Historical Markers

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

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

 

SSHOF 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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SSHOF 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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SSHOF 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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SSHOF Historical Marker No. 4

  • Location: 565 South Second Street, Lindenhurst, NY
  • Year: 2023
  • Reasoning: Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played a barnstorming game in Lindenhurst on October 18, 1930
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