Tim Tebow Makes Minor League Baseball Debut

The former NFL quarterback and Heisman trophy winner showed off his skills on the baseball field on Monday with the New York Mets instructional league in Florida.
2:31 | 09/20/16

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Back relative to those big day beautiful fall start picking up baseball field hundreds of fans and showed up to watch his first practice. We've been here Mets minor league team. TJ flesh off a vacation this year I'll experimenting day you're putting it back rubbing you remember when the bad side and they say this was not a publicity stunt this is not a merchandising skiing buckle in what 99 YouTube. That Joseph Barry don't mess. Tebow derby yet the men and swallowed up baseball since high school and people are already buying these up and showing them. You wouldn't normally have this many fans for this many reporters full read news helicopters short to cover what amounts to a minor league study hall. But they were all there Monday to seek Tim Tebow has its official debut as a Minor League Baseball player. Baseball but the guy who reached icon status of the college football player won a Heisman Trophy and even with a few years playing quarterback in the NFL. It's college number fifteen could vote took batting practice field and played a little catch a fairly routine stored on what he hopes it's his rule to the majors. The goal is to when they play in the bigs do is definitely. A dream of mine when I was a kid Tebow is participating at the Mets instructional league with the teams try to mold young prospects keyword. Young yet. At 29 years old Tebow is at least four years older than the 57 other aspiring met. He's working out with the the camp in Florida and two of his fellow Mets one of these are seventeen. Hundreds of fans showed up to get a glimpse of Tebow and hero was the only player to get his old press conference after practice Monday where he made clear. An NFL team in need of a quarterback now shouldn't even bother calling him. Umpire mess them for me home success is going to be defined by giving it everything I have in being the best I can be. Now he's excuse he gets an excused absence every week from camp because he passes analysts. Gay movement has seen LLC in order so he gets them. Just four days he's there we could Tony not too old for that. But not you don't have much time Torre not prospect they develop these guys countless times get short when that the developed but what will be his specialty the home run hitter of the Phil what do what it would mean as a seat filler. Oh yeah. I know we're just sickening than on the bench though he's saying he's the only and only. A couple of guys just the counseling and mentoring these young men to us now they love having a good guy he really great guy we're deciding who contributed nineteen million you have.

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