Tim Tebow got off to a perfect start, but cooled off at the plate for the remainder of his first professional baseball game.
It did not take Tim Tebow long to make a statement as a baseball player. The first pitch he saw in his first ever instructional league game left the yard as he smashed a home run to left-center field.
Here is how the former Heisman Trophy winner finished his first organized baseball game since his junior year of high school:
A 1 for 5 day with a home run isn't the worst debut for a guy who was an active NFL quarterback in 2012. Another positive to take out of his performance at the plate is that he did not strike out.
Tebow also played five innings in left field. He was active in one fielding play and cut off a grounder toward the line and held the St. Louis batter to a single.