Photo of the Day: Tim Tebow dons his new Fireflies jersey
When you hear Fireflies, you likely either think of running around the backyard in your youth or the cruelly canceled Joss Whedon show. That's all changed now thanks to Tim Tebow.
After appearing in Mets camp and even lacing a few singles (going 4-for-20 with five strikeouts), Tebow has been assigned to the Columbia Fireflies, the team's Class A affiliate.
15 days until #OpeningDay pic.twitter.com/WtUm3pbRJD— Columbia Fireflies (@ColaFireflies) March 22, 2017
Oddly enough, the team predicted it long ago:
So I heard @TimTebow is considering baseball... pic.twitter.com/L1lJYyPveq— Columbia Fireflies (@ColaFireflies) August 9, 2016