Inductee News

January 22, 2021

Bill Batewell, Legendary Baseball Coach, Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Dies

Bill Batewell, one of the winningest coaches in Long Island baseball history, has passed away. He was 79. Batewell, who recorded 452 wins at Sachem and […]
January 20, 2021

Legendary Wrestling Coach Lou Giani Passes

Legendary wrestling coach and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Lou Giani has passed away. He was 86. Giani, who only began wrestling when he was 17, […]
January 11, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Rich Cimini Named 2020 New York State Sportswriter of the Year

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Rich Cimini has been named New York State Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. Nominated and voted […]
December 22, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Harold Cooley

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Harold Cooley passed away on December 18, 2020. He was 66. The legendary bowling coach from East Islip was inducted to […]
December 16, 2020

Suffolk HOFer Bob Ambrosini Passes Away

Legendary Connetquot baseball coach and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bob Ambrosini passed away in December 2020. The 2002 inductee retired with 602 career wins as […]
November 19, 2020

Marion Hollins to be Inducted in World Golf Hall of Fame

The Golf Channel ran a feature on East Islip native Marion Hollins with a perfect headline “With hall of fame induction, may we never again forget […]
September 5, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Mourns Loss of Patricia Habers

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is sad to learn about the passing of inductee Patrica Habers. She was 84 and living in Georgia. Habers, a […]
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 […]