Guess How Many Baseballs this Custom Truck Trailer Holds

Old Dominion baseball truck

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. is no stranger to hauling heavy loads across the country.

This summer, the trucking company has taken a new approach to one of its haulers, and guessing the cargo could net you two tickets to the next three World Series.

Old Dominion will unveil a unique clear-window trailer stuffed with sixteen tons of baseballs at the Major League Baseball All-Star Week in Miami, Fla. on Sunday, July 9.

The 28-foot trailer was custom made to include glass panels that will give fans in seven major cities the chance to guess how many balls are inside. Fans can also enter online.

The trailer was constructed by engineers from trucking equipment company Wabash National Corp. It includes 14 panels of Plexiglass that are 2 inches thick and weigh 300 pounds each.

Fully loaded with all of the baseballs, the trailer weighs more than 47,000 pounds and is pulled by a 2018 Freightliner Cascadia. A typical trailer this size weighs only 9,700 pounds when empty.

As part of the “OD Seats to the World Series” tour, the trailer will leave Miami on July 12 and throughout the summer visit each of the seven MLB teams that are sponsored by Old Dominion: the New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Angels and Kansas City Royals. The trailer will travel more than 9,000 miles along its route.

The sweepstakes ends August 31, and Old Dominion will publicly announce the winner during the 2017 World Series. The winner will receive a pair of tickets to one game in each of the next three World Series.

“The ‘OD Seats to the World Series’ tour allows us to connect with fans across the country, and introduce the Old Dominion brand to logistics and freight managers and baseball fans,” said David Carter, a vice president of Old Dominion.