Tracy McGrady may attempt a comeback ... as a baseball player UPDATE: It's happening
Nothing is confirmed, but announcer Jeff Van Gundy mentioned during Friday's Nets-Thunder game that T-Mac may try out for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters this season.
TV partner Mike Breen questioned the statement, but T-Mac's former coach in Houston stuck by the story.
And Randy Mcllvoy, sports director at KPRC-TV Houston, has since confirmed the news:
Sources w/the @SL_Skeeters tell me that Tracy McGrady is eyeing pro baseball as a pitcher. CLocked at 91 MPH. Working out for 2 months.— Randy McIlvoy (@RandyMcIlvoy) February 1, 2014
Ninety-one miles per hour? Working out with Roger Clemens? Not bad. And as far as hitting, well, we already know McGrady takes after Ruth:
The Skeeters confirmed that McGrady has been working out with the team and T-Mac tweeted out his excitement on Tuesday: