BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Major League Baseball is honoring essential workers this season.

$1.5 million worth of free game tickets will be distributed to those who have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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All 30 MLB teams will take part.

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The Orioles released a statement saying they’re excited to thank frontline workers and will hold a tribute in their honor during the season home opener.

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CBS Baltimore Staff