The legend of Tim Tebow continues.
The former NFL quarterback and religious Christian has been trying to make a profession of baseball. Signed by the New York Mets and making an attempt to transfer up within the minor leagues, Tebow has been enjoying with the St. Lucie Mets in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
He already has a knack for managing sporting feats with a storybook hue whereas giving his time and assets to those in need. But when Tebow’s squad visited the Charlotte Stone Crabs in Port Charlotte, Florida, on July 29, he merely raised the bar. The Tampa Bay Times even remarked, “You can’t make this stuff up.”
In the highest of the seventh inning Tebow was taking apply swings within the on-deck circle, the Times stated, when 9-yr-previous Seth Bosch made his approach down from his seat, moved towards Tebow and waved to him.
It was an enormous deal for the little man. Seth has excessive-functioning autism and in addition suffers from neurofibromatosis, a genetic dysfunction that produces tumors on the nerve tissue, the Times stated. Seth additionally has a tumor behind his proper eye, the paper added, and has a tough time enjoying sports activities.
Seth’s mom Ileanna was videotaping the encounter and received emotional just seeing her son take the danger that Tebow might not see him or reply.
But Tebow did.
In reality, he walked from the on-deck circle and shook palms with Seth by means of the netting, as his mother — and lots of others within the crowd — clapped and cheered. Seth shot up an arm in triumph.
When he walked again to his seat — the place his mother, dad and youthful sister awaited him, the Times stated — Seth started to cry. Admittedly it was a second that’s exhausting to watch with out getting a lump in your throat for the child.
But there’s extra.
Tebow then stepped within the batter’s field. Ileanna Bosch is heard telling Seth on the Times video that his hero would hit a house run.
And that’s precisely what Tebow did.
A 3-run shot, the Times stated.
More cheers. More tears. And Seth couldn’t have been happier.
“When Seth came back to his seat, he was crying,” Ileanna Bosch informed the Times of her son, who turned 10 on Aug. 6. “And then Tim hit the homer. I started crying, too. How does that happen? I think God brought Seth and Tim together.”