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PHOENIX -- In the shadows of University of Phoenix Stadium, where he won a college football national championship with the?Florida Gators?in 2007, Tim Tebows sternest baseball test yet got off to a quiet start. Mens Womens Jordan 6 Alternate White/Pure Platinum-Gym Red .After fouling off a pair of full-count pitches from Washington Nationals prospect Austin Voth, Tebow grounded out to second base in his first Arizona Fall League at-bat. He went on to finish 0-for-3 with a pair of groundouts and a squibber in front of the plate, as his Scottsdale Scorpions beat the Glendale Desert Dogs 9-6 before an announced crowd of 912 at Camelback Ranch on Tuesday.Obviously, I wish I could have done a little bit more at the plate and got a couple of hits, Tebow said after his AFL debut. But it was fun. Youve got to knock a little rust off. ... Each day is not just about the result. Its about: What are you learning? How are you improving? How are you going to be able to take that over into spring training?On opening day in the league for top prospects, Tebow also caught a routine fly ball and slammed into the wall while pursuing another shot. He logged five innings in left field.Where my face went into the wall? Tebow said with a laugh when asked about his ill-fated catch attempt. I knew it was hit well, so I just tried to make a play on it. I was going pretty hard and thought I had another step or two and ran into the wall. But Ive been hit harder, so Im OK.The attendance at the spring training facility of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox represented about three times the normal crowd for an AFL game. Afterward, Tebow signed autographs for fans down the third-base line.When one fan had a seizure, Tebow opted to stay with him until paramedics arrived.I just remember just being very disoriented, Brandon Berry told The Associated Press by phone. Then I saw Tim.The 30-year-old said he was OK at home in nearby Avondale, Arizona, after being released from the hospital.Berry said he didnt remember much after the seizure, except that he told the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner that he cheered for Georgia -- an SEC rival of Tebows?Florida Gators.Daniel Kelly, a Tebow fan from Casa Grande, Arizona, said he met Berry early in the game. Kelly was getting a baseball autographed by Tebow when the seizure began.Hes just shaking violently, Kelly told the AP. Were like, Get a paramedic! Get a paramedic!Kelly said he and his wife, Samantha, began to pray. Kelly then looked up to see that Tebow was also praying while placing a hand on Berrys leg.Kelly said Berry appeared unconscious for about 30 seconds before coming to with a coughing fit. Officials from the stadium tended to him while awaiting paramedics from the Phoenix Fire Department.Kelly said it was near 100 degrees at the stadium and that Berry was with him in the sun for most of the game.Berry said he has been having seizures since 2013 and was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor in January. He said he had an MRI on Tuesday to monitor his condition before going to the game.Berry said he isnt a Tebow fan but that he went to the game to take in the spectacle of seeing a superstar, albeit from another sport.Like seeing somebody like Chipper Jones when I grew up watching, said Berry, originally from Hayesville, North Carolina.As for the game itself, Tebow did not have the same magic in his AFL debut as when he was reintroduced to baseball two weeks ago in the instructional league.In Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Sept. 28, Tebow homered on the first pitch he saw. The long ball came in the 29-year-old Tebows first formal baseball game since a state semifinal as a junior in high school.Tebow signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets for $100,000 last month, following a professional football career that included stops with the?Denver Broncos and New York Jets.Scottsdale manager Tom Goodwin was encouraged by Tebows performance on Tuesday, which included seeing 14 pitches over three at-bats.Day 1. I thought it was a good day. I really did -- obviously seeing the pitches, Goodwin said. This is the first game I got a chance to see him. The plate discipline is going to be key for him -- to try to zero in and get a good pitch. I think hell be able to do that a little bit more as he gets used to being out there and playing.As Tebow added, I felt like I saw the pitches well. I just rolled over a couple -- pitches I should have done more with.Tebow is expected to play Wednesday and Thursday in the AFL before departing for his college football broadcasting duties with ESPN. He is part of the crew for Alabama-Tennessee on Saturday.Meanwhile, considering he was playing within walking distance of one of his greatest football moments, Tebow was asked if the proximity made him miss that sport.I have good memories in that stadium, Tebow said. You definitely miss football sometimes. Im thankful I get to talk about it every weekend. And thats fun. There are times youre like, Man, I still love the sport. Its super fun. But this is also a lot of fun.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Jordan 8 Retro Aqua For Sale .Y. -- Leading 3-0 with only 11:25 left, the Colorado Avalanche committed a seemingly meaningless penalty to give the New York Islanders a power play. Mens Jordan 6 Retro Pinnacle Metallic Gold Metallic Gold/White . The Lightning are 2-0 so far on a four-game road trip, giving the club five straight wins as the guest and improving Tampas away record this season to 11-8-2. http://www.jordan6unc.com/ . They had already blown a double-digit lead, fans were hitting the exits, and a long seven-game road trip waited at the end. OXON HILL, Md. -- Three decades after collusion, Andre Dawson put past feelings aside and voted to induct Bud Selig into the Hall of Fame.For me, it was a no-brainer, the Hall of Fame outfielder said Monday.I vote based on the big picture, Dawson said. What he accomplished as commissioner, when you think about a guy of his stature, you really cant do anything perfectly, Dawson said.Dawson, inducted into the Hall in 2010, was among the victims when owners conspired against free agents following the 1985, 1986 and 1987 seasons, which led to a $280 million settlement between Major League Baseball and the players association.He took a $1 million pay cut after the 1986 season to leave the Montreal Expos and join the Chicago Cubs. His agent offered a fill-in-the-blank contract, and then general manager Dallas Green wrote in a $500,000 salary, and $200,000 in bonus opportunities, all of which Dawson earned as he won the NL MVP award in 1987.Selig was head of baseballs labor policy when owners were found to have conspired against free agents. Despite Dawsons setback in those days, he said he put Selig on his ballot.Im a firm beliiever in due justice. Jordan 6 Retro Pinnacle Gold. Whats fair is fair, Dawson said, adding there was no doubt in my mind he shouldve been a permanent fixture as a Hall of Famer.Limping because of a stress fracture in a tibia, Selig appeared at a news conference Monday along with longtime Atlanta Braves general manager John Schuerholz, who also was elected Sunday by the Todays Game Era veterans committee.Schuerholz was a unanimous pick, and Selig appeared on 15 of 16 ballots from a committee that included six Hall of Fame players: Dawson, Roberto Alomar, Dennis Eckersley, Ozzie Smith, Don Sutton and Frank Thomas. There also were six executives, Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox and three media members.Selig didnt worry about his role in collusion would impact his vote total.Did I think that may stop me? I dont know, Selig said Sunday. I was not the commissioner during that era, obviously. 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