Engel Stadium

Remaking history

A major facelift required for Engel Stadium

Getting Engel Stadium ready for “42” wasn’t just a case of signing contracts and opening the gates to the film crew.

  • April 12th, 2013  |

Janna Jahn wants to make one thing clear.

Remembrances of Engel’s Knothole Gang

  • April 12th, 2013  |
  • By Ray Deering

Every day was “Showtime!” for Joe Engel

Joe Engel staged circuses, popular music and even gave away a house

Joe Engel played major league baseball at a time when the pay was measured in peanuts, not millions of dollars.

At first, former Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Andy Paul was too tall and too old to land a role as a ballplayer in “42,” but then he kept throwing strikes in the tryouts.

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