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Richard Parham

Asst. General Manager


270-472-2004 fax



Kim Kimbell




Dan Voegeli

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270-472-0843 office

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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.   OVL Teams for 2015 are from Fulton KY, Owensboro KY, Madisonville KY, Hopkinsville KY and Dubois County IN.

League Information

The 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. 

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

Contact Us

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


2015 Schedule now online . . Railroaders recruiting players for 2015 . . more below



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Final OVL Standings 2014

Team W L % GB


27 13 .675 -


22 18 .550 5


21 18 .538 5.5

Dubois Co.

19 20 .488 7.5


10 30 .250 17

       N E W S

Brock DowneyFormer Railroader gets OVC recognition. (February 9, 2015)  In a vote by the Ohio Valley Conference head baseball coaches and sports information directors, Brock Downey was selected as 2015 OVC Preseason Pitcher of the Year from the 11-team league. 

     Downey compiled a 2.76 E.R.A. (second in the OVC) and 9-3 overall record in 15 games (13 starts) last season; he also pitched four complete games while striking out 74 batters in 107.2 innings of work.

     Now a senior at Murray State University, the left handed Downey played for the Railroader in the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2011 he led Fulton in hitting with a .352 average. In 2012 he had a 5-2 record pitching from the mound with a 3.41 ERA.

UTM offering baseball camps. (January 20, 2015)  The head baseball coach at University of Tennessee at Martin, who is a great friend of your Railroaders Baseball Team, asked that we pass along the information, click here for PDF.. This is an offering of camps and lessons to be provided by UTM personnel. The dates for this are fast-approaching.  Therefore, if you are interested, I urge you to check into it now.

The Roster grows to 22 players. (January 15, 2015)  A fourth player from Webster University has joined up with Fulton for the upcoming 2015 season. Trey Tigart is a sophomore right handed pitcher. He stands 6'1" and weighs 175 pounds.

     Freshman Kip Moore from Murray State University also joins the Railroaders for 2015. Moore plays third base and catches. He is 6 feet tall, weighs in at 215 pounds and bats right. 

2015 Schedule now online. (December 30, 2014)  The 2015 Railroader and OVL playing schedules has been posted on line (see "Schedule" page).  The season will be begin on Friday, May 29, with the Madisonville Miners visiting Fulton to take on the Railroaders.  Each OVL team will play 40 regular season games with post season playoff rounds beginning on July 23. 

Third UTM player sign with Railroaders. (December 23, 2014)  Tyler Hilton, a junior from the University of Tennessee at Martin, has joined Fulton for the upcoming 2015 season.  Hilton player center field and throws/bats left handed.  He stands 5'11" and weighs 186 pounds.  20 players have now signed for next season.

UTM supplies Railroaders with two pitchers . (December 3, 2014)  Two right handed pitchers from the University of Tennessee at Martin have signed with the Railroaders.  Gary Price and Dillon Symon, both sophomores, bring Fulton's 2015 roster to 19 players total.  Price stands 5'10" and weighs 180 pounds, and is from Chattanooga, TN.  Symon is from Germantown, TN, he is 6'6" and weighs in at 210 pounds.

Michigan player signs with Fulton. (November 24, 2014)  Brad Baldwin from Detroit Michigan will play for the Railroaders in 2-15.  He is freshman at Wayne State University and plays second base and other infield position.  Baldwin bats lefts and throws right.  He is 5'10" and weighs 185.  Seventeen players have now signed for the upcoming season.

Four more players join Railroaders. (November 18, 2014)  Three players from Georgia College have signed with Fulton.  Chandler Amason is a red shirt freshman and right handed pitcher, 6'2" and 200 pounds.  Sophomore Brandon Purcell plays the outfield and catches, 6'0" and 200 pounds.  Freshman John Spear is a left handed pitcher, 6'2" and 200 pounds.

     Returning to Fulton and now attending Hanover College, 2014 veteran Jake Bauer will play again for the Railroaders.  Now a junior, Bauer is a right handed pitcher, standing at 6'3" and weighing in at 190 lbs. He pitched at total of 25.67 innings for Fulton in 2014 with an ERA of 2,81 facing 108 batters and a win/loss record of 2-2 .  He is from Ellettsville, Indiana. 

    These four players bring the roster total to 16 for the 2015 season.

Local player signs with Railroaders. (November 6, 2014)  Justin Hayden from Mayfield KY has joined Fulton for next season. Hayden is a freshman at Rend Lake College and is a right handed pitcher.  He is 6 feet in height and weighs 185 lbs.  12 players now on the roster for 2015.

St. Joseph's College provides a pitcher.  (October 31, 2014)  The Railroaders are drawing upon St. Joseph again for 2015 by signing Kyle Estand as a righted handed pitcher.  The 5'11" and 170 pound sophomore's hometown is Evergreen Park, IL.  Fulton now has 11 players signed for the upcoming season. 

Tacoma sending two players for 2015.  (October 28, 2014)  For the third straight year, Tacoma Community College in Washington state will provide players for the Railroaders.  Lucas Eliason and Trystan Drury, both freshman, have signed to head east and play for Fulton.  Eliason is a 6' 3" catcher and righted handed pitcher weighing in at 180 pounds.  Drury will work the mound as a right handed pitcher, he is 6'2" and weighs 180 pounds.  

