Tim Tebow RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Tim Tebow became the greatest value in minor league baseball

    ESPN "Tim Tebow contributed to the greatest rise in minor league baseball attendance in 23 years. That number is quite appropriate because only one man, Michael Jordan, has done more for minor league baseball crowds than Tebow did this year. And Jordan -- who wore No. 23 for the NBA's Chicago Bulls..." September 15

  • Tim Tebow's minor-league baseball season ends quietly

    USA Today "Tim Tebow went 0 for 3 in his final minor-league game of 2017 on Sunday. The former Heisman Trophy winner finished with a .226 average in his first full year as a professional ballplayer. Tebow had eight home runs, 52 RBIs, 43 walks and 126 strikeouts. " September 04

  • Tim Tebow already looking ahead to 2018 baseball season

    USA Today "As Tim Tebow wraps up his first season as a professional baseball player in the New York Mets organization, he has a better idea of how to prepare for 2018. “For me, it will be about training, getting better and trying to show up at spring training ready to go — as ready as I can be,” Tebow..." August 31

  • Tim Tebow hit in head by pitch, stays in game

    ESPN "St. Lucie Mets left fielder Tim Tebow took a fastball to the head from Tampa Yankees lefty Trevor Lane Saturday night in the ninth inning of their game in Tampa. The ball staggered Tebow and knocked his helmet off, but after consulting with coaches and the team trainer, Tebow stayed in the..." August 13

  • Tebow helps Mets' High-A affiliate set attendance record

    New York Post "Sandy Alderson recently said the “entertainment” factor was a big reason why the Mets signed Tim Tebow to a minor-league deal. And he was right: Tebow entertains and brings in the fans. The St. Lucie Mets announced Friday that they set a new single season home attendance record of..." August 05

  • Mets' Tebow thriving after promotion: 'I'm more comfortable'

    USA Today "Tim Tebow has been playing with the St. Lucie Mets for less than a month — a very small sample size to analyze a baseball player — but the early returns are impressive. After hitting .220/.311/.336 in 64 games at low-A Columbia, the 29-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner is batting..." July 21

  • Tim Tebow relishing every little step toward MLB dream with Mets

    Sporting News "Tim Tebow is one of few professional athletes who can say he hit a walk-off home run and threw a walk-off touchdown pass. Tebow's finest professional moment came with the NFL's Broncos, on a touchdown pass in overtime of the 2011 AFC wild-card game against the Steelers. The latest viral feat..." July 20

  • Mets' Alderson doesn't foresee September call-up for Tebow

    The Big Lead "Tim Tebow has actually been playing really well in High-A ball for the St. Lucie Mets. Unfortunately, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson doesn’t foresee a September call-up for the 28-year-old. Tebow is currently hitting .327 for St. Lucie in 49 at bats. He has three home runs, an..." July 14

  • Crazy stat shows Tim Tebow choosing baseball was the right call

    Sportsnaut "Tim Tebow will never be good enough at baseball to make it in the majors, right? That’s the narrative all the pundits have been throwing around since spring training, and it’s one that has prevailed, even as the former NFL and college football star has helped bring in fans at prodigious numbers..." July 14

  • Tim Tebow Is Sadly Underappreciated

    Complex "Tim Tebow is a man of many talents: athlete, broadcaster, author, public speaker, philanthropist, evangelist. All he wants to do is pursue his interests and bring glory to God. Yet, y’all keep hating. In an age where a person can be ostracized for being positive, allow us to enumerate why..." July 12

  • Tim Tebow has an 8-game hitting streak going for St. Lucie

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "An attendance record. A hitting streak. And such as it was, even a winning streak. By any measure, Tim Tebow had a solid week. Tebow’s promotion to the high-A St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League seems to be agreeing with him. The Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback had..." July 10

  • Tim Tebow May Actually Earn His Next Promotion

    The Big Lead "Tim Tebow, who the New York Mets admit is a publicity stunt, has looked an awful lot like a baseball player since being promoted to Single-A St. Lucie. He hit his second home run in nine games last night and collected his seventh RBI with the club. He’s gone 9-for-25 since the unearned promotion..." July 06

  • Braves affiliate cashing in on Tebow visit by selling batter's box dirt

    New York Daily News "“Tebow Time” just got a little pricey. When the most famous minor-league player since Michael Jordan comes to town, you go all-out to promote his arrival. At least that’s the thinking of the Florida Fire Frogs, the Atlanta Braves’ Single-A affiliate. Following Tim Tebow’s promotion to..." July 03

  • Mets admit signing Tim Tebow was part of 'entertainment business'

