The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit established in 1990 to honor outstanding people, living or deceased, who gained prominence and have made substantial contributions in the fields of professional and amateur sports on behalf of themselves and Suffolk County. The Hall of Fame has exhibits at Fairfield Properties Ballpark, (home of the Long Island Ducks), Town of Huntington Townhall, the Section XI offices in Farmingville, Long Island Sports and Rehabilitation in Holbrook and Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame: Club 395

Congratulations to the current Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inductees, who have made major contributions to professional and amateur athletics.

As of 2023, there are 395 inductees across multiple categories.

We are in the process of updating our website and building out individual profile pages of all inductees, so check in frequently for more multimedia, information and highlights!

Full list of SSHOF Inductees
December 8, 2021

Jumbo Elliott Inducted to College Football Hall of Fame

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer John “Jumbo” Elliott’s larger than life football resume continues to grow. The Sachem legend and former NFL lineman was inducted to […]
December 5, 2021

Ray Reid Retires from Coaching Post at UConn

Thirty three years. 457 wins. Four national championships. It’s been an incredible ride for Ray Reid. The Brentwood native and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Ray […]
November 7, 2021

Buffalo Sabres Host Val James Night to Honor Long Island Legend

The Buffalo Sabres hosted Val James Night to honor the 40th anniversary of Val breaking the color barrier for Black American hockey players in the NHL. […]
October 30, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Played on Baseball’s Biggest Stage

With the World Series is in full bloom, it’s always fun to look back and see which Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers played a role on […]
October 28, 2021

Craig Biggio Throws Out First Pitch of Game 1 World Series

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Astros legend Craig Biggio threw out the first pitch during Game 1 of the 2021 World Series. WATCH HERE.
October 19, 2021

Save the Date: Suffolk Sports HOF Induction – May 18, 2022

SAVE THE DATE: We’re looking forward to an in-person hall of fame induction at EAST WIND on May 18, 2022!
October 17, 2021

Allie Long Receives Suffolk HOF Plaque from Chris Vaccaro

Pro soccer player Allie Long was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2021, but the ceremony was virtual and she never formally received […]
October 17, 2021

James C. Metzger has No. 21 Hills East Football Jersey Retired

Congrats to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Jim Metzger on yet another honor … he had his No. 21 Hills East football uniform retired on Saturday […]
October 7, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Debuts Satellite Exhibit at Section XI

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has launched its fourth exhibit, partnering with Section XI, the governing body of Suffolk County scholastic athletics. The exhibit features […]
September 23, 2021

Joe Spallina Gets Extension at Stony Brook

After a third trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals in the last four years, Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Stony Brook lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina […]
September 22, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Matt DiStefano Honored with Court Renaming

We Get To remember the life and legacy of Matt “Dezy” DiStefano. The Sachem legend, who passed away in January 2020, received his latest honor as […]
September 18, 2021

Boomer, Sal Ciampi Featured in New CBS Renovation Show

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Boomer Esiason and his high school coach Sal Ciampi were featured on an episode of “Secret Celebrity Renovation” on CBS. Esiason […]
September 9, 2021

Suffolk Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Bob Burkley

Another great one has left us, but his legacy lives on. Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and longtime track and field coach Bob Burkley died on […]
August 3, 2021

Craig Biggio Named to Baseball Hall of Fame Board of Directors

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Craig Biggio has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. He was […]
July 8, 2021

Kenny Atkinson Named Golden State Warriors Assistant

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Kenny Atkinson is off to the latest stop in his NBA coaching career as the Warriors will make him their new […]