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Opening Day featured the rededication of "Historic" Engel Stadium after a million dollar renovation.
The entry way was completely refurbished, a two-story front office building was built on the 1st baseline, and a restaurant was built in the concourse.
Repair work at the stadium begins immediately with the demolition of the administration building, dugouts and pony wall.
Repairs to the roof, plumbing and electrical system are complete; the field angle, dugouts, lower seating and scoreboard have been authentically recreated to match Engel as temporary set.
For the first time in its history the Lookouts are no longer affiliates of the Washington Senators.
They won the Southern Association pennant as an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies; only 233 fans witness the victory.
18 year old Satchel Paige made his professional debut at Andrews Field, future site of Engel Stadium, playing for the Negro League team, the Chattanooga White Sox.
In April shortly after his arrival Paige recorded nine strikeouts over six innings against the Atlanta Black Crackers.
As the Southern Association champion, the Lookouts won the Dixie Series Championship over Beaumont of the Texas league with a 7-3 decision.Warner Bros location scout Eric Pastore contacts the Engel Foundation to determine Engel’s availability as the site for a major motion picture.Pastore wrote the book 500 Ballparks of America, in which Engel is featured.Determined to keep the team in Chattanooga, Engel stood on downtown street corners asking passersby, "Wanna buy a ball club?" 1,532 Chattanoogans said yes, purchasing shares for each.
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It was Chattanooga’s only appearance in this classic, giving them a perfect 1-1 championship record.