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History

The Railroaders played in the old Kitty League which was founded in 1903.  The League played baseball at the Class D level from 1903 to 1955.  In 2005 the Fulton Railroaders were reborn within a new K.I.T. League after 50 years. The Railroaders played with the new KIT League through 2010.  In 2011, the Railroaders joined the Ohio Valley League.   2017 OVL Teams are Fulton KY, Owensboro KY, Madisonville KY, Hopkinsville KY, Paducah KY, Muhlenberg County KY, Henderson KY, and Dubois County IN.

League Information

The league will play a 40 game schedule beginning June, 2017 with playoff series beginning in late July.  NCAA  rules and guidelines will be followed, and all umpires are NCAA certified.  The OVL is a collegiate wooden bat league. 

Team Information

The Fulton Railroader Baseball Club L.L.C. is owned by local business people.  Our goal is to provide a quality baseball team and excitement for the citizens of our area. 

 

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GM

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Treasurer

Richard Parham

Elaine Forrester

Alice Voegeli

Fulton Railroaders

Baseball Club L.L.C.

P.O. Box 1615

Fulton, KY 42041

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All home games are played at Lohaus Field, Fulton KY.

 


Railroaders building 2017 Roster . . OVL adds 8th team to the league for 2017


COUNTDOWN

to 2017

First Pitch

2017 OVL Standings

EAST DIVISION

Team

W L % GB

Dubois Co.

0 0 .000 -

Owensboro

0 0 .000 -

Muhlenberg

0 0 .000 -

Henderson

0 0 .000 -

WEST DIVISION

Team

W L % GB

Hopkinsville

0 0 .000 -

Madisonville

0 0 .000 -

Fulton

0 0 .000 -

Paducah

0 0 .000 -

208 Main Street

Fulton, Kentucky

270.472.0843


       N E W S


Fulton adds 24th player. (May 17, 2017) Bellarmine University is sending William Seewer to the Railroaders in June. He is a freshman right handed pitcher from Louisville, Kentucky. Seewer stands 6'1" and weighs 190 pounds.


Tacoma replaces infielder for Railroaders. (May 13, 2017) Tacoma Community College's freshman Kenton Robillard has been pulled from Fulton's roster due to an elbow injury. Tacoma is sending Owens Parsons to refill the infield position spot for the Railroaders. Parsons is a freshman standing 6'1" and weighing in at 185 pounds. He is also a left handed hitter. Roster count remains at 23 total players at this point. 


Fulton signs 23rd players. (May 10, 2017) Jarod Jobst is a right handed pitcher and a junior at West Virginia Tech. He is 6'0" tall and 210 pounds. Jarod's hometown is Dunbar, WV.


Railroaders add one, lose two. (May 7, 2017) Pablo Arevalo from Barry University has signed on as a right handed pitcher for the Railroaders. He is a freshman standing  6'0" and weighing 180 pounds. His hometown is Miami FL.

 

Robert Strandts and Wes Anderson have had to drop out due to injury and coaching decisions. The roster now stands at 22 players to date.


UTM adds a pitcher . (April 27, 2017) Seth Rayburn has signed on with Fulton as a right handed pitcher. He is a junior at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Rayburn is 6'1" and weighs 200 pounds. His hometown is Ridgefield Washington. The roster for the upcoming season is now 23 players.


Another pitcher joins the Railroaders. (April 27, 2017) Freshman Justin Fowlkes from Belmont University in Nashville has signed on the 2017 season. The left handed pitcher gives Fulton 7 lefties to throw from the mound. Fowlkes is 6 feet tall, 175 pounds and comes from Collierville Tennessee. 


Third catcher signed to roster. (April 25, 2017) Sam Nozicka from the University of Memphis has signed on the Railroaders as a catcher. He is a freshman standing at 5'9" and weighing in at 170 pounds. Nozicka's hometown is Grayslake Illinois. The 2017 roster now stands at 21 players.


