It was March 2015, and he was in a conference room at the Creative Artists Agency offices in the Chrysler Building in New York.
He was there with his inner circle: family, friends, agents—all the people who ran his professional life.
Lindsey Vonn watched a Broncos game this season from Tebow’s private family box.
Groups of twentysomethings were drinking at the beer garden in centerfield, children were playing in the bouncy house in left, devoted parents were waiting in the long line for Dippin’ Dots.The Columbia Fireflies were playing the Hickory Crawdads in a Class-A South Atlantic League game, and the Fireflies were losing to the Crawdads late, 4-1. He came to bat in the bottom of the ninth, with the Fireflies trailing by four now, the bases empty and the crowd having thinned out. They pulled out camera phones and tried to get a good view.Now his team was asking openly: What’s next for Tim Tebow? In the past year he’d started working as an ESPN college football analyst, he’d focused more on his foundation, and he’d been traveling doing speaking events.He was transforming himself from Tim Tebow, football player, into Tim Tebow, the … Still, a few moments later, they had Brodie Van Wagenen, the co-head of CAA’s baseball division, in the room. He decided he’d try and scare Tebow by explaining just how difficult this process would be.The Realist is the observer asking questions with a healthy dose of skepticism.
The Realist is the one who left the park that night, wondering, Why does everything start out with a negative connotation? Bdend-1g /* Trending Now */ /* Center Rail */ #ya-center-rail .profile-banner-default .ya-ba-title #Stencil . Bgc-lgr #ya-best-answer, #ya-qpage-msg, #ya-question-detail, li.ya-other-answer .tupwrap .comment-text /* Right Rail */ #Stencil . Bxsh-003-prpl #yai-q-answer, #ya-trending, #ya-related-questions h2. Fw-300 .qstn-title #ya-trending-questions-show-more, #ya-related-questions-show-more #ya-trending-questions-more, #ya-related-questions-more /* DMROS */ . C., and all around the ballpark the familiar pattern of minor league baseball had set in.Unfortunately sometimes we look at things in a negative way, rather than striving for what we want to do, and what we believe in, and lifting each other up, and building each other up…” He’s getting fired up again.“ Tebow first broached the idea of playing baseball more than two years ago.In her mind, Tebow is the perfect guy for her daughter.