Hall of Fame

Bob Parsons

TYPE Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED 2002
Bob Parsons played baseball for David Lipscomb from 1975-1978. During his outstanding career Bob established himself as one of the greatest players to ever wear a Lipscomb baseball uniform. Bob was named team MVP in both 1976 and in 1978. In 1978 Bob was named first team NAIA All-American. During his career bob led the Bisons to an amazing 184 wins in four years, including the 1977 NAIA National Championship. Bob was named to the NAIA National All-Tournament team in both 1977 and again in 1978. In 1978, Bob, who served as team captain, helped lead Lipscomb to a school record 50 wins and also teamed up from his second base position to set a school record 60 double plays. That same season Bob set a school record for hits in a season with 99, while hitting an impressive .402 on the season. During his career Bob hit .364 leading the team in hits in 1976 and again in 1978. Bob was also an outstanding infielder finishing with a .975 career fielding percentage. After his career at Lipscomb in 1978, Bob signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bob Parsons, one of the all time greats in Lipscomb baseball history.