Professional Sports

February 7, 2018

Gillies, Clark

Clark Gillies Induction Year: 1998 Category: Hockey Location: Dix Hills Did not attend school in Suffolk County but has been a resident of Dix Hills since […]
February 7, 2018

Ferraro, Chris

Chris Ferraro Induction Year: 2012 Category: Hockey Chris Ferraro is an American retired ice hockey player who formerly played in the National Hockey League. Along with his twin brother, Peter, became the […]
February 7, 2018

Jerkens, Harry Allen

Harry Allen Jerkens Induction Year: 1994 Category: Horse Racing Location: Islip  This horse training legend is from Islip and was named to the Thoroughbred Racing’s Hall of […]
February 7, 2018

Nitti, John

John Nitti Induction Year: 2009 Category: Football A Long Island native, he attended Westbury High School where he played baseball in addition to football in the […]
February 7, 2018

Jiggets, Dan

Dan Jiggets Induction Year: 1990 Category: Football Location: Westhampton Beach Jiggetts was born in Brooklyn, but grew up in on Long Island when his parents moved there soon after […]
February 7, 2018

Franklin, Jamie

Jamie Franklin Induction Year: 1991 Category: Football Location: Brentwood A Brentwood alum, Jamie Franklin was a standout two-sport athlete, playing basketball and football for the Indians. […]
February 7, 2018

Fowler, Melvin, Jr.

Melvin Fowler Jr. Induction Year: 2009 Category: Football Location: Half Hollow Hills Fowler is a former football player who was an All-county and All-Long Island selection […]
February 7, 2018

Esiason, Boomer

Boomer Esiason Induction Year: 1990 Category: Football Location: East Islip Played at East Islip H.S. Attended the University 2of Maryland. He was an NFL veteran quarterback […]
February 7, 2018

Elliott, John “Jumbo”

John “Jumbo” Elliott Induction Year: 1993 Category: Football Location: Sachem Played at Sachem and attended the University of Michigan. Elliott played 14 years as an offensive tackle in […]
February 7, 2018

Danowski, “Big Ed”

Ed “Big Ed” Danowski Induction Year: 1991 Category: Football Location: Riverhead Danowski played at Riverhead and attended Fordham University where he was a football All-American in […]
February 7, 2018

Burnett, Robert

Robert Burnett Induction Year: 2001 Category: Football Location: Newfield, Middle Country Rob Burnett played football at Newfield High School and graduated in 1985. He attended Syracuse […]
February 7, 2018

Brown, Gary Lee

Gary Lee Brown Induction Year: 2015 Category: Football Location: Brentwood Gary Lee Brown is a former NFL offensive lineman, who went to school in Brentwood and […]
February 7, 2018

Boozer, Emerson

Emerson Boozer Induction Year: 1996 Category: Football Location: Huntington Station Emerson Boozer did not grow up in Suffolk County, but has been a resident of Huntington […]
February 7, 2018

Black, Tom

Tom Black Induction Year: 2000 Category: Football Location: Central Islip Black played football, baseball and basketball at Central Islip High School and graduated in 1965. Upon […]
February 7, 2018

Cooney, Gerry

Gerry Cooney Induction Year: 2005 Category: Boxing Location: Huntington Cooney was a professional boxer who grew up in Huntington. His amateur boxing career included two New […]