MLB Rumors: Tim Tebow serious in attempt to play pro baseball

MLB Rumors: Tim Tebow serious in attempt to play pro baseball

Tim Tebow will be returning to professional sports not in the National Football League but in Major League Baseball! Tebow had a disappointing NFL career and there are rumors of a possible comeback to American football. But new reports state he’d be trying his luck in baseball.

Adam Schefter, an NFL reporter, claimed that the former Denver Broncos quarterback will try his luck in baseball.

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“Tim Tebow is actively pursuing a career in professional baseball and plans to hold workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month,” Schefter posted on Twitter.

ESPN confirmed the possible move by the former quarterback and broadcaster to MLB stating Tebow’s agents Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan as sources. According to the ESPN report, Tebow was an All-State baseball player in 2005 while playing for Florida in college and he also helped Nease High School to reach the semifinals of the Florida state playoffs.

“Obviously we support Tim in his pursuit of a baseball career, as we have in all his ventures,” Sexton said in the article. “Tim’s athletic ability, his work ethic, his leadership and his competitiveness were evident in football and will show in baseball. Knowing Tim’s passion and desire, we won’t be surprised by anything he accomplishes.”

Some reacted positively on Tebow’s plans to join an MLB team showing support on social media.

“I spent time w @TimTebow in the cages recently, he’s a NATURAL. I absolutley believe in his ability to play in the bigs. Tim has IT #focused,” Gary Sheffield, a former MLB player, posted on Twitter.

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“Tebow has big-leaguel left-handed power. Can he hit big-league pitching? Hardest thing to do in sports. Wouldn’t bet against him,” Skip Bayless stated.

According to MLB rumors, some clubs might take a chance on the former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow because of his marketing value and his popularity with the sports fans.

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