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December 27, 2019

Long Island Sports & Rehabilitation Center Debuts SSHOF Exhibit

The latest Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame exhibit is now proudly on the walls at Long Island Sports & Rehabilitation Center in Holbrook, N.Y. Lois Cloud […]
August 3, 2019

Long Island Ducks, Bethpage Ballpark Receive First Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Historic Marker

Bethpage Ballpark is a historic sporting venue in Suffolk County thanks to a new historic marker initiative by the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame. The ballpark […]
June 13, 2019

Kropp Gets Special Induction at Bethpage Ballpark

We finally finished the 2019 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction process and Bill Kropp finally got his moment. After falling ill during the 2019 ceremony, […]
June 9, 2019

Cuban Giants HOF Plaque Presented at Historic Site

Special moment as our Executive Director Chris Vaccaro presented the New York Cuban Giants Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction plaque to Babylon Village Mayor Ralph […]
May 24, 2019

Bettman Accepts Suffolk HOF Honor at NHL Offices

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was an inductee of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame for the Class of 2019. He was unable to attend the ceremony […]
May 23, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2019

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 honorees included: Gary Bettman: Commission of the NHL and alumnus of Half Hollow Hills Scott J. Beigel: Special Recognition […]
March 5, 2019

Boomer & Gio Talk Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame on WFAN

We couldn’t have asked for a better six minutes of positioning on the biggest sports radio station on the planet, but it happened for the Suffolk […]
February 9, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame, Town of Huntington Unveil New Exhibit

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and the Town of Huntington have debuted a new exhibit at Huntington Town Hall as of February 2019. The exhibit […]
February 2, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2019

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has officially announced its Class of 2019 and inductees will be honored in a ceremony on May 16 at Watermill […]
December 9, 2018

James Metzger Hits Cover of Long Island Press

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, James C. Metzger, The Whitmore Group CEO and Chairman, is featured on the front page of the December issue of the […]
August 5, 2018

Bud Harrelson’s No. 3 Retired by Long Island Ducks

Bud Harrelson has done so much for Suffolk County, baseball and Long Island. It is with great joy to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame that […]
May 31, 2018

2018 SSHOF Induction Night Video Highlights

RELIVE the magic from the 2018 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductions. Officially available are the video highlights of every speech! Bob Burkely Stephen Bowen Joe […]
May 20, 2018

SSHOF Supports Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball

For a number of years the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has supported the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST). On Sunday, May 20, a number […]
May 13, 2018

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Officially Inducted

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was formally inducted on May 10 at Watermill Caterers. Congratulations to the following individuals and organizations: The Suffolk […]
February 12, 2018

Suffolk Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has officially announced its Class of 2018 and inductees will be honored in a ceremony on May 10 at Watermill […]
May 24, 2023

Adams, Carl

Carl Adams Induction Year: 2023 Sport: Wrestling Location: Brentwood Brentwood’s first New York State wrestling champion in 1968, Carl Adams had a lifetime of success on […]
May 23, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Honored with Induction

The 2023 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction class was honored on May 18, 2023 at East Wind in Wading River, N.Y. Congrats to all honorees! […]
May 14, 2023

Suffolk HOFer Gerry Hart Dies at 75

One of the original New York Islanders defensemen, Gerry Hart called Suffolk County home. He impacted this region as the founding owner of The Rinx in […]
May 9, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bob Herzog Speaks at Sports History Class

Longtime Newsday sportswriter Bob Herzog was the latest guest speaker in the educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School’s […]
May 8, 2023

Joe Spallina Grabs First CAA Coach of Year Honors

No stranger to conference coach of the year honors, Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Stony Brook women’s lacrosse coach Joe Spallina earned his first in […]
May 3, 2023

Vaccaro Unveils Kirwan HOF Induction on Sirius XM NFL Radio

Thanks to Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan for having Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro on SiriusXM NFL Radio’s Movin’ the Chains. Click […]
April 29, 2023

Rick Cole Jr. Speaks at Port Jeff Sports History Class

Hofstra Athletic Director Rick Cole Jr. was the latest guest speaker as part of the educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port […]
April 24, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bernie Wyatt Dies at 84

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Amityville legend and longtime college football coach Bernie Wyatt died on April 1. He was 84. Wyatt played at Amityville and […]
April 22, 2023

Keith Osik Reaches 400 Wins with Farmingdale State

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and former Major Leaguer Keith Osik on reaching 400 career wins at Farmingdale State!
March 31, 2023

Buzz Deschamps Honored with Emile Francis Award

Long Island Ducks legend and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Buzz Deschamps garnered the latest honor in his illustrious hockey career when he was presented the […]
March 26, 2023

Carl Johnson Inducted into NYS Basketball Hall

Legendary Bridgehampton basketball coach Carl Johnson received the latest accolade in his career when he was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame […]
March 24, 2023

HOFer Darrel Young Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

Former NFL player and current Steelers player development director Darrel Young was the latest guest in the Port Jeff sports history class as part of a […]
March 10, 2023

Matt Senk Reaches Career Win No. 900

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Matt Senk on earning career win No. 900 with Stony Brook baseball! After falling behind 3-0 in the third […]
February 16, 2023

ESPN’s Rich Cimini Speaks with Port Jeff Sports History Class

ESPN journalist and New York Jets beat writer Rich Cimini was the latest guest in the Port Jefferson High School sports history class as part of […]
February 8, 2023

Jack Agostino Reaches 500 Career Wins

Congratulations to Amityville basketball coach Jack Agostino on reaching career win No. 500. Agostino, who was inducted into the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2007, […]