Lexington Legends

In the TV show “Shark Tank,” aspiring entrepreneurs pitch their ideas for new products.  Their goal, impress them enough to secure a source of money for their future enterprise. A local group used this premise to teach students about business.

Freshmen at Lexington’s STEAM Academy are taking part in a Shark Tank-style competition for the Lexington Legends Thursday and Friday. 

The Lexington Legends announced this week donations for 2014 totaling more than $715,000.  In its 14-year history, the minor league organization has donated close to $13 million to the region.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The traditional sounds of baseball haven’t changed much over the years: the singing of the national anthem, the crack of the bat, food vendors calling out, “Hot dogs!” But when it comes to the music that plays as a batter steps up the plate, that's a different story.