Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus! Circa 1992.

The best way to make the hobby fun is to make your collection unique.

The following are my autograph successes by category.

National & American Leagues
Retired Baseball Players A-I
Retired Baseball Players J-M
Retired Baseball Players N-Z
Minor League Players

Racing Drivers Autographs

Retired Football Players A-I
Retired Football Players J-M
Retired Football Players N-Z

XFL, USFL, CFL & World League Players

Current Football Players

My Address Resources & Teams Addresses

Olympic Athletes, Coaches, Boxing, Etc....
Women of the AAGPBL
NBA & ABA Basketball Players

Golf Successes
Hockey Successes
Major League Umpires
My Favorite Links
My Negro League Successes
My Trips To Cooperstown




days until the Super Bowl is played.


The only addresses that Angelfire will allow me to post are:
1)Team Addresses & HOF's.
2)University Addresses
3)Managenment Groups that athletes use to SELL their autographs. However if you have questions, feel free to email me.





07/31/14
Jace Peterson (Infielder plays for the El Paso Chihuahuas in the Padres minor league system. He signed in 6 weeks)

Billy McKinney (Outfielder plays for the Daytona Cubs in the Cubs minor league system. He signed in 1 month)

Rene Lachemann (Former catcher played from 1965-68 for the A's and was the first manager for the Marlins. He signed in 24 days from the Colorado Rockies team address)

Oliver Davis (Defensive back played from 1977-82 for the Browns & Bengals. He signed in 14 months thanks to information on Sports Collectors Net)




07/30/14
Alejandro Chacin (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 16 days)

Herm Starrette (Pitched for the Baltimore Orioles from 1963-65 and signed in 5 days thanks to information on Sports Collectors Net. He also sent a nice note thanking me for the donation)

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07/29/14
Mike Croel (Linebacker played for the Denver Broncos, New York Giants, Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks from 1991-98 & the Los Angeles Xtreme of the XFL. He signed in 29 months)


Art Schult

Former Cincinnati Reds player passed on July 25, 2014.




07/28/14
Jason Garrett (Current Dallas Cowboys head coach played for the San Antonio Riders of the World Football League in 1991 and for the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders in 1992. He signed in 7 weeks from the team address and included a signed 8x10)

Mark Mulder (Former A's & Cardinals pitcher was pulled from a pack of cards)

Austin Cousino (Outfielder plays for the Everett AquaSox in the Mariners minor league system. This was pulled from a pack of cards)

Ronnie Freeman (Catcher plays for the Visalia Rawhide in the D-backs minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)

Daniel Robertson (Shortstop plays for the Stockton Ports in the A's minor league system. He signed in 2 weeks)

Tim Cooney (Pitches for the Memphis Redbirds in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed 2 weeks)

Chris Rearick (Pitches for the El Paso Chihuahuas in the Padres minor league system. He signed 6 weeks)


Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones

Former University of Kentucky great passed on 07-27-14.




07/26/14
Isiah Kiner-Falefa (Infielder plays for the Spokane Indians in the Rangers minor league system. He signed in 14 days)

Aaron Blair (Pitches for the Mobile BayBears in the D-backs minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)

Sebastian Elizalde (Outfielder plays for the Bakersfield Blaze in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 26 days)

Mauricio Cabrera (Pitches for the Lynchburg Hillcats in the Braves minor league system. He signed in 30 days)




07/25/14
Jin-De Jhang (Catcher plays for the Bradenton Marauders in the Pirates minor league system. He signed in 22 days)



Updates for a couple of baseball players.


