Tim Tebow can add another moment to his already packed athletic career. Tim Tebow is now a Double-A All-Star.
The Binghampton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets’ Double-A affiliate, shared the news:
Tim Tebow secures his first career baseball All-Star nod. In 22 games in June, he has compiled a .318 AVG with 7 extra-base hits. In 67 games in his 1st season at Double-A, Tebow has hit .261 with 5 HR and 30 RBI.#BinghamtonAllStars #LetsRumble pic.twitter.com/j0Ah1YA1ZJ
— Rumble Ponies (@RumblePoniesBB) June 29, 2018
Tebow has taken strives to get better in his second full season playing in the Mets’ farm system. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner is hitting .261/.335/.398 in 67 games for Binghamton.
In his first at bat of the year Tim Tebow did hit a homerun:
Tebow’s 88 strikeouts in 211 at-bats are a concern, but he’s been able to hit for a solid average. His numbers are also impressive considering the last time he played baseball on a regular basis before 2016 was during his junior year in high school.
The 2018 Eastern League All-Star Game will be played on July 11 at Regions Field, home of the Birmingham Barons.