'25-Year-Old Baseball Cards': The best guests of 2017 (Part 1)

One of my favorite things about our “25-Year-Old Baseball Cards” video series is how people are often trying to decide which episode is the best episode. We’ve had some great ones.

So with 2017 coming to end, we thought it was the perfect time to rank our favorite guests of the year. We put out 38 original episodes this year (you can find them all linked at the bottom of this post) and they’re all pretty great in different ways. But there are some that always come up in those “the episode with ______ is the best” conversations.

This week and next, we’ll be counting down the top 10 guests on the show, starting with No. 10 through 6 in the video above. Next week, we’ll hit you with the top five.

Harold Reynolds, Dave Roberts and Alyssa Milano are among our top guests of 2017. (Yahoo Sports)

If you’re just coming across this series, we open baseball cards from 25 years ago with baseball coaches, players and fans. The cards were bought by my grandma back in the day. Like a lot of people, she thought they’d be worth a lot by now. But they’re not, so we open them up with baseball people and look for great stories/memories. Here’s a full rundown of our previous episodes, watch a few.

Previously in 25-Year-Old Baseball Cards
MUST-SEE EPISODESPedro Martinez | Bronson Arroyo | Eric Davis | Dusty Baker | Hank Azaria | Alex Rodriguez | Scott Boras | A.J. Ellis | Bernie Williams | Chase Utley | John Smoltz | Best trades of 2017 | Best finds of 2017

MANAGERS/COACHESTerry Francona | Joe Maddon | Bruce Bochy | Clint Hurdle | Buck Showalter | Brad Mills | Bob Melvin | Dave Roberts

CURRENT PLAYERS: Curtis GrandersonNoah Syndergaard | Kyle Hendricks | Clayton Kershaw | Todd Coffey | John Axford | Dee Gordon | Adam Eaton | Rajai Davis | Brad Ziegler & Tyler Clippard | Buster Posey, David Price & Anthony Rizzo

STARS FROM BACK IN THE DAYFrank Thomas | Sandy Alomar Jr. | Delino DeShields | Cliff Floyd | Dan Plesac | Aaron Boone | Bobby Bonilla | Andre Dawson  | Ivan Rodriguez | Jack Morris | Jeff Nelson | Mark Teixeira

CELEBSAlyssa Milano | Josh Duhamel | Joel McHale

ETC: Josh Kusnick | Jeff Passan | Ken Kendrick

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Mike Oz is the editor of Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at mikeozstew@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!