Nick Castellanos (Detroit Tigers rookie will sign for a donation of $10 for the Detroit Tigers Foundation-Autographs for a Cause)

Roger Clemens (Will sign for the following fees. Baseball cards $100, 8x10 photos $100, Baseballs $150 & Caps $100. You must include return postage and items should be sent to the Roger Clemens Foundation located in Houston, TX)



07/24/14
Ryan Whalen (Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver signed from last season)

Geno Scali (Former NHRA Pro Stock Bike driver signed in 23 days thanks to Advanced Background Checks)

Tyler Matzek (Colorado Rockies rookie pitcher signed in 34 days from the team address)

Drew Granier (Pitches for the Midland Rock Hounds in the A's minor league system. He signed in 10 days)

Chris Heston (Pitches for the Fresno Grizzlies in the Giants minor league system. He signed in 10 days)

Cody Anderson (Pitches for the Akron RubberDucks in the Indians minor league system. He signed in 3 weeks)

Tyler Anderson (Pitches for the Tulsa Drillers in the Rockies minor league system. He signed in 10 weeks)


Robert Newhouse

Former Dallas Cowboy player passed on 07-22-14.




07/22/14
Billy Burns (Outfielder plays for the Midland Rock Hounds in the A's minor league system. He signed in 8 days)




07/21/14
Shelby Miller (St. Louis Cardinals pitcher signed in 1 month from the team address)

Conor Gillaspie (Infielder plays for the Chicago White Sox and signed in 2 weeks from the team address)

Jamie Westbrook (Infielder plays for the South Bend Silver Hawks in the D-backs minor league system. He signed in 6 days)

Ty Hensley (Pitches for the GCL Yankees in the Yankees minor league system. He signed in 15 days)

Dilson Herrera (Infielder plays for the Binghamton Mets in the Mets minor league system. He signed in 1 month)

Victor Roache (Outfielder plays for the Brevard County Manatees in the Brewers minor league system. He signed in 3 months)


James Garner

Actor, racing & Oakland Raiders fan passed away at the age of 86.




07/19/14
Kyle Larson (Rookie NASCAR driver will in my view become a future star in the series. He drives for Chip Ganassi Racing and signed in 3 months from the team address)

Travis Pastrana (An American motorsports competitor and stunt performer who has won championships and X Games gold medals in several events. He previously competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for Roush Fenway Racing and signed in 53 weeks from the team address)

John Brantley (Linebacker played for the Oilers & Redskins in 1989 & 92. He also competed in the World Football League for the Birmingham Fire from 199192. This took 11 weeks and he signed using Collins NFL Address List)

Jack Cust (DH/outfielder played from 2001-11 and most of his career came with the Oakland A's. He signed in 11 days from home)

Andrew Thurman (Pitches for the Quad Cities River Bandits in the Astros minor league system. He signed in 5 days)

Tyler Kinley (Pitches for the Greensboro Grasshoppers in the Marlins minor league system. He signed in 12 days)




07/18/14
Pete Giftopoulos (Former Penn State linebacker played from 1988-95 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the CFL. He signed in 8 days using Advanced Background Checks)

Jack Dolbin (Denver Broncos wide receiver played from 1975-79 and signed in 12 days per Collins NFL Address List)




07/17/14
Steve Gabbard (Former offensive tackle played for the Green Bay Packers in 1991 and in the World Football League for the London Monarchs. He signed in 2 months via Collins NFL Address List)

Tim Mazzetti (Atlanta Falcons kicker played from 1978-80 and signed in 16 days)

Mike Jacobs (First baseman plays for the Reno Aces in the D-backs minor league system. He signed in 9 days)

Jason Knapp (Pitches for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the Rangers minor league system. He signed in 24 days)

Fred Lewis (Veteran outfielder is trying to work his way back to the major leagues and plays for the Lancaster Barnstormers. He signed in 12 days)

Jorge Bonifacio (Outfielder plays for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals in the Royals minor league system. He signed in 10 weeks)

Chris Duffy (Outfielder played for the Brewers & Pirates from 2005-09 and signed in 10 days from the White Pages)

Nick Capra (Outfielder played from 1982-91 for the Rangers & Royals. He signed in 1 month using the free site the White Pages)




