Hall of Fame

Bob Hamilton

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.