Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus! Circa 1992.

The best way to make the hobby fun is to make your collection unique.

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

Golf Successes
Hockey Successes
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.
2)University Addresses
3)Managenment Groups that athletes use to SELL their autographs. However if you have questions, feel free to email me.





09/19/14
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)




09/17/14
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



09/15/14
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)




09/13/14
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)


Frank Torre

Former Milwaukee Brave player passed away September 13, 2014.



09/12/14
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)



09/11/14
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)




09/09/14
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)


Goose Gonsoulin

An original Denver Bronco and a member of the club's inaugural Ring of Fame Class of 1984 passed away September 8, 2014.



09/08/14
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)


Marvin Barnes

Sports Collectors Net is reporting he passed away.



09/07/14
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09/06/14
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)




09/05/14
Stanley Morgan (England Patriots Pro Bowl wide receiver played from 1977-90 and signed in 17 days per Collins NFL Address List)

Eric Wilkerson (Running back played for the New York/New Jersey Knights in the former World League. He signed in 3 months thanks to Collins NFL Address List)

D.J. Hackett (Wide receiver played from 2005-08 with Seattle & Carolina, signing in 10 months using the White Pages)

Allen Johnson (Winner of the 2012 NHRA Pro Stock World Championship, he signed in 6 weeks from the team address)

Ismael Guillon (Pitched for the Bakersfield Blaze in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 10 weeks)

Charlie Tilson (Outfielder played for the Springfield Cardinals in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed in 13 weeks)




09/04/14
John Costello (Pitched from 1988-91 and most of his career came with the St. Louis Cardinals. He signed 8 months using Sports Collectors Net) rec'd 09-04-14

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09/02/14
Isaiah Stanback (Wide receiver played from 2007-12 for the Cowboys, Patriots, Giants & Jaguars. He signed in 23 days using the free site Advanced Background Checks)

Nick Castellanos (Detroit Tigers rookie signed in 1 month and the Tigers fee was $10)

John Hicks (Catcher plays for the Tacoma Rainiers in the Mariners minor league system. He signed in 7 weeks)

Edwin Carl (Pitches for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in the Dodgers minor league system. He signed in 16 months)

FAILURE: Seth Blair (Pitches for the Springfield Cardinals in the Cardinals minor league system. The team RTS'd my letter after 17 weeks)




08/30/14
Ed Mayer (Pitched for the Chicago Cubs from 1957-58 and signed in 8 days thanks to Jack Smallings List. In addition, he sent a great letter, articles on his career & an extra signed card of his own. Mr. Mayer went above and beyond, class act)

Bobby Holik (Center played from 1990-09 for several teams including the New Jersey Devils. He signed in 2 years & 2 months)




08/29/14
Zeke Bratkowski (QB played from 1954-71 and his best seasons were with the Bears & Packers. He signed in 5 years & 8 months, the address can be found in Collins NFL Address List)

Ben Patrick (Arizona Cardinals tight end played from 2007-10 and signed in 3 weeks from an address that will soon be in Collins NFL Address List)

Preston Tucker (Outfielder plays for the Oklahoma City RedHawks in the Astros minor league system. He signed in 10 weeks)




08/28/14
Johnny Field (Outfielder plays for the Charlotte Stone Crabs in the Rays minor league system. He signed in 24 days)

Adam Kolarek (Pitches for the Binghamton Mets in the Mets minor league system. He signed in 8 weeks)

FAILURE: Kirk Gibson (Arizona Diamondbacks manager returned my card unsigned from spring training in 2013)

Craig Hentrich (Pro Bowl punter played from 1994-09 for the Packers & Titans. He signed in 8 days using Collins NFL Address List)




08/27/14
Kolby Smith (Kansas City Chiefs running back played from 2007-09 and signed in 9 days c/o University of Louisville)




08/25/14
Blake Higgins (Pitches for the GCL Cardinals in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed in 7 weeks)

Wyatt Mathisen (First baseman plays for the West Virginia Power in the Pirates minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)

Clay Parker (Pitched from 1987-92 for Seattle, New York & Detroit. He signed in 1 week thanks to Jack Smallings List)





Past Successes


Tom Trebelhorn



Forgotten Facts

Former Milwaukee Brewers & Chicago Cubs manager Tom Trebelhorn never played at the major league level.

SPORTS QUIZ

How many seasons did Tom Trebelhorn manage the Brewers & Cubs?


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