'Tribute for Heroes' finalists announced

'Tribute for Heroes' finalists announced

ST. PETERSBURG -- Major League Baseball and PEOPLE magazine announced 90 finalists on Tuesday for the "Tribute for Heroes" campaign, a national initiative that recognizes veterans and military service members and builds upon both the commitment of MLB and the magazine to honoring heroes from the U.S. Fans are encouraged to visit TributeForHeroes.com through June 30 to view the full list of finalists and to vote on their favorite stories.

One winner from each of the 30 teams will be included in All-Star Week festivities and recognized during the pregame ceremony leading up to the 2013 All-Star Game, being held at Citi Field on July 16 on FOX. The overall winner will be featured in the July 22 issue of PEOPLE, which hits newsstands on July 12.

Nominees to represent the Rays are Brad Snyder and Nancy Auclair, U.S. Navy; and Laura Sellinger, U.S. Air Force.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.