Tim Tebow homers in first minor league at-bat

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Tim Tebow stood at second base, seemingly unaware what he’d just done.

Go ahead, he was told. Round the bases.

What a start.

The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback made his minor-league debut Thursday evening. And on his first plate appearance, he went yard, Tebow taking a pitch from Domenic Mazza — forever an answer to a trivia question — into opposite left-center field.

His two-run homer came with two outs in the second.

Is there video? Of course there is video.

Tebow is playing for the Columbia Fireflies, a Class-A affiliate of the New York Mets. He was hitting seventh and playing left field in Thursday’s lineup against the Augusta GreenJackets. His homer received a standing ovation from the South Carolina home crowd.