    Sporting News "The Mets promoted Tim Tebow from low-Single A to Advanced A despite a paltry .220 batting average. Maybe the operative word there is promoted because Mets general manager Sandy Alderson admitted Friday the team essentially signed the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner last September for the..." July 01

  • See you in September? The latest on Tim Tebow ... and his possible Citi Field debut

    ESPN "The New York Mets promoted Tim Tebow to their St. Lucie affiliate in the Class A Florida State League on Sunday despite his underwhelming statistics in his first professional stop. He is expected to make his debut with the team Tuesday night. Here’s a primer on what comes next for the former..." June 27

  • The Mets’ promotion of Tim Tebow is a disgrace

    wtop.com "Not much has gone right for the New York Mets this year. They’ve been beset by injuries, all but dooming their season before it ever really had a chance to begin. Thought to be the Washington Nationals’ top competition in the NL East, they’re mired in fourth place, seven games under .500 and..." June 27

  • Tim Tebow lands a promotion: The Mets plan to send him to High Class A in Florida

    CBS Sports "Mets GM Sandy Alderson on Sunday announced that outfield prospect and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is being promoted from Columbia of the Low-A South Atlantic League to St. Lucie of the High-A Florida State League. Tebow, 29, put up a batting line of .222/.311/.340 at Columbia with three..." June 25

  • Charleston RiverDogs GM issues apology for team's Tim Tebow jabs

    ESPN "Charleston RiverDogs general manager Dave Echols has apologized to those offended by the team poking fun at Columbia outfielder Tim Tebow last weekend. On Friday, in the first game for Tebow and the Fireflies in Charleston, the RiverDogs -- who list comedian Bill Murray as co-owner -- took..." June 21

  • Minor-league opponent trolls Tim Tebow over an entire series

    CBS Sports "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow now plays baseball for the Mets organization. He's presently in Low-A. His team recently played another team. The names hardly matter. That other team did this. So they're putting up a background photo of Tebow weeping over sports outcomes and referring to each..." June 19

  • Tim Tebow has a shot to win a championship in baseball

    USA Today "There’s a minor-league baseball stadium down in Greenville, S.C. that is nearly sold out tonight. The reason? The most notorious man in the minors is coming to town: Tim Tebow. And believe it or not, Tebow isn’t far from winning his first title in baseball. When his Columbia Fireflies..." June 16

  • A Tim Tebow trip to Hagerstown shows why his journey is about more than baseball

    CBS Sports "The bus rolled up to the Sleep Inn and Suites in this cozy outpost, tucked just south of the Mason-Dixon line -- which divides Maryland from Pennsylvania, and once delineated much, much more -- a little after 7 a.m. Thursday morning. About nine hours earlier, and 497 miles away, it had departed..." June 02

  • Tim Tebow featured on the SAL All-Star Game ballot, and here's how you can vote

    CBS Sports "Mets outfield prospect and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is on the All-Star Game ballot for the South Atlantic League's Southern Division. You can click here to vote. Tebow's going up against fellow Sally League left fielders Ryan Scott of Greenville and Jacob Heyward of Augusta. Tebow, 29,..." May 29

  • Don't think the Mets will promote Tim Tebow? Here's why it could happen soon

    CBS Sports "NFL quarterback-turned-Mets outfield prospect Tim Tebow smacked his third home run of the season for the low Class A Columbia Fireflies. It was Tebow's first home run since April 9, the third game of the season. The 29-year-old Tebow went 2 for 4 with the home run, a double and two strikeouts,..." May 23

  • Tim Tebow ties Michael Jordan's home run total

    Sporting News "Tim Tebow hit his third home run of the year on Sunday with the Mets’ Class-A Columbia Fireflies. The blast snapped his 31-game home run drought. The 29-year-old now shares the same home run total as Michael Jordan, according to ESPN Stats and Info:" May 22

  • Tim Tebow boosting Mets affiliate's attendance by over 30 percent

    ESPN "The line stretches from the end of the dugout past the third base bag, all the way to the left field foul pole. Fans in a collection of jerseys from Florida Gators and Denver Broncos blues to Jets and Eagles greens, all with the same name on the back: TEBOW. They're all hoping for the chance at an..." May 19

  • Tim Tebow's airmailed warmup throw hit a fan in the family jewels

    New York Post "Tim Tebow brought new meaning to the phrase “play ball” during Tuesday night’s outing against the Lakewood Blue Claws. The God-fearing athlete — who is now playing for the Mets’ Single-A team, the Columbia Fireflies — threw a baseball that accidentally hit a New Jersey man right in the family..." May 19

