Tim Tebow couldn’t make it with the Jets, now he’ll try with the Mets. The Mets and GM Sandy Alderson were apparently impressed enough with Tebow’s power and sundial slow throwing motion to sign him to a minor league deal.
They announced the signing on their Twitter account this morning.
— New York Mets (@Mets) September 8, 2016
Tebow will play for the Mets instructional team in Port Saint Lucie to start his path to Cooperstown. Today in The Herd, Colin revealed that his sources tell him that several teams were interested in Tebow, but the Mets were the most flexible on his demands.
“I was on the phone this morning right before the show. 10 teams were interested in Tebow, the New York Mets were the only team willing to allow Tebow to do his SEC football games. Then they’ll send him to Port Saint Lucie. Tim Tebow says he is willing to go two to three years on the buses.”
With Tebow, Port Saint Lucie should easily smash all records for instructional league attendance as fans flock to Florida to see baseball’s bearded lady. After all, Tim Tebow is what minor league baseball is all about.
“A lot of people will criticize Tebow here. Number one, I worked in minor league baseball. It is built for schticky stuff. Burying a diamond ring in the infield in the 7th inning, mascots everywhere, fireworks shows. You go for the promotion, you don’t go for the games.”
Check out Colin’s take on Tebow to the Mets on today’s episode of The Herd.
— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) September 8, 2016
Here’s Colin on why Tebow is the perfect fit for minor league baseball.
— Tommy Mason (@tommymason006) August 31, 2016