Brentwood

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 […]
June 9, 2023

Napolitano, Ralph

Ralph Napolitano Induction Year: 2023 Location: Brentwood Category: Wrestling and Coaching Longtime Brentwood wrestling coach with more than 300 wins is one of the winningest active […]
May 24, 2023

Adams, Carl

Carl Adams Induction Year: 2023 Sport: Wrestling Location: Brentwood Brentwood’s first New York State wrestling champion in 1968, Carl Adams had a lifetime of success on […]
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 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 […]
May 17, 2018

Stancik, Clement

Clem Stancik Induction Year: 2018 Category: Tennis Location: Brentwood Clement F. Stancik was the Brentwood varsity tennis coach for 56 years from 1963-2018. He won more […]
February 15, 2018

Varone, Carl

Carl Varone Induction Year: 1999 Category: XC, Basketball, Baseball Location: Sayville and Brentwood Coached cross country, basketball and baseball at Sayville High School from 1962 to 1981 (varies […]
February 15, 2018

Campo, Joseph A.

Joe Campo Induction Year: 1995 Category: Wrestling and Football Location: Brentwood Affectionally known as “The Gov,” Campo coached wrestling and football at Brentwood High School from […]
February 8, 2018

Simmons, Dick

Dick Simmons Category: Coaches, Track & Field Location: Brentwood Induction Year: 2000 Dick Simmons’ began his career in track and field in Westbury. After graduating in […]
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

Hoppey, Robert

Robert “Bob” Hoppey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Lacrosse & Coaches Location: Brentwood Bob Hoppey was the Brentwood lacrosse coach from 1959 to 1988. He had 303 […]
February 8, 2018

Kellner, Stan

Stan Kellner Induction Year: 1999 Category: Basketball & Coaches Location: Brentwood Kellner coached at Brentwood High School from 1965-78; his record was 210-56. During his time […]
February 8, 2018

Urso, Frank

Frank Urso Induction Year: 1992 Category: Lacrosse Location: Brentwood Urso was an All-American lacrosse player at Brentwood High School in New York, where he also played running back on […]
February 7, 2018

Franklin, Jamie

Jamie Franklin Induction Year: 1991 Category: Football Location: Brentwood A Brentwood alum, Jamie Franklin was a standout two-sport athlete, playing basketball and football for the Indians. […]
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

Miceli, Joe

Joe Miceli Induction Year: 1997 Category: Boxing Location: Brentwood Miceli grew up on New York’s lower east side, where in the neighborhood, the law of survival […]