Tebow To Take Field In Syracuse Mets Season Opener

Tebow To Take Field In Syracuse Mets Season Opener

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A former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback on his quest to make it to major league baseball will take the field with the Triple-A Syracuse Mets for their first game of the season.

Tim Tebow began working out with the Mets on Tuesday.

Last year, Tebow had a respectable second full season of minor league baseball, batting .273 with six home runs, 14 doubles, and 36 RBIs in 84 games for Double-A Binghamton of the Eastern League. 

The former NFL quarterback says no matter where he's been people have been supportive. He says it's been "a real joy."

Watch Mel Busler's full report in the video.

The Syracuse Mets open their International League season Thursday against visiting Pawtucket.

Gates open at noon with the first pitch set for 2 p.m.

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