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Apparently, Tim Tebow Wants To Play Pro Baseball

The former NFL quarterback has reportedly been training for the big leagues this past year.

"So do you think that you'll go back to playing in the NFL?" Ellen DeGeneres asked Tim Tebow in February.

"That's a good question. If I have the right opportunity. Obviously I love playing the game so much, and I feel like I'm in the best shape of my life," Tebow responded.

But just a few months after he said that, it looks like Tebow could be on the baseball diamond — not the football field.

SEE MORE: A Timeline Of Tim Tebow's Tumultuous Career

According to ESPN, where Tebow is a college football analyst, the 28-year-old will invite all 30 MLB teams to his workout later this month.

But trading in football for baseball may not be as much of a surprise, afterall.

ESPN reports Tebow was a standout baseball star in high school and was an all-state baseball player.

But don't get all excited to watch Tebow at a MLB stadium near you. Tebow hadn't played baseball in a decade before picking up his bat and training this past year.

As CBS Sports points out, even if a team picked up Tebow, it would likely start him in the minor leagues.

We don't need to look any further than Michael Jordan who lasted a season with the Chicago White Sox's minor league team before calling it quits.

This video includes clips from NBCUniversal / "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SEC Network and ABC and images from Mark Mauno / CC BY SA 2.0 and Getty Images. Music provided courtesy of APM Music. 

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