St. Lucie Legends

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The St. Lucie Legends was a U.S. baseball team and one of the eight original franchises that began play in the Senior Professional Baseball Association in 1989.

In the league's inaugural season, the team struggled and did not make the playoffs. The club's offense was led by Juan Beníquez's .359 batting average and George Foster's 11 home runs.

After their first season, the St. Lucie Legends ceased operations.

Home Ballpark: St. Lucie County Sports Complex

Player/Managers: Graig Nettles (also with Bradenton), Bobby Bonds

Coaches: Keith Bodie, Nick Testa

1989 Opening Day Roster:

PITCHERS: Vida Blue (also with Orlando), Don Cooper, John D'Acquisto, Ed Glynn, Ross Grimsley, Joe Horlen, Jerry Johnson, Tom Murphy, Randy Niemann, Ed Ricks, Roy Thomas, Bill Travers

CATCHERS: Jerry Grote, Clint Hurdle

INFIELDERS: Larry Milbourne (also with Orlando, Gold Coast), Félix Millán, Graig Nettles (also with Bradenton), Steve Ontiveros, Fred Stanley

OUTFIELDERS: Juan Beníquez, Bobby Bonds, George Foster, Oscar Gamble, Jim Nettles (also with Bradenton), Walt Williams

Other Players: Willie Aikens (also with Bradenton), Chuck Ficks, Don Gullett, Dave Hilton, Al Holland (also with St. Petersburg), Joel Horlen, Von Joshua, Bill Madlock (also with Orlando), Jerry Manuel, Ivan Murrell, Floyd Rayford, Luis Tiant (also with Gold Coast), Jackson Todd

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