The Lexington Legends are the single-A Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Houston Astros playing in the Southern Division of the 14-team South Atlantic League. The Legends play 70 regular season home games in the newly named Whitaker Bank Ballpark (formerly Applebee's Park).
Whitaker Bank Ballpark, a $13.5 million state-of-the-art structure, is the perfect blend of a classic baseball stadium design, Kentucky-inspired architecture and the latest high-tech innovation. The venue, which seats 6,006 people, is built for family fun with special seating and eating areas to accommodate fans of all ages. There are 5,061 padded and non-padded permanent seats, 500 seats in permanent bleachers and two lawn seating areas that will accommodate at least 1,000 people.
Whitaker Bank Ballpark offers fans a wide range of accommodations, all designed with comfort and fun at the ballpark in mind. Twenty-six luxury seats, a reserved-seating picnic area, a general admission picnic area, a private family restroom and a kids play area, complete with a carousel are all part of the Whitaker Bank Ballpark environment. Also featured at Whitaker Bank Ballpark is the first ever Kentucky Softball Hall of Fame Museum, the multi-use facility also plays host to the KHSAA State Baseball Tournament and special events such as concerts, circuses, family shows and college baseball tournaments.
Whitaker Bank Ballpark is located 1.5 miles from the I-75/I-64 interchange, just .25 mile from Lexington's New Circle Road (4), and only 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown Lexington. Come on out and enjoy a night of baseball in the Bluegrass with the Legends!