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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Donald Salvesen, who watched a marriage proposal rejection in front of a stadium of people at a minor league baseball game in New Britain, Conn., tweeted, "At the #rockcats game and we witnessed a rejected, on field marriage proposal. The crowd gasped, the players were laughing as the girl ran off humiliated. Very bizarre moment." The proposal was later revealed to be a hoax by the team. (YouTube)

Minor league baseball team admits marriage proposal hoax

The New Britain Rock Cats minor league team admitted Wednesday that it had two employees pretend to be a couple taking part in a trivia contest Friday where a marriage proposal went horribly wrong. Published August 7, 2013

Donald Salvesen, who watched a marriage proposal rejection in front of a stadium of people at a minor league baseball game in New Britain, Conn., tweeted, "At the #rockcats game and we witnessed a rejected, on field marriage proposal. The crowd gasped, the players were laughing as the girl ran off humiliated. Very bizarre moment." The proposal was later revealed to be a hoax by the team. (YouTube)

A different kind of strikeout: Beau rebuffed during ballpark proposal

David was hoping for a storybook romance when he planned to propose to his girlfriend Jessica at a New Britain Rock Cats minor league game in Connecticut last week. But instead he got a big fat rejection that will probably scar him for the rest of his life. Published August 6, 2013