Hall of Fame

Farrell Owens

TYPE Athlete/Meritorious Service
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.