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Crawfish Boil: January 2nd, 2020

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Start your morning with some of the best baseball links around

MLB: Detroit Tigers at New York Yankees Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

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No Astros links this morning as it’s been mostly quiet on the Houston front this week. There is still some stuff from around the league going on though.

Around the League

Don Larsen, the only man to ever pitch a perfect game in the World Series, has passed away at the age of 90 (ESPN)
These five teams have unfinished business heading into the 2020 season (MLB.com)
MLBTR took a whack at an all-decade lineup (MLB Trade Rumors)
While Baseball America had a go at ranking the best draft performances of the 2010’s (Baseball America, $$$)
Here are some early 2020 predictions that go more on the bold than the likely (Sporting News)
Here is the best and the worst of what happened in pro sports during the teens (538 Sports)
And here is a list of the best of the decade for baseball, but be warned that it is a NY writer (NY Post)
Here are some early rankings for fantasy baseball in case anyone was getting ready for the new season (FantasyPros)
Amy and Gerrit Cole have announced that they are expecting a new addition in 2020 (Sportsnaut)
For 30 local kids, the Holiday Baseball Camp is a chance to work on their skills during the winter season (Houston Chronicle)
This Idaho man has collected 2.7 million baseball cards and set a world record for it (KSL.com)