Skip Nipper was born and raised in Nashville. His interest in local baseball is deeply-rooted in his life-long love for The National Game, interlaced with fond memories of Nashville’s famous ballpark, Sulphur Dell, shared by others through http://www.sulphurdell.com.
Now retired, Skip was a sales representative New Era Cap for 42 years . He is a 1972 graduate of Memphis State University.
The author of Baseball in Nashville (2007, Arcadia Publishing), Skip is secretary of the Nashville Old Timers Baseball Association, a member of SABR (Society of American Baseball Research) and the Grantland Rice-Fred Russell (Nashville) Chapter of SABR. He served as president of the Sporting Goods Agents Association in 2006-2007.
Besides baseball historical research, he enjoys reading, collecting baseball memorabilia, and attending games of the minor league Nashville Sounds.
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