Romance Strikes Out
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My wife is a big baseball fan. But I’m sure she wasn’t thinking about strike outs and batting averages when I proposed.
Well, almost sure.

Art by Jack Sparling from the story "Good-bye, My Love" in CINDERELLA LOVE #8, 1952.

Art by Jack Sparling from the story “Good-bye, My Love” in CINDERELLA LOVE #8, 1952.

↓ Transcript
SCENE: Man and woman having dinner---probably in a restaurant. The woman is wearing headphones. Two glasses of wine are on the table.

MAN: I-I’ve gotta ask before I l-loose my nerve...W-Will you m-marry me?

WOMAN: Whatever you said, can it wait ‘til after this inning?

VOICE FROM HEADPHONES: And here’s the pitch...

1952 Art: Jack Sparling Re-Creation: Diego Jourdan Pereira