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Tim Tebow is going to be a Firefly. He'll start the season with the New York Mets Class A affiliate

Tim Tebow is going to be a Firefly. He'll start the season with the New York Mets Class A affiliate

Tim Tebow is becoming a Firefly.

The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will continue his new life as a professional baseball player as a member of the Columbia Fireflies in South Carolina.

Tebow has been assigned to start the 2017 season with the New York Mets’ Class A affiliate in the South Atlantic League, where he is expected to be an everyday player in right or left field.

“Sending him to a full-season club is what we hoped to be able to do,” Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson told Newsday on Monday. “And...

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