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October 8, 2022

Historian Fabio Montella Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Local sports historian, professor and researcher Fabio Montella guest lectured as part of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame’s educational partnership with Port Jefferson High School’s […]
October 1, 2022

Chris Fallica Joins Port Jeff Sports History Class

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Chris Fallica guest lectured as part of our educational partnership with Port Jefferson High School’s sports history class. Fallica, who was […]
September 9, 2022

Suffolk HOF President Chris Vaccaro Speaks with Port Jefferson HS Class

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame kicked off its partnership with Port Jefferson High School on Friday, September 9 when Hall of Fame president Chris Vaccaro […]
July 31, 2022

ESPN Legend Linda Cohn Accepts HOF Plaque in LA

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in LA to present Linda Cohn with her 2022 HOF induction plaque. The Newfield High alum, who […]
July 13, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School Partner on Educational Program

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School have partnered on an educational program to teach students about local sports history and provide […]
July 5, 2022

Henry Chadwick Honored at HCBL Game in Sag Harbor

Baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2021. The Hall of Fame plaque was officially presented in Sag Harbor […]
May 19, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2022

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame celebrated its Class of 2022 induction ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at East Wind in Wading River. Super Bowl champ […]
May 5, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Honors Riverhead Location Where Satchel Paige Pitched in 1950

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame honored its third historic location with a special marker on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The current location of Riverhead Schools […]
April 5, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Erects Carl Yastrzemski Historic Marker

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame honored Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski and erected its second historic marker at Bridgehampton High School on Tuesday, April 5, […]
February 24, 2022

WATCH: 2022 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Press Conference

VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE: Inductees of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022 took to Zoom for a virtual press conference to talk about what […]
January 10, 2022

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2022

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is officially announcing its Class of 2022. This is one of the largest induction classes in the history of the […]
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 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 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 […]
June 15, 2021

Chris Vaccaro Discusses Life of Marion Hollins on LI History Project Podcast

An amazing life and story, we’re proud to have Marion Hollins as an inductee of the Suffolk Sports HOF. Listen to her life story on the […]
July 3, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Named to Long Island Power List

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro was named to the 2023 Long Island Power List by Long Island Press. Citing his leadership and […]
July 2, 2023

Cassese Takes Associate Head Coach Position with Virginia Lacrosse

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Kevin Cassese is onto his next lacrosse adventure. After 17 seasons as the head men’s lacrosse coach at Lehigh University, he […]
June 29, 2023

Rob Pannell Sets U.S. Men’s Lacrosse Scoring Record

No one has scored more points for the U.S. Men’s Lacrosse team than Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Rob Pannell, a record he set at this […]
June 27, 2023

Olivia Galati Inducted to Hofstra Athletic Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Olivia Galati on bring inducted to the Hofstra Athletic Hall of Fame! Galati is one of the all-time great […]
June 25, 2023

Smit, Julia

Julia Smit Induction year: 2023 Location: Mount Sinai Category: Swimming, Olympian Julia Smit is a Mount Sinai native and two-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder […]
June 25, 2023

Scully, John

John Scully Induction Year: 2023 Location: Holy Family, Huntington Category: Football & Pro Sports A Huntington native and Holy Family alum, John Scully is a former […]
June 24, 2023

Komisarek, Mike

Mike Komisarek Induction Year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Hockey, Pro Sports A West Islip native, Mike Komisarek played 551 games from 2002 through 2014. He spent […]
June 23, 2023

Kirwan, Pat

Pat Kirwan Induction Year: 2023 Location: St. Anthony’s Category: Football, Media, Coaching, Pro Sports A multi-disciplined inductee, Pat Kirwan was a player and coach at St. […]
June 22, 2023

Higgins, Chris

Chris Higgins Induction Year: 2023 Location: Smithtown Category: NHL & Pro Sports Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 711 NHL games from 2003 through 2016. He scored […]
June 21, 2023

Gload, Ross

Ross Gload Induction Year: 2023 Location: East Hampton Category: Baseball and Pro Sports A 10-year MLB veteran who played for Cubs, Rockies, White Sox, Royals, Marlins, […]
June 20, 2023

Ricci, Constantine

Constantine Ricci Induction Year: 2023 Category: Baseball and Historic Recognition Constantine Ricci was a semi-professional baseball player on Long Island during the regional sport’s mid-twentieth century […]
June 16, 2023

Bunn, Sammy

Ralph “Sammy” Bunn Induction Year: 2023 Category: Baseball and Historic Ralph “Sammy” Bunn was a starting pitcher on Long Island’s semi-pro baseball circuit in the mid-twentieth […]
June 14, 2023

Edwards, Carlton Hubbie

Carlton Hubbie Edwards Induction Year: 2023 Location: Setauket Category: Baseball and Historic Recognition  Carlton “Hubbie” Edwards was a starting pitcher on Long Island’s semi-pro baseball circuit […]
June 13, 2023

Wassell Foote, Missy

Missy Wassell Foote Induction Year: 2023 Location: Ward Melville Category: Lacrosse & Coaching As the head women’s lacrosse coach at Middlebury College from 1978 through 2015, […]
June 12, 2023

Turri, Justin

Justin Turri Induction Year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Lacrosse & Coaching  A former West Islip standout, Justin Turri was a four-year starter at Duke and […]