- Location: Lexington, KY
- League: South Atlantic League 2001-2019, Atlantic League 2021-present
- Affiliation: Houston Astros 2001-2012; Kansas City Royals 2013-2019
- 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. The Legends lost their affiliation in the minor league re-structuring after the cancelled 2020 season but managed to find a new home in the Atlantic League.
- Katya Cengel: Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2012. ISBN 0803235356