Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus! Circa 1992
- 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 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 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 98th Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to be run on Sunday, May 25th
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.
Spike Jones (Punter played from 1970-77 with the Oilers, Bills and Eagles. He signed in 5 weeks using C.J. Apontes List)
Ryan Clement (QB played for the Las Vegas Outlaws in the former XFL and signed in 8 weeks from his work address)
Joe Hudson (Catcher plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 9 days)
David Harris (New York Jets linebacker signed from this past season)
Former NFL QB (1948-54) passed away April 13, 2014.
Sedrick Hodge (New Orleans Saints linebacker played from 2001-05 and signed in 39 days via Collins NFL Address List)
Bryant Johnson (Wide receiver played from 2003-11 for the Cardinals, 49ers, Lions & Texans. He signed in 8 months via the always free White Pages)
Luke Staley (Consensus All-American at Brigham Young University was selected by the Detroit Lions in the 7th round of the 2002 NFL Draft, but he suffered a career-ending knee injury before appearing in a regular season pro football game. He signed in 13 days via the always free White Pages)
Jim Ritcher (Pro Bowl guard played from 1980-95 for both the Bills & Falcons. He signed in 20 days using Sports Collectors Net)
Kolten Wong (St. Louis Cardinals infielder signed in 2 weeks from the team address)
Don Robinson (Pitched from 1978-92 for several teams including the Pirates & Giants. He signed in 3 weeks from Jack Smalling's List)
Joe Price (Pitched from 1980-90 for several teams including the Reds & Giants. He signed in 1 month from an address found on Sports Collectors Net)
Eric Wedge (Former Indians & Mariners manager signed in 16 days thanks to Jack Smalling's List)
Brian Vickers (Current NASCAR driver was pulled from a pack of cards)
Kevin Curtis (Wide receiver played from 2003-11 for the Rams, Eagles, Dolphins, Chiefs & Titans. He signed in 11 days using C.J. Apontes 2014 List)
Bryon Hines (Former Pro Stock Bike racer had very good success over the course of his career and signed in 15 days from his work address)
Passed away Friday after suffering a stroke.
Scott Strickland (Pitched from 1999-10 for the Expos, Mets, Astros & Marlins. He signed in 1 year per Jack Smalling's List)
Pat Sheridan (Outfielder played from 1981-91 for a few teams including the Royals & Tigers. He signed in 1 month again by using Jack Smalling's List)
Ted Toles (Played for the Pittsburgh Crawfords & Cleveland Buckeyes in the Negro Leagues during the 1940's. He signed in 12 days at a cost of $10 and the information can be found on his website at
Contact Ted Toles
Rory Sparrow (Guard played from 1980-92 for several teams including the Sacramento Kings. He signed in 15 months using information from Sports Collectors Net)
Steve Stanicek (Infielder played two seasons from 1987-89 for the Brewers & Phillies. He signed in 8 months from Jack Smalling's List)
Joel Williams (Linebacker played for the Atlanta Falcons & Philadelphia Eagles from 1979-89. He signed in 5 weeks from Collins NFL Address List)
AJ Guyton (Guard played at Indiana University from 1996-00 and signed in 14 weeks from his work address)
Chris Karamesines (Drag racer was one of the NHRA's early pioneers, he never won an NHRA event but had Top Fuel victories in several other drag racing sanctions including ADRA, AHRA and IHRA. He signed in 10 days using the free site, Advanced Background Checks)
Congrats to The University of Connecticut and Coach Kevin Ollie for winning the 2014 NCAA men's basketball championship.
Lee Folkins (End played for the Packers, Cowboys & Steelers from 1961-65 and signed in 10 days from information found on the best site for our hobby, Sports Collectors Net)
Bob Wolcott (Pitched from 1995-99 for Seattle, Arizona & Boston. He signed in 28 months per Jack Smalling's List)
Hassan Jones (Wide receiver played for the Vikings & Chiefs from 1986-93 and signed in 2 weeks thanks to Collins NFL Address List)
For me its a sad day because David Letterman announced that he will be retiring sometime in 2015. After Groucho Marx, Letterman has been one of my favorite comedians. Thank you for 30 plus years of laughs.
