Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus! Circa 1992.
The best way to make the hobby fun is to make your collection unique.
- My site is dedicated to a variety of sports with an emphasis towards baseball, football, hockey, golf, basketball, boxing, olympics, coaching & racing successes. I should point out that your results can vary and of course I can't promise that any player I list will sign. My intent is to update anytime a new success is received. My goal is to provide information to collectors about those players that are willing to sign through the mail. This site is informational in nature and I will NEVER/EVER sell or trade these items. So don't ask. I'm collecting sports history a little bit at a time.
The following are my autograph successes by category.
My Current National & American League Signings
Retired Baseball Players A-I
Retired Baseball Players J-M
Retired Baseball Players N-Z
Minor League Players
Racing Drivers Autographs
Football Players A-I
Football Players J-M
Football Players N-Z
WFL, XFL, USFL, CFL & World League Players
My Trips To Cooperstown
My Address Resources & Teams Addresses
Olympic Athletes, Coaches, Boxing, Etc....
Women of the AAGPBL
NBA, ABA & College Basketball Players
Major League Umpires
My Favorite Links
My Negro League Successes
days until the return of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO
days until the 2017 Major League Season starts.
days until the 2017 Super Bowl.
days until the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500.
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.
Liz Brown (Point guard played at Oklahoma State from 1987-90 and started more games than any player in OSU history. This former two-time Big Eight Player of the Year was nice enough to sign in 16 days)
Justin Lehr (Pitched four seasons from 2004-09 for the A's, Brewers & Reds. He signed in 15 days)
Keith Langston (Pitched for the Texas A&M Aggies and in 1989 he had a record of 12-1. He signed in 15 days)
Mike Gundy (He would become the all-time leading passer in Oklahoma State and currently is the
head football coach at Oklahoma State. He signed in 15 days)
Kevin Ritz (Pitched from 1989-98 for the Tigers & Rockies. He signed in 1,132 days per Jack
Mike Conley (Competed at the University of Arkansas where he won 16 NCAA long jump and triple jump titles.
He is a gold & silver Olympic medalist at the 1992 Barcelona & 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. He signed in 43 days)
Lori McNeil (Attended
Oklahoma State from 1982-83 and played tennis for the Cowgirls reaching the 1983
NCAA Quarterfinals. She played professionally on the WTA Tour for 17 years and
reached career-high rankings of No. 8 in singles and No. 4 in doubles. She
signed in 11 days)
(All-American basketball player at Oklahoma State, he played on two Final Four
teams, including the NCAA championship game in 1949. He signed in 13 days)
(Pitched in 2016 for the Rome Braves in the Atlanta Braves minor league system.
He signed in 7 months from the team address)
Lewis Brinson (I sent
this request in 2015 during his time with the High Desert Mavericks in the
Rangers minor league system. He signed in 21 months from the team address)
Roger Salkeld (Pitched
for the Mariners & Reds from 1993-96 and signed in 13 weeks via Jack
Jeff Robinson (Pitched for the Giants, Pirates, Yankees, Angels & Cubs from 1984-92. He signed in just 9 days from Jack Smallings List)
("Hoot" pitched for Texas A&M from 1975-76 and earned All American status
and a place in the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame. He signed in 11 days)
Billy Hodge (Catcher
competed for the Texas A&M Aggies from 1969-71 and signed in 11 days)
Freddie Kitchens (A
three-year starter at quarterback for the University of Alabama (1995-97), he's
the quarterbacks coach for the Arizona Cardinals. He signed from the team
address in 14 weeks)
(Quarterback played for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 1972-74 and was nice
enough to sign in 11 days)
Pete Kendall (Center played from 1996-08 for the Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets &
Washington Redskins. He was nice enough to sign in 9 days)
Don Maynard (New York Jets wide receiver has never signed for me or even returned my cards. This was a purchase)
Warren Trahan (Tackle competed for the Texas A&M Aggies and lettered from 1973-74. He also signed in 9 days)
Jerry Duncan (Alabama Crimson Tide tackle played from 1964-66 and for 24 years he was the sideline reporter for the Alabama Radio Network. He was nice enough to sign in 9 days)
Mark Mathias (Infielder played in 2016 for the Akron Rubber Ducks in the Cleveland Indians minor league system. He signed in 6 months from the team address)
(Shortstop played in 2016 for the Charlotte Stone Crabs in the Rays minor league
system. He signed in 5 months from the team address)
Brent Mayne (Catcher
played from 1990-04 for several teams including the Kansas City Royals. He
signed in 3 months using Jack Smallings List)
Bly (Cornerback competed from 1999-09 for the Rams, Lions, Broncos &
49ers. He signed in 4 months using Collins NFL Address List)
Lippett (New England Patriots cornerback played from 1983-91 and
signed in 5 months using Collins NFL Address List)
Mike Stanley (All-Star catcher played from 1986-00 for several teams including the Rangers & Yankees. He signed in 3 months from Jack Smallings List)
Archi Cianfrocco (Expos & Padres infielder played from 1992-98 and signed in 13 weeks via Jack Smallings List)
Adam Lind (Of the Seattle Mariners signed in 272 days from the team address)
Felipe Crespo (Infielder/outfielder played from 1996-01 for the Blue Jays, Giants & Phillies. He signed in 9 weeks per Sports Collectors Net)
Chris Maragos (Philadelphia Eagles defensive back signed from the team address in 34 days)
Willie Teal (Safety played his college football at LSU from 1976-79 before joining the Vikings & Raiders from 1980-87. He signed in 22 months thanks to Sports Collectors Net)
Doug Cosbie (Dallas Cowboys tight end completed from 1979-99 and signed in 18 days using Collins NFL Address List)
Donnie Faust (Fullback played for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 1973-77 and signed in 28 days)
Reggie Jefferson (Outfielder/first baseman played from 1991-99 for the Reds, Indians Mariners & Red Sox. He from signed from Jack Smallings List in 2 months)
Dan Marino (Miami Dolphins quarterback was a surprise gift from long time friend Ross of Ross's Sports Autographs. I can't thank him enough for all the years of putting up with me, for his friendship & for the Marino football. He's like my much older brother)
On Christmas day this former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher passed away.
David Beverly (Punter played from 1974-80 for the Houston Oilers & Green Bay Packers. He signed in 15 days using Collins NFL Address List)
Danario Alexander (Wide receiver competed for the St. Louis Rams & San Diego Chargers from 2010-12. He signed in 19 weeks)
Justin Gage (Wide receiver played with the Chicago Bears & Tennessee Titans from 2003-10 and signed in 14 days)
Willie Gault (Chicago Bears & Los Angeles Raiders wide receiver played from 1983-93 and signed in 10 weeks)
Blake Trahan (Shortstop played for the Daytona Tortugas in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 6 months from the team address)
Amobi Okoye (Defensive tackle played from 2007-12 for both the Houston Texans & Chicago Bears. He signed in 74 days)
Shayne Graham (Kicker competed from 2001-15 for several teams including the Cincinnati Bengals. He signed in 22 days)
Mike Kelly (Outfielder played from 1994-99 for the Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Tampa Bay Devil Rays & Colorado Rockies. He signed in 3 months)
My Past Successes
Horace Clarke never hit more than six home runs in one season despite the fact that he twice led the American League in at-bats.
How many home runs did Horace Clarke have in 10 major league seasons?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.