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Tim Tebow shows off baseball skills, and some scouts say he'll likely be signed and sent to the minors

Tim Tebow shows off baseball skills, and some scouts say he'll likely be signed and sent to the minors

Tim Tebow showcased his baseball skills Tuesday before a bevy of scouts on the USC campus, in a spectacle broadcast by dozens of television cameras, many live.

The 29-year-old former college All-American and NFL quarterback ran a 60-yard dash, threw, caught flies and grounders in the outfield, took standard batting practice and then faced two pitchers with big league experience in live batting practice.

The Dodgers’ director of amateur scouting, Billy Gasparino, was in attendance, as was a pro scout for the Angels, former big leaguer Ben Francisco. At least 27 of MLB’s 30 teams had representatives in attendance.

Scouts queried agreed that Tebow is likely to...

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