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The Lexington Legends began play in the South Atlantic League in 2001 and won the league title in their inaugural season. They spent their first dozen years as an affiliate of the Houston Astros before joining the Kansas City Royals organization and have played their home games at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, Kentucky.

[edit] Year-by-Year Record

former logo 2001-2012
Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Hitting coach Pitching coach Coach
2001 92-48 1st J.J. Cannon League Champs Charley Taylor
2002 81-59 2nd J.J. Cannon Charley Taylor
2003 75-63 5th Russ Nixon Lost in 1st round Charley Taylor
2004 67-72 11th Ivan DeJesus Brian Dayett Charley Taylor
2005 81-58 1st Tim Bogar Rodney Linares Charley Taylor
2006 75-63 4th (t) Jack Lind Lost in 1st round Rodney Linares Charley Taylor
2007 59-81 13th Gregg Langbehn Charley Taylor
2008 45-93 16th Gregg Langbehn Stubby Clapp Charley Taylor
2009 68-72 9th Tom Lawless Charley Taylor
2010 71-68 6th Rodney Linares Stubby Clapp Rick Aponte
2011 59-79 12th Rodney Linares Joel Chimelis Dave Borkowski
2012 69-69 7th Ivan DeJesus Josh Bonifay Dave Borkowski
2013 68-70 8th Brian Buchanan Justin Gemoll Jerry Nyman Devon Lowery
2014 57-83 11th Brian Buchanan Abraham O. Nunez Steve Merriman Glenn Hubbard
2015 58-80 12th Omar Ramirez Damon Hollins Carlos Reyes Glenn Hubbard
2016 52-87 14th Omar Ramirez Damon Hollins Mitch Stetter Glenn Hubbard

[edit] Further Reading

  • Katya Cengel: Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2012. ISBN 0803235356

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