Tennessee 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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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.
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.
The 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.
Efforts 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.