Papa John's celebrates ‘Papa Slam' with 40 percent off now through
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA), the world's third-largest pizza delivery
company, has entered into the second year of the partnership with Major
League Baseball (MLB) as the Official Pizza of Major League Baseball and
is announcing their 22nd team deal with the signing of the
New York Mets.
In celebration of MLB Opening Week, Papa John's will offer 40 percent
off any pizza at regular menu price using promo code: PAPASLAM now
through April 6, 2017. Starting April 7, Papa John's signature Papa Slam
promotion will go live and for every Grand Slam hit over the course of
the MLB regular season and Postseason, fans will receive 40 percent off
any pizza at regular menu price the following day at papajohns.com by
simply entering the promo code: PAPASLAM. 110 Papa Slams were hit
last year, providing fans some compelling moments throughout the season
to celebrate with their favorite Papa John's Pizza.
This year Papa John's will be elevating and enhancing its Papa Slam campaign
and providing an even better fan experience with special offers,
sweepstakes and rewards experiences throughout the season. Fans can
visit the Papa
Slam landing page, for the latest Papa Slam game highlights, Papa
Rewards offers, sweepstakes and more.
"We are so excited to enter our second year with Major League Baseball
and grow our Pizza Family," said "Papa John," Founder, Chairman, and CEO
of Papa John's Pizza. "Baseball provides us with such a great
opportunity to bring fans and their families together. We are thrilled
to celebrate the Papa Slams over the course of the season and
provide fans and their families with rewards and experiences they will
With the addition of the New York Mets, Papa John's is now the official
Pizza of 22 MLB teams including the Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta
Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians,
Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles
Angels, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, New York
Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres,
Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers and
In 2016, there were 110 Papa Slams during the regular season.
Here are some other Papa Slam feats from last season:
Team with the most Papa Slams: Tie (7) - Los Angeles Dodgers,
Colorado Rockies, New York Mets and Washington Nationals
Longest Papa Slam of 2016: 459 ft - Hit by Kendrys Morales,
DH/1B (Kansas City Royals) against Brett Cecil (Toronto Blue Jays) in
the bottom of the 7th inning on August 7.
Most Individual Papa Slams: Tie (3) - Manny Machado, 3B
(BAL) and George Springer, OF (HOU)
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third-largest pizza delivery company.
For 15 of the past 17 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League, the Official Pizza of Major
League Baseball and the Official Pizza Partner of the National Hot Rod
Association (NHRA). For more information about the company or to order
pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns,
YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/papajohns,
Instagram at instagram.com/papajohns,
and Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/papajohnspizza.
Looking to be a part of something Better? Join the Papa John's Pizza
Family at www.papajohns.com/careers/
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
since 2004, MLB has enjoyed its best-attended seasons in the history of
the game, 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.
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Papa John's International, Inc.
Peter Collins, 502-261-4233
Director, Public Relations
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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