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Check out what Tim Tebow does to first pitch in his first pro at-bat

The entire team appeared to leave the dugout to high-five the former NFL quarterback.

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Tim Tebow hit a home run on the first pitch of his first at bat as a professional baseball player in the New York Mets instructional league on Wednesday.

The homer — which was knocked out over the left-center field wall — came off St. Louis Cardinals left-handed pitching prospect John Kilichowski, who played his college baseball at Vanderbilt and was drafted in the 11th round of the 2016 MLB draft.

The home run was met with cheers from the small crowd and, after Tebow rounded the bases, his entire team appeared to leave the dugout to high-five the former NFL quarterback.

Tebow signed with the Mets on Sept. 8 after he worked out for 28 of the 30 major league teams on Aug. 30. The last time Tebow played organized baseball was during his junior year of high school. Since then, Tebow has won the Heisman trophy, led the Florida Gators to two national football championships and played on four different NFL teams.

Tebow received a $100,000 bonus when he signed with the Mets and continues to be a football analyst for the SEC Network.

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