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Tim Tebow retiring from professional baseball

And he’s out!

Tim Tebow announced Wednesday night that he is stepping back from his baseball career with the New York Mets.

On Twitter, Tebow thanked the team for allowing him to be on the team.

Tebow started with the team back in September 2016. He hit his first home run against the St. Louis Cardinals on September 28. From there he continued to accomplish many things within the team. In 2018, he was named to the Eastern League All-Star team and represented the East squad as the designated hitte

The Mets released a press release on Tebow’s retirement.

“It has been a pleasure to have Tim in our organization as he’s been a consummate professional during his four years with the Mets,” said Team President Sandy Alderson. “By reaching the Triple-A level in 2019, he far exceeded expectations when he first entered the system in 2016 and he should be very proud of his accomplishments.”

You can read the full statement HERE.

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