Rvine, Calif., October 28, 2009 - It's the Big Apple vs. the City of Brotherly Love as the Fall Classic is ready to treat baseball fans everywhere with a memorable World Series matchup. While we cannot predict a winner, we do know one thing for certain, that millions of Americans will be winners of a free Black Jack Taco.
Game Three of the 2009 World Series falls on Halloween this year, so in celebration of both events, Taco Bell, the official Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) of Major League Baseball, announced the free giveaway. Baseball fans, taco fans and Halloween fans alike can get one free Black Jack Taco by visiting participating Taco Bell restaurants across America between 6 p.m. and midnight (local time) on October 31, 2009.
The 2009 World Series will match the New York Yankees vs. the Philadelphia Phillies beginning this Wednesday and all games will be televised on Fox, with coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET for each game (8:00 p.m. ET for Game Four on Sunday).
The Black Jack Taco, a new limited-time-only addition to the 79-89-99 Why Pay More! Value Menu, is a fresh twist on the classic Crunchy Taco. Featuring a new, eye-catching black taco shell, the Black Jack Taco is filled with seasoned beef, and topped with zesty Pepper Jack sauce that kicks the flavor up a notch.
Taco Bell has a long history of "Think Outside the Bun" promotions with Major League Baseball. In addition to last year's successful "Steal A Base, Steal A Taco" World Series promotion, the company has also placed its famous "Free Taco" target at multiple World Series games. Taco Bell is currently in its sixth year as an Official Sponsor of Major League Baseball.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who led all of baseball with 70 stolen bases and who stole the "free taco base" in the 2007 World Series, will serve as Taco Bell's spokesperson.
"The World Series is baseball's biggest stage," said Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox center fielder. "My first start, first hit, fi
This Taco Bell is Better then the other one. The staff is friendly, and fast with the food. As for the hot sauces, you get to pick what kind you want and how many you want. I would recommend it to Family And friends.