Assistant Coach and another player joins Fulton.  (October 22, 2014)  Matt LaMothe, an assistant coach at Millikin University, has hired at the pitching coach for the 2015 Railroaders.  He was a collegiate All-Conference performer as a pitcher.  LaMothe had the opportunity to play professionally for the Schaumburg Flyers in the Frontier League in 2013 and 2014.  He is an old teammate of manager Mikee Moore where they played for Georgia College and State University. 

     Ryan Fischer has signed as a short stop for the upcoming season. He is the third player from Webster University to join the Railroaders.  He stands 5'11" and weighs in at 140 pounds.

Two players from Webster University signed.  (October 10, 2014)  Zach Allam and Joshua Fleming join the Railroaders for the 2015 season.  Allam is a junior catcher standing 6'1" and weighs in at 175 pounds.  His hometown is Bloomington, IN.  Fleming is a left handed pitcher and a freshman from Columbia, IL.  He also stands at 6'1" and weight 165.

Mikee Moore returns to Manage Railroaders. (October 2, 2014)  Veteran Railroader and Assistant Coach Mikee Moore has been named by Fulton to lead the team next year. Moore first played for Fulton in 2011 when he lead the OVL in stolen bases with 30 and finished the season with a .329 batting average. He returned in 2012 to play again for the Railroaders, and was an assistant coach for the Railroaders in the 2014 season. Fulton is looking forward to having Mikee lead the Railroaders for the 2015 season.  

5th player signs for 2015.  (September 23, 2014)  The Railroaders just received a contract on Colton Aldridge, a freshman outfielder from Shawnee College. He is left handed and bats left handed.  Colton is the son of Jim and Scarlett Paitsel of Fulton.  He played his high school ball at Graves County.

Railroaders sign 4 players for 2015.  (September 22, 2014)  The Fulton Railroaders have begun building next year's roster.  Over the last weekend four contracts were received from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.  These players are the first players from BU to play for Fulton.  They are:  Drew Greenwood, Eddie Mathis Griffen Neuer and Zac Wiley. All are freshman and will see significant playing time next spring for the BU Knights.

     Drew Greenwood plays short and second base, standing 6'0" and weighs 175. His hometown is Pee Wee Valley, KY where he attended South Oldham High School.

     Eddie Mathis is a left handed pitcher and is 6'1" in height and weighs 165.  Mathis is also from Pee Wee Valley, KY and attended South Oldham High School.

     Griffen Neuer plays outfield and also serves as a right handed pitcher.  He is 6'1" and weighs 170. His hometown is Lexington, KY and attended Lexington Catholic High School.

     Zac Wiley plays corner infield and is a right handed pitcher.  He weighs 190 and stands 6'2".  His hometown is Shelbyville, KY and he attended Collins High School.

New OVL President elected.  (September 18, 2014)  The Ohio Valley League has chosen one of its original members to lead the wooden bat baseball circuit into the future. Cubb Stokes, a part-owner and past general manager of the Fulton Railroaders, was elected president of the OVL at its annual meeting in Eddyville (Ky.) recently.
     Stokes was involved in the rebirth of the KIT League in 2004 and when the league played its first games in 2005. He was part of a group that bought the Fulton franchise in July of 2005 and was the Railroaders’ general manager for four years (2009-12).
     He has continued to help with player recruitment for the Fulton franchise, which is a charter member of the OVL, born three seasons ago.  Stokes will replace Marion’s Gordon Guess, who will remain active in league affairs as special assistant to the president. Steve Fowler will continue in his role of director of league development.
     Charlie Pierce (Owensboro) was selected vice president, Tricia Noel (Madisonville) secretary and Mike Smith (Fulton) as the league’s treasurer. 
     Stokes said the league’s main purpose would continue to be player skills development with an emphasis on character of the group’s players and coaches as they pursue their dreams of advancing in baseball.
“With the current and future owners, we are dedicated to making the OVL one of the premier summer collegiate wooden bat leagues in the United States,” the new league president said. “We have come along way since a cold rainy February day meeting at the Fulton fire station. Several baseball enthusiasts had a dream that day and 11 years later it is still thriving.
     “We have had towns come and go but, in the end, we are still providing good competitive baseball at a very low cost to the citizens of our towns and surrounding areas. Life-long friendships have been and are developed each year between the players and fans. It also shows the young local Little Leaguers, as well as the older boys who dream of being a major leaguer someday, what they need to do to reach our level.”
     The OVL is currently comprised of five teams — Fulton, Madisonville, Hopkinsville, Owensboro and Dubois County (Ind.). League officials hope to add a sixth team for the 2015 season and two more for the following season before growing to a 10-team circuit by 2017.
     Stokes’ passion for baseball runs deep — from growing up as a kid in Hickman with big-league dreams — to earning a full scholarship at the University of Tennessee. He played three summers in the Valley League, one of the four premier summer collegiate leagues in the early 1970s, and was drafted in the eighth round of Major League Baseball’s amateur draft by the Philadelphia Phillies organization in 1975.
     He lauded widespread support of the OVL, which has made the product successful, especially mentioning fans, sponsors, season ticket holders and host families as those critical to the league’s popularity.
     “Whether you have a franchise in Fulton (smallest population) or in Owensboro (largest population), you cannot survive without great support from the local fans and surrounding communities, counties and even states,” he said.  “And any size community can become part of the league as long as they have the dedication and passion for baseball that our current owners exhibit.”
     To play in the OVL, one must be a member of a college (any division or level) baseball roster and have eligibility left with that team. The age restriction is 18-23. 


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