Hostess Goes to Bat for Baseball Fans

Since summer is synonymous with baseball, Hostess Brands Inc. has rolled out a yummy seasonal sweepstakes that aims to hit a home run with fans of America’s best-loved sport. The “You Could Win A Dream Road Trip” promotion will furnish three grand-prize winners and their families with a trip to a city of their choice, where they can hang out with their favorite major league baseball teams. Additionally, more than 200 daily prize winners will receive $100 Stub Hub gift cards redeemable for around four home-game tickets.

Through July 23, specially marked multipacks of Hostess Twinkies and Hostess Chocolate CupCakes, and limited-edition packages of Hostess Baseballs – cupcakes featuring vanilla icing and red icing “stitching” -- will sport a promotion code. Consumers can register codes printed inside the packages at to qualify for the prizes.

“Our ‘You Could Win A Dream Road Trip’ sweepstakes brings together two American favorites – iconic Hostess snack cakes and the country’s favorite pastime, baseball,” said Mike Touhey, VP of snack marketing for Irving, Texas-based Hostess Brands.

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