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Mel Brown
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1989
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.
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.