Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus!
- This site will be dedicated to a variety of sports with an emphasis towards baseball & football, including hockey, golf, basketball, boxing, Olympic, coaching & racing successes. I haven't always kept an accurate log of the length of time it took to receive these autographs. All new additions will include the turnaround time. I want to add 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
Team addresses for MLB, Spring Training & Arizona Fall League
& NFL Team 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 release of C.J. Aponte's 2014 Address Lists, email C.J. with questions at SignaturesPlus@aol.com
days until the release of Collins 2014 NFL Address List at a cost of only $15.00
Collins NFL Address List
days until the 2014 Major League Baseball season begins.
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.
Outfielder played from 1945-54 for the Dodgers & Tigers. He passed on 12-10-13
Paul Carey (He joined Ernie Harwell as a Tigers play-by-play announcer in 1973 and spent 19 seasons calling the games until his retirement after the 1991 season. He signed in 3 weeks)
Clay Hensley (Pitched a short time for the Louisville Bats in the Reds minor league system. He signed from this past season)
Chad Greenway (Linebacker plays for the Minnesota Vikings and signed in 3 weeks from the team address)
Dana Torres (Twelve-time Olympic medalist (four gold, four silver, four bronze) competed in the 1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 & 2008 games. The turn around time was two months)
Rookie Davis (At the time of my letter he pitched for the Staten Island Yankees in the Yankees minor league system. He signed in 15 weeks from the team address)
Barrett Ruud (Linebacker played from 2005-12 and most of his career came with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He signed in 9 days)
Maurice Stovall (Wide receiver played from 2006-12 and most of his career came with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He signed in 3 weeks)
Matt Duffy (Infielder played for the Lancaster JetHawks in the Astros minor league system. He signed in 6 months from the team address)
Floyd Rayford (Baltimore Orioles infielder played from 1980-87, he signed in 9 weeks thanks to Jack Smalling's List)
Derek Russell (Wide receiver played from 1991-97 for the Broncos & Oilers. He signed in 7 weeks)
Dana Stubblefield (Pro Bowl defensive tackle played from 1993-03 and most of his career came with the 49ers. He signed in 3 weeks per Collins NFL Address List)
Bryce Brentz (Outfielder played for the Pawtucket Red Sox in the Red Sox minor league system. He signed in 8 months from the team address)
Howard Stevens (Running back played from 1973-77 for the Saints & Colts. He signed in 1 month using Collins NFL Address List)
Neil Ramirez (At the time this request was sent in 2012 he pitched for the Round Rock Express, since then he was traded to the Tennessee Smokies in the Cubs minor league system. He signed in 18 months from the team address)
O.J. Atogwe (Defensive back played from 2005-11 for the Rams & Redskins. He signed in 2 weeks from Collins NFL Address List)
Nancy Summers (Current jockey has been competing since 1983 with 831 career wins. She signed in 13 days)
Bob Wolff (The 1995 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award was the radio & TV voice of the Washington Senators from 1947 to 1960, continuing with the team when they relocated and became the Minnesota Twins in 1961. He signed in 28 days thanks to Sport's Collector Net)
Charlie Manuel (Former Cleveland Indians & Philadelphia Phillies manager was nice enough to sign in 18 days using Jack Smalling's List)
Dick Drago (Pitched for a few teams including the Royals & Red Sox from 1969-81. He also competed in the Professional Baseball Association for the Fort Myers Sun Sox and signed in 5 weeks via Jack Smalling's List)
Dan Reichert (Pitched from 1999-03 with the Royals & Blue Jays, he signed in 18 days)
Nick Saban (Current Alabama football coach signed in 9 days from the school address. He didnt sign my card but instead provided a signed Allen Ginter card of his own)
John McCargo (Defensive tackle played for the Buffalo Bills & Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2006-11. He signed in 12 days from C.J. Aponte's List)
Scott Case (Cornerback played from 1984-95 and most of his career came with the Atlanta Falcons.He signed in 25 months from Collins NFL Address List)
Halfback played from 1948-56 with both the 49ers & Rams. He passed on 11-24-13
Bill Long (Pitched from 1985-91 for the White Sox, Cubs & Expos. He signed in 7 weeks via Jack Smalling's List)
World War II hero & former All-Star pitcher passed on 11-25-13
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James Avant (Jockey rode from 1983-04 winning 2,241 races. He signed in 2 weeks)
Bob Tallent (Played three seasons at the University of Kentucky for coach Adolph Rupp and had a brief stint with the Denver Rockets of the ABA. He later coached at George Washington from 1975-81 and signed in 7 weeks)
Mike Nolan (Former San Francisco 49ers head coach is now the defensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons. He signed in 6 days from the team address)
Brad Childress (Former Minnesota Vikings head coach is now the “spread game analyst/special projects” for the Kansas City Chiefs. He signed in 6 days from the team address)
Adewale Ogunleye (Pro Bowl defensive end played from 2001-10 for the Dolphins, Bears & Texans. This former IU football player signed in 10 days)
Roman Quinn (Shortstop played for the Lakewood BlueClaws in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 6 months from the team address)
John Valentin (Infielder played from 1992-02 for the Boston Red Sox & New York Mets. He signed in 51 months from home)
Bobby Carpenter (Linebacker played from 2006-12 and most of his career came with the Dallas Cowboys. He signed in 8 days)
Ben Obomanu (At the time this letter was sent he was a member of the New York Jets. Since then this former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver was released)
Jean-Luc Samyn (Jockey rode from 1976-11 winning 2,613 races. He signed in 11 days)
Ross Browner (An All-America at Notre Dame, he played for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1978-87 and signed in 18 days from Collins NFL Address List))
Lon Simmons (Winner of the 2004 Ford C. Frick Award, this legendary Bay area broadcaster worked for the San Francisco Giants & Oakland Athletics. He signed in 20 days)
Brian Lesher (Outfielder played from 1996-02 for the A's, Mariners & Blue Jays. He signed in 8 days using Jack Smalling's List)
Mike Harkey (Pitched from 1988-97 and most of his career came with the Chicago Cubs. The Yankees bullpen coach signed in 19 months from the team address)
Michael Kay (Television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees signed in 19 days)
Vernon Davis (San Francisco 49ers tight end signed in 6 weeks from the team address)
Tommy Burnett (Coached the Missouri State University handball team to nine National Collegiate Titles during his 20 year career. Also, Burnett's NFL career lasted two and a half years, in which he spent two seasons with the Jets (including the team that won Super Bowl III in 1969) and half a year with the San Diego Chargers. He signed in 18 days and sent a great letter)
Rod Gardner (Wide receiver played from 2001-06 for the Redskins, Packers, Chiefs & Panthers. He was nice enough to sign in 10 days)
Henry Jones (Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl saftey played from 1991-02 and signed in 1 month using Collins NFL Address List)
Fred Marion (Pro Bowl defensive back played from 1982-91 for the New England Patriots. He signed in 2 months using Collins NFL Address List)
Daniel Descalso (St. Louis Cardinals infielder signed from this past season)
Hall of Fame tackle passed on 11-15-13
Dick Stigman was an All-Star in 1960 during his rookie season with the Indians.
How many fielding errors did pitcher Dick Stigman have during his seven year career?
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