- Location: Lexington, KY
- League: South Atlantic League 2001-2020
- Affiliation: Houston Astros 2001-2012; Kansas City Royals 2013-2020
- Ballpark: Whitaker Bank Ballpark
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.
Lexington was one of the cities that lost its affiliation in the minor league re-structuring after the 2020 season.
- Katya Cengel: Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2012. ISBN 0803235356