Islip

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! […]
October 8, 2019

Peterson, Patrick

Patrick Peterson Induction Year: 1994 Category: Running Location: Islip Pat Petersen, also a member of the Farmingdale State Athletic Hall of Fame who had three top-four […]
February 15, 2018

Patrovich, Joe

Joe Patrovich Induction Year: 2010 Category: Wrestling and Football Location: Islip Joe Patrovich as coached football and wrestling in Suffolk County and serves as the head […]
February 8, 2018

Veryzer, John

John Veryzer Induction Year: 1990 Category: Basketball Location: Islip Veryzer graduated Sayville High School in 1939 and played basketball for LaSalle Military Academy and Manhattan College. […]
February 8, 2018

Biangardi, Fred

Fred Biangardi Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball Location: Islip Fred Biangardi coached at Islip for 33 years and had a record of 513 wins and 256 […]
February 8, 2018

Mayer, Alan

Alan Mayer Induction Year: 2002 Category: Soccer Location: Islip Mayer is a retired American soccer goalkeeper. He played professionally in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League and earned […]
February 7, 2018

Jerkens, Harry Allen

Harry Allen Jerkens Induction Year: 1994 Category: Horse Racing Location: Islip  This horse training legend is from Islip and was named to the Thoroughbred Racing’s Hall of […]
February 7, 2018

Ramsey, Walter M. “Buck”

Walter M. “Buck” Ramsey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Islip Ramsey served as the athletic director at Islip High School from 1941-67. He was […]
February 6, 2018

Veryzer, Tom

Tom Veryzer Induction Year: 1995 Category: Baseball Location: Islip Upon graduation from Islip High School in 1971, Veryzer was immediately drafted in the first round (eleventh […]