Maytag Brand and Major League Baseball Want Americans to Get "Filthy"

Starting August 3, ball players of all ages can submit "filthy plays" for a chance to win a World Series trip and Maytag washer and dryer pair

Aug 10, 2015, 07:03 ET from Maytag Brand

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Running for six weeks, Maytag and Major League Baseball want Americans to share their "filthiest plays" in a nationwide contest, "#MyFilthiestPlay". As the official washer and dryer of MLB, Maytag is calling ball players of all ages to upload photos or videos of their sliding, diving or just "filthy plays" from the field using "#MyFilthiestPlay" on Twitter or Instagram, for weekly prizes, and the opportunity of a lifetime – a grand prize trip to the World Series, plus a Maytag Top Load Washer and Dryer pair.[1]

Part of an industry-first partnership, Maytag and MLB announced a "Filthiest Plays of the Week" sweepstakes in July, celebrating those MLB plays that make up some of the most fun and exciting parts of baseball and encouraging fans to vote on which plays they think bring home the "filth." Now, Maytag and MLB are allowing fans to get in on the action and upload their own game shots every week – from Little Leagues, to work or association intramural teams, to tee-ball.

"Maytag created Filthiest Plays of the Week to glorify the players who give their all to the game and walk away from the field with a dirty uniform as their badge of honor," says Brendan Bosch, Maytag senior brand manager. "Like these professional players, we know there are ball players at every level who play hard, and we want to reward their commitment and help them blast out filthy stains with our washers and dryers. From our factories in Ohio, our newest top load laundry pair is equipped to handle the filthiest of stains from the filthiest of plays."

Each Sunday, the baseball pros at MLB will select one photo or video that hold the filthiest combination of power, grit and style. Winners will receive weekly prizes, and one lucky grand prize winner will receive a trip for four to a 2015 World Series game, plus a Maytag Top Load Washer and Dryer pair.

For more information and official rules of the "#MyFilthiestPlay" contest, running through September 20, visit MLB.com/my-filthiest-play or follow Maytag Brand on Twitter or Instagram.

About Maytag Brand
For more than a century, Maytag brand appliances have been synonymous with dependability and durability. For over 100 years- Maytag brand has an enduring tradition of quality production and powerful performance. Durable, commercial-grade components are found in many Maytag brand appliances – including Maytag® front-load and top-load washers and dryers. Maytag brand also offers a full range of kitchen appliances - Maytag® dishwashers with the PowerBlast® cycle, Maytag® refrigerators with the Powercold® option, as well as Maytag brand ranges, cooktops and ovens with Power™ burner and Power™ element options. In January 2014, the Maytag brand introduced America to the Maytag Man – a dependable machine and the human embodiment of the durability, reliability and power inside all Maytag brand appliances. In addition to creating durable appliances, Maytag brand also is a dependable partner to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in their effort to support communities across America and help young people achieve great futures.  For more information about Maytag brand, please visit Maytag.com, or find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/Maytag, Twitter at @MaytagBrand or @TheMaytagMan and Instagram at instagram.com/Maytag.

About Major League Baseball 
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Major League Baseball is the best-attended sport in North America, and the last decade includes all 10 of the best-attended individual seasons by fans in MLB history, with each regular season eclipsing the 73 million mark. Now led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport's larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball's business, marketing and community relations endeavors. With the continued success of MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America's National Pastime and a truly global game. For more information on Major League Baseball, visit www.MLB.com.

[1] Share a picture or video of your filthiest play on the field on Instagram or Twitter using #myfilthiestplay for a chance to win: One World Series trip for four, Maytag® Washer & Dryer (one per week), $50 MLB.com gift card (one per week) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Must post qualifying picture or video on Instagram or Twitter using #myfilthiestplay; then follow @MLB through 9/21/15. Promotion begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on 8/3/15 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 9/14/15. Subject to complete Official Rules.

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