Yokohama sweepstakes targets baseball fans

July 9, 2015

Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC) is running an online sweepstakes for baseball fans through July 31, 2015. The winner of the “VIP Experience” and three guests will go to Yankee Stadium to watch the New York Yankees take on the Chicago White Sox on Sept. 26.

Baseball fans can enter by visiting or by texting YTC2WIN to 89269.

“Yokohama’s partnership with the Yankees has been a big hit with fans,” says Alan Holtschneider, YTC director of marketing. “The grand prize includes four field level MVP tickets, a chance to watch batting practice from behind home plate and a limited-edition New York Yankees gift bag.”

The VIP Experience prize package includes roundtrip airfare to New York and hotel accommodations for the winner and guests. The winner will be picked on Aug. 3.

The contest is open to all United States residents, 18 years of age or older. Contest rules can be found at:

For details on YTC’s sports marketing partnership with professional baseball teams, see “Yokohama sponsors MLB's Yankees and Angels.”

YTC is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.. For more information on Yokohama’s broad product line, visit