High Fives: A nod to the Oscars

Brandon Funston
Yahoo! SportsMarch 4, 2005
Yahoo! Sports' trio of fantasy experts will each offer up, on a regular basis, a look at their top five lists dealing with a variety of topics.

This week's topics: ROY candidates, the spring's most intriguing subjects and a nod to the Oscars.

Top 5 players that should be watched this spring
Brandon Says: Mike Says: Matt Says:
  1. Magglio Ordonez
  2. Preston Wilson

    Is only a healthy knee removed from a 36 HR, 141 RBI '03 campaign.

  3. Rick Ankiel
  4. Tadahito Iguchi
  5. John Smoltz
  1. Magglio Ordonez
  2. Aaron Boone

    Hoops dreams over; will he be the pre-injury 20/20 player?

  3. Sammy Sosa
  4. Jason Giambi
  5. Wade Miller
  1. Sammy Sosa
  2. Jason Giambi

    More to prove than your typical rookie

  3. Rick Ankiel
  4. B.J. Upton
  5. John Smoltz
Top 5 Rookie of the Year candidates
Brandon Says: Mike Says: Matt Says:
  1. Tadahito Iguchi
  2. Jeremy Reed
  3. Dallas McPherson
  4. Felix Hernandez

    Is going to drive M's crazy deciding whether to let this phenom break camp with team.

  5. Chris Burke
  1. Dallas McPherson
  2. Jeremy Reed

    Prime real estate in order between Ichiro and Beltre

  3. Gavin Floyd
  4. Scott Kazmir
  5. Garrett Atkins
  1. Dallas McPherson
  2. Garrett Atkins

    Only glove has kept him out of the Bigs

  3. Gavin Floyd
  4. Nick Swisher
  5. Edwin Jackson
Top 5 managers (Achievement in Directing)
Brandon Says: Mike Says: Matt Says:
  1. Bobby Cox
  2. Lou Piniella
  3. Tony LaRussa
  4. Joe Torre
  5. Mike Sciosia

    Two AL West titles and a World Series ring in his first 5 years

  1. Bobby Cox
  2. Phil Garner
  3. Ron Gardenhire

    Proving "small ball" can win; White Sox follow suit

  4. Buck Showalter
  5. Felipe Alou
  1. Bobby Cox
  2. Tony LaRussa
  3. Joe Torre
  4. Ron Gardenhire
  5. Lou Piniella

    Quietly has D-Rays poised for run at .500

Top 5 ballparks (Best Visual Effects)
Brandon Says: Mike Says: Matt Says:
  1. Wrigley Field
  2. Fenway Park
  3. Camden Yard

    The poster-stadium for the renaissance of new parks

  4. SBC Park
  5. PNC Park
  1. Wrigley Field
  2. Fenway Park

    Where else can you be perfectly content in mini-seats?

  3. Yankee Stadium
  4. Camden Yards
  5. Coors Field
  1. SBC Park
  2. Wrigley Field

    On a summer day, even the Old Style tastes good.

  3. Dodger Stadium
  4. PNC Park
  5. Yankee Stadium
Top 5 uniforms (Achievement in Costume Design)
Brandon Says: Mike Says: Matt Says:
  1. New York Yankees
  2. St. Louis Cardinals

    Two birds perched on a bat. It's a simple, but timeless jersey

  3. Los Angeles Dodgers
  4. Boston Red Sox
  5. Detroit Tigers
  1. New York Yankees
  2. Boston Red Sox
  3. Chicago White Sox

    Intro of black jersey in 1991 spawned new age of random jersey purchases.

  4. Los Angeles Dodgers
  5. Chicago Cubs
  1. New York Yankees

    One word: Classic

  2. Los Angeles Dodgers
  3. Boston Red Sox
  4. St. Louis Cardinals
  5. San Francisco Giants
Top 5 women you'd like to be seen with on the red carpet
Brandon Says: Mike Says: Matt Says:
  1. Salma Hayek
  2. Kate Winslet
  3. Eva Mendes
  4. Elisabeth Shue

    Admittedly, I'm still carrying a torch from Karate Kid

  5. Minnie Driver
  1. Halle Berry
  2. Salma Hayek
  3. My wife

    Only she could fully appreciate the absurdity of such a situation.

  4. Keira Knightley
  5. Annette Bening
  1. Bridget Moynahan

    Only revenge left for Steeler fans.

  2. Salma Hayek
  3. Kristin Dattilo
  4. Anna Benson
  5. Uma Thurman