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Richard Parham

Asst. General Manager

731-796-0068

270-472-2004 fax

richardparham11@gmail.com

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Kim Kimbell

270-994-1333

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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. 

 

Management team

Mailing Address

GM

Secretary

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


COUNTDOWN

to 2017

First Pitch

Final 2016 OVL Standings

Team

W L % GB

Hopkinsville

33 9 .786 -

Madisonville

26 14 .650 6

Dubois Co.

26 15 .634 6.5

Owensboro

21 16 .568 9.5

Fulton

16 26 .381 17

Paducah

14 26 .350 18

Muhlenberg

4 34 .105 27

208 Main Street

Fulton, Kentucky

270.472.0843


       N E W S


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. Five 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.
Jase Carvell is a red shirt freshman and a left handed pitcher who bats right. He stands 6'2" and weighs 195 pounds. His hometown is Lawrenceburg TN.

 

 

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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