Tim Tebow hit a home run in his first professional at-bat, because of course he did

Tim Tebow.
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In a fitting continuation to his high-drama athletic career, former NFL quarterback turned baseball rookie Tim Tebow took his first pitch as a professional baseball player Wednesday — and promptly hit a home run:

Tebow is playing with the Instructional League team of the New York Mets based in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The major-league Mets are fighting hard for a wild card spot in the MLB playoffs, but have been decimated by injuries. If they need some extra firepower, it looks like they know who to call.

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