Tim Tebow to Try Professional Baseball

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    Tim Tebow wants to play baseball. But he’s apparently not interested in spending much (if any) time playing minor league baseball, because at the minor league level it would often be less about honing his baseball skills and more about marketing a modern-day Mighty Casey to those who would buy tickets and jerseys and hats and bobbleheads and food and other stuff.

    Aware he’s “partially a sideshow,” Tebow doesn’t want to be a full-blown baseball sideshow | ProFootballTalk
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    Quote Originally Posted by woodsrider View Post
    Really not understanding the "attention seeker" comments. What has he done in the past that gives him that label?
    I'm with you, but it's because he's religious. Lot of people don't like that.

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    I hope he rakes.

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    As the NFL has shown, teams are not going to keep guys on rosters to get butts in the seats. Roster spots are too valuable. I do not buy that teams are just going to bring him in the clubhouse, unless he has some capabilities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawildcat View Post
    If successful, he would join a rare club of two-sport professional athletes, including Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, Brian Jordan and Michael Jordan.
    I'm sorry...no offense to the GOAT in the NBA...but no way does Michael deserve to be listed with these other guys. The other 3 at played at the highest level in both sports. MJ barely hit .200 in Double-A. Who'd have thought that if you were going to give some guy named Jordan as an example of something noteworthy, that the better one would be Brian, not Michael.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wireman View Post
    I don't have a problem with him doing what he wants to do. I think the hate towards Tebow is unfounded, if not downright ridiculous.
    I agree with you 100%. The guy is a Heisman Trophy winner, was an excellent D-1 baller, actually made it to the NFL and got paid, landed an analyst job, has his own semi-reality TV show that he does great things for people on and by all accounts is a stand up guy....

    Don't we want MORE people like Tim Tebow and less people like all the other jack wagons we have in professional sports....

    I'll ask it a different way: If you were going to invite someone to Thanksgiving and you had two choices, Tim Tebow and Brock Lesnar, who do you invite ? (And I actually like Brock...)

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    I'd love to see him make it. Problem is, I don't see many teams willing to pay a 29 year old to learn the game in the minors. There's really not much upside as it's probably going to take him at least a couple years to make the big league club. And no one will take up a roster spot at the big league level to see if he can play. If you're 29 and in the minors with 10 years of minor league experience, the chances of you making and being successful in the bigs are slim. For a 29 year old, with zero experience above high school ball, the odds are worse than slim and none.

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    It turns out that Tebow is actually pretty good.

    I can't get the link to work but SEC Country has a good article about it

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    I read that 20 teams are coming to his workout.

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    Bunkie Perkins ‏@BunkiePerkins 4m4 minutes ago

    The scouts were suddenly confused when Tim Tebow refused to run past first base

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    Measured 6'3 255

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    Remember, Tebow took flies in center looking into a hellacious sun. Did not bobble or miss a one.



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    Taylor Blake Ward @taylorBlakeWard

    Tim Tebow hit this ball well out, scout estimated at 430, hit another one over Dedeux Field scoreboard by 20 feet

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    Tim Tebow hit nine balls out, by my count, during BP, two the left-center, one pulled down RF line, others to right-center

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    Was he using a metal bat and hitting golf balls?

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