Here’s a Quick Look at What It Costs to Stage a Marriage Proposal at Your Favorite Major League Baseball Park

When ardent baseball fans Chez and Dee got engaged in front of thousands of fans at a Texas Rangers game earlier this month, they enjoyed a big assist from team’s official mascot. The seven-foot-tall palomino-style horse dressed in the team’s uniform surprised Dee with a sign that read, “Dee Anna, Will you marry me? Love Chesarae.”

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After Dee accepted Chez’ proposal, the furry horse — named Rangers Captain — handed Dee a small bouquet of flowers and a “We Got Engaged” certificate. Then, he posed for some photos with the couple, shook Chez’ hand, leaned in to kiss Dee, but instead, opened his giant mouth and comically consumed Dee’s head. The cost of the 100-second encounter was $200.

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The delighted couple is just one of hundreds who will be spending big bucks to pop the question at Major League ballparks year. The fees range from as low as $38.50 at Pittsburgh Pirates’ PNC Park, where a simple text-based message will be shown on the scoreboard, to $2,500 at Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium, where a live video feed of the proposal will be shown on a giant video screen for all to see.

According to Swimmingly.com, the proceeds from these public expressions of devotion are not intended to enrich the teams. The money goes to charity.

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In honor of America’s favorite pastime, we turn to Swimmingly.com, which compiled a comprehensive list and clever infographic of MLB teams that offer special services for couples looking to get engaged at the game.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — CHASE FIELD
$250: Message displayed on scoreboard (limit one per homestand). Includes commemorative DVD.

ATLANTA BRAVES — TURNER FIELD
$50: Message displayed on scoreboard.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — CAMDEN YARDS
Proposals not offered.

BOSTON RED SOX — FENWAY PARK
$250: Message displayed on scoreboard. $350: In addition to scoreboard message, couple is featured live on video board and greeted by Wally, the team’s mascot.

CHICAGO CUBS — WRIGLEY FIELD
$175: Message displayed on scoreboard (limit one per game). Includes commemorative print and digital copy of the proposal.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — U.S. CELLULAR FIELD
$55: Message displayed on scoreboard.

CINCINNATI REDS — GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK
$50: Message displayed on scoreboard or printed on a sign delivered by Rosie Red, the team’s mascot.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — PROGRESSIVE FIELD
$400: On-field proposal at one of the season’s 15 post-game fireworks nights. (In-game proposals not offered.) Call (216) 420-HITS.

COLORADO ROCKIES — COORS FIELD
$50: Message displayed on scoreboard. Call (303) ROCKIES.

DETROIT TIGERS — COMERICA PARK
$50: Paws, the team’s mascot, conducts a “trivia contest” at the couple’s seats that ends in a surprise proposal. Includes baseball decorated with message and date. $75: Message displayed on scoreboard.

HOUSTON ASTROS — MINUTE MAID PARK
$500: Proposal featured live on video board (limit one per series, proposals not offered in consecutive games). Includes two tickets and commemorative DVD. Call (713) 259-8332.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — KAUFFMAN STADIUM
Proposals not offered.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ANAHEIM — ANGEL STADIUM
Proposals not offered.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — DODGER STADIUM
$75: Message displayed on scoreboard. $2,500: Proposal featured live on video board (limit one per month).

MIAMI MARLINS — MARLINS PARK
$250: Message displayed on scoreboard and couple featured live on video. $500: In addition to message and video, package includes a PA announcement and a dozen roses delivered by Billy the Marlin, the team’s mascot. Call (305) 480-1300.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — MILLER PARK
$100: Single-line message (up to 35 characters) displayed among others on scoreboard. $250: Full scoreboard message (up to 75 characters). Call (414) 902-4501.

MINNESOTA TWINS — TARGET FIELD
$209: Proposal featured live on video board (limit one per game). Call (612) 659-3502.

NEW YORK METS — CITI FIELD
Proposals not offered.

NEW YORK YANKEES — YANKEE STADIUM
$100: Message displayed on scoreboard (limit 10 per game).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — O.CO COLISEUM
$85: Message displayed on scoreboard.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — CITIZENS BANK PARK
$450: Proposal featured live on video board. Includes four tickets, champagne toast, and commemorative DVD. Call (215) 463-1000.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — PNC PARK
$38.50: Message displayed on scoreboard.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — PETCO PARK
$55: Message displayed on scoreboard (up to 50 per game).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — AT&T PARK
$145: Message displayed on scoreboard (weekday games). $175: Message displayed on scoreboard (weekend and premium games).

SEATTLE MARINERS — SAFECO FIELD
$115: Message displayed on scoreboard.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS —BUSCH STADIUM
$250: Private tour for a group of up to 20 that ends with a surprise proposal on the field. $500: In addition to private tour, message displayed on scoreboard. Proposals only offered on non-game days. Call (314) 345-9630.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — TROPICANA FIELD
$500: Proposal featured live on video board (limit one per game). Includes a dozen roses and commemorative DVD.

TEXAS RANGERS — GLOBE LIFE PARK IN ARLINGTON
$200: Message printed on sign delivered by Rangers Captain, the team’s mascot, along with a bouquet of flowers and a certificate featuring the date and the couple’s names. Includes digital photos of the proposal. Call (972) RANGERS.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — ROGERS CENTRE
Proposals not offered.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS — NATIONALS PARK
$500: Message displayed on scoreboard (limit one per game). $1,500: Proposal featured live on video board (limit two per season). E-mail production@nationals.com.

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