Doug Fister (Pitcher signed from the Washington Nationals spring training session)
Arodys Vizcaino (Chicago Cubs pitching prospect signed from spring training, he's now with the Daytona Cubs)
Danny Tartabull (Outfielder played from 1984-97 and his best seasons came with the Royals. He signed in 5 months per Sports Collectors Net)
Fernando Vina (Infielder played for the Brewers & Cardinals from 1993-04. He signed in 3 weeks thanks to Sports Collectors Net)
Tony Perezchica (Infielder played from 1988-92 for the Giants & Indians. He signed in 6 weeks from Jack Smalling's List)
Diego Segui (Pitched for several teams from 1962-77, including the St. Louis Cardinals. He signed in 3 weeks via Jack Smalling's List)
Ricky Jordan (Philadelphia Phillies infielder played from 1988-96 and signed in 3 weeks per Jack Smalling's List)
Luther Elliss (Defensive tackle played from 1995-04 for the Lions & Broncos. He signed in 9 weeks)
Coy Wire (Linebacker played for the Bills & Falcons from 2002-10, he signed in 13 weeks)
Jerry Trupiano (Called games for the Houston Astros (1985-86), Montreal Expos (1989-90) & Boston Red Sox from (1993-07). He signed in 7 weeks using the free site, Advanced Background Checks)
Rickie Smith (Veteran drag racer claimed the 2013 NHRA Pro Mod World Champion and signed in 1 week from the team address)
Corey Hart (Seattle Mariners player signed from spring training)
Chase Elliott (Currently competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, driving for JR Motorsports. He signed in 10 weeks from the team address)
Tom Hoover (Retired as one of the most popular Funny Car racers of all time. He signed in 1 month using the free site, Advanced Background Checks)
Yoenis Cespedes (Oakland Athletics outfielder signed from this past season)
Carlos Torres (New York Mets pitcher signed from spring training)
Ray Hayward (Pitched from 1986-88 for the Padres & Rangers. He signed in 7 weeks per Jack Smallings List)
Mike Rochford (Pitched for the Boston Red Sox from 1988-90 and signed in 2 weeks via Jack Smallings List)
Ray Christensen (Mr. Christensen will always be remembered as the Voice of the of Minnesota Golden Gophers sports (1951-2001). In addition, he broadcast Minnesota Twins games during the 1970's. He was nice enough to sign in 19 days from the free site, Advanced Background Checks)
Bob Kurtz (Currently broadcasting games for the Minnesota Wild, he has previously been a play-by-play announcer for the Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota North Stars, University of Minnesota & Michigan State University. He signed in 19 days from his work address)
Dana Williams (Outfielder played for the Boston Red Sox in 1989, he also spent 10 seasons in the minor leagues. He signed in 10 days by using long time friend of the hobby, Jack Smallings List)
Bill Gogolewski (Pitched from 1970-75 for the Senators, Rangers & White Sox. He signed in 9 days via Jack Smallings List)
Ken Rudolph (Long time Cubs catcher played from 1969-77 and signed in 2 weeks from Jack Smallings List)
Stu Tate (Pitched for the San Francisco Giants in 1989 and signed in 9 days via Jack Smallings List)
Curtis Duncan (Wide receiver played for the Houston Oilers from 1987-93, he signed in 1 month from Collins NFL Address List)
Curtis Granderson (New York Mets outfielder returned my card unsigned and sent a signed photo from spring training)
Wilbur Wood (Pitched 17 seasons from 1961-78 for the Red Sox & White Sox. This 3 time All-Star signed in 10 days via Jack Smallings List)
Rick Sawyer (Pitched for the Padres & Yankees from 1974-77. He signed in 9 days using Jack Smallings List)
Mark Lemke (Atlanta Braves infielder played from 1988-98 and signed in 1 week)
Joe Nolan (Catcher played from 1972-85 for several teams including the Atlanta Braves. He signed in 8 days thanks to Jack Smalling's List)
Fred Liberatore ("The Pitbull", was a super featherweight boxer and winner of the 1988 New York Golden Gloves. He completed his career with a record of 20-4-1 and signed in 3 weeks from his work address)
Paul Olden (The current public address announcer for the New York Yankees signed in one month from the team address)
Tim McAmis (Won the first-ever IHRA Pro Mod championship, he signed in 9 days from his work address)
Julio Zuleta (Chicago Cubs first baseman played from 2000-01 and then spent six seasons playing in Japan. He signed in 10 days thanks to Sports Collectors Net)
Kent Derdivanis (Broadcast Pittsburgh Pirates games from 1990-92 and signed in 11 days per the free site, Advanced Background Checks)
Brian Urlacher competed in 182 games for the Chicago Bears, third most in franchise history.
Did Brian Urlacher ever play in the Pro Bowl?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.