Chattanooga Choo-Choos

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Chattanooga Choo-Choos
Chattanooga, Tennessee
League affiliation(s)

The Chattanooga Choo-Choos were a minor league Negro league baseball team based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The team was a member of the Negro Southern League, which was considered a minor league for the duration of the Choo-Choos' affiliation, and fielded a team from 1940 until 1946. The Choo-Choos played their home games at Engel Stadium.[1] The team is noted as the first professional baseball organization for which Hall of Famer Willie Mays played.[2]


  1. ^ Charlie's Ballparks
  2. ^ Willie Mays at the SABR Baseball Biography Project, by John Saccoman, retrieved October 17, 2013