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Here comes the bride ... walking down first base

On Tuesday, before the Reds took on the White Sox, Cincinnati season-ticket holders John and Jesse Clarke exchanged their vows right on home plate at Goodyear Ballpark.

The groom wore white and gray with a custom-made Reds vest and bowtie. The bride had a Reds fabric flower pinned to her white dress.

"We're huge Reds fans," said John. "This is a dream, to get married on a baseball field, and we fulfilled that dream."

The Clarkes were the second set of Reds fans to get hitched at Goodyear this spring. A pair of Indians fans also recently tied the knot at the facility the two Ohio teams have shared since 2010.

After the ceremony, John and Jesse posed for pictures around the field and the stadium.

A luxury suite with food, a photo shout-out on the jumbotron and ceremonial first pitch honors are also included in the wedding package.

-- Chelsea Bolyard / Contributor to

This post is part of a Cactus League partnership between and Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.