Tim Tebow Takes One Deep In His First Minor League At-Bat

From college football national champion, to Heisman winner, to NFL QB, to minor league baseball player, Tim Tebow never fails to have a flare for the dramatic.

Last night, in his first ever at-bat for the Class A Columbia Fireflies, Tebow hit a 2- run home run on a 2-1 pitch in the second inning.

This home run came against Augusta Green Jackets lefty Domenic Mazza in front of a sold-out crowd at Spirit Communications Park.

During the preseason, Tebow struggled immensely; only totaling four hits in 27 at-bats and finishing with a .148 average. But during these games he was going against pro-level pitching. Playing for the fireflies in a low level minor league system, the pithing will not even be comparable to what Tebow saw in the preseason. Cleary, he is taking advantage of the lesser pitching.

 

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Unfortunately, Tebow did nothing to help his cause for the remainder of the game. He grounded out in his next at-bat and then struck out three times, two of which he was caught looking.

The Fireflies went on to win 14-7 over Augusta.

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