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 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.
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
sign new 2017 Head Coach.
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.
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.
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.
more players signed. (November
1, 2016) Three
more players have signed on with the Railroaders for the
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.
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.
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.
Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville TN.
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.
Carvell is a red shirt freshman and a left
handed pitcher who bats right. He stands 6'2" and weighs
pounds. His hometown is Lawrenceburg TN.
Webster University in Webster Groves, MO.
(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
Stern is a freshman and a left handed
pitcher who bats right. He stands 6'0" and weighs
pounds. His hometown is Highland
Strandt is a freshman and a left handed
pitcher who bats left. He stands 6'0" and weighs
pounds. His hometown is Frisco,
OVL welcomes the Henderson Flash.
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.
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
Comments on the Season. (July
27, 2016) It
has been another great season with some exciting games. The
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