February 27, 2019 · 5:43 am
On Tuesday, the University of Kentucky Wildcats baseball team opened their new stadiuim, Kentuckey Proud Park, in front of a crowd of 4,047 fans. Read more here and here.
November 3, 2017 · 4:34 am
On Thursday, the Kentucky Baseball program held a “topping-out” ceremony to celebrate a milestone moment in the construction of the new stadium, which is on schedule to be completed in late Summer/early fall of 2018. Read more and watch news report here.
October 31, 2017 · 10:53 am
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball today named the Lexington Legends the recipient of the fifth annual John Henry Moss Community Service Award. The award was created in 2013 by Minor League Baseball in honor of the late John Henry Moss, who founded what would become the South Atlantic League in 1959 and headed the circuit until 2007. The Legends will receive their award at the Baseball Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading →
August 10, 2017 · 4:51 am
PRESS RELEASE – The Lexington Legends will be honoring the Great American Total Solar Eclipse at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Monday, August 21 with their very own #SoCloseYetSolarFarAway Solar Eclipse Night. Continue reading →
March 20, 2017 · 4:02 am
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.
November 23, 2016 · 5:33 am
PRESS 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 →
October 24, 2016 · 3:40 am
The 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.
April 21, 2016 · 7:02 am
PRESS 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 →
March 24, 2016 · 5:59 am
PRESS 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 →
October 22, 2015 · 5:28 am
PRESS 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 →
September 4, 2014 · 7:22 am
MiLB.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.