  • Weary teammate not amused by Tim Tebow’s late-night photo on team bus

    Sportsnaut "Tim Tebow is pretty much always in a fantastic mood. He’s pretty much the real-life embodiment of Chris Traeger from Parks and Recreation. So it’s not surprising whatsoever that he’s soaking in the joys of late-night road trips as a member of the Columbia Fireflies. Here’s Tebow smiling like..." May 14

  • Mets considering giving Tim Tebow a promotion

    New York Post "Tim Tebow’s recent surge at Single-A Columbia — he has a .849 OPS over his last 16 games — hasn’t gone unnoticed by team officials. According to a club source, there has been discussion about moving the former Heisman Trophy winner to a higher level within the minors, but such a jump likely..." May 12

  • Tim Tebow generating ‘frenzy’ similar to Michael Jordan in minors

    Sportsnaut "Well into his second month playing minor league ball for the Columbia Fireflies, Tim Tebow still draws in fans like nobody else these days. As noted by Pete Iacobelli of the Associated Press, even away games are being sold out like crazy: “The Hickory Crawdads sold out four games with the..." May 06

  • Alderson says Tebow has 'exceeded a lot of people's expectations'

    MLB.com "Tim Tebow flipped his palms upward, glancing at the mess beneath. On his right hand, a silver dollar-sized callus bulged from the padding on his thumb, the blood of long-since-burst blisters still visible. On both hands, smaller pockets of hard skin resided at the base of each finger. One of..." May 06

  • The Tim Tebow baseball showcase was rigged

    New York Post "Baseball teams and scouts and media and gawkers were given a first glimpse at Tim Tebow The Baseball Player on Aug. 30, the clean-slate, open-eyes peek into whether the Heisman Trophy winner, NFL flameout, near-Messiah could play ball. Two problems with this fresh start: Tebow was hurt, and one..." May 03

  • Tebow finding his groove at the plate

    MLB.com "Tim Tebow is catching fire once again. The Columbia Fireflies outfielder went 3-for-4 with his first career triple on Wednesday afternoon and barely missed his third home run of the season when he drove a ball deep to left field in his final at-bat. The performance marked his third multihit..." April 26

  • MiLB pitcher admits facing Tim Tebow is intimidating

    Sportsnaut "You didn’t think we were done covering Tim Tebow did you? If you need to catch up to speed, former Heisman Award winner is now playing professional baseball. He is playing for the Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, the Columbia Fireflies, where he’s already smacked two home runs. He’s..." April 25

  • Minor league coach: Tim Tebow has the power to play in big leagues

    TMZ "Tim Tebow has already become the LEADER of his minor league baseball team ... so says the manager of the Columbia Fireflies, Jose Leger. We spoke to the skipper of the NY Mets Class A affiliate and he was raving about Tebow -- even though Tim's only played 5 games with the team. "He's the..." April 13

  • Tim Tebow homers for second time in 3 games with Mets' Class A team

    ESPN "Tim Tebow homered for the second time in three games Sunday as he completed his first series with the New York Mets' Class A affiliate, the Columbia Fireflies. The former NFL and Florida quarterback hit a two-run home run in his first plate appearance Thursday night, then followed that with a..." April 10

  • Tebow shrugs off home run as “just one day”

    USA Today "Tim Tebow was not yet done rounding the bases after his latest implausible act – a home run in his first professional at-bat! – when the hype machine that greets his every movement churned into high gear. Once again, the moment found Tebow – or was it vice versa? - and the news rippled from the..." April 07

  • Tebow thought his 1st Single-A HR was a double

    Orlando Sentinel "Even Tim Tebow didn’t appear to believe what he did Thursday night. He hit a home run in his first minor league at-bat. But really, what did you expect? Actually, a lot of people probably expected him to strike out. But Tebow at least temporarily silenced the doubters and critics in the..." April 07

  • Tim Tebow homers in first minor league at-bat

    Pro Football Talk "Tim Tebow stood at second base, seemingly unaware what he’d just done. Go ahead, he was told. Round the bases. What a start. The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback made his minor-league debut Thursday evening. And on his first plate appearance, he went yard, Tebow taking a pitch..." April 07

  • Tebow is selling minor-league baseball tickets

    Pro Football Talk "Even if Tim Tebow never legitimately develops and demonstrates the skills necessary to become a major-league baseball player, there’s plenty of money to be made along the way — both for him and whoever puts him on the field. Assigned by the Mets to the single-A Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies, Tebow..." April 06

  • Tim Tebow to make minor-league debut Thursday

    ESPN "Just off Bull Street, surrounded by remnants of the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum that was built in 1822, is a grand 1-year-old baseball stadium named Spirit Communications Park. Several buildings on these 181 acres in the heart of the state capital are still standing, though windows are..." April 06