Of Course Tim Tebow Hit A Home Run On The First Pitch

(Last Updated On: April 27, 2017)

Tim Tebow’s opposite-field home run off the first pitch he saw from John Kilichowski, an 11th-round draft pick out of Vanderbilt by the Cardinals, was a holy topping on his cake of constant media coverage. Considering Aunt TeFlo finished the day 1-for-6, I’m not quite willing to say this is a sign of things to come for the 29-year-old rookie.

However, let’s not shy away from the legitimacy of this hit. The opposing pitcher, Kilichowski, spent the year putting together a 2.70 ERA at Class-A. He’s no slouch on the mound or on Twitter, responding in comedic fashion to his power-hitting counterpart.

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Tebow may be the oldest player in the Instructional League at 29, but his hilariously real power potential and ability to sell jerseys makes him a somewhat viable gamble for the New York Mets.

Tim Tebow homerun trot. (Photo: ESPN)
Tim Tebow touching all fours. (Photo: ESPN)

I’d guess Tebow has a career in broadcasting and is just biding his time with this baseball thing. Or he’s Mike Trout 2.0.