A lot of people were "astonished" -- or, at least said they were -- with former quarterback Tim Tebow's spring debut Wednesday as a New York Met. But, as our Ron Borges wrote in the Boston Herald, they really shouldn't be.
The guy is living the dream ... HIS dream ... and no harm, no foul.
Tebow has a strong following no matter what passion he pursues, and there are a lot of people rooting for him to make it in his new endeavor -- so much so that when he hit into a double play Wednesday vs. Boston he was greeted by a standing ovation.
And so what? As Red Sox manager John Farrell put it, "He's not afraid of failure." And there's something refreshing about that, as Borges noted in his story on the former Heisman Trophy winner's try at another sport: