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 Super Bowl 2017
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.
Stanley Redwine (A former four-time All-American at Arkansas and was named UA’s Outstanding Track Athlete all four of his years in Fayetteville (1980-83). He currently works as a head coach at the University of Kansas and signed in 2 weeks)
Felipe Rivero (Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher signed in 6 weeks from the team address)
Kym Hampton (Played 12 years professionally overseas before helping to launch the WNBA with the New York Liberty from 1997-99. She also competed at Arizona State from 1981-84 and was a two-time consensus All-America. She was nice enough to sign in 3 weeks)
Ricky Nolasco (Los Angeles Angels pitcher signed in 2 months from the team address)
Kyle Lewis (Outfielder played for the Modesto Nuts in the Mariners minor league system. He signed in 13 weeks)
Update, The Autograph Collector's Handbook #19 will begin shipping on September 15, 2017.
Bob Apisa (One of just 15 players in Michigan State history to earn first-team All-America honors twice. He competed from 1965-67 and was inducted into the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017. He signed in 1 week)
Mary Littlewood (Former head coach of the Arizona State University’s woman’s softball team from 1966-89. She amassed a career record of 648 wins and 202 loses. She was named to the Arizona State University Hall of Distinction in 1991 and voted into the National Softball Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame in 1995. She signed in 3 weeks)
Danny Heep (Outfielder played from 1979-91 for several teams including the Astros, Mets & Dodgers. He signed in 6 months)
(Former All-American kicker-punter competed at Arkansas from 1983-86 and played in the NFL from 1987-88 with the Bengals & Cardinals. He signed in 12 days)
Taylor Jungmann (Pitched for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in the Brewers minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)
Wade Hinkle (First baseman played for the Erie Wolves in the Tigers minor league system. He signed in 8 weeks)
Bruce Kison (Pitched from 1971-85
for a few teams including the Pirates, Angels & Red Sox. In 1989, Kison played for the Bradenton Explorers of the Senior Professional Baseball Association and signed in 7 months using Jack Smallings List)
Martin Rucker (Tight end played from 2008-12 for the Browns, Cowboys, Jaguars & Chiefs. He signed in 2 months)
Ryan Groy (Offensive guard plays for the Buffalo Bills and signed in 11 days from the team address)
Tyler Collins (Detroit Tigers outfielder signed in 5 months from the team address)
Ryan Boldt (Outfielder played for the Charlotte Stone Crabs in the Rays minor league system. He signed in 9 weeks)
Troy Conyers (Pitches for the Rome Braves in the Braves minor league system. He signed in 12 weeks from home)
D.C. Nobles (Quarterback competed in the WFL from 1974-75 with the Houston Texans & Shreveport Steamer. He signed in 6 weeks)
Bruce Hill (Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver played from 1987-91 and signed in 19 days via Sports Collectors Net)
Sammie Smith (Running back played for the Dolphins & Broncos from 1989-92. He signed in 17 days using information from Sports Collectors Net)
Bobby Kleinecke (He was Head Women’s Tennis Coach at Texas A&M from 1985-11 and was inducted into the Texas Tennis Hall of Fame in Waco 2013. He signed in 18 days c/o Rudder High School)
Ronald Guzman (First baseman plays for the Round Rock Express in the Rangers minor league system. He signed in 8 weeks)
Jordan Guerrero (Pitches for the Birmingham Barons in the White Sox minor league system. He signed in 12 weeks)
Mike Soroka (Pitches for the
Mississippi Braves in the Braves minor league system. He signed in 14 weeks)
William Byron (Currently competes in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and in 2018 he will compete for Hendrick Motorsports in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He signed in 3 weeks c/o JR Motorsports)
Ryan Spilborghs (Outfielder played for the Colorado Rockies from 2005-11 and now is a broadcaster for the team. He signed from the team address in 13 weeks)
Tyler Anderson (Was pitching for the Colorado Rockies at the time of my letter, now he's with the Albuquerque Isotopes in the Rockies minor league system. He signed in 3 months)
Ron Lewis (FSU wide receiver competed from 1986-89 prior to his joining the 49ers & Packers from 1990-94. He signed in 3 weeks)
Kim Hammond (FSU quarterback played from 1964-67 and later competed for the Miami Dolphins & Boston Patriots from 1968-70. He passed away in July and his wife provided a signed card)
Chris Jogis (Arizona State badminton champion was a four-time All-American from 1984-87. He also competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics in men's singles and signed in 9 days)
Kurt Nimphius (FAILURE: Former Arizona State and NBA player refused to sign and returned my card unsigned)
Juwan Howard (Former member of the University of Michigan's Fab Five competed in the NBA for several teams from 1994-13. He's an assistant coach for the Miami Heat and signed in 54 weeks from the team address)
Thom Hunt (Former distance runner specialized in various events from the 1500 meters to the marathon and was a four-time All-American at Arizona from 1977-80. He signed in 3 weeks)
Ted Nelson (While an athlete at Texas A&M, Nelson once owned 13 school records. He later became head track and field coach at Texas A&M University and signed in 15 days)
Keith Harris (Former linebacker competed at Georgia from 1973-75 and signed in 15 days)
Brad Anderson (Wide receiver played for Arizona from 1981-83 and earned All-Pac 10 honors. He later competed for the Chicago Bears from 1984–85 and was part of the 1985 Bears team that won Super Bowl XX. He signed in 3 weeks)
Jose Marzan (First baseman competed at FSU from 1984-87 and signed in 13 days)
Jonathan Babineaux (Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle played 13 seasons from 2005-16 and signed in 6 weeks)
Warren Rustand (Guard played at Arizona State from 1961-65 and earned Academic All-American status. He was appointed secretary to President Nixon from 1974-75 and signed in 2 weeks)
Jake Johansen (Pitches for the Birmingham Barons in the White Sox minor league system. He signed in 3 weeks)
Scott Thorman (Outfielder/infielder played for the Atlanta Braves from 2006-07 and is the manager for the Lexington Legends. He signed from the team address in 17 weeks)
Actor passed away on August 31, 2017.
Peter Willis (FSU quarterback played from 1986-89 before joining the Chicago Bears. He was elected to the FSU Hall of Fame in 1998 and signed in 1 week)
David Palmer (Florida State linebacker/fullback competed from 1984-87 and signed in 11 days from work)
Bob Dandridge (Four time All-Star forward played for the Bucks & Bullets from 1969-82. He signed in 13 months via Sports Collectors Net)
Mike Bossy (Right wing played for the New York Islanders for his entire career and was an important part of their four year reign as Stanley Cup champions in the early 1980's. His career covered 1977-87 and he signed in 4,884 days)
Daniel Robertson (Tampa Bay Rays infielder signed in 17 days)
Derek Schmidt (Florida State kicker competed from 1984-87 and when he left the program he was Florida State's all-time leading scorer. He signed in 1 week from work)
Barry Blackwell (Catcher played at Florida State from 1985-88 and signed in 8 days)
Janet Knight (Scored 1,795 points in her four-year basketball career at Clemson and entered the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999. She signed in 11 days)
My Past Successes
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford passed for 20 touchdowns and 3,877 yards in 2016.
How many career touchdowns does Sam Bradford have?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.