Baseball

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 3, 2023

Vaccaro Unveils Kirwan HOF Induction on Sirius XM NFL Radio

Thanks to Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan for having Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro on SiriusXM NFL Radio’s Movin’ the Chains. Click […]
April 29, 2023

Rick Cole Jr. Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

Hofstra Athletic Director Rick Cole Jr. was the latest guest speaker as part of the educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port […]
March 24, 2023

HOFer Darrel Young Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Former NFL player and current Steelers player development director Darrel Young was the latest guest in the Port Jeff sports history class as part of a […]
February 16, 2023

ESPN’s Rich Cimini Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

ESPN journalist and New York Jets beat writer Rich Cimini was the latest guest in the Port Jefferson High School sports history class as part of […]
January 22, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2023

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its Class of 2023. This is one of the largest induction classes in the history of […]
January 19, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Ron Davies

Longtime baseball coach and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Ron Davies passed away in January at 86. The Smithtown resident coached at Adelphi for 38 seasons […]
January 13, 2023

Suffolk Sports HOFer Steve Zimmer Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Former NFL official Steve Zimmer was the latest guest speaker at the Port Jeff High School sports history class as part of a partnership with the […]
December 20, 2022

Kenny Atkinson Accepts Suffolk HOF Plaque at MSG

NBA coach and Northport native Kenny Atkinson finally received his Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame plaque from the 2021 ceremony on Tuesday, December 20 at Madison […]
December 17, 2022

Suffolk HOFer Stan Wilcox Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Stan Wilcox was the latest guest lecturer to speak with the sports history class at Port Jefferson High School through an […]
December 11, 2022

Sportswriter Mark Herrmann Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

Port Jefferson High School sports history students were treated to a guest lecture from longtime sports journalist Mark Herrmann in December. Herrmann, who was inducted into […]
November 20, 2022

NBA Scout Rich Wrase Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

From sharing stories about current NBA players, to describing his process as an NBA scout and his deep knowledge about Long Island basketball, Rich Wrase was […]
November 5, 2022

Jeff Ruland Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

By the time Jeff Ruland was done showing videos of him shutting down Michael Jordan and explaining his journey to the NBA, he was signing autographs […]
October 26, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Historic Markers Recognized by SABR

All three of the historic markers placed by the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame have been recognized by the Society of American Baseball Research’s Baseball Landmarks […]
October 18, 2022

Port Jeff Sports History Class Files Hall of Fame Research Project

Through an educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School, students conducted research assignments on Hall of Fame inductees. Students […]
June 9, 2019

New York Cuban Giants

New York Cuban Giants Induction Year: 2019 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon The Cuban Giants were the first African-American professional baseball club. They are the first “Historic Recognition” inductee of the […]
March 2, 2018

Pacella, John

John Pacella Induction Year: 2017 Category: Baseball Location: Connetquot John Pacella attended Connetquot High School where he pitched for the baseball team with a record of […]
March 2, 2018

Searage, Ray

Ray Searage Induction Year: 2017 Category: Baseball Location: Deer Park Searage got his start as a baseball player at Deer Park High School and went on […]
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 15, 2018

Muir, Robert

Robert Muir Induction Year: 1991 Category: Soccer, Basketball, Baseball and Track Location: Mattituck Bob Muir coached soccer, basketball, baseball and track at Mattituck High School for […]
February 15, 2018

Heckman, Howie

Howie Heckman Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball and Soccer, Basketball, Softball Location: Center Moriches Howie Heckman coached boys varsity baseball and soccer at  Center Moriches High […]
February 15, 2018

Ciampi, Sal

Sal Ciampi Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball and Football Location: East Islip Sal Ciampi is a legendary baseball and football coach from Suffolk County winning numerous […]
February 8, 2018

Mignano, Sal

Sal Mignano Induction Year: 2007 Category: Baseball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Sal Mignao was the varsity baseball coach at Shoreham-Wading River for over 30 years, as well […]
February 8, 2018

Desiderio, Al

Al Desiderio Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball Location: Port Jefferson Al Desiderio coached at Port Jefferson High for 37 years and made the playoffs 20 times […]
February 8, 2018

DeLucca, Joe

Joe DeLucca Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon Joe DeLucca started his coaching and teaching career at Babylon back in 1954, where he stayed until […]
February 8, 2018

Davies, Ronald

Ronald C. Davies Induction Year: 1999 Category: Baseball Location: Smithtown He began his 46 year coaching career back in 1963 at Adelphi University, where in 1997 […]
February 8, 2018

Davide, John

John Davide Induction Year: 2005 Category: Baseball Location: Centereach, Dowling Longtime Centereach resident who was an outstanding baseball player, as well as coach, before beginning a […]
February 8, 2018

Canobbio, Mike

Mike Canobbio Induction Year: 2012 Category: Baseball Location: Lindenhurst The longtime varsity baseball coach at Lindenhurst since 1976. He won career game No. 500 in May […]
February 8, 2018

Brown, Eric

Eric Brown Induction Year: 2011 Category: Baseball Location: Longwood, Suffolk Community Eric Brown has been the head baseball coach at Suffolk Community College’s Ammerman Campus for […]
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 […]