The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit established in 1990 to honor outstanding people, living or deceased, who gained prominence and have made substantial contributions in the fields of professional and amateur sports on behalf of themselves and Suffolk County. The Hall of Fame has exhibits at Fairfield Properties Ballpark, (home of the Long Island Ducks), Town of Huntington Townhall, the Section XI offices in Farmingville, Long Island Sports and Rehabilitation in Holbrook and Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame: Club 369


Congratulations to the current Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inductees, who have made major contributions to professional and amateur athletics.

As of 2022, there are 369 inductees across multiple categories.

We are in the process of updating our website and building out individual profile pages of all inductees, so check in frequently for more multimedia, information and highlights!


Full list of SSHOF Inductees
May 25, 2022

Fallica, Chris

Chris Fallica Induction Year: Category: Journalism & Media Location: Westhampton Beach Chris Fallica grew up in East Moriches and attended Westhampton Beach High School. He is […]
May 24, 2022

Cohn, Linda

Linda Cohn Induction Year: 2022 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Newfield Linda Cohn, an ESPN broadcaster and longtime host of SportsCenter, went to Newfield High School. […]
May 28, 2021

Slawson, Andy

Andy Slawson Induction Year: 2020 Location: Bay Shore Role: Journalism/Media Andy Slawson, a Bay Shore native, is best known for his decades of service to high […]
May 20, 2021

Herrmann, Mark

Mark Herrmann Induction Year: 2020 Location: Center Moriches Wing: Journalism / Media Mark Herrmann, the pride of Center Moriches,  joined Newsday in 1983 and was one […]
June 2, 2019

Costas, Bob

Bob Costas Induction Year: 2019 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Commack Bob Costas is one of the most well known sports broadcasters in American history. He […]
March 2, 2018

Gentile, Laura

Laura Gentile Induction Year: 2016 Category: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Laura Gentile is a former three-sport athlete at Sachem High School, where she excelled in […]
March 2, 2018

Cimini, Rich

Rich Cimini Induction Year: 2016 Specialty: Journalism / Media Location: Sachem Rich Cimini started his career in journalism as the editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper […]
February 7, 2018

Weiss, David

David Weiss Induction Year: 1999 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Oakdale Weiss grew up in Nassau County, but has been a Suffolk County resident for many […]
February 7, 2018

Usher, George

George Usher Induction Year: 1995 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Seton Hall Born in Patchogue on May 1, 1931, George Usher attended St. Francis elementary school, […]
February 7, 2018

Sarra, Gregg

Gregg Sarra Induction Year: 2012 Category: Journalism & Media Location: Newfield Gregg Sarra is a journalist and editor at Newsday. Sarra was instrumental in expanding Newsday’s […]
February 7, 2018

Papanek, John

John Papanek Induction Year: 2013 Category: Journalism and Media Location: Patchogue John Papanek began his journalism career in 1967, when he was a student at Patchogue […]
February 7, 2018

Lang, Jack

Jack Lang Induction Year: 2003 Category: Journalism Location: Fort Salonga  A resident of Fort Salonga, Lang was a baseball writer in New York for 42 years. […]
February 7, 2018

Landers, Barry

Barry Landers Induction Year: 2000 Category: Media In 1967, Landers began his long association with Suffolk County sports when he was hired by WGLI radio to […]
February 7, 2018

Kirkman, Ed

Ed Kirkman Induction Year: 1990 Category: Journalism Location: Medford Ed Kirkman was a journalist for more than 40 years at the New York Daily News and […]
February 7, 2018

Herzog, Bob

Robert “Bob” Herzog Induction Year: 2015 Category: Media Location: Commack Bob Herzog, who was born in the Bronx, grew up in Dix Hills and attended Commack […]