Tim Tebow Gets Mets Spring Training Invite

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Tebow signed a minor league contract with the Mets in September and attended both their instructional league and the Arizona Fall League.

The NY Mets are carrying some football into their season as they have invited former Heisman-winning quarterback Tim Tebow to their Major League Spring Training Camp.

He participated in spring training with the Mets in St. Lucie a year ago, ?going 4-for-27 (.148) with no extra-base hits, one walk and eight strikeouts in nine games.

Tebow, 30, is a corner outfielder. That means the Heisman Trophy victor and former NFL quarterback will spend his spring in the big-league clubhouse and play in the games with the major-league players. The 30-year-old former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy victor will be entering his second season in the league.

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Now a full-time college football analyst, Tebow decided to make a run at his childhood dream of playing professional baseball two years ago. Tebow, who is definitely not expected to make the Mets' major league roster on opening day, would be one of them.

Although Tebow drew large numbers at games previous year, his numbers on the field were less impressive.

Tim Tebow had a.226/.309/.347 slash line in 126 minor league games last season, which was split between the Class A Columbia Fireflies and the Class A-Advanced St. Lucie Mets.