Lexington Legends

Lexington Legends

Meet the Lexington Legends’ bat dog, whose bite is stronger than his bark

The Lexington Legends made a new signing this offseason, and he electrifies the fans whenever he steps on the field. Tech the bat dog comes on in the home half of the second and fourth innings every Bark in the Park night to retrieve the Legends’ bats from around home plate. But P.R. Gerrow’s 8-year-old Belgian Malinois had to go through his own spring training before taking the field on opening day.

Lexington Legends

Tim Tebow’s genuine appeal goes well beyond the playing field

Hearing Tim Tebow speak, it’s easy to understand why he continues to command a loyal following of fans years beyond the prime of his football career. The 29-year-old Columbia Fireflies leftfielder, standing 6-foot-3, cuts an impressive, athletic figure and projects a genuine, relatable personality. He claims no professional ambition other than to live in and enjoy the moment and see where it leads.

Meet the new voice of the Lexington Legends

Emma Tiedemann becomes only the second female play-by-play voice in all of affiliated minor league baseball as she takes the headset for the Lexington Legends this season.
Jared Peck jpeck@herald-leader.com

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