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
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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
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.
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
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
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
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