The Slatest

Tim Tebow, Who Cannot Throw a Football, Also Cannot Throw a Baseball

On April 15, 2012, Tim Tebow got very, very close to making it on the field at Yankee Stadium.

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On Tuesday, the quarterback with the least accurate arm in recent NFL history tried his luck with a smaller ball. The 29-year-old Tim Tebow, who has not played organized baseball since high school, held a tryout in Los Angeles attended by representatives of 28 major league teams. How’d he do?

He hit batting-practice fastballs very far.

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He hit non-batting-practice fastballs much less far.

He ran at an average pace.

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His style in the outfield could generously be described as “functional.”

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How about his throws? He must be able to throw! Skip Bayless says he can throw!!

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On the other hand:

If Tebow does want to go through with this baseball thing, he already has one offer from a professional club: Venezuela’s Aguilas del Zulia.

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