Chattanooga Lookouts http://wutc.org en 'Perfect Practice Makes Perfect': Legendary Dodger Maury Wills Looks Back http://wutc.org/post/perfect-practice-makes-perfect-legendary-dodger-maury-wills-looks-back <p>Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop <a href="http://maurywills.com/">Maury Wills</a> is coming to Chattanooga on Tuesday, June 17th to be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Southern League <a href="http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20140506&amp;content_id=74533806&amp;fext=.jsp&amp;vkey=news_t498&amp;sid=t498">All-Star Luncheon</a>.&nbsp; This year, the <a href="http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t498">Chattanooga Lookouts</a> will host the Southern League <a href="http://chattanoogalookouts.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/press-sheet-updated.pdf">All-Star game</a>, with the game itself on the 17th at AT&amp;T Field, and a home run derby happening on July 16th at historic Engel Stadium.</p><p>Maury Wills and Lookouts President and General Manager Rich Mozingo appear in this segment to talk about how the all-star game luncheon will benefit the RBI Program of Chattanooga, which brings baseball to inner-city children.</p><p>Wills also discusses highlights of his career--a legendary shortstop known for stealing bases, he explains his "perfect practice" philosophy, and reveals his struggle with drug addiction after his baseball career ended, explaining how he got clean and now uses his story to inspire others. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:09:52 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 38757 at http://wutc.org Forgotten History: Fifty Years Ago, The Lookouts Finally Integrated http://wutc.org/post/forgotten-history-fifty-years-ago-lookouts-finally-integrated <p></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/DavidAJ4325">David Jenkins</a>, a baseball historian, joins WUTC's Michael Edward Miller to talk about <a href="http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t498">Chattanooga Lookouts</a> legends and lore, such as the Lookouts' first integrated team half a century ago. &nbsp;Jenkins is a sports reporter for the<a href="http://chattanoogan.com"> Chattanoogan.com</a>, and <a href="http://www.arcadiapublishing.com">Arcadia</a> published his book <a href="http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9780738542140/Baseball-in-Chattanooga">Baseball In Chattanooga</a>.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:42:06 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 19770 at http://wutc.org Forgotten History: Fifty Years Ago, The Lookouts Finally Integrated