By: Associated Press
June 26, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Tim Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Tebow's promotion Sunday.
29-year-old Tebow began his first pro baseball season with the Class A Columbia Fireflies. He entered his final Fireflies game batting .222 with three home runs and 23 RBIs.
Tebow led the University of Florida to two national championships in football and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy during his career with the Gators.