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.
Brent Peterson (Infielder plays for the Bakersfield Blaze in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 2 months)
Wandy Peralta (Pitches for the Bakersfield Blaze in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 2 months)
Daniel Wright (Pitches for the Bakersfield Blaze in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 18 days)
Casey Blake (Infielder played from 1999-11 for several teams including the Indians & Dodgers. He signed in 1 month using Jack Smallings List)
Todd Floyd (Wide receiver won a World Bowl in NFL Europe with the Frankfurt Galaxy & competed in the XFL for the Las Vegas Outlaws. He signed in 1 month)
Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors small forward signed in 1 month thanks to a big assist from Ross)
Kenny Delco (NHRA Pro Stock driver signed in 5 months using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Alfred Blue (Houston Texans rookie running back signed in 2 months from the team address)
R.J. Reynolds (Former Dodgers & Pirates outfielder was a great gift from Ross of Ross's Sports Autographs fame. Thanks Ross)
Saturday Night Live announcer of nearly 40 years has passed away.
Cameron Garfield (Catcher plays for the Brevard County Manatees in the Brewers minor league system. He signed in 3 weeks)
Jon Volpe (Canadian Football League running back played from 1991-94 for the B.C. Lions & Las Vegas Posse. He signed in 9 weeks)
Mike Perez (QB played for the Frankfurt Galaxy of the World League in 1991. He signed in 13 weeks thanks to Sports Collectors Net)
Former Tigers & A's infielder has passed away.
Pat Hentgen (1996 Cy Young Award winner pitched from 1991-04 and his best seasons came with the Toronto Blue Jays. My letter was sent during his time as the Blue Jays bullpen coach in 2011)
Gayle Bomar (QB played college football for North Carolina from 1967-68 under coach Bill Dooley. He was nice enough to sign in 5 days from work and sent a great letter)
Kyle Crick (Pitches for the Richmond Flying Squirrels in the Giants minor league system. He signed in 6 weeks)
Kelly Paris (Infielder played from 1982-88 for the Cardinals, Reds, Orioles & White Sox. He signed in 25 weeks)
Darryl Rogers (Coached the Detroit Lions from 1985-88 and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL for the 1991 season. He signed in 5 weeks thanks to Advanced Background Checks)
Michael Hamilton (Linebacker played from 1997-00 for the Chargers, Browns & Dolphins. He signed in 6 months)
Angelle Sampey (Three time winner of the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship (2000-02) signed in 10 weeks using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Dave Ridgway (Retired placekicker competed for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the CFL from 1982-95. This Hall of Famer signed in 9 weeks and sent a great note via the White Pages)
Harold Martinez (Infielder plays for the Clearwater Threshers in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Randal Grichuk (Outfielder plays for the Memphis Redbirds in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed in 9 days)
Hoby Milner (Pitches for the Reading Fightin Phils in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 12 days)
Reed Harper (Infielder plays for the Rome Braves in the Braves minor league system. He signed in 6 days)
Kevin Plawecki (Catcher plays for the Las Vegas 51s in the Mets minor league system. He signed in 3 weeks)
Former catcher passed away on August 8, 2014.
Ron Krisher (Retired Pro Stock driver was nice enough to sign in 2 weeks using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Richard Childress (Owns Richard Childress Racing and has been in NASCAR for many years. His team has competed in over 2,700 races and won over 200 events. He signed in 2 weeks from the team address)
Also, its a sad time here at my site because our hobby lost a great collector in Don P. and I lost a good friend. A survivor of five aneurysms for more than 10 years, he never complained about the paralysis. Great person & supporter of all things Ohio State, my friend will be and is missed.
Kris Hall (Pitches for the Stockton Ports in the A's minor league system. He signed in 6 days)
Rod Allen (Outfielder played from 1983-88 for Seattle, Detroit & Cleveland. This baseball analyst does broadcast work for Detroit and signed in 3 weeks from the team address)
Orson Mobley (Denver Broncos tight end played from 1986-90 and signed in 12 days thanks to Collins NFL Address List)
Jamie Henderson (New York Jets cornerback played from 2001-03 and signed in 14 days using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (Pitches for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 3 weeks)
V. Gaines (NHRA pro stock driver signed in 10 days using Advanced Background Checks)
Courtney Hawkins (Outfielder plays for the Winston-Salem Dash in the White Sox minor league system. He signed in 2 weeks)
Mike Hessman (Infielder plays for the Toledo Mud Hens in the Tigers minor league system. This was pulled from a pack of cards and the man deserves respect for spending 18 seasons in the minor leagues. He's the modern day Crash Davis)
Keoretsky (Was a veteran on both the NHRA and IHRA circuits, this Pro
Stock driver retired after a horrific crash. He was kind of enough to sign my
card in 8 days and sent me a hat thanks to the White Pages)
Former Oakland Raider passed away on June 26, 2014.
Jesus Galindo (Outfielder plays for the San Jose Giants in the Giants minor league system. He signed in 11 weeks)
Bill Campbell (Pitched from 1973-87 for several teams including the Red Sox and Twins. He signed in 10 days via Jack Smallings List)
Wade Hinkle (First baseman plays for the Inland Empire 66ers in the Angels minor league system. He signed in 29 days)
Alex Meyer (Pitches for the Rochester Red Wings in the Twins minor league system. He signed in 6 weeks)
Bruce Allen (Retired drag racer was a winner of 16 NHRA titles and signed in 10 days using Advanced Background Checks)
"The Claw" played 12 seasons for the Chicago Bears and passed on July 28, 2014.
Robin Miller (Racing journalist with well over 30 years experience serves as an analyst for IndyCar coverage. He also drove in the USAC midget series in the 1970's & 80's. He's my favorite racing spokesperson and signed in 9 days thanks to the White Pages)
Mark Jackson (Wide receiver played for a few teams including the Denver Broncos from 1986-94. He signed in 11 months via Intelius)
Jeff Lageman (Linebacker played from 1989-98 for the Jets & Jaguars. He signed in 10 days per Collins NFL Address List)
Pete Van Wieren
Long time voice of the Atlanta Braves passed on 08-02-14.
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)
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)
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)
Ron Jaworski played his college football at Youngstown State and went on to pass for 28,190 yards in the NFL.
Did Ron Jaworski ever win a Super Bowl title?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.