Chattanooga Lookouts Baseball Collection
A few items from the collection of Andy Broome

Bert Niehoff signed photo. Bert was the manager of the Lookouts from 1931-1933 and again from 1945 to 1947. Bert was manager during Jackie Mitchell's contract.

1910 T210 Old Mill Cigarettes card of pitcher Fred Miller.

Photo of Lou Gehrig taking batting practice in Engel Stadium in April of 1937.

1950's era Lookouts souvenir glass picturing pre-renovation Engel Stadium.

1958 photo featuring from left to right: Tony Roig, Harmon Killebrew, Waldo Gonzalez, Stan Roseboro and Jesse Levan.

Photo is signed by Killebrew.

1931 H&B Fred Jilek model game-used bat. Bat is side written by the factory Fred Jilek 8-25-31 Chattanooga BBC

Based on records, this would be the bat used by Fred in the April 2nd, 1931 game where Jackie struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

1959 Lookouts uniform worn by pitcher Ward Wilson

1955 Lookouts jersey worn by world record holder Don Grate. Don once held the record for longest baseball throw.

Post card featuring the 1952 Champions of the Southern League. This post card was mailed by manager Cal Ermer from the Winter Gardens, FL spring training camp.

Jackie Mitchell autograph


Photo of the 1939 Sanford Lookouts. Sanford was the farm team for the Chattanooga Lookouts. This team featured future Major Leaguers Hillis Layne and Sid Hudson. The team also featured Joe Pinder whose actions during the D-Day invasion posthumously won him the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Joe Engel autograph.

Voice of the Lookouts and later, 1st voice of the New York Yankees

Arch McDonald autograph

Don Grate autograph



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