Inductee News

June 26, 2020

Suffolk HOFer Gordon Forbes, 90, Gone But Not Forgotten

Gordon Forbes, a longtime pro football writer and editor at USA Today, died in June 2020. He was 90. Forbes, who was inducted to the Suffolk […]
June 23, 2020

SSHOF Supports John Niland for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer John Niland is one of the premier offensive linemen of his era and deserves consideration for the Pro Football Hall of […]
March 11, 2020

Jumbo Elliott Elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Add another hall of fame to Jumbo Elliott’s resume. One of the top linemen in Long Island history and an inductee of the Suffolk Sports Hall […]
March 4, 2020

DeLucca, Class of ’00, MLB Scout, Passes at 90

Babylon’s own Joe DeLucca spent his life on the baseball diamond. He was most notable for his 33 years as a Major League Baseball scout, but […]
March 1, 2020

MLS Celebrates 25th Anniversary, SSHOF Celebrates Two Inductees

Major League Soccer is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020 and there have been two inductees of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame with connections to […]
February 5, 2020

Linda Schulman is Guest at State of the Union

Linda Schulman, the mother of inductee Scott Beigel, was the guest of Congressman Tom Suozzi at this year’s State of the Union. Schulman, who accepted the […]
January 31, 2020

Suffolk HOFers Atkinson, James, Kupchak React to Kobe Death

The world has been mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant and those sentimental feelings have trickled to Suffolk County thanks to some high level NBA contacts […]
January 27, 2020

Matt DiStefano, Class of 2020 Inductee, Passes

Matt DiStefano, an inductee for the upcoming Class of 2020 induction of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame, has passed away after battling a rare form […]
January 26, 2020

HOFer Carol Rainson-Rose Named National Coach of Year by NFHS

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Carol Rainson-Rose is one of 23 individuals named National Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School […]
January 5, 2020

Local National Football Foundation Chapter Named After James C. Metzger

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Jim Metzger had the Suffolk chapter of the National Football Foundation named in his honor during a ceremony on Sunday, January […]