Professional Sports

June 7, 2021

Paci, John

John Paci Induction Year: 2021 Location: Huntington Sport: Football Huntington native who was an All-Big Ten quarterback at Indiana and played for the New York Jets […]
June 5, 2021

James, Val

Val James Induction Year: 2021 Location: Hauppauge Sport: Hockey Hauppauge native who became the first black American in the NHL, playing for the Buffalo Sabres and […]
June 3, 2021

Fraser, Jason

Jason Fraser Induction Year: 2021 Location: Amityville Sport: Basketball Jason Fraser was a star at Amityville High and Villanova University. Fraser was a McDonald’s All-American and […]
May 28, 2021

Spallina, Joe

Joe Spallina Induction Year: 2020 Location: Rocky Point & Stony Brook Sport: Lacrosse One of the most successful lacrosse coaches to come from Suffolk County, the […]
May 26, 2021

Riccio, Kevin

Kevin Riccio Induction Year: 2020 Location: West Islip Sport: Football A West Islip native, Kevin Riccio is a former Hansen Award winner as the top football […]
May 24, 2021

Long, Allie

Allie Long Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Soccer A Northport native, Allie Long has reached the pinnacle of her sport and helped the U.S. Women’s […]
May 23, 2021

Izzo, Larry

Larry Izzo Induction Year: 2020 Sport: Baseball Larry Izzo has been a Suffolk County high school basketball official for 50 years, but also made his mark […]
May 17, 2021

Atkinson, Kenny

Kenny Atkinson Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Basketball Northport native Kenny Atkinson is an NBA coach. He was the head coach of the Nets, and […]
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 […]