PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBSNewYork) â?? The Columbia Fireflies are about to become a lot more famous.
Tim Tebow will begin this season playing for the Mets’ low Class-A affiliate in South Carolina, big-league manager Terry Collins announced Monday. The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will remain at the Mets’ complex in Port St. Lucie through the first week of April.
“No one works harder than Tim did this Spring,” Collins told Newsday. “He was a pleasure to have around. What he wants is to improve. I’m sure he’ll be a great influence on the kids in Columbia …
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