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Baseball Club formed, games to be played at Whitaker Bank Ballpark

LEXINGTON — Although the Lexington Legends won’t be playing baseball at Whitaker Bank Ballpark this season, the park will play host to the first College Commonwealth Baseball Club Game next week.

The contest will be played at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark and will feature college wooden bat contests and youth league tournaments. The CCBL will feature five teams with players from several college across the region, including Eastern Kentucky, Georgetown College, Western Kentucky University and Transylvania.

“We are extremely excited and ready for baseball to be back.” Legends President and CEO Andy Shea said. “We have been preparing during this time to keep Whitaker Bank Ballpark a safe and family friendly place to enjoy a game and we thank Governor (Andy) Beshear for giving us the opportunity to show that.”

Safety protocols and an adjusted capacity will be put into place for all upcoming games. Masks are strongly encouraged when attending CCBL contests.

Complete schedule is as follows:

— July 2: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 6: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 9: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 14: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 16: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 21: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 23: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 28: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— July 30: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— Aug. 4: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m. 

— Aug. 6: Wooden Bat League 5:30 p.m.

About Whitney Leggett

Whitney Leggett is managing editor of The Winchester Sun and Winchester Living magazine. To contact her, email whitney.leggett@winchestersun.com or call 859-759-0049.

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