Baseball

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 […]
January 16, 2024

2007: East Islip Baseball

The East Islip baseball program is among the most successful in New York State, Long Island, and Suffolk County history. In 2007, the program was recognized […]
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 […]
June 21, 2023

Gload, Ross

Ross Gload Induction Year: 2023 Location: East Hampton Category: Baseball and Pro Sports A 10-year MLB veteran who played for Cubs, Rockies, White Sox, Royals, Marlins, […]
June 20, 2023

Ricci, Constantine

Constantine Ricci Induction Year: 2023 Category: Baseball and Historic Recognition Constantine Ricci was a semi-professional baseball player on Long Island during the regional sport’s mid-twentieth century […]
June 16, 2023

Bunn, Sammy

Ralph “Sammy” Bunn Induction Year: 2023 Category: Baseball and Historic Ralph “Sammy” Bunn was a starting pitcher on Long Island’s semi-pro baseball circuit in the mid-twentieth […]
June 14, 2023

Edwards, Carlton Hubbie

Carlton Hubbie Edwards Induction Year: 2023 Location: Setauket Category: Baseball and Historic Recognition  Carlton “Hubbie” Edwards was a starting pitcher on Long Island’s semi-pro baseball circuit […]
June 8, 2023

Migliozzi, Tom

Tom Migliozzi Induction year: 2023 Location: Deer Park and Half Hollow Hills Category: Baseball and Coaching The head baseball coach at Half Hollow Hills West, Tom […]
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 13, 2022

Senk, Matt

Matt Senk Induction Year: 2022 Category: Baseball and Coaching Location: Stony Brook and John Glenn Longtime Stony Brook University head baseball coach with more than 880 […]
June 10, 2022

Preller, AJ

AJ Preller Induction Year: 2022 Category: Baseball and Pro Sports Location: Walt Whitman President of Baseball Operations and General Manager of San Diego Padres from Walt […]
June 1, 2022

Koch, Billy

Billy Koch Induction Year: 2022 Category: Baseball and Pro Sports Location: West Babylon Billy Koch is a West Babylon native and former big league pitcher. Pitched […]
May 23, 2021

Izzo, Larry

Larry Izzo Induction Year: 2020 Sport: Baseball Larry Izzo has been a Suffolk County high school basketball official for 50 years, but also made his mark […]
May 19, 2021

Chadwick, Henry

Henry Chadwick Induction Year: 2020 Location: Sag Harbor Sport: Baseball The 2020 Historic Inductee is known as the “Father of Baseball” and called Sag Harbor his […]
May 15, 2021

Agostinelli, Sal

Sal Agostinelli Induction Year: 2020 Location: Kings Park Sport: Baseball Sal Agostinelli of Kings Park, N.Y. has served many roles in professional baseball. He played in […]
October 7, 2019

Miles Jr., Walter Curtis

Walter Curtis Miles Jr. Induction Year: 1998 Category: Baseball and Wrestling Location: Riverhead Walter Curtis Miles Jr. is one of the best athletes to graduate from […]