuban Giants were the first African-American professional baseball club. They are the first “Historic Recognition” inductee of the […]
May 17, 2018

Wiederkehr, Hans

Hans Wiederkehr Induction Year: 2018 Category: Football Location: Babylon, Shoreham-Wading River One of the top athletic administrators in Suffolk County for his long tenured service as […]
February 8, 2018

DeLucca, Joe

Joe DeLucca Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon Joe DeLucca started his coaching and teaching career at Babylon back in 1954, where he stayed until […]
February 8, 2018

Gentile, Christine

Christine Gentile Induction Year: 2007 Category: Track & Field Location: Babylon Christine Gentile ran track and cross country at Babylon High School from 1983 to 1988. During […]
February 8, 2018

Nicholas, Calvin

Dr. Calvin Nicholas Induction Year: 1999 Category: Sports Medicine Location: Babylon Dr. Nicholas lived in Babylon from 1953 to 1987, where he had a family practice. […]
February 8, 2018

Cross, Marilyn

Marilyn Cross Induction Year: 1992 Category: Gymnastics Location: Babylon In 1963, Cross received her 1st rating. She then received international rating in 1970 and permanent international […]
February 7, 2018

Migliore, Richard Francis 

Richard Migliore Induction Year: 1998 Category: Horse Racing Location: Babylon Migliore is a retired jockey who was born in Babylon and grew up in Sheepshead Bay. […]
February 7, 2018

Belmont Family

The Belmont Family Induction Year: 2002 Category: Horse Racing & Historic Location: Babylon August, August Jr. and Perry Belmont resided in Babylon. August Sr. was the […]
February 7, 2018

Bohrer, Tom 

Tom Bohrer Induction Year: 1990 Category: Boating & Nautical Location: Babylon Tom Bohrer graduated from Babylon in 1981 and Florida Institute of Technology in 1986 where […]
February 7, 2018

Vickers, Glenn

Glenn Vickers Induction Year: 1994 Category: Basketball Location: Babylon Glenn Vickers was inducted into the Iona College Hall of Fame following an outstanding four-year career with […]
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 7, 2018

Albert, Martin H

Martin H. Albert Induction Year: 1998 Category: Athletic Director Location: Babylon Martin Albert was the athletic director of Babylon Schools from 1959 to 1978. Albert was […]