The Mets announce the next step in Tim Tebow’s baseball career
The Tim Tebow experiment will continue this fall.
— New York Mets (@Mets) October 4, 2016
The Mets announced on Tuesday that the QB-turned-outfielder will play in the Arizona Fall League after spending the past couple of weeks in their instructional league.
The 29-year-old former Heisman winner and NFL QB announced in August that he would attempt a career in baseball. Tebow signed a minor-league contract with the Mets in early September.
The situation has been met with support by many but with doubt by others, though Tebow silenced some of his critics by homering in his first plate appearance in the instructional league.
However, the competition will get much tougher in the Arizona Fall League, which features some of the top prospects in the sport. But Tebow says he’s ready for the challenge: