Historic Markers

In 2019 the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame debuted a new historic marker program honoring historic places of sporting significance around Suffolk County.

The program will look to honor at least one location per year in the coming years.

Historic Marker No. 1

  • Location: Bethpage Ballpark
  • Year: 2019
  • Reasoning: Since 2000, location of longest running professional ballpark and sports franchise in Suffolk County history
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Historic Marker No. 2

  • Location: Bridgehampton High School
  • Year: 2022
  • Reasoning: Location where baseball legend Carl Yastrzemski played high school ball
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Historic Marker No. 3

  • Location: 700 Osborn Avenue, Riverhead, NY
  • Year: 2022
  • Reasoning: Baseball legend Satchel Paige pitched at the now defunct Wivchar Stadium in 1950
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