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Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp ‘all in' on baseball

Posted On: Feb 17, 2019   |   Posted By: National Post

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field.
Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player.
On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL quarterback was reflecting on last year, when he injured his ankle stepping on a sprinkler head at the beginning of camp.
“I didn't run or I didn't play one snap of outfield,” Tebow said Saturday, eliciting big laughs while catching himself.
Nevertheless, the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner is no fish out of shoulder pads anymore. He's not on the 40-man major league roster, but he's in big league camp for the second consecutive year and ticketed for Triple-A Syracuse in April.
One step away.
“This will be like, sort of the biggest spring training for me,” the 31-year-old Tebow said. “This journey isn't defined by just getting there. I think, shoot, I've already enjoyed it enough to say it's worth it. The whole process....

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