BASEBALL WILL BE PLAYED at Whitaker Bank Ballpark this summer. It won’t be the Lexington Legends minor league baseball we know (because that got canceled yesterday), but there will be live baseball.
Today, the Lexington Legends announced The Battle of the Bourbon Trail, a seven-week series featuring four local teams. Lexington will field two teams, Florence will field two teams, and games will take place every Wednesday through Sunday beginning July 31.
The full announcement via the Legends’ Twitter account:
We are VERY excited to announce a NEW venture with the Florence Y’alls. The Battle of the Bourbon Trail. This will be a 7 week event. Ticket information to come soon!
Each organization will field 2 teams, Lexington will have the Legends and the Leyendas and Florence will have the Y’Alls and the Freedom
Both organizations will hold tryouts. Lexington will hold tryouts on July 22nd (more details to come)
Games will take place EVERY Wednesday – Sunday (beginning July 31st) in Lexington AND Florence
Teams will be made up of (but not limited to) former Major League Players, Minor League players and Independent League players
Plenty more details to come.
For now, what do we think?