Professional Sports

June 11, 2019

Bettman, Gary

Gary Bettman Induction Year: 2019 Category: Hockey Location: Dix Hills Gary Bettman, the Commissioner of the National Hockey League, was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall […]
June 11, 2019

Esiason, Boomer

Boomer Esiason Induction Year: 1990 Category: Football Location: East Islip Played at East Islip H.S. Attended the University of Maryland. He was an NFL veteran quarterback […]
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 […]
June 3, 2019

Hartley, Bria

Bria Hartley Induction Year: 2019 Category: Basketball Location: North Babylon The North Babylon native and WNBA start was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame […]
June 16, 2018

Whalen, Sara

Sara Whalen Induction Year: 2001 Category: Soccer Location: Harborfields Whalen graduated from Harborfields High School in 1994, where she played varsity soccer, basketball, and track as […]
May 15, 2018

Bowen, Stephen

Stephen Bowen Induction Year: 2018 Category: Football Location: Half Hollow Hills Stephen Bowen, a Half Hollow Hills West graduate, spent 10 seasons in the NFL; five […]
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 […]
March 2, 2018

Semioli, Mark

Mark Semioli Year of Induction: 2017 Category: Soccer Location: Hauppauge Mark Semioli graduated from Hauppauge High School in 1986 and attended Stanford University in California and […]
March 2, 2018

Heeter, Gene

Gene Heeter Induction Year: 2016 Category: Football and Pro Resident Location: Lake Grove, N.Y.  Gene Heeter will always be known for scoring the first touchdown at […]
February 8, 2018

Tice, John

John Tice Induction Year: 2013 Category: Football Location: Central Islip John Tice played football at Central Islip High School and at the University of Maryland. He […]
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

Wenzel, Bob

Bob Wenzel Induction Year: 2004 Category: Basketball/Coach Location: West Islip Bob Wenzel was an athlete himself before beginning his distinguished basketball coaching career.  A 1967 graduate […]
February 8, 2018

Layden, Frank

Frank Layden Induction Year: 1990 Category: Basketball & Professional Sports Location: Seton Hall (H.S.), Dowling Long before Frank Layden coached in the NBA he was at […]
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 […]