Hall of Fame
Coach Brown attended Lipscomb between 1962 and 1966. He lettered four years in baseball and was the only senior on the 1966 team that won the first baseball district championship for Lipscomb. Mel never hit below .300 while playing for the Bisons. After leaving Lipscomb, he became a teacher and coach in the Nashville Metro School System and is presently the baseball coach at McGavock High School where he has guided his teams to numerous district and regional titles along with three state championships. Coach Brown is well respected in the baseball community and has won over 500 games during his years at McGavock. He has helped the Bison baseball program in gigantic proportions by feeding to Lipscomb some of the greatest players to ever wear a Bison uniform.