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Bob Hamilton
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
2002
Bob Hamilton played baseball for David Lipscomb from 1975-1978. Bob is considered one of the greatest players to ever play in the Lipscomb baseball program. Named team MVP in 1977, he led the Bisons to the NAIA national championship. In 1975, and again 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. In 1978, he helped lead Lipscomb to a school record 50 wins. Throughout his career Bob hit an impressive .370 including a team batting average of .389 in 1975 and .398 in 1977. Bob, an outstanding outfielder, finished with an impressive .975 career fielding percentage. In 1976 Bob was selected to be a member of the All-USA team that participated in the World Games in Mexico. After his career in 1978, Bob signed with the Cincinnati Reds. Bob Hamilton will always be considered one of the greatest players 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.