You hadn’t yet had your morning coffee when you heard the report from ESPN: Former Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow wants to play professional baseball.
In that sleepy state, you may have thought this was a joke. But it is not.
Tebow, who turns 29 on Sunday and last played in an NFL game in 2012* with the New York Jets, apparently hopes that baseball is in his future. According to ESPN, Tebow was an all-state selection in baseball his senior year. But that was in 2005.
*His only six pass attempts that season were incompletions
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The ESPN story says Tebow will hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams. And, wouldn’t you know it? Some Royals fans want the team to take a serious look at Tebow:
Mostly, though, sarcasm was the reaction to news.