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 369


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

As of 2022, there are 369 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
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 26, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Introduced

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2020 inductees in December, but had a formal introduction and photo opportunity for the honorees in […]
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 21, 2020

Boomer, Gio Talk Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Again on WFAN

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame found itself on the airwaves of WFAN again this week. Stemming from a discussion about the impending Baseball Hall of […]
January 17, 2020

Place Ad/Sponsor Logo in 2020 HOF Program

2020 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Program Covers $1,500.00 USDFull Page $800.00 USDHalf Page $550.00 USDBiz Card $300.00 USD
January 8, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020

UPDATE: Due to recent events related to the international health crisis, the induction ceremony will now take place on October 1, 2020! The Suffolk Sports Hall […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 19, 2019

Greenport’s Jackson, Edwards Get Nod for Local HOF

Congrats to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Dorrie Jackson and Al Edwards, who will be inducted to the Greenport High School Athletic Hall of Fame inaugural […]