On the first pitch of the 2018 season, Tim Tebow hit a home run and burst onto the AA minor league baseball scene in 2018. That was the last home run that the former Heisman Trophy winner would hit until this weekend, when Tebow broke out of his home run funk and went yard twice for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies in their series with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
And it’s gone!@TimTebow rewards the fans who stuck around with a 3 run ?!
We lead 3-0 in the 2nd#LetsRumble pic.twitter.com/5yqBOLIaRC
— Rumble Ponies (@RumblePoniesBB) May 4, 2018
Tebow, 30, has played in 23 games this season for Binghamton, hitting .241 with 3 HR and 12 RBI. While his strikeouts are high (38 in 79 at-bats), his on base percentage is .318.
Despite many doubters, who say Tebow will never make it to the big leagues, Mets GM Sandy Alderson back in February said he thinks Tebow will be playing at baseball’s highest level someday.
“This experiment is not going to last forever, but he’s made meaningful progress,” Alderson said. “Somebody asked me whether I think he’ll be a major-league player at some point. I think he will play in the major leagues. That’s my guess.”
Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Proverbs 3:3
— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) May 6, 2018
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