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. OVL Teams for 2015 are from Fulton KY, Owensboro KY,
Madisonville KY, Hopkinsville KY and Dubois County IN.
league will play a 40 game schedule beginning May 29, 2015 with playoff
series beginning in late July. Major League rules and guidelines will be followed and all umpires are NCAA
certified. The OVL is a collegiate wooden bat league.
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.
home games are played at Lohaus Field, Fulton
Final OVL Standings 2015
begins building 2016 Roster. (October
6, 2015) The
Railroaders have begun to sign players for the 2016
season. Contracts for six players have now been received.
From Saint Josephs College: Freshman Cameron Curry
who plays outfield and is a right handed pitcher, and
Junior Ryan Keck plays left field.
From Bellermine University: Freshman Derek Burns
who plays second/third base along with short stop, and
freshman Alexander Phillips a left handed pitcher
and play outfield.
From Webster University: A junior catcher Zachary
Bishop and freshman Jacob Milosch playing
second base, short stop and also a right handed pitcher.
The Railroaders front office has received a few
inquiries for a new coaching staff, but they continue to
search for the best possible match for Fulton.
Railroaders recognized by the OVL. (July
22, 2015) With
the completion of the regular season, the OVL annually
hands out award titles to the best players in 10 areas
of performance. This year the Railroaders have three
players who have taken 5 of 10 titles. Kyle Uhrich
had the most homeruns with 7 on the season. Charlie
Hecht achieved 2 titles; Most wins with 5 victories
(shares title with
Ryan Dills from the Bombers)
and he also had the best ERA at 1.54. Eddie Mathis
also received to titles; Most Strikeouts with 48 and
Most Saves with 4 on the season. Congratulations to
these top OVL players. Visit the OVL website for more
information on all the award winning players.
Railroaders & Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear in Fulton