Baseball

October 8, 2022

Historian Fabio Montella Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Local sports historian, professor and researcher Fabio Montella guest lectured as part of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame’s educational partnership with Port Jefferson High School’s […]
October 1, 2022

Chris Fallica Joins Port Jeff Sports History Class

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Chris Fallica guest lectured as part of our educational partnership with Port Jefferson High School’s sports history class. Fallica, who was […]
September 9, 2022

Suffolk HOF President Chris Vaccaro Speaks with Port Jefferson HS Class

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame kicked off its partnership with Port Jefferson High School on Friday, September 9 when Hall of Fame president Chris Vaccaro […]
July 31, 2022

ESPN Legend Linda Cohn Accepts HOF Plaque in LA

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in LA to present Linda Cohn with her 2022 HOF induction plaque. The Newfield High alum, who […]
July 13, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School Partner on Educational Program

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School have partnered on an educational program to teach students about local sports history and provide […]
July 5, 2022

Henry Chadwick Honored at HCBL Game in Sag Harbor

Baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2021. The Hall of Fame plaque was officially presented in Sag Harbor […]
May 19, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2022

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame celebrated its Class of 2022 induction ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at East Wind in Wading River. Super Bowl champ […]
May 5, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Honors Riverhead Location Where Satchel Paige Pitched in 1950

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame honored its third historic location with a special marker on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The current location of Riverhead Schools […]
April 5, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Erects Carl Yastrzemski Historic Marker

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame honored Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski and erected its second historic marker at Bridgehampton High School on Tuesday, April 5, […]
February 24, 2022

WATCH: 2022 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Press Conference

VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE: Inductees of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022 took to Zoom for a virtual press conference to talk about what […]
January 10, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2022

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is officially announcing its Class of 2022. This is one of the largest induction classes in the history of the […]
October 30, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Played on Baseball’s Biggest Stage

With the World Series is in full bloom, it’s always fun to look back and see which Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers played a role on […]
October 19, 2021

Save the Date: Suffolk Sports HOF Induction – May 18, 2022

SAVE THE DATE: We’re looking forward to an in-person hall of fame induction at EAST WIND on May 18, 2022!
October 7, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Debuts Satellite Exhibit at Section XI

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has launched its fourth exhibit, partnering with Section XI, the governing body of Suffolk County scholastic athletics. The exhibit features […]
June 15, 2021

Chris Vaccaro Discusses Life of Marion Hollins on LI History Project Podcast

An amazing life and story, we’re proud to have Marion Hollins as an inductee of the Suffolk Sports HOF. Listen to her life story on the […]
February 8, 2018

Batewell, Bill

Bill Batewell Induction Year: 2010 Category: Baseball Location: Sachem, Bellport Bill Batewell is a Suffolk County baseball lifer. He has been a head coach in the […]
February 8, 2018

Ambrosini, Bob

Bob Ambrosini Induction Year: 2002 Category: Baseball Location: Connetquot Coach Bob Ambrosini Coach Ambrosini began coaching at Connetquot in 1982. He has won more than 600 […]
February 8, 2018

Dromerhauser, Artie

Artie Dromerhauser Induction Year: 1995 Category: Baseball Location: Bay Shore Dromerhauser was an outstanding three-sport athlete at Bay Shore H.S. in the 1950’s. He enjoyed careers […]
February 8, 2018

Sullivan, Jim

Jim Sullivan Induction Year: 1990 Category: Officiating Spent 60 years officiating basketball and umpiring baseball. As a basketball official he worked everything from youth leagues to […]
February 6, 2018

Yastrzemski, Carl

Carl Yastrzemski Induction Year: 1990 Category: Baseball Location: Bridgehampton Carl Yastrzemski is an American former Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. He […]
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

Wells, Doug

Doug Wells Induction Year: 2001 Category: Baseball Location: Bellport Douglas “Doug” Wells was born and attended high school in Bellport. In his four year career, he […]
February 6, 2018

Montgomery Ward, John

John Montgomery Ward Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon Ward played Major League Baseball in the 1800s and was a pitcher, shortstop, second baseman, and […]
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 […]
February 6, 2018

Tepedino, Frank

Frank Tepedino Induction Year: 2004 Category: Baseball Born in Brooklyn, Frank grew up playing sandlot ball. On June 8, 1965, he was drafted by the Baltimore […]
February 6, 2018

Smith, Gerry

Gerry Smith Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Kings Park Gerry Smith played basketball and baseball at Kings Park High School and graduated in 1950. During […]
February 6, 2018

Schmidt, Rick

Rick Schmidt Induction Year: 2004 Category: Baseball Location: Hauppauge He was a three-sport athlete in baseball, soccer and basketball in the early 1960’s where he earned […]
February 6, 2018

Schaefer, Jeff

Jeff Schaefer Induction Year: 2010 Category: Baseball Location: Patchogue-Medford He played at Patchogue-Medford H.S. where he graduated in 1979. He was recruited by the University of […]
February 6, 2018

Osik, Keith

Keith Osik Induction Year: 2008 Category: Baseball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Osik is a former major league baseball catcher, who started his career at Shoreham/Wading River high […]
February 6, 2018

Murphy, Tom

Tom Murphy Induction Year: 1994 Category: Baseball Location: Seton Hall Played at Seton Hall High and graduated in 1949. Murphy was seen by a Brooklyn Dodger […]