Baseball Fan's Proposal to Ryan Braun Backfires
Swing and a miss.
No amount of call-waiting is ever going to help erase one baseball fan's tragic miss at true love. At a recent Milwaukee Brewers game, a female fan struck out in a big way after trying to get slugger Ryan Braun's hand in marriage.
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Waving a sign reading "Marry Me Ryan," a young woman at the Brewers ballpark over the weekend learned a hard lesson about discretion: she posted her phone number on the sign and was soon inundated by people calling to joke around.
After being noticed by announcers who predicted that she would soon be in a world of hurt, the woman was reportedly called over 200 times by people in the stadium and watching from home.
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"It seemed like a good idea," she said during a mid-game interview after being forced to turn her phone off.
Yet the worst part of it all is that Braun, whose nickname is the 'Hebrew Hammer,' actually called the number after the game ... but he couldn't leave a message because her voice mail box was so full.
"I guess it wasn't meant to be," he said.
To tell you the truth, if Ryan Braun keeps swinging the bat like he's doing for my fantasy baseball team, I might just have to ask him to marry me as well.
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