Via STACKTim Tebow hasn't thrown an official NFL pass since 2012. Perhaps that's why the Heisman trophy winner and 2010 first-round NFL draft pick has chosen to pursue a new sport—professional baseball. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Tebow, who will turn 29 on Sunday, will be holding a workout at the end of the month to which all 30 MLB teams will be invited. The former NFL quarterback and current ESPN broadcaster has reportedly been sharpening his baseball skills for the better part of the past year. He's attempting to catch on as an outfielder. Tim Tebow's Such a Beast He Plays Volleyball With a Medicine Ball
"I am beyond impressed with Tim's athleticism and swing, and it goes without saying that he has shown a high level of discipline and strong work ethic," Moeller told MLB.com. "I see bat speed and power and real baseball talent. I truly believe Tim has the skill set and potential to achieve his goal of playing in the Major Leagues, and based on what I have seen over the past two months, it could happen relatively quickly."
In terms of raw athleticism, Tebow would make an imposing baseball player. He has a big, powerful frame, impressive speed and ridiculous explosiveness. A 6-foot-3 outfielder who can run a 4.72 40-Yard Dash and jump a 38.5-inch Vertical Jump could certainly cover a lot of ground. But does Tebow have the fundamentals, technique and timing he needs to convince an MLB team that he's worth a spot in their farm system? Even if a team isn't 100-percent sold on Tebow, someone could take a chance on him to boost their minor league ticket sales. Stay tuned to STACK for continuing updates on Tebow's baseball journey. RELATED: Tim Tebow's Upper-Body Power Circuit
Tebow in the cage. Judge for yourself. You tell me if that swing gets past AA. pic.twitter.com/7Ij0pfK5cv— BEAU BISHOP (@BeauBishop) August 9, 2016