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Butch Stinson
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1988
In the early 70's Butch helped Coach Dugan build a nationally recognized baseball program. In 1971 Butch was named to the NAIA All-American second team. In 1972 he became the first Lipscomb baseball player to be named first-team All-American, an honor which he achieved again in 1973. He was on the 1971 and 1972 teams that finished second both years in the World Series, the first NAIA teams ever to accomplish this feat on their first two appearances. Butch holds the school records for lowest season (0.91) and the most strikeouts in a season (196). He went on to play professional baseball in the Chicago White Sox organization.
Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate Someone to the Athletic Hall of Fame

To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please forward nomination material to Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb University Athletics, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951. The formal deadline for nominations is December 1 of the year prior to induction. To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please provide as much data as possible in support of your nomination.

Nominees must fall into one of three categories with the following criteria taken into consideration:

  • Athlete: Career statistics; Conference, Regional, All-American and National honors; Leadership, service and continued support of Lipscomb University are all taken into consideration for each nominee.
  • Coach: Career record; Length of tenure, number of all-conference, all-region, all-american and scholar-athletes, as well as, impact made on the school. Post Lipscomb success is also taken into consideration for the Coach category
  • Meritorious Service: Truly exceptional contributions and service to the athletic program by one who does not qualify for the athlete or coach category.