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Cecil P. Major
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1990
Cecil attended Lipscomb between 1950-52 where he was an outstanding guard on the basketball team and catcher on the Bison baseball team. His senior year he scored a total of 498 points which set a school scoring record at that time. After graduation from Lipscomb, Cecil went on to earn his master's degree from Vanderbilt University and then to medical school at The University of Louisville. Since 1958, Dr. Major had been in general practice in LaGrange, Georgia. Dr. Cecil P Major will always be considered one of Lipscomb's greatest student athletes.
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.