Sayville

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 […]
May 30, 2021

McKeever-Kress, Annamae

Annamae McKeever-Kress Induction Year: 2020 Location: Babylon Position: Athletic Administration & Coaching Dr. Jean Berger at Ward Melville, Ruth Gracey at Port Jefferson, Jeannette Rogers at […]
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 8, 2018

Gamboli, Tony

Tony Gamboli Induction Year: 2006 Category: Golf & Coaches Location: Sayville Gamboli has been the golf coach at Sayville High School for 40 years. Since taking […]
February 8, 2018

Gardi, Joe

Joe Gardi Induction Year: 2000 Category: Football & Coaches Location: Sayville Most notable for being the head football coach at Hofstra University from 1990 to 2005, […]
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 7, 2018

LaBelle, Jamie

Jamie LaBelle Induction Year: 2005 Category: Football Location: Sayville LaBelle was a Sayville High player in the late 1970’s. He was the team’s captain and an […]
February 7, 2018

Dietz, Jim

Jim Dietz Induction Year: 1996 Category: Football Location: Sayville Dietz played at Sayville H.S., graduated in 1966. He attended East Texas State University on full scholarship […]
February 7, 2018

Thieben, Bill

Bill Thieben Induction Year: 1991 Category: Basketball Location: Sayville Thieben is a retired professional basketball player. A native of Suffolk County, he attended Sayville High School […]