Former Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow was named to the All-Star List of the Eastern League on Friday.
Tebow is outsider for the Double-A subsidiary of New York Mets Binghamton Rumble Ponies.
"He has made great strides and again one must praise his work ethic," said Binghamton's manager Luis Rojas Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin. "He has worked something to reach the point where he is."
In 67 games, the 30-year-old former quarterback from Florida and NFL beats .261 with 12 doubles, 5 home runs and 30 RBIs]. His .733 OPS is 35th best in the league and he beats .318 in June.
So how does that affect the rest of the Eastern League All-Stars? The rest of the position player All-Stars beats a combined .288 with an average of 9 HR per player, according to ESPN's State & Information.
Tebow, who works for the SEC Network of ESPN, was an all-state baseball player at Nease High School in Florida. [In1969002] In 2016, Tebow decided he had a career in professional baseball four years after his last game in the USA NFL would pursue.
The Eastern League All-Star game will be played on July 11 in Trenton, New Jersey.