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Reggie Whittemore
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1999
Reggie Whittemore played baseball for David Lipscomb College from 1976-1979. During Reggie's career the Bisons averaged an amazing 45 wins a year, as he led the Bisons to NAIA National Championships in 1977 and 1979. During his career Reggie totaled 41 home runs, 174 RBI's and had a career batting average of .339. Reggie's career slugging percentage was an impressive .668, establishing himself as one of the greatest hitters to ever wear a Lipscomb uniform. After finishing his career at Lipscomb, Reggie was drafter by the Boston Red Sox organization where he played professionally for ten seasons. Since returning to Nashville, Reggie has devoted his time to helping inner city children, directing the softball and baseball programs for the Boys and Girls Club of Nashville. Reggie "Rock" Whittemore will always be remembered as one of the greatest sluggers in Lipscomb baseball history.
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.