Tim Tebow might be grinding away in the New York Mets’ minor-league system, but he can still make a big impact on his fans. Prior to Wednesday’s game, Tebow met with Drew Pescaro, a 19-year-old fan who survived the University of North Carolina Charlotte mass shooting.
While the two had spoken over FaceTime, they had not met in person. For the meeting, Pescaro wore a unique Tebow jersey.
— A l y s s a 🌻 (@alyssasconzo5) June 19, 2019
Yep, that’s a Tebow New England Patriots jersey. Tebow only played for the team during the 2013 preseason. He did not make the Patriots’ final 53-man roster that season. Tebow signed the jersey for Pescaro, who is a Patriots fan.
Tebow spoke highly of Pescaro after the meeting.
"He's someone that in the midst of adversity I think showed so much strength and faith and determination in a tough time."@TimTebow had the opportunity to speak with Drew Pescaro before they met at tonight's Knights-Mets game. pic.twitter.com/blE0anTQLz
— A l y s s a 🌻 (@alyssasconzo5) June 20, 2019
It’s been a trying year for Tebow on the field. The 31-year-old is hitting just .146/.228/.205 in 190 plate appearances at Triple-A.
Off the field, however, he continues to provide hope to those seeking it.
(Yahoo Sports MLB H/N: Sporting News)
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