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Stat shows Tim Tebow choosing baseball was the right call

July 14th, 2017 at 1:14 PM
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Tim Tebow is progressing on the diamond. Joshua S. Kelly/USA TODAY Sports

Tim Tebow will never be good enough at baseball to make it in the majors, right?

That’s the narrative all the pundits have been throwing around since spring training, and it’s one that has prevailed, even as the former NFL and college football star has helped bring in fans at prodigious numbers at the minor league level.

Not that bringing in fans equates to on-field success in every case. And in the case of Tebow, his play wasn’t the biggest reason fans started flocking to minor league stadiums this spring and summer. No, he’s simply one of the most popular athletes in America, and that won’t change even if he flamed out in baseball the way he did in the NFL.

Early on, it seemed like the pundits were on point. Playing for the Columbia …

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