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Tim Tebow Homers In First At-Bat with Columbia Fireflies (Video)

Apr 6, 2017; Columbia, SC, USA; Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow (15) waits during batting practice before a game against the Augusta GreenJackets at Spirit Communications Park. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow showcases a little magic by homering in his first at-bat in single-A ball with the Columbia Fireflies.

When was the last time a single-A level home run turned into national news? Perhaps when Michael Jordan was wasting away in the minors? No, could be. He mainly played at the double-A level.

It’s probably never happened … until, now.

New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow has smacked a home run in his first at-bat in single-A ball with the Columbia Fireflies:


The Mets prospect barely cleared the fence with the opposite-field shot, his first career professional homer.

As far as the big club is concerned, Matt Harvey was cruising until Matt Kemp smacked a solo shot in the fifth inning, providing the Atlanta Braves with the 1-0 lead. That’s where the two teams stand at the current moment.

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