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
February 7, 2018

Fowler, Melvin, Jr.

Melvin Fowler Jr. Induction Year: 2009 Category: Football Location: Half Hollow Hills Fowler is a former football player who was an All-county and All-Long Island selection […]
February 7, 2018

Dietz, Jim

Jim Dietz Induction Year: 1996 Category: Football Location: Sayville Dietz played at Sayville H.S., graduated in 1966. He attended East Texas State University on full scholarship […]
February 7, 2018

Burnett, Robert

Robert Burnett Induction Year: 2001 Category: Football Location: Newfield, Middle Country Rob Burnett played football at Newfield High School and graduated in 1985. He attended Syracuse […]
February 7, 2018

Brown, Gary Lee

Gary Lee Brown Induction Year: 2015 Category: Football Location: Brentwood Gary Lee Brown is a former NFL offensive lineman, who went to school in Brentwood and […]
February 7, 2018

Boozer, Emerson

Emerson Boozer Induction Year: 1996 Category: Football Location: Huntington Station Emerson Boozer did not grow up in Suffolk County, but has been a resident of Huntington […]
February 7, 2018

Black, Tom

Tom Black Induction Year: 2000 Category: Football Location: Central Islip Black played football, baseball and basketball at Central Islip High School and graduated in 1965. Upon […]
February 7, 2018

Bettenhauser-Pratt, Keri

Keri Bettenhauser-Pratt Induction Year: 2008 Category: Field hockey, Basketball and Softball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Keri Bettenhauser-Pratt is a former Shoreham-Wading River three-sport athlete, starring in field […]
February 7, 2018

Park, Steve

Steve Park Induction Year: 2004 Category: Auto Racing Location: East Northport Steve grew up in East Northport and was a frequent visitor to Islip Speedway, where […]
February 7, 2018

Harbach, Frederick V.

Fred Harbach Induction Year: 1996 Category: Auto racing Location: Huntington Station Harbach, nicknamed the “The Flying Dutchman,” was a lifelong resident of Huntington Station who started […]
February 7, 2018

Buzzetta, Joe

Joe Buzzetta Induction Year: 2007 Category: Auto Racing An American racing driver who started his career in Germany in 1958, as a G.I. stationed in Frankfurt, […]
February 7, 2018

Anderson, Wayne

Wayne Anderson Induction Year: 2006 Category: Autoracing Location: Yaphank Anderson is a NASCAR modified driver, who has more than 40 years as a competitor in the elite […]
February 7, 2018

Miceli, Joe

Joe Miceli Induction Year: 1997 Category: Boxing Location: Brentwood Miceli grew up on New York’s lower east side, where in the neighborhood, the law of survival […]
February 7, 2018

Farrago, Matt

Matt Farrago Induction Year: 2012 Category: Boxing Farrago was born in the Bronx, but grew up on Long Island. Boxing was not a part of his […]
February 7, 2018

Cooney, Gerry

Gerry Cooney Induction Year: 2005 Category: Boxing Location: Huntington Cooney was a professional boxer who grew up in Huntington. His amateur boxing career included two New […]
February 7, 2018

Russell, David

David Russell Induction Year: 2004 Category: Basketball Location: Bellport David Russell played at Bellport High School from 1975-1979. One of those years were spent on the […]