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
Team Addresses & 2017 Spring Training 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 2017 Major League Season starts.
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.
Chris Baker (Tight end competed from 2002-10 and many of those seasons came with the New York Jets. He signed in 12 days)
Kawika Mitchell (Linebacker played for Kansas City, Buffalo, New York & New Orleans from 2003-10. He signed in 12 days)
Greg Clark (San Francisco 49ers tight end played from 1997-20 and signed in 1 month from Collins NFL Address List)
Ron Carpenter (Cincinnati Bengals tackle played from 1970-76 and signed in 12 days using Collins NFL Address List)
Reggie Nelson (Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl defensive back was a former Jaguar & Bengal. He signed in 13 days)
Norm Bulaich (Pro Bowl running back played for the Colts, Eagles & Dolphins from 1970-79. He signed in 1 week via Collins NFL Address List)
Jack Wynkoop (Pitched for the Lancaster JetHawks in the Rockies minor league system during the 2016 serason. He signed in 9.5 months from the team address)
Tyler Naquin (In 2016, I sent to him during his time with the Columbus Clippers. He went on to be promoted to the Cleveland Indians and signed in 8 months)
Chad Reineke (Pitched parts of seasons from 2008-11 for San Diego, Oakland & Cincinnati. He signed in 44 days using Jack Smallings List)
Jose Laboy ("Coco" was an infielder for the Montreal Expos from 1969-73. He signed in 1 month via Sports Collectors Net)
Bernie Carbo (Outfielder played for several teams from 1969-80 and for the Winter Haven Super Sox in the Senior Professional Baseball Association in 1989. He signed in 21 days from his post office box)
Steve McMichael (Pro-Bowl & College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle played most of his career with the Chicago Bears from 1980-94, before joining the ranks of fake wrestling. He kept my football card and replaced it with a wrestling in 64 days)
Lee Suggs (Cleveland Browns & Miami Dolphins running back played from 2003-06. He signed in 11 weeks from work)
Bruce Van Dyke (Guard competed from 1966-76 for the Pittsburgh Steelers & Green Bay Packers. He signed in 1 week using Collins NFL Address List)
Hal Breeden (Former Cubs & Expos first baseman played from 1971-75. He signed in 17 days using Jack Smallings List)
Steve Kiefer (Third baseman played from 1984-89 for the A's, Brewers & Yankees. He signed in 27 days via Jack Smallings List)
Aaron Judge (Outfielder played for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders in the Yankees minor league system. He signed in 10 months from the team address)
Garrett Whitley (Outfielder played for the Hudson Valley Renegades in the Rays minor league system. He signed in 8 months from the team address)
The only quarterback to ever win five Super Bowls.
My 2017 Baseball Spring Training Team Addresses have been updated.
John Candelaria (20 game winner pitched from 1975-93 and his best years came with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He signed in 19 days and I included the signing fee of $15)
Ryan LaMarre (Outfielder played for the Pawtucket Red Sox in the Red Sox minor league system. He signed in 9 months from the team address)
Jim Breazeale (Atlanta Braves first baseman played from 1969-78 and signed in 13 days)
Bob Botz (Pitched for the 1962 Los Angeles Angels and signed in 13 days via Sports Collectors Net)
Jeremy Bonderman (Detroit Tigers pitcher competed from 2003-13 and signed in 13 days using Jack Smallings List)
Terry McGriff (Catcher played for the Reds & Cardinals from 1987-94 and signed in 13 days per Jack Smallings List)
Todd Day (Guard played from 1992-01 for several teams including the Milwaukee Bucks. He signed in 1,498 days from a previous work address)
Mark Bellhorn (Infielder played from 1997-07 for several teams including the A's & Red Sox. He signed in 1 year)
Darnell Sweeney (At the time of my letter he played for the Philadelphia Phillies and was later traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He signed in 9 months from the team address)
Jeff Bryant (Seattle Seahawks defensive end competed from 1982-93 and signed in 6 weeks)
Jake McGee (Colorado Rockies pitcher signed in 8 months from the team address)
Jeremy Hellickson (Philadelphia Phillies pitcher signed in 9 months from the team address)
Tom Cochran (Pitched seven seasons in the minor leagues including three seasons with the Louisville Bats. He signed in 31 days)
Chance Sisco (Catcher played last season for the Bowie Baysox in the Orioles minor league system. He signed in 6 months from the team address)
Jimmy Clausen (Former Notre Dame quarterback competed in the NFL from 2010-15 for the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears & Baltimore Ravens. He was nice enough to sign in 5 weeks)
Jed Lowrie (Oakland A's infielder signed in 10 months from the team address)
Rodney Hodde (Texas A&M first baseman played from 1979-81 and signed in 29 days)
Todd Devoe (Denver Broncos wide receiver competed from 2005-06 and signed in 17 days)
Willie Whitehead (New Orleans Saints defensive end played from 1999-06 and signed in 11 days)
Bill Campbell (Pitched from 1973-87 for several teams including the Red Sox & Twins. He also competed in the Senior Professional Baseball Association for the Winter Haven Super Sox and signed in 1 week via Jack Smallings List)
Anthony Banda (Arizona Diamondbacks prospect was pulled from a pack of cards)
Josh Lowe (Tampa Bay Rays prospect was pulled from a pack of cards)
Matt Thaiss (Los Angeles Angels prospect was pulled from a pack of cards)
Alex Reyes (St. Louis Cardinals pitcher was pulled from a pack of cards)
James Naughton (One of the lead actors from the 1974 television series Planet of the Apes signed in 9 days)
John Davis (Pitched for the Royals, White Sox & Padres from 1987-90. He signed from Jack Smalling's List in 25 days)
Montee Ball (Denver Broncos running back competed from 2013-14 and played college football at Wisconsin. He signed in 13 days)
John Merna (Linebacker competed for the Florida State Seminoles from 1986-88 and signed in six weeks)
Terry Donnelly (A member of the MSU's 1979 men's national championship team. He played from 1976-80 and signed in 20 days from work)
Peter Bondra (Long time Washington Capitals right wing played from 1990-07 and signed in 11 years. My envelope had a .37 cent stamp on it)
Lee Meriwether (Actress, former model & winner of the 1955 Miss America pageant. She's been acting for over 60 years and has been a part of many shows including Barnaby Jones, Batman & The Time Tunnel. She signed in 7 weeks)
Derrick Harvey (Jacksonville Jaguars & Denver Broncos defensive end played from 2008-11 and signed in 10 days)
Matthew Hatchette (Wide receiver played for the Vikings, Jets & Jaguars from 1997-03 and signed in 1,051 days via Collins NFL Address List)
Dewayne White (Defensive end competed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers & Detroit Lions from 2003-09. He signed my letter from his rookie season in 2003, the turn around time was 4,832 days)
Clinette Jordan (One of the greatest scorers in Oklahoma State Cowgirl basketball history. Jordan held the all-time scoring record at Oklahoma State for many years. She played from 1986-89 and signed in 3 weeks)
Steve Searcy (Pitched from 1988-92 and most of his career came with the Detroit Tigers. He signed in 70 days using Jack Smalling's List)
My Past Successes
James Worthy's postseason averages of 21.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game were higher than his regular-season averages of 17.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.
What is James Worthy's nickname?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.