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.
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.
Ken Hodge (Right wing played from 1964-78, most of his career came with the Chicago Blackhawks & Boston Bruins. He signed in 15 days and the address can be found using Sports Collectors Net)
Matt Roney (Pitched for the Tigers & A's from 2003-06, he signed in 9 months via Jack Smallings List)
John DeSilva (Pitched for the Tigers, Dodgers & Orioles from 1993-95, he signed in 11 months from Jack Smallings List)
Larry Patey (Center played from 1973-85 for the California Golden Seals, St. Louis Blues & New York Rangers. He signed in 2 weeks and the address can be found using Sports Collectors Net)
J.R. Murphy (Catcher played for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in the Yankees minor league system. He signed in 18 weeks from the team address)
Brandon Nimmo (Outfielder played for the St. Lucie Mets in the Mets minor league system. He signed in 7 months from the team address)
Paul Runge (Atlanta Braves infielder played from 1981-88 and signed in 1 month using Jack Smallings List)
Ty Griffin (Competed in the 1987 Pan American Games & 1988 Summer Olympics. After being drafted by the Cubs in the 1st round he spent nine seasons in the minor leagues. He signed in 28 days using the White Pages)
Randy Bockus (Pitched from 1986-89 for the Giants & Tigers. He signed in 23 days per Jack Smallings List)
Garrett Mock (Pitched for the Washington Nationals from 2008-10 and signed in 23 days using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Scott Hemond (Infielder played from 1989-95 for the A's, White Sox & Cardinals. He signed in 2 months per Sports Collectors Net)
Dave Eiland (Pitched from 1988-00 for the Yankees, Padres & Devil Rays. Also, he's currently the pitching coach of the Kansas City Royals and was nice enough to sign in 12 days per Jack Smallings List)
Tommy Barrett (Infielder played from 1988-92 for the Phillies & Red Sox. He signed in 3 weeks via Sports Collectors Net)
Pitched from 1960-77 and always fan friendly. He passed on November 17, 2014.
Brandon Stokley (Wide receiver played from 1999-13 for several teams including the Ravens & Colts. He signed in 12 days via Collins NFL Address List)
Lucas Sims (Pitched this past season for the Lynchburg Hillcats in the Braves minor league system. He signed in seven months from the team address)
Doug Dascenzo (Outfielder played from 1988-96 and much of his career came with the Chicago Cubs. He signed in 20 days thanks to Sports Collectors Net)
Bill Long (Pitched from 1985-91 for the White Sox, Cubs & Expos. He signed in 2 weeks per Jack Smallings List)
Shane Turner (Infielder played from 1988-92 for the Philles, Orioles & Mariners. He signed in 9 days via Jack Smallings List)
Cory Snyder (Cleveland Indians outfielder played from 1986-94 and signed in 2 weeks using Sports Collectors Net)
Zach Lee (Pitched this past season for the Albuquerque Isotopes in the Dodgers minor league system. He signed in 14 weeks)
Mewelde Moore (Running back played from 2004-12 for the Vikings, Steelers & Colts. He signed in 2 months using the White Pages)
Ricky Stanzi (Former Iowa Hawkeyes QB played for the Kansas City Chiefs & Jacksonville Jaguars from 2011-13. He signed in 33 days using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Bart Snyder (Former jockey was winner of 378 races from 1989-94, he signed in 33 days using the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Long time baseball player & manager passed away on November 13, 2014.
Eric Surkamp (Current Chicago White Sox pitcher signed from the 2013 season)
Dave Otto (Pitched from 1987-94 and much of his career came with the Oakland A's. He signed in 3 weeks using Jack Smallings List)
Dan Morgan (Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl linebacker played from 2001-07, he serves as Assistant Director of Pro Personnel for the Seattle Seahawks and signed in 9 days from the team address)
Brad Moore (Pitched for the Phillies from 1988-90 and signed in 12 days using Jack Smallings List)
Gerald Willhite (Denver Broncos running back played from 1982-88 and signed in 1 month using Collins NFL Address List)
Randy Byers (San Diego Padres outfielder played from 1987-88 and signed in 1 month using Sports Collectors Net)
Today, I added a guestbook at the bottom of this page.
Dann Howitt (Outfielder played from 1989-94 for Oakland, Seattle & Chicago. He signed in 11 weeks via Sports Collectors Net)
Chad Owens (Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver played from 2005-07 and signed in 11 months using C.J. Apontes List
Paul Janish (Infielder played for the Omaha Storm Chasers in the Royals minor league system. He signed in 3 months from the team address)
Butch Benton (Catcher played parts of four seasons from 1978-85 with the Mets, Cubs & Indians. He signed in 19 months via Jack Smallings List)
Passed away on October 1, 2014.
Airese Currie (Chicago Bears wide receiver played in 2006 and signed in 2 years using the White Pages)
Colby Bockwoldt (Linebacker played from 2004-07 for the Saints, Titans & Browns. He signed in 6 weeks per the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Ryan Nece (Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker played from 2002-08 and signed in 6 weeks per the free site Advanced Background Checks)
Ras-I Dowling (Defensive back plays on the Oakland Raiders practice squad and signed in 3 weeks from the team address)
Kevin Pillar (At the time of my letter he was playing for the Buffalo Bisons and he was later promoted to the Toronto Blue Jays. He was nice enough to hold on to his mail and signed in 5 months)
Vinny Cerrato (Served as the football recruiting coordinator under Lou Holtz at the University of Notre Dame. During that time, the Irish played in four Bowl games and won the 1988 NCAA National Championship. He signed from work in 6 weeks)
Todd Frazier (Cincinnati Reds infielder signed in 26 weeks from the team address)
Gary Varsho (Outfielder played from 1988-95 for the Cubs, Reds & Pirates. He signed in 9 days per Jack Smallings List)
Tom Filer (Pitched from 1982-92 for several teams including the Brewers. He signed in 11 days from Jack Smallings List)
Roman Quinn (Centerfielder played for the Clearwater Threshers in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 18 weeks)
(Former Los Angeles-Oakland Raiders guard played in 1993 & 95. He also competed for the Sacramento Surge in the World League from 1991-92 and won the World Bowl in 1992. He signed in 6 weeks via the free White Pages)
Johnny Bench is the all-time home run leader in Cincinnati Reds history with 389 long balls.
Can you name the top five home runs hitters in Cincinnati Reds history?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.