Categories of Induction

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 […]
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 […]
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 13, 2023

Wassell Foote, Missy

Missy Wassell Foote Induction Year: 2023 Location: Ward Melville Category: Lacrosse & Coaching As the head women’s lacrosse coach at Middlebury College from 1978 through 2015, […]
June 12, 2023

Turri, Justin

Justin Turri Induction Year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Lacrosse & Coaching  A former West Islip standout, Justin Turri was a four-year starter at Duke and […]
June 11, 2023

Sabatelle, Jen

Jen Sabatelle Induction Year: 2023 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Category: Media and Sports Business A Shoreham-Wading River High School alumnus, Jen Sabatelle is the EVP of Communications […]
June 9, 2023

Napolitano, Ralph

Ralph Napolitano Induction Year: 2023 Location: Brentwood Category: Wrestling and Coaching Longtime Brentwood wrestling coach with more than 300 wins is one of the winningest active […]
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 […]
June 7, 2023

Melia, Tim

Tim Melia Induction year: 2023 Location: East Islip Category: Soccer and Pro Sports An East Islip native, Tim Melia is a professional goalkeeper for Sporting Kansas […]
June 6, 2023

McGuire, Ed

Ed McGuire Induction Year: 2023 Location: Riverhead Category: Football, Pro Sports and Sports Business A Riverhead native, Ed McGuire is in his 35th NFL season and […]
June 5, 2023

La Morte, Chris

Chris La Morte Induction year: 2023 Location: Sachem Category: Gymnastics Arguably the greatest to ever compete on the rings in New York State after staring at […]
June 2, 2023

LaFontaine, Pat

Pat LaFontaine Induction year: 2023 Location: Huntington Category: Hockey & Pro Sports The longtime Town of Huntington resident is a Hockey Hall of Famer. He participates […]
June 1, 2023

Grady, Joe

Joe Grady Induction year: 2023 Location: Bay Shore Category: Officials The Bay Shore native was one of the longest-serving officials in Section XI history. He finished […]
May 31, 2023

Flanagan, Ryan

Ryan Flanagan Induction year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Lacrosse, Pro Athlete A West Islip native, Ryan Flanagan was a three-time All-American and NCAA Defenseman of […]