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
My Address Resources & Teams 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 Super Bowl.
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.
Fred Cox (Minnesota Vikings kicker played from 1963-77 and signed in 18 days per Collins NFL Address List)
Adonys Cardona (Pitched for the Dunedin Blue Jays in the Blue Jays minor league system. He signed in 2 months)
Forrest Wall (Infielder played for the Modesto Nuts in the Rockies minor league system. He signed in 11 weeks)
Max Pentecost (Catcher played for the Dunedin Blue Jays in the Blue Jays minor league system. He signed in 11 weeks)
Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez lost his life on 09-25-16
Aaron Nola (Philadelphia Phillies pitcher signed in 1 month from the team address)
Eric Shelton (Former University of Louisville running back played for the Carolina Panthers in 2006. He signed in 5 days)
Quentin Jammer (San Diego Chargers cornerback played from 2002-13 and signed in 16 days thanks to help from my old friend Ross of Ross's Sports Autographs)
Nolan Arenado (Colorado Rockies third baseman signed in 141 days from the team address. The fee was $25)
Marty Cordova (Outfielder played from 1995-03 for the Twins, Blue Jays, Indians & Orioles. He signed in 25 days via Sports Collectors Net)
Joey Porter (Pro-Bowl linebacker competed from 1999-11 for the Steelers, Dolphins & Cardinals. The outside linebackers coach for the Steelers signed in 17 days from the team address)
Jake Locker (Tennessee Titans quarterback played from 2011-14 and signed in 6 weeks)
Sam Scarber (Retired fullback competed in the CFL for Edmonton from 1971-72, the World Football League in 1974 with the Detroit Wheels & from 1975-76 with the San Diego Chargers. He signed in 7 months via C.J. Apontes List)
Pepper Johnson (Pro Bowl linebacker played from 1986-98 and his best seasons came with the New York Giants. He's the defensive line coach for the New York Jets and signed in 2 weeks from the team address)
Bailey Falter (Pitched for the Williamsport Crosscutters in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 11 weeks)
Neal Heaton (Pitched for several teams from 1982-93, including the Montreal Expos. He signed in 1 week using Jack Smallings List and he requires $5 cash)
Adam Jennings (Wide receiver played from 2006-09 for the Falcons & Lions. He signed in 19 months)
John David Booty (Former USC Trojans quarterback competed from 2003-07 and signed in 9 days from work)
Kassim Osgood (Wide receiver played for the Chargers, Jaguars, Lions & 49ers from 2003-14. He signed in 11 days)
Mike Vrabel (Defensive end played from 1997-10 for the Steelers, Patriots & Chiefs. He's the current linebackers coach for the Houston Texans and signed in 9 days from the team address)
Tim Laker (Catcher played from 1992-06 with the Expos, Orioles, Devil Rays, Pirates, & Indians. He signed in 18 weeks during his time as hitting coach for the Akron RubberDucks)
Cody Ponce (Pitched for the Brevard County Manatees in the Brewers minor league system. He signed in 3 months)
John Lucas (Played 14 seasons from 1977-90 for the Rockets, Warriors & Bucks. He signed in 46 days thanks to information on Sports Collectors Net)
Paul Lankford (Miami Dolphins cornerback played from 1982-91 and signed in 20 days using Collins NFL Address List)
Derek Hill (Outfielder played for the West Michigan Whitecaps in the Tigers minor league system. He signed in 15 weeks)
Benton Moss (Pitched for for the Charlotte Stone Crabs in the Rays minor league system. He signed in 14 weeks)
Tyler Danish (Pitched for the Charlotte Knights in the White Sox minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)
Corey Taylor (Pitched for the St. Lucie Mets in the Mets minor league system. He signed in 11 weeks)
Vince Papale (Former wide receiver played for the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League from 1974-75. He also competed for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976-78. The inspiration for the 2006 movie Invincible signed in 15 weeks from home)
Brad Hoover (Carolina Panthers fullback played from 2000-09 and signed from Collins NFL Address List in one week)
Marvin Benard (San Francisco Giants outfielder played from 1995-03 and signed in 2 weeks via Jack Smallings List)
Jonathan Vilma (New York Jets & New Orleans Saints linebacker played from 2004-13 and signed in 25 days)
Talman Gardner (New Orleans Saints wide receiver played from 2003-04 and signed in 13 days)
Laurent Robinson (Wide receiver played from 2007-12 for Atlanta, St. Louis, Dallas & Jacksonville. He signed in 10 days)
Winston Moss (Linebacker played for the Buccaneers, Raiders & Seahawks from 1987-97. He signed in 23 days via Sports Collectors Net)
Michael Haynes (Chicago Bears defensive back played from 2003-05 and signed in 7 days)
Shonn Greene (New York Jets & Tennessee Titans running back played from 2009-14 and signed in 8 days)
Hey kids its a Labor Day Special for fans of the Arizona Fall League. The following link is for the 2016 rosters for each of the AFL teams.
2016 Arizona Fall League Rosters per Baseball America
Daryle Lamonica (Former Notre Dame quarterback later played for the Buffalo Bills & Oakland Raiders from 1963-74. He also competed in the World Football League with the Southern California Sun in 1975 and signed in 26 days from Collins NFL Address List. I sent a donation of $10)
Gabriel Quintana (Infielder plays for the San Antonio Missions in the Padres minor league system. He signed in 3 months)
Austin Carr (Guard played from 1971-81 and most of his career came with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He signed in 1 month from information on Sports Collectors Net)
Mark Robinson (Safety played for the Kansas City Chiefs & Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1984-90. He signed in 2 weeks using Collins NFL Address List)
Carroll Dale (Wide receiver played from 1960-73 for the Rams, Packers & Vikings. This three time Pro-Bowler signed in 13 days via Collins NFL Address List)
Drew Bennett (Wide receiver played from 2001-08 with the Titans & Rams. He signed in 13 days)
Roy Gerela (Kicker played from 1969-79 with the Oilers, Steelers & Chargers. he signed in 11 months using Collins NFL Address List)
Michaella Krajicek (Current touring tennis player signed in 5 months)
Darnell Hillman (Dr. Dunk competed in both the ABA & NBA from 1971-80 and much of his career came with the Indiana Pacers. He signed in 31 days from information on Sports Collectors Net)
Kyle Vanden Bosch (Defensive end played for the Cardinals, Titans & Lions from 2001-12. He was nice enough to sign in 10 days)
Les Miles served as head coach at LSU from 2005 to 2016.
What was Les Miles record at LSU?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.