Opening Day and Tim Tebow’s first at-bat in the minors, a home run as your Columbia Fireflies opened their season against the Augusta Green Jackets’s with a resounding 14-7 win!
The former Heisman Trophy winner finished the opening evening 1-for-5 at the plate. But as Tebow watched his second inning crack soar opposite-field the energy at Spirit Communications ballpark was immense. The internet spent the remainder of the week filling with fan videos capturing the exciting moment for a new- yet very familiar – player in his first at bat on the during a Class A minor league baseball game.
OMG HE DID IT pic.twitter.com/GSsmIgmU3k
— Gabe Lacques (@GabeLacques) April 6, 2017
We’re looking forward to another season of amazing ball from our Columbia Fireflies, but arriving this season with a bang… it’s Tim Tebow.
You can listen to the action on ESPN Columbia 94.9 FM and 1230 AM, ColumbiaFireflies.com and the TuneIn Radio app starting at 6:45 p.m.