Football

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 […]
October 13, 2022

Suffolk Sports HOFer Buzz Deschamps Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Buzz Deschamps was the latest guest speaker as part of the Hall of Fame’s educational partnership with Port Jefferson High School’s […]
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!
February 8, 2018

Read, Henry J.

Henry Read Induction Year: 1990 Category: Football, Coaches Location: Seton Hall Henry Read was the winningest football coach in Suffolk County history (176) until 2000 when […]
February 8, 2018

O’Leary, George

George O’Leary Induction Year: 2001 Category: Football, Coach Location: Central Islip George O’Leary is one of the most well-known coaches to ever come from Long Island. […]
February 8, 2018

LaPlatney, Cliff

Cliff LaPlatney Induction Year: 1993 Location: Bay Shore Category: Coaches Clifton “Cliff” LaPlatney was born in 1905 in Gouverneur, New York and later moved to Canton, […]
February 8, 2018

Jackson, Dorrie

Dorrie Jackson Induction Year: 1994 Category: Football Location: Greenport Head football coach at Greenport High School from 1951 thru 1978. His record was 148-43-7, even though […]
February 8, 2018

Howard, Thomas A.

Thomas A. Howard Induction Year: 2010 Category: Football & Coaches Location: Bay Shore Howard began his football coaching career at West Babylon High School in 1971 […]
February 8, 2018

Howard, Lou

Lou Howard Induction Year: 1991 Category: Football & Coaches Location: Amityville Howard was the head football coach at Amityville Memorial High School from 1951 thru 1966, […]
February 8, 2018

Goldstein, D.J.

D.J. Goldstein Induction Year: 2000 Category: Football Location: Central Islip Goldstein was the head football coach at Central Islip High School from 1959 thru 1974.  The […]
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

Fusaro, Fred

Fred Fusaro Induction Year: 2003 Category: Football & Coaching Location: Sachem (coached) & Huntington (resident) Fred Fusaro was the head football coach at Sachem High School […]
February 8, 2018

Erickson, Joe

Joe Erickson Induction Year: 1999 Category: Football Location: Bay Shore Born and raised in Bay Shore, he was a member of the Class of  1942 and […]
February 8, 2018

Cipp, Joseph L., Jr.

Joseph L. Cipp Jr. Induction Year: 1996 Category: Football Location: Bellport Joe Cipp Jr. was the first football coach in Bellport football history after founding the […]
February 8, 2018

Cerullo, Tony

Tony Cerullo Induction Year: 2006 Category: Football Location: Elwood-John Glenn Cerullo was head football coach and athletic director at Elwood-John Glenn High School in East Northport. […]
February 8, 2018

Cassese, Tom

Tom Cassese Induction Year: 2003 Category: Football Location: Comsewogue Tom Cassese began as the head football coach at Comsewogue High School in 1973 and retired in […]
February 8, 2018

Ball, W. Homer

W. Homer Ball Induction Year: 1992 Category: Football Location: Amityville Homer Ball was football coach at Amityville High School for 22 years from 1929-51, during which […]
February 7, 2018

Wyatt, Bernie

Bernie Wyatt Induction Year: 1995 Category: Football Location: Amityville Wyatt played at Amityville High School and scored 170 points at tailback in 1956, which broke Jim […]