Start spreading the news! Despite being treated as unfairly as Sarah Palin and Donald Trump by so many, Tim Tebow is making a case to be a part of it in old New York. The former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback is swinging a hot bat in the Minor Leagues, as he makes a push to eventually become a member of the New York Mets.
Tebow was laughed at and criticized after announcing he would try his hand at baseball. He struggled at the plate for the most part during his first stop with the Columbia Fireflies. But since his promotion to the St. Lucie Mets, Tebow has caught fire. He has an 11-game hit streak, he’s batting well over .300, and this week he blasted his first walk off home run to propel his new club to a 5-4 win. Like it was for many years when he was the signal caller for the Gators, Florida is once again officially on Tebow Time.
Tebow has persevered with his baseball dream even while the naysayers have attacked him at every turn. He is ripped for his Christianity. His motives for even taking the field are questioned. This type of a visceral onslaught is unique for sports. Tebow endures potshots and barbs usually reserved for political leaders like Governor Palin and President Trump. Just like Palin and Trump, Tebow somehow blocks out the noise and continues to do his thing with a big smile on his face.
When the Mets first signed Tebow, the haters called it a publicity stunt. They accused the organization of making a mockery of the game. Now, even the detractors are talking about the real possibility of Tebow becoming a Major Leaguer one day. With his latest heroics in St. Lucie, Tebow has already looked like more of a baseball player than Michael Jordan ever was. The greatest college football player of all time has surpassed the greatest basketball player of all time on the diamond. Now, Tebow has set his sights on loftier goals–rare air if you will.
Could Tebow take things a step further and actually suit up for the Mets? Time will tell. One thing’s for sure–it’ll be a lot of fun watching his journey. It’ll be just as fun watching heads explode each time this wonderful Christian man climbs another rung on the baseball ladder.
For an in-depth look at Tebow Derangement Syndrome and all the amazing things Tim Tebow is doing on his quest to become an amazin’ check out this unfiltered, honest piece from Breitbart here.
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