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Here's how you can ring in the holidays with your favorite MLB teams and stars

Everyone has a different Christmas tradition. Maybe you eat far too much pie. Maybe you sit down with your family and watch Die Hard, the preeminent yuletide movie. Maybe you leave cookies out for Santa (and carrots for Rudolph, of course). No matter what your routine, though, there's one thing everyone can agree on: Christmas is always better with baseball.
Luckily, MLB is here to help -- and we've got everything necessary to get baseball fans in the holiday spirit. Want to take a look back at the season that was? Click play on the Deck the Calls video above for a collection of the best calls of 2017. If Tommy Lasorda reciting beloved Christmas poems is more your speed, 1) that's an oddly specific wish and 2) have we got just the thing for you:

You can even read about what gift noted Santa Archie Bradley would get for each of his D-backs teammates.
Justin Nicolino really got into the Christmas spirit with matching pajamas for the whole family:

For Steve Cishek, not even Christmas is an off day. With his return to the National League, he wanted to use the day to work on his swing:

Giancarlo Stanton spent his Christmas with Aaron Judge and Aaron Boone. Or, at least virtually:

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Feliz Navidadd!!🎊🎄😂

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Bryce Harper celebrated by watching a Christmas classic:

Star Dodgers pitchers Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen made sure to take time out of their days to wish warm greetings:

Mike Trout and his wife, Jessica, got to celebrate their first Christmas of married life, accompanied of course by their dog, Juno:

Delino DeShields Jr. had a very sports-filled Christmas with family:

Martín Maldonado kept it simple with an extraordinarily cute family photo:

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The best present ever. Mi mejor regalo #familia

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Everyone has their Christmas traditions, including Chris Gimenez, who opened the day with a nourishing breakfast of fruit and a cinnamon bun:

Evan Longoria woke up with the sun to see what Santa left under the tree:

All José Altuve needed for Christmas was love and family:

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But of course, plenty of Major Leaguers don't need any presents -- they've already got everything they need, like Hunter Pence and his wedding-themed ornament:

Or Jorge Soler and his fantastic dog:

Alex Bregman, meanwhile, thinks outside the box for Christmas:

Evan Longoria is drowning in swag from his new team:

Marcus Stroman is busy spreading Christmas cheer to fans far and wide: 

Rays mascot Raymond is ... also doing that, in his own way: 

Top Padres prospect Fernando Tatis is enjoying his holiday from up in the mountains: 

If you're not much of an outdoorsman, you could always celebrate the holiday the way the Brewers are: with a whole lot of GIFs. 

Seriously, so many GIFs:

Elvis Andrus might win the award for Most Dashing Family Holiday Celebration:

Although teammate Robinson Chirinos is giving him a run for his money: 

Justin Turner and his new bride wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas as well:

We can never get enough matching pajamas, and Peter Moylan and the family are taking full advantage of that:

Nothing but love from René Rivera and his family:

Happy Holidays to you and yours!