Baseball Memories of a Lifetime for Your Youngster; Seeking America's Greatest Baseball Fan

Nominate a Child for the Distinction of Being

America's Greatest Baseball Fan and Your Family Could Win a Trip to Baseball's

All-Star Game compliments of Ritz and Oreo



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Nabisco Biscuit Division

    PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Baseball megastars Derek Jeter and Ken Griffey, Jr. are teaming up with
 superstar snacks Ritz crackers and Oreo cookies to find the greatest young
 baseball fan in the country.  All across America family and friends of kids
 who love baseball are being asked to nominate youngsters as the nation's #1
 fan.  Based on the nominations, the child judged to be the greatest fan will
 win a family trip for four to the 2001 All-Star Game in Seattle, Washington
 this July.  Two other lucky kids who find the special Ritz or Oreo in
 specially-marked packages will have either Jeter or Griffey make a personal
 appearance in their own back yard!
     Between April 23 and June 18, 2001 nominations can be written on a
 postcard and sent to Ritz/Oreo America's Greatest Baseball Fan, Box 281, 847-A
 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017 explaining why a special kid in your life,
 ages five to 17, is the greatest baseball fan in the country.  Let us know
 what baseball means to that youngster and they could be on their way to the
 dream game for any true baseball fan.  Nominations must be postmarked by
 June 18 and be submitted on a postcard to qualify.  The prize is open to kids
 between the ages of 5 to 17 years of age.  The contest is subject to official
 rules; for a copy, send a SASE to: Ritz & Oreo America's Greatest Fan
 Sweepstakes Rules Request, 100 DeForest Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 09736.
     "Ritz & Oreo are the official cracker and cookie of Major League Baseball
 and we want to know what this national pastime means to our consumers," says
 Allan Falvey, Director Nabisco Biscuit Promotions.  "To help us select the
 child who is baseball's #1 fan, who better to judge than two of the games
 greatest active players -- Derek Jeter and Ken Griffey, Jr."
 
     WIN GREATEST BACKYARD BASEBALL GAME EVER
     Even if your youngster doesn't make it to the All-Star Game as America's
 Greatest Fan, they could still win a personal visit from megastars Derek Jeter
 or Ken Griffey, Jr. plus tickets to the 2001 World Series.  Watch for the
 words "Play Ball" on specially marked packages of Major League Ritz and Oreo
 on store shelves nationwide.  Find the magic phrase "Play Ball" on one Ritz
 cracker or one Oreo cookie and your youngster will be visited by one of these
 All-Stars.  No purchase necessary.  See specially-marked packages for details.
 
     About Nabisco
     The Nabisco Biscuit Division is a division of Kraft Foods North America,
 Inc., the largest packaged food company in North America and a manufacturer of
 some of America's favorite brands, including LifeSavers, Planters, Oreo,
 Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Maxwell House Coffee, Post Cereals, Oscar Mayer, Kraft
 Macaroni & Cheese and many more.
 
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    PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Baseball megastars Derek Jeter and Ken Griffey, Jr. are teaming up with
 superstar snacks Ritz crackers and Oreo cookies to find the greatest young
 baseball fan in the country.  All across America family and friends of kids
 who love baseball are being asked to nominate youngsters as the nation's #1
 fan.  Based on the nominations, the child judged to be the greatest fan will
 win a family trip for four to the 2001 All-Star Game in Seattle, Washington
 this July.  Two other lucky kids who find the special Ritz or Oreo in
 specially-marked packages will have either Jeter or Griffey make a personal
 appearance in their own back yard!
     Between April 23 and June 18, 2001 nominations can be written on a
 postcard and sent to Ritz/Oreo America's Greatest Baseball Fan, Box 281, 847-A
 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017 explaining why a special kid in your life,
 ages five to 17, is the greatest baseball fan in the country.  Let us know
 what baseball means to that youngster and they could be on their way to the
 dream game for any true baseball fan.  Nominations must be postmarked by
 June 18 and be submitted on a postcard to qualify.  The prize is open to kids
 between the ages of 5 to 17 years of age.  The contest is subject to official
 rules; for a copy, send a SASE to: Ritz & Oreo America's Greatest Fan
 Sweepstakes Rules Request, 100 DeForest Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 09736.
     "Ritz & Oreo are the official cracker and cookie of Major League Baseball
 and we want to know what this national pastime means to our consumers," says
 Allan Falvey, Director Nabisco Biscuit Promotions.  "To help us select the
 child who is baseball's #1 fan, who better to judge than two of the games
 greatest active players -- Derek Jeter and Ken Griffey, Jr."
 
     WIN GREATEST BACKYARD BASEBALL GAME EVER
     Even if your youngster doesn't make it to the All-Star Game as America's
 Greatest Fan, they could still win a personal visit from megastars Derek Jeter
 or Ken Griffey, Jr. plus tickets to the 2001 World Series.  Watch for the
 words "Play Ball" on specially marked packages of Major League Ritz and Oreo
 on store shelves nationwide.  Find the magic phrase "Play Ball" on one Ritz
 cracker or one Oreo cookie and your youngster will be visited by one of these
 All-Stars.  No purchase necessary.  See specially-marked packages for details.
 
     About Nabisco
     The Nabisco Biscuit Division is a division of Kraft Foods North America,
 Inc., the largest packaged food company in North America and a manufacturer of
 some of America's favorite brands, including LifeSavers, Planters, Oreo,
 Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Maxwell House Coffee, Post Cereals, Oscar Mayer, Kraft
 Macaroni & Cheese and many more.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -- Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X05344290
 
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