Hall of Fame

Glenn Eddins

TYPE Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED 2016

Glenn Eddins played baseball for Lipscomb from 1976-1979 in one of the most decorated careers in Lipscomb baseball history. An outstanding third baseman, Glenn was named NAIA All-American in 1977, 1978, and 1979 while leading Lipscomb to two NAIA national championships in 1977 and 1979. In 211 games Glenn compiled an impressive .364 career batting average that included 48 doubles, 16 triples, 28 home runs, 212 RBI, 164 walks, and 202 runs scored. During Glenn's All-American career he helped lead Lipscomb to an amazing 177 wins; fifty of those wins established a school record in 1978. The next year Glenn was named Lipscomb's Most Valuable Player based on his contributions to one of the greatest seasons in Lipscomb baseball history. That memorable season Glenn hit .393 with 64 hits that included 13 doubles, 5 triples, 9 home runs, 48 runs, 41 RBI, accompanied by an impressive .917 fielding percentage. After his Lipscomb career, Glenn signed with the Boston Red Sox where he played for the Boston organization for three seasons. Glenn Eddins will always be remembered as one of the greatest players in Lipscomb baseball history.