07/15/14
Kent Austin (QB played for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1986 and in the CFL from 1987-96 for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts & Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He's the current head coach & general manager of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats football team and signed in 7 weeks)

FAILURE: Sparky Lyle (I have been told my a number of collectors that Sparky is signing from home. I sent him letter with with some cash, both were returned without an autograph. Sent to him a month later with no money and again the card was returned unsigned)



07/14/14
Jairo Beras (Outfielder plays for the Hickory Crawdads in the Rangers minor league system. He signed in 8 weeks)

Nolan Sanburn (Pitches for the Stockton Ports in the A's minor league system. He signed in 34 days)




07/12/14
Larvell Blanks (Infielder played for the Braves & Indians from 1972-80 and in the Senior Professional Baseball Association for the Orlando Juice. He signed in 7 months thanks to Jack Smallings List)

Tim Wilkerson (NHRA drag racer has been running Nitro Funny Cars since 1996 and signed in 7 weeks c/o Team Wilkerson Racing)




07/11/14
Mitch Brown (Pitches for the Lake County Captains in the Indians minor league system. He signed in 11 days)

Jon Keller (Pitches for the Delmarva Shorebirds in the Orioles minor league system. He signed in 11 days)

Ian McKinney (Pitches for the Johnson City Cardinals in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed in 11 days)

Pedro Diaz (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 15 days)

Michael Taylor (Outfielder plays for the Harrisburg Senators in the Nationals minor league system. This was pulled from a pack of cards)

Mike Edwards (Now retired, his highlights include two NHRA championships and 42 career victories. He signed in 19 days using Advanced Background Checks)

Andrew Hines (A three-time National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock Motorcycle champion, he competes for Vance & Hines and signed in 6 weeks from the team address)

Charles Way (New York Giants running back played from 1995-99, I can't find this in my records. No clue on how many years this took or where it was sent)



07/10/14
Bruce McNall (In 1991, he and partners Wayne Gretzky & John Candy purchased the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was nice enough to sign in 27 days per Collins NFL Address List)

Buddy Parrott (Former NASCAR crew chief helped his drivers win 49 races in 18 years. Some of the drivers he worked with were Darrell Waltrip, Rusty Wallace & Buddy Baker. He signed in 1 week using the White Pages)

Hunter Renfroe (Outfielder plays for the San Antonio Missions in the Padres minor league system. He signed in 1 month)

Will Morris (Pitches for the Lakewood Blue Claws in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 27 days)

Gosuke Katoh (Infielder plays for the Charleston River Dogs in the Yankees minor league system. He signed in 10 days)

Nick Kingham (Pitches for the Indianapolis Indians in the Pirates minor league system. He signed in 2 weeks)

Lewis Brinson (Outfielder plays for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the Rangers minor league system. He signed in 10 days)




07/09/14
Steve Green (Forward played at Indiana University where he was coach Bob Knight's first recruit in 1971. He played in the ABA (1975-76) for the Utah Stars & Spirits of St. Louis. He also competed in the NBA for the Pacers and signed in 7 months thanks to the White Pages)


Tom Veryzer & Bill Renna

Former shortstop passed away Tuesday July 8, 2014. Its been reported that Mr. Renna passed on June 19, 2014




07/08/14
Theo Adams (Tackle played for the World Football League's London Monarchs and also spent time with the Seattle Seahawks & Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He signed in 9 weeks thanks to the White Pages)




07/07/14
Tyler Massey (Outfielder plays for the Tulsa Drillers in the Rockies minor league system. He signed in 17 days)

John Fishel (Outfielder played for the Houston Astros in 1988 and signed in 17 weeks using Jack Smallings List)





Past Successes


Jerry Narron



Forgotten Facts

Jerry Narron had an 8-year playing career, he played from 19791987 for three different teams.

SPORTS QUIZ

Mr. Narron was the manager for the Cincinnati Reds from 2005-07. What was his record?


Quiz Answer
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