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 14, 2022

WNBA’s Bria Hartley Traded to Indiana Fever

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bria Hartley was traded from the Phoenix Mercury to the Indiana Fever in a three-team WNBA trade. The North Babylon native is […]
February 3, 2022

From Suffolk County to the Super Bowl, Inductees Played on Biggest Stage

The purpose of our hall of fame is not to just have an induction ceremony and forget about our inductees, it’s to honor them forever. If […]
February 3, 2022

Armory Hosts First Steve Borbet Invitational

Longtime and legendary Bay Shore track and field coach Steve Borbet received a very unique honor when a track event at the Armory was dubbed the […]
January 22, 2022

Remembering Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Clark Gillies

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Town of Huntington resident and hockey legend Clark Gillies died in January 2022. His loss is a devastating blow to the […]
January 18, 2022

Paul Gibson Promoted to Royals’ Senior Director of Pitching

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Center Moriches native Paul Gibson has been promoted to senior director of pitching for the Kansas City Royals. Gibson, who […]
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 […]
December 8, 2021

Jumbo Elliott Inducted to College Football Hall of Fame

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer John “Jumbo” Elliott’s larger than life football resume continues to grow. The Sachem legend and former NFL lineman was inducted to […]
December 5, 2021

Ray Reid Retires from Coaching Post at UConn

Thirty three years. 457 wins. Four national championships. It’s been an incredible ride for Ray Reid. The Brentwood native and Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Ray […]
November 7, 2021

Buffalo Sabres Host Val James Night to Honor Long Island Legend

The Buffalo Sabres hosted Val James Night to honor the 40th anniversary of Val breaking the color barrier for Black American hockey players in the NHL. […]
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 28, 2021

Craig Biggio Throws Out First Pitch of Game 1 World Series

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and Astros legend Craig Biggio threw out the first pitch during Game 1 of the 2021 World Series. WATCH HERE.
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 17, 2021

Allie Long Receives Suffolk HOF Plaque from Chris Vaccaro

Pro soccer player Allie Long was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 2021, but the ceremony was virtual and she never formally received […]
October 17, 2021

James C. Metzger has No. 21 Hills East Football Jersey Retired

Congrats to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Jim Metzger on yet another honor … he had his No. 21 Hills East football uniform retired on Saturday […]
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 […]