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$7.7 Million Repurposing of 86-Year-Old Engel Stadium Approved

Chattanooga Lookouts LogoTennessee State Building Commission members on Thursday approved a planned 11-acre intramural sports complex at UTC’s historic Engel Stadium, former home of the Chattanooga Lookouts (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the news.

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Vintage Baseball Comes to Historic Engel Stadium

Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball LogoA vintage, Civil War-era baseball double-header was played at historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga (TN) on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15.  The Oak Hill Travellers faced the Franklin Farriers, and the Highland Rim Distillers took on the Nashville Maroons.  Watch news report here.

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’42’ Movie Gives Lift to Engel Stadium Restoration

MiLB reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look how the filming of 42, the new biopic about the life of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford, helped to advance efforts to restore historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga (TN).  Read more here.  The movie opens April 12.  View 42 trailer here.

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Filming of ’42’ Movie Moves on to Macon

Filming of 42, a new movie about the life of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford has moved on to historic Luther Williams Field in Macon (GA).  Read more here.  Filming began at historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga (TN) in May.  Read more here.

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Filming Begins on “42” Movie

Filming began Monday at historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga (TN) on 42, a new movie about the life of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison FordRead more and view photos here.

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Happy Birthday, Engel Stadium!

It was 82-years ago Sunday that historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga (TN) opened its doors, and it’s had quite a storied past.  It served as the home of the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts (Southern League) until the team moved into BellSouth Park (now AT&T Field) in 2000.  Engel is still standing strong, so make sure you stop by for a visit the next time you’re in town.  Read more here.

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Preservation Group Holds Open House at Engel Stadium

Chattanooga_LookoutsThe historic preservation group The Cornerstones held an open house at historic Engel Stadium in Chattanooga, TN.  As we mentioned last week, efforts are underway to preserve the old ballpark.   View photos of open house here.

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Save Engel Stadium!

Chattanooga_LookoutsEfforts are underway to preserve historic Engel Stadium, the former home of the Chattanooga Lookouts.  The stadium was built in 1930 and has fallen into disrepair.  Notable baseball heroes who have played at the old park include Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Hank Aaron, Satchel Paige, Willie Mays, and Harmon Killebrew.  Read more here.

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