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Downtown Site Proposed for New Legends Ballpark

Grand Slam Development has proposed turning a 17-acre parking lot across the street from Rupp Arena into a mixed-use development.  This would include a new baseball stadium that would be home to the Lexington Legends (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more and watch news report here.  View rendering here.

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Women in Key Roles for Legends

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS RELEASE – For a second consecutive year, the South Atlantic League presented its Female Executive of the Year Award to a member of the Lexington Legends’ front office team. Anne Mapson, special projects manager, won the award for the 2016 season. Shannon Kidd, director of stadium operations and human resources manager, was the winner in 2015. Continue reading

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UK Board of Directors Approve Ballpark Construction

University of KentuckyThe University of Kentucky Board of Trustees gave the athletics department the green light Friday morning to begin construction on a new $49 million baseball stadium in February.  Read more here.  View Renderings here.

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Boogie Bobblehead, American Pharoah Jockey Jerseys Highlight Legends Homestand

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS RELEASE – A former University of Kentucky basketball star will be recognized with a bobblehead giveaway Friday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The bobblehead of DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins is part of a four-game Lexington Legends homestand that opens Thursday night. Continue reading

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New for 2016: Bullpen Patio, Stache Shoppe, Menu and More

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS RELEASE – “What’s new at the ballpark?” It’s a question fans often ask as a new season of Lexington Legends baseball approaches. This year, there are several answers. The Legends have invested more than $500,000 in upgrades, all designed to add to the fan experience. Continue reading

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Legends to Host Inaugural Feeders’ Cup Before Breeders’ Cup

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS RELEASE – Before the Breeders’ Cup, there’s the Feeders’ Cup. On Saturday, October 24, six days before the Breeders’ Cup World Championships begin at Keeneland, Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Lexington Legends, will be the scene of the Feeders’ Cup Invitational. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Whitaker Bank Ballpark (Lexington, KY)

Lexington Legends New LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Single-A Lexington Legends (South Atlantic League).  Read more and view photos here.

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