Whitaker Bank Ballpark, Lexington

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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.FeaturesWhitaker Bank Ballpark is modeled after larger minor-league and major-league stadiums. It features the "Pepsi Party Deck" over the right field wall. This area is available to rent by groups. Along the first base line is the "Budweiser Stables," where fans can order beer and watch a game from an area of picnic tables. Behind home plate and accessible from the stadium's main entrance, the "Kentucky Ale Taproom" restaurant caters to members and guests with passes. The third base line features a small but popular area for families to watch the games. This area includes a kids area with a playground, bouncer and obstacle course. The bleachers, behind left field, holds more fans. There are two videoboards and one manual out-of-town scoreboard. The ballpark contains 785 club seats and 24 luxury suites.The stadium's largest crowd to date came on June 6, 2006, when a standing-room-only crowd of over 9,300 was on hand to witness what the team dubbed "Rocket Relaunch" — Roger Clemens's first stop on his return to the Houston Astros.
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  • The bark is very nice, and relatively new. The home team has it's ups and downs, but if you're looking to experience a true slice of Americana via a baseball game this is definitely a solid place to d...  more »
  • Good ole family fun. Snacks and beer and ball games. Pretty straightforward. Good place to take a group of friends and waste some time without wasting any money.  more »
  • We love this little gem in our community. Worth a trip to catch a game or an event. Good food and fun.  more »
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  • We went to the Lexington Philharmonic the music of Harry Potter concert. The music was great! However, that was all that was great. There was a loud generator running throughout the concert, the hot dogs were the smallest most pathetic ball park hot dogs, and the buns were dried out. Finally the restroom situation. The only ones opened were the ones in the restaurant. I just gives thanks I went just before intermission as there were only 4 stalls available for all the ladies at this event. That was the most poor planning I've ever seen. However, mother nature made for a wonderful outdoor concert and you can't go wrong with Harry Potter.
  • Nice place for a family outting. I went for Red, White& Boom and it just rained. It would be nice if some arrangements were made for some type of protection from the rain. I don't see why they didn't just move Friday's show to Monday. It is great weather today. I am aggravated that I paid $40 to park and there were people who parked next door in the shopping center where signs are posted "no parking". I'm not sure who was responsible for that. I can say this is a great place to bring your kids to a baseball game.
  • This is a pretty ballpark. It's always a great time to get out and experience baseball. There isn't a bad seat in the park.
  • Very friendly service! Great staff, helped us in every way they could! The games are so much fun for the entire family young or old. They also have concerts that are amazing!
  • Saw a great concert there Labor Day weekend. It's called Red, White and Boom. It was a Booming good time.

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