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Mets captain and Tim Tebow are neighbors


That’s right, Mets captain David Wright and the former football player Tim Tebow are neighbors down in Port St. Lucie

Who would’ve thought right? This is one of those things where if you were told that Tim Tebow and David Wright would have any interaction — nevermind being neighbors — before the season, you would laugh. But, it’s real life, it’s happening, and there’s video proof.

ESPN video reporter Marty Smith was at Tebow’s place down in Port St. Lucie to interview him for his show “SportsCenter Presents: Marty Smith’s America.” While he was there, none other than Wright stopped by… to borrow Tebow’s grill. How casual, right?

It feels like worlds are colliding. But, it’s not. It makes sense. Tebow is down there obviously playing for the St. Lucie Mets, and Wright is down there as he has started baseball activities as he continues to once again try to overcome injury.

But still, you can’t help but be taken aback a bit, and a bit confused, when you first hear that Tebow and Wright are neighbors.

We know that Tebow is working hard, and that he wants to work his way up to an MLB call-up. He has been swinging the bat pretty well since his promotion to St. Lucie. Well, who better to be down there to guide him and give him tips and advice than the Mets captain himself?

No one can deny that Wright is a great presence, and an all around good guy. He’s the type of player that wants others to succeed, and there’s no doubt in my mind that he wants to do that with Tebow as well.

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And especially as the two of them are neighbors, who are clearly comfortable enough to casually pop over and borrow appliances and what not from each other, you can probably safely assume that there’s baseball talk, tips, and advice going on as well.