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New York Mets Invite Tim Tebow To Spring Training

Tim Tebow wearing a Mets hat.

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - FEBRUARY 21: RY 21: RY 21: RY 21: RY 21: RY 21: Tim Tebow #83 of the New York Mets poses for a photo during photo days at First Data Field on February 21, 2018 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Tebow might be back on the baseball diamond soon.

On Friday morning the New York Mets announced plans to invite nine players to spring training. A former star college quarterback made the list.

Former Heisman Trophy-winner Tim Tebow was one of the nine. This will mark the second time Tebow will be in a Mets uniform.

New York signed the former Florida quarterback to a minor league deal in 2017. He'll likely be back with the team this year as well.

With Tebow's first full season of minor league baseball in the books, he rejoined ESPN for college football season. Now that the college football season is over, we're looking forward to seeing Tebow back in a baseball uniform.

Let's take a look at how he did in 2017. In 126 games across two levels, Tebow hit .226 while smacking eight home runs and driving in 52 runs.

Overall, Tebow didn't produce at a great clip. But we have to realize he had a significant layoff from the last time he played baseball.

With a full minor league season under his belt, Tebow should be able to find more success this season. He'll get the chance after this announcement from the Mets.

Now we'll wait to see if Tebow accepts the invitation. Of course, it'll be hard to turn down an offer from an MLB team.

Will Tebow suit up for the Mets this season?