Play Ball! Major League Baseball All-Stars Contest Starts Today

Baseball fans and stamps enthusiasts! We are very excited to announce a Major League Baseball All-Stars stamp contest just for you. Beginning today, we invite you to tweet a photograph of one (or all!) of the Major League Baseball All-Stars stamps at a Major League ballpark (inside or outside).

Here are the rules: You must take the photo yourself, and you must include the name of the park in your tweet. To enter, simply tweet your photo to @USPSstamps and include the hashtag #stampsplayball.

Entries will be accepted until midnight EDT, Wednesday, October 3. On Thursday, October 4, the 10 most creatively composed images, as judged by the USPS Stamps team, will be posted  on the USPS Stamps Facebook page, where everyone will be able to vote for their favorites.

Voting will be open until midnight EDT, Tuesday, October 23. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, October 24the day the World Series is scheduled to begin.

Play Ball! Great Moments in Major League Baseball History

The top vote-getter will receive a copy of Play Ball! Great Moments in Major League Baseball History. The second-place finisher will receive a Major League Baseball All-Stars First Day of Issue ceremony program, and third place will receive a Major League Baseball All-Star Digital Color Postmark.

Have fun! Good luck! And be creative!

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About USPS Stamps

The Postal Service™ is proud of its role in portraying the American experience to a world audience through the issuance of postage stamps and postal stationery. Each year the Postal Service issues commemorative stamps reflecting subjects of national significance and appeal. More than 160 years of stamp development has yielded an incredible archive of imagery and commentary reflecting American culture and society. Even in this fast-changing world, stamps are still a versatile and convenient method of postage. And stamp collecting is a lifetime hobby that is fun and educational for all ages. Stamp collecting is easy to start without a big investment. It is also a great way to learn about the world and its many wonders, opening the door to an exciting universe of history, science, geography, the arts, technology, and sports. Our mission is to provide universal service that is prompt, reliable, efficient, affordable, and self-sustaining. Throughout its history the Postal Service has grown with the nation, binding it together by ensuring that everyone, everywhere, has the same ability to communicate regardless of technological change.