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.
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 & 2018 Spring Training Addresses
Olympic Athletes, Coaches, Boxing, Etc....
Women of the AAGPBL
NBA, WNBA, ABA & College Basketball Players
Major League Umpires
My Favorite Links
My Negro League Successes
days until Opening Day of the baseball season
days until the 2018 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.
Chase De Jong (Seattle Mariners rookie pitcher signed from spring training in 8 days)
Robert Conrad (Perhaps best known for his role in the 1965–69 television series The Wild Wild West or one of my favorite shows Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976-78), which was later renamed Black Sheep Squadron. He signed in 17 days with a major assist from Rich's Autographs)
Diana Taurasi (Current player for the Phoenix Mercury is winner of three WNBA championships (2007, 2009 & 2014) and is a 3 time Olympic Gold Medalist. Considered one of the greatest women to play basketball, she signed in 25 days)
Suzie McConnell-Serio (In 2007, Sports Illustrated named McConnell-Serio the best 5-foot-4 basketball player - male or female - of all-time. She played for the Cleveland Rockers from 1998-00 and was a point guard for two Olympic teams, winning a Gold Medal at the 1988 Games in Seoul & a Bronze in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. She signed in 13 weeks)
Michael Wacha (St. Louis Cardinals pitcher signed from spring training in 2015 or 1,090 days)
Mewelde Moore (Running back played from 2004-12 for the Vikings, Steelers & Colts. He signed in 4 years)
Dikembe Mutombo (Played 18 seasons in the NBA and was one of the greatest shot blockers and defensive players of all time. This eight-time All-Star signed in 138 days per True People Search)
Kendall Graveman (Oakland Athletics pitcher signed in exactly one year from spring training)
Alex Dickerson (San Diego Padres outfielder signed in 27 days)
Ray Sadler (Leftfielder was only given the chance to play three games at the major league level with the 2005 Pittsburgh Pirates. He signed in 2 weeks)
Rodger Saffold (Current offensive guard for the Los Angeles Rams played for the Indiana Hoosiers. He signed in 22 days via True People Search)
JaCoby Jones (Outfielder played for the Toledo Mud Hens at the time of my letter. He later spent some time with the Detroit Tigers and signed my card in 20 months)
Mike Shawaryn (Pitched for the Greenville Drive in the Red Sox minor league system. He signed from the team address in 6 months)
Al Unser Jr (Former two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, 1992 & 1994, completed his career with 34 wins. He's a driver coach at Harding Racing and signed in 12 days)
Kristen Rasmussen (This former Michigan State University star competed in the WNBA from 2000-08 for several teams including the Indiana Fever. She signed in 27 days via True People Search)
Ian Clarkin (Pitched for the Tampa Yankees in the Yanks minor league system. He signed from the team address in 9.5 months)
Jason Spriggs (Offensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers and former All-American for the Indiana Hoosiers signed in 16 days via True People Search)
Linda Hill-MacDonald (Currently the head coach at Fredonia and former coach of the Cleveland Rockers. She signed in 15 days c/o Fredonia Athletics)
Luke Weaver (St. Louis Cardinals pitcher signed in 9 weeks via the free site True People Search)
Tina Thompson (Forward played for 17 WNBA seasons from 1997-13 and most her her career was spent with the Houston Comets. This nine time All-Star signed in 3 months)
Todd Stottlemyre (Pitched from 1988-02 for several teams including the Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals & Arizona Diamondbacks. He signed from home in 458 days)
Erin Thorn (Guard competed from 2003-13 for the New York Liberty, Chicago Sky, Minnesota Lynx & Indiana Fever. She signed in 25 days using the free site True People Search)
Dwight Taylor (Outfielder is a former All-Pac 10 performer at the University of Arizona and played in four games for the Kansas City Royals in 1986. He signed in 1,012 days from home)
Jerome Simpson (Wide receiver played from 2008-15 for the Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings & San Francisco 49ers. He signed in 6 months)
Rick Schu (Infielder played from 1984-96 and most of his career came with the Phillies. He signed in 563 days from home)
Quincy Jackson (Wide receiver played for the Birmingham Thunderbolts of the short-lived XFL and would later compete in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos & Saskatchewan Roughriders. He signed in 2 months)
My Past Successes
Matt White received a $10.2 million signing bonus in 1996 with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and never reached the major league level.
Matt White pitched seven seasons in the minor leagues from 1997-03 all with Tampa Bay. What was his career record?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.