Baseball Poetry: Tebow at the Bat

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By Dave Mitchner – Last Word On Baseball On May 28, 2017, the Lexington Legends hosted the Columbia Fireflies in a traditional double-header, scheduled for two seven-inning games. The Fireflies are the New York Mets Single-A team. Tim Tebow plays for the Fireflies, and his presence to a sellout. Seven thousand people were at this […] READ MORE


CFL Does Not Need Kaepernick (or Other Cast-off Quarterbacks)

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News today is that the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have placed former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III as well former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on their negotiations list. With the recent signing of Vince Young by the Saskatchewan Roughriders, a dangerous precedent is being established. CFL Does Not Need Kaepernick (or Other Cast-off Quarterbacks) Last season, names like Johnny Manziel […] READ MORE


Tim Tebow Has No Place in Baseball

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by Will Cheney (associate editor), Last Word on Baseball. When I read that the New York Mets signed Tim Tebow to a minor-league deal, I chuckled a bit. My first thought was, “this is really happening, I guess.” Aside from the mild laughter that ensued, the realization of the message that was being sent to […] READ MORE





Tim Tebow, Baseball Star?

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We may be seeing some possible identity theft going on here. Get Bo Jackson on the phone. Tim Tebow‘s agents, Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan, announced today that the former Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback is now actively pursuing a career in professional baseball. Of course, Tebow would not be the first star athlete to […] READ MORE


Troy Aikman and the Hall of Fame

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Troy Aikman and the Hall of Fame In 2006, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This was a proud day for Cowboys fans as Aikman had been a part of the team that restored glory to the franchise. The Cowboys hadn’t been awful before Aikman was drafted, […] READ MORE