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Bob Parsons
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
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.
Hall of Fame Nominations

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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.