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Farrell Owens
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete/Meritorious Service
YEAR INDUCTED
1992
Farrell graduated from Lipscomb University in 1968 after playing for the Bison baseball program for four seasons. Farrell was an outstanding outfielder, having even once turned an unassisted double play that made national news. Farrell also doubled in the winning run that gave Lipscomb its first baseball District Championship in 1966. He was one of Nashville's top summer league baseball players and was the youngest person to be inducted into the Nashville Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977. After leaving Lipscomb, Farrell was a key figure in bringing professional baseball to Nashville, serving as Vice-President General Manager and part owner of the Nashville Sounds. Over the years Farrell has also been a great supporter of Lipscomb athletics, being a charter member of the Bison Booster Club and serving as the club's President in 1985 and 1986. Farrell Owens was truly a team player on the field and continues as one with his support of Lipscomb University Athletics.
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.