Railroaders roster gowns to 20. (April 17, 2017) Fulton has signed Cody Alexander Michell to the 2017 roster as a left handed pitcher. He is a 6 foot, 215 pound freshman from Walters State Community College in TN. Cody's hometown is Kingston, TN.


Fulton adds another player. (April 13, 2017) Jackson South joins the Railroaders from Jackson State Community College where is a sophomore. Hi is a right handed pitcher standing 6'1" and weighs in at 185 pounds. Jackson's hometown is Bartlett TN. Total roster count at this time is 19 players for the upcoming season. 


Fulton signs assistance coach. (March 15, 2017) Cody Livingston has will serve as the Railroaders pitching coach for 2017. He was a senior left handed pitcher for the University of Southern Mississippi's Golden Eagles in 2016. Cody was tabbed by Baseball America as one of Conference USA’s top 20 prospects for 2016 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. 

 

He graduated from Southern MS with a major in Sport Management. His hometown is Brandon, MS. 


Railroaders add another pitcher. (February 27, 2017) Taylor Bobo from the University of Memphis has signed with Fulton the upcoming season. He is a left handed pitcher standing 5'7" and weighs 160 lbs. Bobo is in his junior year at U of M and his hometown is Olive Branch, MS. 


17th player signed. (February 9, 2017) Jared Cramer, a freshman at Christian Brothers University of Memphis, has signed with the Railroaders for the 2017season. He plays infield positions and catches, stands 6'1" and weighs 185 pounds. Jared's hometown is Ovile Branch, MS.  


Washington sending 3 more Tacoma Boys. (January 24, 2017) For years the Railroaders have been fortunate to sign several great players from Tacoma Community College, and this year TTC is providing three more freshman for the 2017 Railroaders roster.

 

James Geiger gives the Railroaders their fifth left handed pitcher. He stands 6'4" and weighs in at 185 pounds. James' hometown is Redmond, WA.

 

Jake Wikel plays outfield positions, bats and throws right. He is 5'11" and weighs 180. Jake also is from Redmond, WA.

 

Kenton Robillard plays infield positions, bats and throws right. He stands 5'10" and weighs 175. His hometown is Puyallup, WA. The 2017 roster now has 17 players total signed.


2017 Roster grows to 14 players. (December 10, 2016) Fulton has added to more players for the 2017 season, both from Barry University in Florida. 

 

Paul Salata returns for another season with the Railroaders. The big lefthander and power hitter plays first base, outfield positions and can also hit. Salata joined the 2016 roster in mid season and appeared in 17 games. He lead the Railroaders with a .397 batting average, a .931 slugging average and had 9 homeruns, the most for the team on the year. Paul is from Norwalk CT.

 

Andrew Rapoza joins his college teammate to play with the Railroaders as a catcher. He is a freshman standing 6 feet and weighing in at 200 pounds. Rapoza's hometown is New Bedford MA. 


Fulton signs two from Alabama. (December 8, 2016) The Railroaders have added two mare players for 2017, both are sophomores from the University of Alabama at Huntsville. 

 

Cory Price plays outfield positions, bats left and throws right. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 185 pounds and is from Canonsburg PA.

 

Wesley Anderson plays third base, batting and throwing right. He is 6'2" in height and weighs 200 pounds. His is from Meridianville AL.


LHP and RHP added to Roster. (November 16, 2016) Two junior pitchers from Concordia University in Chicago have signed up with the Railroaders.


Railroaders sign new 2017 Head Coach.  (December 2, 2016) Fulton has signed Drew Martinez as the head coach for the Railroaders for the 2017 season. Drew is in his first year as an assistant coach at the University of Memphis and played there from 2009 to 2011. He was on the 2009 All-CUSA Freshman Team, 2010 2nd team All- CUSA, and 2011 2nd team All-CUSA. 

 

His high school years were spent at Christian Brothers High School where he helped them to State Championships in 2005 and 2007.

