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

Ramsey, Walter M. “Buck”

Walter M. “Buck” Ramsey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Islip Ramsey served as the athletic director at Islip High School from 1941-67. He was […]
February 7, 2018

DeCillis, Nick

Nick DeCillis Induction Year: 2006 Category: Athletic Director Location: Middle Country DeCillis has been serving Suffolk County youths in athletics for over 50 years. He spent […]
February 7, 2018

Cinelli, Ed

Ed Cinelli Induction Year: 2014 Category: Football & Athletic Director’s Location: Patchogue-Medford He began his career teaching and coaching at Tekonsha H.S. in Michigan from 1971-73.  […]
February 7, 2018

Buckley, Don

Don Buckley Induction Year: 2011 Category: Athletic Director Location: St. Anthony’s After teaching in Catholic High Schools in Brooklyn in the the 1960s and early 70s, […]
February 7, 2018

Albert, Martin H

Martin H. Albert Induction Year: 1998 Category: Athletic Director Location: Babylon Martin Albert was the athletic director of Babylon Schools from 1959 to 1978. Albert was […]
February 6, 2018

Wells, Doug

Doug Wells Induction Year: 2001 Category: Baseball Location: Bellport Douglas “Doug” Wells was born and attended high school in Bellport. In his four year career, he […]
February 6, 2018

Montgomery Ward, John

John Montgomery Ward Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Babylon Ward played Major League Baseball in the 1800s and was a pitcher, shortstop, second baseman, and […]
February 6, 2018

Tepedino, Frank

Frank Tepedino Induction Year: 2004 Category: Baseball Born in Brooklyn, Frank grew up playing sandlot ball. On June 8, 1965, he was drafted by the Baltimore […]
February 6, 2018

Smith, Gerry

Gerry Smith Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Kings Park Gerry Smith played basketball and baseball at Kings Park High School and graduated in 1950. During […]
February 6, 2018

Schmidt, Rick

Rick Schmidt Induction Year: 2004 Category: Baseball Location: Hauppauge He was a three-sport athlete in baseball, soccer and basketball in the early 1960’s where he earned […]
February 6, 2018

Schaefer, Jeff

Jeff Schaefer Induction Year: 2010 Category: Baseball Location: Patchogue-Medford He played at Patchogue-Medford H.S. where he graduated in 1979. He was recruited by the University of […]
February 6, 2018

Osik, Keith

Keith Osik Induction Year: 2008 Category: Baseball Location: Shoreham-Wading River Osik is a former major league baseball catcher, who started his career at Shoreham/Wading River high […]
February 6, 2018

Mecir, Jim

Jim Mecir Induction Year: 2011 Category: Baseball Location: Smithtown Jim Mecir, a Smithtown native, an American former baseball player. He played for five teams in an 11-year career, […]
February 6, 2018

Ketcham, Bill

Bill Ketcham Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball Location: Northport Ketcham played at Northport High School and graduated in 1945, going on to join the Navy during […]
February 6, 2018

Kaczynski, Bob

Bob Kaczynski Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball Location: Bay Shore Bob Kaczynski spent his time as a three sport athlete during his four years at Bay […]