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Watch: Tim Tebow Homered On 1st Pitch He Saw In Double-A

Tim Tebow, in his Binghamton Rumble Ponies uniform.

Tim Tebow certainly knows how to make a grand entrance in his debut at a new level of minor league baseball.

Tebow is beginning this season with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, the New York Mets' Double-A affiliate. The Mets have said he could be in the big leagues by the end of the season, if all goes well.

If Tebow keeps doing what he did in his first Double-A at-bat, he will be in Queens at some point. On the first pitch he saw in Double-A, Tebow launched a home run off Portland Sea Dogs right-hander Teddy Stankiewicz.

Tebow's blast capped off a five-run first inning for the Rumble Ponies. Yes, that's their actual nickname.

Here's the video:

Tebow showed off some pop at multiple levels of Single-A last year, but he also displayed a propensity for striking out. He struck out 126 times in 430 at-bats.

A pretty good debut for the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback.

Binghamton leads Portland 5-0 in the bottom of the second inning.