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
Team Addresses & 2017 Spring Training 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 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.
Jorge Alfaro (Catcher plays for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 23 days from the team address)
DJ LeMahieu (Colorado Rockies infielder charges $25 payable to the Colorado Rockies Foundation)
Earnie Rhone (Linebacker played ten seasons for the Miami Dolphins and signed in 7.5 months from Collins NFL Address List)
Trae Waynes (Cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings signed in 1 month)
Curtis Johnson (Miami Dolphins defensive back played from 1970-78 and signed in 2 months from Collins NFL Address List)
Michael Bennett (Running back played from 2001-10 for the Vikings, Chiefs, Buccaneers, Chargers & Raiders. He signed in 2 months)
Gary Pettis (Houston Astros third base coach was a five-time Gold Glove winner during his 14-year Major League. He played for the California Angels, Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres. The turnaround time was 3 weeks from the team address)
Kevin Kiermaier (Tampa Bay Rays centerfielder signed in 2 weeks from the team address)
Christian Arroyo (Shortstop plays for the Sacramento River Cats in the Giants minor league system. He signed in 20 days)
Steve Fisher (After 571 wins, three Final Four appearances and a national championship Coach Fisher has retired. He coached the Michigan Wolverines from 1988-97 & the San Diego State Aztecs from 1999-17. He signed in 18 weeks from the Aztecs men's basketball program)
Tim Tebow (FAILURE: Returned my card from the Columbia Fireflies team address with a note stating that due to the high volume of request he can't sign. However if I want to go to his site then I can purchase an autograph. I say no thanks Tim)
Ryon Healy (Oakland A's infielder signed in 12 days from the team address)
Greg Gross (Long time Philadelphia Phillies outfielder played from 1973-89. He signed in 3 weeks from Reno Aces team address where he's the hitting coach)
Bobby Hebert (Quarterback competed in both the USFL & NFL from 1983-96 and signed my card in 4 months via Collins NFL Address List)
Dave Berg (Infielder competed for the Blue Jays & Marlins from 1998-04. He is currently the hitting coach of the Tacoma Rainiers and signed in 11 days from the team address)
Rob Havenstein (Earned First-team All-America status at Wisconsin, this current Las Angeles Rams offensive tackle signed in 14 days)
Garland Boyette (Former Pro-Bowl linebacker played from 1962-72 for the St. Louis Cardinals & Houston Oilers. He also competed for two CFL seasons in Montreal. Mr. Boyette signed in 7 weeks using Collins NFL Address List)
Quinn Grovey (Quarterback played for the Arkansas Razorbacks from 1987-90 and played briefly in the CFL. He signed in 12 days)
Tony Renda (Infielder plays for the Louisville Bats in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Manny Acta (Now in his second season with the Seattle Mariners as third base coach and his 13th season as a big league coach or manager. The former manager of the Washington Nationals & Cleveland Indians signed in 16 days from the team address)
Brian Dorsett (Catcher and first baseman played for the Indians, Yankees, Padres, Reds & Cubs from 1987-96. He signed in 24 days using Jack Smalling's List)
Long (Tackle signed in 18 days from home)
Devon White (Outfielder played from 1985-01 for several teams including the Angels, Blue Jays & Diamondbacks. He signed in 1 week)
Joel McKeon (Pitched for the Chicago White Sox from 1986-87. He signed in 23 days using Jack Smalling's List)
Paxton Lynch (Denver Broncos quarterback signed in 7 months from the team address)
Mark Davidson (Outfielder played from 1986-91 for the Twins & Astros. He signed in 3 weeks per Jack Smalling's List)
Jerry Simmons (Wide receiver played for several teams from 1965-74, including the Steelers, Falcons & Broncos. He signed in 11 weeks via Collins NFL Address List)
Austin Smith (Pitches for the Fort Wayne TinCaps in the Padres minor league system. He signed in 10 months)
Fred McNair (Former quarterback in the Canadian Football League (CFL), World League of American Football (WLAF) & Arena Football League (AFL). He signed in 26 days from home)
Legendary comic Don Rickles, (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017)
This 1949 AL Rookie of the Year passed away on April 3, 2017
Dodgers slugger Pedro Guerrero was moved out of the intensive care unit Tuesday after being hospitalized Monday following a stroke.
Ryan Nece (Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker played from 2002-08 and signed in 4 weeks per Collins NFL Address List)
Chris Doering (Wide receiver played from 1996-04 for the Colts, Broncos, Redskins & Steelers. He signed from Collins NFL Address List in 12 days)
Eric Meeks (He earned All-American status for the Arizona Wildcats and won the 1988 U.S. Amateur. Meeks later turned professional and played on the Nike Tour/Nationwide Tour. He signed in 22 months c/o Eric Meeks School of Golf)
Jorge Soler (Kansas City Royals outfielder signed from spring training)
My Past Successes
Alex Trevino is the Spanish radio broadcaster for the Houston Astros.
How many seasons has Alex Trevino been the Spanish radio voice for the Astros?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.