The Lookouts rallied with three in the home half of the ninth to beat the Crackers, 6-5.
As the Southern Association champion, the Lookouts won the Dixie Series Championship over Beaumont of the Texas league with a 7-3 decision.
Opening Day featured the rededication of "Historic" Engel Stadium after a $2 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.
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.Fri & Sat 6 pm-3 pm Cover Charge: .00 at night Number of Dancers per shift: Food: No Food Drink Specials: Beer and Wine..00 Books Features: Web Site: Hours of operation: Due to the paucity of info on this place online, I suggest that you call the club to see if it's open.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.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.Engel Foundation signs an agreement to lease the stadium from UTC and an agreement with Legendary Films to use Engel as the location for making "42," a film about Jackie Robinson.Engel will become Ebbets Field, which was once home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.A modern era record crowd of 14,137 turn out to see Birmingham Barons outfielder Michael Jordan; he did not play in the game.The turnout broke the previous modern day record set just the night before when Jordan played before a crowd of 13,416.