"I have lower expectations when I'm on those sites, so I kind of joked with my family, 'He's from the Dodgers, maybe he can at least get me some free tickets when the Cardinals come in town next month.' ...Little did I know that he was going to end up being this amazing guy." (*The amazing guy, a 33-year-old who works in the Dodgers' front office, is a little wary of admitting to the guys that he went on Match.com, so for the sake of the story, he's "Dan" and she's "Maggie.") "He doesn't really want people at work knowing he was on the site," Maggie says, laughing.A lot of the messages I got, they used the Cardinals fan thing as a great way to start a conversation." MLB Singles launched earlier this year and, according to Match.com, since then more than 550,000 members have added an MLB badge to their profile to identify themselves as baseball fans and acknowledge their favorite teams.
When you think about it, a baseball game is a perfect first date. "They're all into their clothes and Hollywood," the 29-year-old says of the guys she'd encountered in So Cal.
There's enough action on the field to give you something to talk about or fill the awkward silences, but it's not too loud or frenetic, so conversation can flow. "I'm like, 'Can we just eat hot dogs and watch baseball?
Visualizing themselves killing it on the field makes guys feel powerful. Susan Whitbourne, Ph D, who specializes in sports psychology at the University of Massachusetts, says getting competitive will make it more fun for both of you.
Top model Han Hye-jin is dating a baseball player."Han has recently started going out with LG Twins pitcher Cha Woo-chan who is four years her junior," Han's management agency said in a press release on Wednesday.
"Some people in the office already give him a little grief for dating a Cardinals fan, but I think his friends are just happy he's with another baseball fan." Even though Dan works for the Dodgers, he's actually an A's and Giants fan, owing to his Bay Area roots.