Tim Tebow hit a home run in his very first Minor League at-bat
At the end of a veryeventful Spring Training, the Mets assigned Tim Tebow to the Class A Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies, the first step on a road that he hopes will lead all the way to Citi Field.
That journey officially began on Thursday night, when the Fireflies opened their season at home against the Augusta GreenJackets. And, in his very first at-bat, Tebow went yard -- no, seriously:
Hang on, we need a closer look:
The home run trot is already 80-grade:
And he even caught the attention of the guys at MLB Network:
Maybe Gary Sheffield was on to something after all.
Oh, and for what it's worth:
Tebow homered off Domenic Mazza, who was drafted in the 22nd round by the Giants in 2015...That was pick No. 666.— David Waldstein (@DavidWaldstein) April 7, 2017