Tim Tebow ends a weeklong slump with home run, RBI double

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow may have found his hitting groove once more with the Columbia Fireflies.

After ending an 0-for-18 slump with an RBI double on Saturday night against the West Virginia Power, Tebow followed that up with his first home run in six weeks on Sunday for the Class A New Mets affiliate.

The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner also became the first Firefly — it’s a 2-year-old franchise — to trade jokes on late-night TV as a guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday — which was an off day for the club.

Tebow played in six of Columbia’s seven games this week as the Fireflies went 3-4.

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A look how Tebow has fared this week and this season:


HIGHLIGHTS: Tebow’s weekend against West Virginia included his drought-busting RBI double to center on Saturday night. He followed that with a solo home run and a…

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