WHETHER you are buying the hype of not Tim Tebow stole sporting headlines across the globe on Thursday night. In his minor league debut Tebow was 1 from 5 at-bats, but his one hit was pretty memorable. He homered to opposite field for the Colorado Fireflies scoring two runs in his first hit as a minor league pro.
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LET’S make one thing very clear. One from five at bats in the minors is not going to get you a call-up and turn you into a legend overnight, but Tebow is still progressing. His two run homer through his teams 14-7 W not only boosted his confidence after a sluggish spring training showing (Tebow batted .148 in spring striking out eight times), but it shows that this ‘baseball fling’ is a serious thing. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner had a forgettable NFL career, but if he can gain momentum a call up to the majors isn’t too farfetched.
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