"The Ball" is the first Christmas-themed episode of the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, based on the comedy of Ray Romano, produced and aired as the twelveth episode of its first season.


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Ray discovers, after many years, that the autographed Mickey Mantle ball he got as a kid from his father is not authentic. Feeling hurt by the fact that his father was not truthful about it, he decides he is going to tell Ally the truth about Santa Claus.


Ray RomanoRay Barone
Patricia HeatonDebra Barone
Brad GarrettRobert Barone
Madylin SweetenAlly Barone
Doris RobertsMarie Barone
Peter BoyleFrank Barone
Andy KindlerAndy
Sawyer SweetenGeoffrey Barone
Sullivan SweetenMichael Barone

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