Man loses engagement ring?

Andrew Fox made what will probably go down as the biggest gaffe of his life at Yankee Stadium, and it was captured on the big screen for all to see.

After dropping to one knee to propose to his girlfriend Heather Terwilliger during the 5th inning of Tuesday's Red Sox/Yankees game, Fox dropped the ring!

A stunned crowd of 35,000 people booed as Fox and Terwilliger frantically searched for the ring for five minutes.

Both breathed a sigh of relief when the ring was discovered in the cuff of Terwilliger's pants. Fox dropped to his knee a second time, this time holding the ring ever so tightly, and proposed once again. She said yes.

I feel sorry for the guy. He was probably so nervous (perhaps his hands were clammy) that the ring just slipped out of his hand.

Proposing in private or in front of friends or family is one thing. Doing it before 35,000 people is another.

Even though it didn't go as smoothly as planned, I'm sure it's a day neither Fox nor Terwilliger will forget. One never forgets the day they got engaged regardless, but the faux pas made it especially memorable. Things could have turned out a lot worse!

How would you have felt in Fox's situation? How about if you were in his now-fiancee's shoes?

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