Northport

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! […]
June 10, 2023

Pendergast, Christopher

Christopher Pendergast Induction Year: 2023 Location: Northport Category: Special Recognition An inspiration, fighter, and innovator, Chris Prendergast built a legacy through his battle with ALS. A teacher […]
May 24, 2021

Long, Allie

Allie Long Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Soccer A Northport native, Allie Long has reached the pinnacle of her sport and helped the U.S. Women’s […]
May 17, 2021

Atkinson, Kenny

Kenny Atkinson Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Basketball Northport native Kenny Atkinson is an NBA coach. He was the head coach of the Nets, and […]
May 15, 2021

Acompora, Louis J.

Louis J. Acompora Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Lacrosse Louis J. Acompora of Northport, N.Y. died on March 25, 2000 from a blow to his […]
March 2, 2018

Byers, Jill

Jill Byers Induction Year: 2016 Category: Lacrosse Location: Northport Jill Byers graduated from Northport High School in 2005, where she played three sports: soccer, basketball and […]
February 8, 2018

Rose, Carol

Carol Rose Induction Year: 2015 Category: Lacrosse Location: Northport Carol Rose has been the girls varsity lacrosse coach at Northport High School since 1990, and is […]
February 8, 2018

Castellano, Rich

Rich Castellano Induction Year: 2009 Category: Basketball Location: Northport Castellano is in his 29th season as the girls varsity basketball coach at Northport High School, where he […]
February 8, 2018

Bagshaw, Ann Marie Wycoff

Ann Marie Wyckoff Bagshaw Induction Year: 1994 Category: Swimming & Diving Location: Northport Bagshaw grew up in Northport but attended Stony Brook Prep School where she […]
February 7, 2018

Lotz, Danny

Danny Lotz Induction Year: 1996 Category: Basketball Location: Northport Danny Lotz played at Northport High School, excelling in football and basketball. As a captain, led the […]
February 7, 2018

Lotz, John C.

John C. Lotz Induction Year: 1996 Category: Basketball Location: Northport Graduated in 1953 from Northport High School and later played on a championship team at East […]
February 6, 2018

Wine, Bobby

Bobby Wine Induction Year: 1993 Category: Baseball Location: Northport Bobby is a former shortstop, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. Born in New York City, […]
February 6, 2018

Ketcham, Bill

Bill Ketcham Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Northport Ketcham played at Northport High School and graduated in 1945, going on to join the Navy during […]
February 6, 2018

Chipman, Bob

Bob Chipman Induction Year: 2006 Category: Baseball Location: Northport Bob Chipman was left-handed baseball pitcher from 1941-52. In his dozen seasons in Major League Baseball, he […]
February 6, 2018

Cambria, Fred

Fred Cambria Induction Year: 2014 Category: Baseball Location: Northport Fred Cambria is a retired American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who appeared in six Major League games — five as a starting pitcher — […]