In 2009, Martinez played in the Valley League All-Star Game and was the game’s MVP. He was also a Cape Cod League All-Star and part of the All-Cape Cod Team in 2010. 

The New York Mets drafted Drew in 2010 in the 23rd round and the Los Angeles Angels in 2011 in the 10th round. He played in the Angels Organization for 2 years. 

He played independent baseball for the Gary Southshore Railcats for two years helping them to a League Championship in 2013. He was selected as an American Association All-Star in 2014 and All-American Association team in 2014 as well. He played for the Laredo Lemurs helping them to an American Association League Championship in 2015 and played for the Laredo lemurs in 2016. 

In 2015, Martinez coached High School baseball for First Assembly of Christ and followed by coaching at Collierville High School in 2016. 

Drew’s father, Chito Martinez, played baseball professional in MLB for the Baltimore Orioles and was the first Belizian to play major league baseball.


LHP and RHP added to Roster. (November 16, 2016) Two junior pitchers from Concordia University in Chicago have signed up with the Railroaders. Lefthander Cody Caballero is from Lemont IL. He is 6'1" and weighs 190 pounds.

 

Brain Musielak is a right handed pitcher who is 6'2" and weighs 195 pounds. He is from Chicago IL. The 2017 roster now stands at 10 players signed.


Three more players signed. (November 1, 2016) Three more players have signed on with the Railroaders for the 2017 season. 

 

Brandon Hauswald is another player from Trevecca Nazarene University. He is a switch hitting freshman who plays second base. Brandon is 5'7" tall and weighs 155 pounds. His hometown is Jackson, Tennessee. 

 

Tennessee Tech University is sending two freshman players to the Railroaders. Hunter Higdon is a 5'10"-155 pound infielder, batting left and is from Jackson, Tennessee. Zell Walker also plays infield, bats right and is 6'0" tall weighing in at 200 pounds. He is from Nashville, Tennessee.


2017 Roster in work. (October 27, 2016) The Railroaders have begun to build their team for the upcoming season. Four players have been signed and several more are in the process of being signed.

 

From Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville TN.

Carrington Wilson is a junior and plays outfield positions. He is a switch hitter who throws right, stands 5'10" and weighs in at 190 pounds. His hometown is Atlanta GA.

 

 

From Webster University in Webster Groves, MO.

Anthony (AJ) Smith is a sophomore and plays outfield positions. He bats and throws right, stands 5'11" and weighs in at 200 pounds. His hometown is DuQuoin, IL.
Noah Stern is a freshman and a left handed pitcher who bats right. He stands 6'0" and weighs 195 pounds. His hometown is Highland Park, IL.
Robert Strandt is a freshman and a left handed pitcher who bats left. He stands 6'0" and weighs 165 pounds. His hometown is Frisco, TX.

The OVL welcomes the Henderson Flash. (October 24, 2016) The OVL met on Saturday in Madisonville and granted a franchise to Henderson, KY. The team name is Flash and will begin play in the upcoming season scheduled to begin on June 1, 2017. The addition of the Flash builds the league to 8 teams total. The Henderson Flash will play their home games at Henderson County High School's B.T. Wayne Field.   

 

The OVL also voted to split the league into two divisions, the East and West. The East division will consist of the Henderson Flash, Dubois County Bombers, Owensboro Oilers and Muhlenberg Stallions. The West division will contain the Fulton Railroaders, Paducah Chiefs, Hopkinsville Hoppers and Madisonville Miners. The 2017 OVL schedule is forthcoming with each team playing 40 regular season games, 20 home & 20 away. An All Star game will be scheduled for July 9 and will be played at Dubois County's League Stadium. Post Season Playoff schedule is TBA


Final Comments on the Season. (July 27, 2016) It has been another great season with some exciting games. The Railroaders invite your positive thoughts and comments on the season by Clicking Here.


   

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