Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus! Circa 1992.
The best way to make the hobby fun is to make your collection unique.
- This site will be dedicated to a variety of sports with an emphasis towards baseball & football, including 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.
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
Major League Umpires
My Favorite Links
My Negro League Successes
My Trips To Cooperstown
days until the Super Bowl is played.
days until the World Series begins.
The only addresses that Angelfire will allow me to post are:
1)Team Addresses & HOF's.
3)Managenment Groups that athletes use to SELL their autographs. However if you have questions, feel free to email me.
Robbie Erlin (San Diego Padres pitcher signed in 22 weeks from the team address)
Ted Musgrave (Retired NASCAR driver competed in different levels of the sport. He signed in 2 months using Advanced Background Checks)
Wally Backman (Infielder played from 1980-93 for several teams including the New York Mets. I sent to him in 2008 during his time managing the Joliet JackHammers)
Todd Martin (Former professional tennis player competed from 1990-04 and signed in 1 week from work)
Marcus Hinton (Tight end played for the Oakland Raiders in 1996 and in the XFL for the NY/NJ Hitmen. He signed in 9 weeks thanks to the White Pages)
Rick Reuschel (3 time All-Star pitched from 1972-91 with the Cubs, Pirates and Giants. He signed in 1 week per Jack Smallings Book)
John Orton (Catcher played from 1989-93 for the Angels and signed in 5 months thanks to Jack Smallings List)
Jerramy Stevens (Tight end played for the Seahawks & Buccaneers from 2002-10. He signed in 26 days from home)
Matt Stewart (Linebacker played from 2001-06 for the Falcons & Browns. He signed in 10 days Collins NFL Address List)
Bob Brower (Texas Rangers outfielder played from 1986-89 and signed in 5 months using Jack Smallings Book)
Matt Merullo (Catcher played from 1989-95 for the White Sox, Indians & Twins. He signed in one month via Jack Smallings List)
Ron Oester (Former Reds infielder played from 1978-90 and signed in 2 weeks using the White Pages)
Jerry Browne (Infielder played from 1986-95 for several teams including the Cleveland Indians. He signed in eight months)
Don Matthews (Former head coach of several teams in the Canadian Football League and winner of 231 games. He was inducted into the CFL Hall of Fame in 2011. He also coached in the former World League for the Orlando Thunder and signed in 19 weeks thanks to Sports Collectors Net)
Rob Bironas, Tennessee Titans kicker passed away September 20, 2014 at the age of 36.
Polly Bergen, Actress passed away September 20, 2014 at the age of 84.
Caldwell Jones, ABA basketball player passed away September 21, 2014 at the age of 64.
Brennan Middleton (Infielder played for the Hagerstown Suns in the Nationals minor league season. He signed in 58 days)
Ryan McMahon (Infielder played for the Asheville Tourists in the Rockies minor league season. He signed in 62 days)
Jan Hernandez (Infielder played for the Williamsport Crosscutters in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)
Allen Rossum (All Pro defensive back played from 1998-09 for several teams including the Atlanta Falcons. He signed in exactly one year)
Shane Lechler (Houston Texans punter signed in 13 months from the team address)
Ty Dillon (Competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driving the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing. He signed in 5 months from the team address)
Frank Corral (Los Angeles Rams Pro Bowl kicker played from 1978-81 and signed in 7 months via Collins NFL Address List)
Hakan Loob (Calgary Flames right wing played from 1983-89 and was a gift from my long distance brother Ross of Ross's Sports Autographs
Derek Carr (Oakland Raiders rookie QB signed in 12 days)
Pisa Tinoisamoa (Linebacker played for the Rams & Bears from 2003-10 and was nice enough to sign in 27 days using the White Pages)
Wayne Tolleson (Infielder plaued from 1981-90 for a few teams including the Rangers & White Sox. He signed in 8 days per Jack Smallings List)
Jody Gerut (Outfielder played from 2003-10 for several teams including the Indians & Padres. He signed in 2 months thanks to the best autograph site in the hobby, Sports Collectors Net)
Mason Williams (Outfielder played for the Trenton Thunder in the Yankees minor league system. He signed in 22 weeks)
Eric Weddle (San Diego Chargers Pro-Bowl defensive back signed in 1 month from the team address)
Robby Ginepri (Current tennis player is the winner of three ATP titles in his career. He signed in 2 weeks using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Former Milwaukee Brave player passed away September 13, 2014.
Walker Weickel (Pitched for the Eugene Emeralds in the Padres minor league system. He signed in 43 days)
Phil Carter (Finished his career at Notre Dame as the 5th leading rusher in school history, signed in 11 days per Collins NFL Address List)
Ron Sancho Linebacker played for the New York/New Jersey Knights of the former World League. He signed in 4 months from work)
Mike Wahle (Guard played for the Packers, Panthers & Seahawks from 1998-08. He signed in 22 days using the White Pages)
Vance Albitz (Infielder played for the Salt Lake Bees in the Angels minor league system. He signed in 10 weeks)
Mike Elkins (QB had a brief NFL career with Kansas City in 1989, he also competed for the Sacramento Surge of the World League. He signed in 20 weeks from home)
Sal Romano (Pitched for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 4 weeks)
Scott Weis (Former Top Fuel racer signed in 1 month using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
An original Denver Bronco and a member of the club's inaugural Ring of Fame Class of 1984 passed away September 8, 2014.
A.J. Jimenez (Catcher played for the Buffalo Bisons in the Blue Jays minor league system. He signed in 8 weeks)
Michael Ratterree (Outfielder played for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the Brewers minor league system. He signed in 7 weeks)
Scott Coolbaugh (Infielder played from 1989-94 for the Rangers, Padres & Cardinals. He signed in 2 weeks using Jack Smallings List)
Mike Jeffcoat (Pitched from 1983-94 and much of his career came with the Texas Rangers. He signed in 25 weeks c/o Texas Wesleyan University and the full address can be found on Sports Collectors Net)
Doug Moreau (Miami Dolphins tight end/kicker played from 1966-69 and signed in 10 days per Collins NFL Address List)
Kenoy Kennedy (Defensive back played for the Broncos & Lions from 2000-07 and signed in 10 days per Collins NFL Address List)
Rufus Alexander (Minnesota Vikings linebacker played in 2008 and signed in 2 weeks using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Ronney Daniels (Outstanding player for the Auburn Tigers from 1999-2000, he signed in 10 days from his coaching job)
Sports Collectors Net is reporting he passed away.
Garrett Wolfe (Chicago Bears running back played from 2007-10 and signed in 23 days per Collins NFL Address List)
Ethan Horton (Pro-Bowl running back played for a few teams from 1985-94, including the Raiders. He signed in 22 days per Collins NFL Address List)
On September 28, 2014, the last day of the regular season, Jordan Zimmermann threw the first no-hitter in Washington Nationals history. He finished the season with a 14-5 record and a 2.66 ERA.
How many All-Star teams has Jordan Zimmermann been on?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.