Summer 2024

Tim Tebow shakes hand of autistic boy, proceeds to hit home run

In a world that can seem to be filled with a lot of negative, Tim Tebow continues to deliver the positive.

On July 29, in a video recently posted on Facebook, Tebow can be seen warming up in the on-deck circle, when he sees a boy named Seth Bosch in the stands walking toward him. Tebow saw Bosch and obliged, as the two met for a brief handshake.

Following the handshake, Bosch walked back toward his mother, Ileana, and began to weep, overcome with emotion that he was able to meet his hero. After comforting her son, Ileana can then be heard on the Facebook video saying, “Sethy, now he’s going to hit a home run. Watch.”

On the next pitch, Tebow crushed a three-run home run, helping the St. Lucie Mets to a 10-3 win over the Charlotte Stone Crabs.

According to the Tampa Tribune, the 10-year-old Bosch has high-functioning autism, as well as neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that produces tumors on the nerve tissue. He has a tumor behind his right eye and has a hard time playing sports.

Please join us in praying for Seth.