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
Comments on the Season. (July
26, 2015) It
has been another great season with many close games. The
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Post Season Playoff run ends. The
loss to the Madisonville Miners in the semifinal round
two, game three ends the Railroaders 2015 season for
Fulton. The Railroaders regular season record of 25-15
tied the Miners record with Madisonville taking second
in the standings with a season record of 6-4 over Fulton
in head-to-head season play. The Miners advance to the
final championship round three having won the best of
three series post season play over the Railroaders two
games to one.
9, Railroaders 7. (July
26, 2015) (From
Madisonville) The Miners defeated the Fulton
Railroaders 9-7 at Elmer Kelley on Sunday night to
advance to the 2015 OVL Championship Series. The Miners
will face the Dubois County Bombers, who knocked out the
Hoptown Hoppers on Sunday night to advance.
Madisonville got on the board
first, scoring one run in the bottom of the first inning
and two runs in the bottom of the second inning. Fulton
answered with three runs in the top of the third to tie
the game at 3-3.
After the Railroaders took the
lead 4-3 in the top of the fourth, the Miners scored
four runs on the bottom of the frame to lead 7-4 after
four complete innings of play.
Fulton scored two runs in the
fifth inning and trailed 7-6 heading to the bottom of
the inning. The score stayed 7-6 until the bottom of the
sixth, when Madisonville picked up one run and extended
the lead to 8-6. Madisonville added another run in the
bottom of the seventh to make the 9-6. Fulton rallied
with one run in the top of the eighth inning to cut the
lead to 9-7, but the Miners held on to close the door on
the Railroader season.
Shane Connahan led the way at
the plate for the Miners, batting 3-for-5 with four RBI
and one run scored. Connahanís big blow came on a
three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning
off Fulton reliever Trey Tigart. Brooks Benson (3-for-5,
2 RBI) added a solo home run of his own to lead off the
bottom of the sixth inning. Nolan Ramsey (4-6, 2 RBI)
scored a run, as did Connor Moss, Cory Finkler (2 runs
scored), Tyler Greiner, Andrew Tanous, and JD Minor.
Kyle Uhrich (3-for5, 3 RBI)
hammered a three-run homer for Fulton in the top of the
third inning off Madisonville starter Drew Mullinax.
Jacob Elliott, Drew Greenwood, Ramon Valdez, and Griffin
Neuer all drove in runs for the Railroaders.
Mullinax picked up the Win for
the Miners, with Wesley Birchmeier picking up the Save.
Railroader starter Dillon Symon took the loss. Complete
box scores Click
Players are 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.
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