Take Me Out to the Ballgame Winners Announced

Oct. 24, 2013 – The two grand prize winners in South Dakota’s Take Me Out to the Ballgame second chance promotion have been announced after the ┬áSouth Dakota Lottery held the special drawing Wednesday afternoon.

The winners, Nate Harrington from Delmont and Mike and Kim Ellefson from Hartford, were announced on Facebook Thursday afternoon.

Harrington and a guest of his choice, along with the Ellefsons, will be travelling to the 2014 All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minn.

The grand prize trip to All-Star Weekend includes roundtrip airfare to Minneapolis and hotel accommodations in the Twins’ city.

For All-Star weekend, the winners will receive two field-level passes to all the action – the All-Star Fanfest, the Home Run Derby, Taco Bell’s All-Star Sunday, and of course, the All-Star Game itself.

Overall, the trip and tickets are worth just about $10,000, and if either winner decides they’d like to drive to Minneapolis rather than fly, they’ll get the cost of airfare and ground transportation in cash – about $1,900.

And that’s on top of the MLB souvenir gift packs and $1,000 in spending cash the Lottery is sending these lucky baseball fans off with.

The MLB All-Star Game won’t be played until July, so these lucky winners will have to wait before heading out to baseball’s Midsummer Classic.


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Written by Matt Isaacs

Matt is the Editorial Manager for the LotteryHUB News Team. Matt graduated from Rutgers University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies in May 2013