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Tebow's Popularity Pushes Columbia Fireflies To Top Of South Atlantic League In Attendance

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17

Tim Tebow's presence in the lineup has helped the Columbia Fireflies lead the Single-A South Atlantic League "with 5,704 fans coming to Spirit Communications Park per game" so far this season, according to Lou Bezjak of the Columbia STATE. The Fireflies "have drawn 62,751 through the first 11 h...

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