Of the four teams in the Southern League playoffs, the Chattanooga Lookouts have the longest championship drought. Chattanooga last won a title in 1988.
Birmingham last won in 2002. Mobile and Tennessee shared the championship in 2004 when Hurricane Ivan nixed the final series. Mobile's last outright title was 1998 and Tennessee's in 1978 as the Knoxville Sox.
The semifinal playoff series schedule ...
Mobile vs. Birmingham
Thursday: at Birmingham, 7:05 p.m.
Friday: at Birmingham, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: at Mobile, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday: at Mobile, 2:05 p.m., if necessary
Monday: at Mobile, 7:05 p.m., if necessary
Tennessee vs. Chattanooga
Thursday: at Tennessee, 6:15 p.m. CDT
Friday: at Tennessee, 6:15 p.m.
Saturday: at Chattanooga, 6:15 p.m.
Sunday: at Chattanooga, TBA, if necessary
Monday: at Chattanooga, TBA, if necessary