Huntington

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 25, 2023

Scully, John

John Scully Induction Year: 2023 Location: Holy Family, Huntington Category: Football & Pro Sports A Huntington native and Holy Family alum, John Scully is a former […]
June 2, 2023

LaFontaine, Pat

Pat LaFontaine Induction year: 2023 Location: Huntington Category: Hockey & Pro Sports The longtime Town of Huntington resident is a Hockey Hall of Famer. He participates […]
May 28, 2023

Donnelly, Joe

Joe Donnelly Induction Year: 2023 Location: Huntington Category: Journalism, Baseball and Officials Initially, a general assignment reporter at the World-Telegram & Sun, Joseph T. Donnelly became […]
June 7, 2021

Paci, John

John Paci Induction Year: 2021 Location: Huntington Sport: Football Huntington native who was an All-Big Ten quarterback at Indiana and played for the New York Jets […]
February 8, 2018

Gwydir, Kim

Kim Gwydir Induction Year: 2006 Category: Softball Location: Huntington A Huntington native, Kim Gwydir founded and organized the Long Island Chargers back in the early 1990’s, […]
February 8, 2018

Fusaro, Fred

Fred Fusaro Induction Year: 2003 Category: Football & Coaching Location: Sachem (coached) & Huntington (resident) Fred Fusaro was the head football coach at Sachem High School […]
February 8, 2018

Giani, Lou

Lou Giani Induction Year: 1995 Category: Wrestling & Coaches Location: Huntington Moved to Long Island when he was 14 years old.  Began wrestling when he was […]
February 8, 2018

Reinertsen, Sarah

 Sarah Reinertsen Induction Year: 1991 Category: Track & Field Location: Huntington Reinertsen is a physically-challenged athlete who was a student at Huntington High School when she […]
February 8, 2018

Norton, Edward “Mickey”

Edward “Mickey” Norton Induction Year: 1993 Category: Community Sports Location: Huntington  When Huntington had no junior high school sports programs he instructed the kids in various […]
February 8, 2018

Boccia, Charles

Charles Boccia Induction Year: 1997 Category: Softball Location: Huntington Known in Huntington as “Mr. Softball,” he organized the first softball league in 1938 between the Huntington […]
February 7, 2018

Hart, Gerry

Gerry Hart Induction Year: 1997 Category: Hockey Location: Hauppauge Hart is a Canadian retired professional hockey player who played 730 games in the NHL with the […]
February 7, 2018

Cooney, Gerry

Gerry Cooney Induction Year: 2005 Category: Boxing Location: Huntington Cooney was a professional boxer who grew up in Huntington. His amateur boxing career included two New […]
February 7, 2018

McGuire, Dick

Dick McGuire Category: Basketball Location: Huntington Induction Year: 1994 McGuire spent eleven seasons in the NBA (1949-60) and was one of the premier guards of the […]
February 6, 2018

Forte, Charles

Charles Forte Induction Year: 1990 Category: Baseball Location: Huntington  Charles Forte graduated from Huntington High School in 1956. He attended Wake Forest and signed with the […]