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History

1885 - Chattanooga becomes charter member of the Southern League.

1895 - Franchise sold and moved to Mobile, Alabama.

1901 - Chattanooga becomes a charter member of the newly formed Southern Association.

1902 - Following the 1902 season, Chattanooga franchise is sold and moved to Montgomery, Alabama.

1909 - Won Sally League Championship, Playoffs.

1910 - Southern Association franchise in Little Rock, Arkansas moves to Chattanooga.

1910-1965 - Member of the Southern Association. Chattanooga claims championships in 1932, 1939, 1952, & 1961.

1930 - First game is played at Engel Stadium on April 15, 1930.

1932 - Won the Dixie Series.

1966-1975 - No team.

1976 - Lookouts return to Chattanooga as a member of the Southern League, affiliated with the Oakland Athletics.

1978 - Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.

1983 - Affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

1987 - Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. Southern League approves sale of the Lookouts to Richard Holtzman, president of Preservation Chicago Inc.

1988 - In August of 1988, the Lookouts along with the city and county governments, sign a ten year lease extension that provides two million dollars to renovate Engel Stadium. Lookouts win the Southern League championship.

1992 - Entire Engel Stadium playing surface is reconstructed, won the western division.

1994 - Chattanooga Lookouts induct charter members into the Chattanooga Baseball Hall of Fame. Inductees are Kiki Cuyler, Joe Engel, Clarke Griffith, Burleigh Grimes, Rogers Hornsby, Ferguson Jenkins, Harmon Killebrew, and Satchel Paige.

1995 - Lookouts franchise sold to Frank Burke, Daniel Burke, and Charles Eshbach.

1998 - In November of 1998, team president Frank Burke announces plans to build a privately funded baseball stadium on Hawk Hill in downtown Chattanooga, contingent upon the sale of 1800 season tickets and ten luxury boxes.

1999 - The 1800th season ticket is sold on January 28. Construction for the new stadium begins in early March.

2000 - Lookouts defeat the Birmingham Barons 5-4 on April 10 in the first Southern League game played at BellSouth Park. Longtime Lookouts supporter Jack Mitchell throws out the ceremonial first pitch.

2002 - Baseball America awarded the Lookouts with the Bob Freitas Organization Award. This award is presented to one organization in each of the classifications (A, AA, AAA) for long-term business success.

2004 -The Lookouts hosted the Southern League All-Star Game. Nearly 6,000 fans came out to Bellsouth Park to watch the Southern League's brightest stars. The Eastern Division defeated the Western Division 10-6.

2007 -The Chattanooga Lookouts have a new name for their stadium: AT&T Field.

2009 - Affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

2014 - Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

2015 - Lookouts franchise sold to new ownership group headed by Jason Freier, who will be Chairman, CEO and co-Managing Member and John Woods who will be co-Managing Member.

2015 - Lookouts defeat the Biloxi Shuckers in the Southern League Championship Series to win their first League Title since 1988.