Cincinnati Reds’ minor league Bryson Smith proposed to his girlfriend following a game this weekend.
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos’ leftfielder decided to surprise his girlfriend, Raphaelle, following a 5-4 win over Birmingham on Saturday. He wasted little time popping the question as he was still on the infield with her after the win.
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Bryson Smith talked with Tyler Maun of MiLB.com about his decision to propose.
“I’ve had the ring since February, so, dude, I’ve been feeling like the Lord of the Rings guy trying to get rid of the ring and everything,” Smith said. “I just don’t want to lose it. The panic set in about mid-February when I got it.
“She’s my dream girl, so I’m lucky to land her. That whole speech had me going. From the second inning on, I was freaking out, just ready to spit it out and get it over with. Now I’m happy we’re in the next stage.”
Congratulations to the happy couple!
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