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  • 'Tebow Time' coming to Lexington and SAL

    WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) - 'Tebow Time' is coming to the South Atlantic League and will make a few stops in Lexington, Kentucky this summer. Former Heisman Trophy winner and two-time BCS National Champion, Tim Tebow, will start his professional baseball career with the Columbia Fireflies, affiliate of the New York Mets. MORE »
  • Garrard student wins Hit the Books design contest

    (WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK, Lexington, Ky.) Aubree McIntosh, a seventh-grade student at Garrard Middle School, was the winner of a bookmark design contest that is part of the Lexington Legends Hit the Books reading incentive program sponsored by Waffle House. MORE »
  • "Dancing with the Students" comes to Lexington

    WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) - Students at Crawford Middle School will put on their dancing shoes and take a new approach to Physical Education as well as Arts and Humanities curriculum through a new community partnership with the not for profit "Dancing with the Students," based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MORE »
  • Stache-a-Palooza: Food, fun, tickets, more

    (WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK, Lexington, Ky.) With baseball season fast approaching, the Lexington Legends will welcome fans to Whitaker Bank Ballpark Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. for "Stache-a-Palooza," a day of fun, food and more. MORE »
  • Legends, Calipari Foundation partnership: Bobbleheads and more

    WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) - The Lexington Legends are teaming up with University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari and The Calipari Foundation for a series of special nights at Whitaker Bank Ballpark during the 2017 baseball season. MORE »
  • Legends to hold Job Fair Saturday March 4

    The Lexington Legends will hold a job fair at Whitaker Bank Ballpark Saturday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. MORE »
  • Longtime Legends coach Taylor passes away

    Charley Taylor, who served as the Lexington Legends pitching coach for eight seasons, passed away Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. MORE »
  • Stache Tank winners announced

    An Opening Night event plan and hype video, a promotional giveaway for fans and a new specialty food item will be part of the Lexington Legends 2017 season, thanks to the recently completed second annual Stache Tank competition. MORE »
  • Eight former Legends in WBC

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, a two-time American League batting champion and a 2010 Lexington Legend, and right-handed pitcher Gabe Cramer, who was with the Legends in 2016, are among eight former Legends players who are on rosters for the World Baseball Classic. MORE »
  • Science, tech students can earn Legends tickets

    The Lexington Legends are stepping into the fields of science and technology through a new educational program. MORE »
  • Anthem tryouts set for Feb. 18-19

    (WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK, Lexington, Ky.) It's time for talented singers and musicians to step to the plate and earn a spot in the Lexington Legends' lineup -- the lineup of performers who will sing or play the National Anthem before Legends' home games in 2017. MORE »
  • Legends set caravan stops; more to come

    The Legends pre-season caravan will get underway with a stop in Lexington Monday, January 30. Caravan stops are also scheduled for Cynthiana, Richmond, Mt. Sterling, Campbellsville, Columbia, Jackson, London and Maysville, with more to be added. MORE »
  • Next Stache Tank: Specialty food items

    Bacon wrapped chicken bites, a walking nacho, and a breakfast burger with fries are the final contenders. MORE »
  • Legends exec Durbin 'stays in game' with officiating career

    Gary Durbin's memory of officials during his high school football days is not complicated. "I didn't even notice they were on the field," he said, "unless there was a bad call." MORE »
  • Stache Tank set for Jan. 20 and 27

    Stache Tank is back. The Lexington Legends are holding another round of Stache Tank competition, as students on the elementary, middle school and high school levels compete on a variety of project designs connected to Legends baseball at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. MORE »
  • Thorman named Legends manager for 2017

    Scott Thorman has been named manager of the Lexington Legends for 2017. He'll be joined on the Legends staff by pitching coach Mitch Stetter, hitting coach Jesus Azuaje, bench coach Glenn Hubbard, athletic trainer Saburo Hagihara and strength and conditioning coach Jon Ervin. MORE »
  • Vallot, Fernandez receive ML spring invites

    Chase Vallot and Xavier Fernandez, who handled most of the catching duties for the Lexington Legends in 2016, are among 22 non-roster invitees to major league spring training with the Kansas City Royals. MORE »
  • Legends' donations for 2016 top $1,000,000

    (WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK, Lexington, Ky.) The Lexington Legends made donations totaling $1,000,763 in 2016 to a variety of non-profit organizations serving central Kentucky. MORE »
  • Legends specials: Great prices, great gifts

    The Lexington Legends can help last-minute shoppers find some great gifts. MORE »
  • Former Legends mgr. Buchanan joins Royals staff

    Former Lexington Legends manager Brian Buchanan will join the major league coaching staff of the Kansas City Royals in 2017. The Royals announced today (Dec. 19) that Buchanan has been named assistant hitting coach for the major league team. MORE »
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