Tim Tebow is magic.
It’s as if the Heisman Trophy winner has the divine hand of God guiding his way towards success.
And while Tebow has always had an enormous success in every facet of his life, the minor league player just had something truly amazing happen to him.
Tim Tebow hit a walk-off home run to win the game for his St. Lucie Mets.
The doubleheader sweep to win the game had the crowd and his teammates going crazy, which actually made his 11th straight game with a hit – and the record by a Met this season is 11 by Rene Rivera.
The New York Post reports:
“The Mets may not have to look far for their second-half savior — and it’s not Amed Rosario.
Tim Tebow continues to impress in the Amazin’s minor league system, slugging his first walk-off home run Thursday night to give the Single-A St. Lucie Mets a 5-4 win over the Daytona Tortugas in a seven-inning game in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
The former Heisman Trophy winner and Jets quarterback smacked a one-out, first-pitch fastball from Austin Orewiler over the fence in left field to close out a doubleheader sweep for St. Lucie.
‘It was fun to celebrate with all the guys,’ said Tebow, who was mobbed at home plate by his teammates and showered with Gatorade as a crowd of 2,667 fans cheered.
According to Tebow, it was his first game-winning homer since his junior year at Nease High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, near Jacksonville, Fla.
‘[The high-school homer] was for the district championship,’ Tebow said.
‘That felt pretty good, but this one was special.’
Tebow, who was promoted from Single-A Columbia in late June, has an 11-game hitting streak and is batting .327 with 10 RBIs with St. Lucie.
It was his sixth home run in 80 games in his first minor league season in the Mets organization.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, whose major league club is 39-47 heading into the second half of the season, recently said signing Tebow wasn’t a ‘baseball decision.’
‘Look, we signed him because he is a good guy, partly because of his celebrity, partly because this is an entertainment business,’ Alderson said.
‘My attitude is ‘Why not?’’
Right now, Tebow is making the choice look like a wise one in both respects.”
Here are two videos of the walk-off home run.
— Bill Whitehead (@BillWhiteheadFL) July 14, 2017
Tim Tebow with the walk-off jack last night… CALL. HIM. UP. pic.twitter.com/UyEtO3twZk
— Baseball Swag™ (@Baseballswag_) July 14, 2017
Tebow has been playing exceptional.
In his first ten games after being promoted to Class A Advanced Florida State League, he had a batting average of .345, with 10 hits and 29 at-bats. He also has a .472 on-base percentage.
Not only are these astounding numbers, but the progress Tebow has made is truly remarkable.
At this rate, Tebow will be slugging in the Majors in no time.