Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Whitaker Bank Ballpark viewed from its Broadway entrance
|Former names||Applebee's Park (2001–2010)|
|Location||207 Legends Lane|
Lexington, KY 40505
|Owner||Lexington Professional Baseball Company, LLC|
|Operator||Lexington Professional Baseball Company, LLC|
|Capacity||6,994 fixed seats (picnic, lawn & standing room areas bring total to over 9,000)|
15,000 (concerts & special events)
|Field size||Left Field: 320 feet|
Center Field: 401 feet
Right Field: 318 feet
|Broke ground||February 7, 2000|
|Opened||April 9, 2001|
|Construction cost||$13.5 million|
($19.5 million in 2019 dollars)
|Architect||Brisbin Brook Benyon Architects, Ltd.|
|Project manager||National Sports Services|
|Structural engineer||Halcrow Yolles|
|Services engineer||The Mitchell Partnership, Inc.|
|General contractor||H&M Company, Inc.|
|Lexington Legends (SAL) (2001–present)|
Whitaker Bank Ballpark is a stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Lexington Legends minor league baseball team. It was built in 2001. It holds 6,994 people. From 2001 until 2010, the stadium was named Applebee's Park. In January 2011, it was announced that the naming rights to the stadium had been bought by Whitaker Bank Corporation, and the stadium was renamed Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
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- New for 2011: Whitaker Bank Ballpark
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