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. Teams for 2014 are from Fulton KY, Owensboro KY,
Madisonville KY, Hopkinsville KY and Dubois County IN.
league will play a 40 game schedule beginning May 30, 2014 with playoff
series beginning July 23. Major League rules and guidelines will be followed and all umpires are NCAA
certified. We are 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 2014
3, Railroaders 2 .
In 11 innings at Hoptown. Game summary pending. Box scores click here.
for Life silent auction winners. (July
Persons who won winning bids during the silent auction
for Relay for Life on July 15 are ask to please send in
your money. Would
mind putting something on the web and or Hoghead
reminding the parents who won bids on items for Relay
for Life to please send in their money. The
Railroaders would like to close out the event which
benefits cancer research. Individuals can call Mr. Cubb
Stokes at 270-627-4040 if they have forgotten the amount
or have questions. Checks can be made out
to: "Relay for Life" and mailed to: c/o Fulton
Railroaders, P.O. Box 1615, Fulton, KY 42041.
Thanks go out to the event sponsor Parkway Regional Hospital
and each of you who participated in the worthy event.
Railroaders take top OVL honors. (July
(Form the OVL)
Ohio Valley League announces the 2014 Season Players'
The final games of the 2014 regular season completed last night
with the game in Fulton. Each year the OVL recognizes the top
players in ten areas of performance. This year the OVL
continues the tradition, and this year the league has decided to
select only one player in each area therefore eliminating ties
as in years past. Based upon a 40 game schedule the
players had to quality with a minimum of playing time in order
to quality for a title. Batters must have had 112+ plate appearances
(PA) and pitcher a minimum for 32 innings pitched (IP).
Stolen Bases and Saves are exempt from these qualifying factors.
Where two or more qualified players tied in a specific category,
OVL officials have chosen one player over the others based upon comparing
all individual performance stats for each player. Trophies
will be awarded to the players selected for a title. Competition
was tough this year as several players set high standards of
performance. Congratulations to
those players chosen and all who were the best in 2014.
Every player and team helped bring another great season of baseball.
Runs Batted In
factors: batters 112+ PA and pitchers 32+ innings pitched.
Bases and Saves exempt from qualifying factors. (no
4, Hoppers 0.
The Railroaders shutout the Hoppers in Fulton to
take second place in the standings and complete
the regular 2014 season schedule for the
OVL. The game saw both teams matching with
five hits and one error each.
Fulton took a one run lead in the 2nd
inning. Conner Hill singled and advance to
2nd base after Riley Benner was hit by a
pitch. Trevor Hicks following with a RBI
double to drive in Hill.
Bottom of the 3rd the Railroaders put up 3 more
runs. Daniel Goff doubled with two men on
base to score 2 RBI. Goff then made home on
a Hoppers throwing error. Scoring remained
silent for the rest of game.
Parker Cash was best on offensive for Hoptown
going 2 for 3 at the plate.
Railroaders starter Jake Bauer gets the win on the
mound going for 7 innings giving up 4 hits,
walking one batter and striking out 6 men.
Clay Chandler completed the final two innings for
Hoptown starting pitcher Dylan Stewart takes the
loss for 6 innings of work allowing all Railroader
hits, 4 runs (3 earned), walked 4 and had 6
strikeouts. Taylor Blair and Geordie Carlson
each threw for one inning downing every batter
Both teams move on together to begin playing in
the second round in the post season
playoffs. Thursday the teams will play in
Hopkinsville for the first game in the best of
three series. Game two will be in Fulton on
Friday and Saturday if needed to complete the
series. Box scores click here.
Robinson (left) the new University of Tennessee at
Martin baseball coach discusses recruiting
with Brad Bohannon (right) who is the assistant
baseball coach and head recruiter for the
University of Kentucky. Both men met and
enjoyed the Railroaders verses Hoppers game on
Wednesday night in Fulton at the Lohaus Field.
From the league perspective we have a great group of umpires. With rare exception they are most knowledgeable and can manage a field and game. We are proud of our umpire staff here in West
KY, West Tenn, & Southern Indiana. Our league thinks they are the best.
The OVL has been blessed with competent umpiring which has given us a false sense of security. Huntingburg was an anomaly for sure and hopefully never again. Its now playoff time when we put our best foot forward and provide the best baseball around. Come on out and enjoy!
Gordon Guess President OVL
News Here 2014
Season Archive Here