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 2017 Major League Season starts.
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.
Bobby Butler (Atlanta Falcons defensive back competed from 1981-92 and signed in 13 weeks via StarTiger)
Armond Hill (Guard played from 1976-84 for several teams including the Atlanta Hawks. He signed in 8 months)
Sam Bradford (Minnesota Vikings quarterback signed from this past season)
John Capel (Former track & field athlete who was a world champion sprinter and played football for the University of Florida. He was also a member of the Florida Gators track and field team. He signed from work in 6 months)
Greenway (Spent his entire 11-year career with the Minnesota Vikings and earned Pro-Bowl status in 2012 & 2013. He signed in 12 days)
Larry Morgan (NHRA Pro Stock competitor signed in 2 years from the team address)
Kealoha Pilares (Carolina Panthers wide receiver played from 2011-12 and signed in 7 months)
Earlie Thomas (New York Jets cornerback played from 1970-75 and signed 1 month via Collins NFL Address List)
Jerry Spencer (University of Arkansas swimmer was a three-time All-American and competed from 1977-80. He signed in 14 weeks)
Mike Costanzo (Cincinnati Reds infielder competed in 2012 and signed 8 days)
Steve Hughes (Former Texas A&M pitcher competed from 1988-91 and signed in 8 days)
Beau Allen (Philadelphia Eagles tackle signed in 14 weeks from the team address)
Neil Clabo (Punter played for the Vikings from 1975-77 and signed in 18 days using Collins NFL Address List)
Fan friendly, this former pitcher passed away on March 15, 2017
John Kennedy (Infielder played from 1962-74 for several teams including the Senators & Red Sox. He signed in 22 days from Jack Smallings List)
Jacob Hester (Running back played from 2008-12 for the San Diego Chargers & Denver Broncos. He signed in 5 weeks)
Luis Alicea (Infielder played from 1988-02 for several teams including the St. Louis Cardinals & Texas Rangers. He signed in 5 months via Jack Smallings List)
Drew Carter (Carolina Panthers wide receiver played from 2005-07 and signed in 11 days)
Orpheus Roye (Defensive end competed from 1996-08 for the Pittsburgh Steelers & Cleveland Browns. He signed in 6 months)
Robby Hammock (Catcher played from 2003-11 with the Arizona Diamondbacks and is the quality control/catching coach for the team. He signed in 1 month from spring training)
Ken Giles (Houston Astros pitcher signed in 9 months from the team address)
Lance Kendricks (Los Angeles Rams tight end signed in 2 weeks)
Will Harris (Houston Astros pitcher was an All-Star in 2016 and signed in 11 months from the team address)
Adam Kennedy (Long time Angels infielder played from 1999-12 and signed in 2 weeks using Jack Smallings List)
Steve Grogan (New England Patriots quarterback played from 1975-90 and signed from Collins NFL Address List in 10 days)
Bill Hands & Lou Duva
Former 20 game winner, passed away on March 9, 2017.
Boxing trainer/manager handled 19 world champions, passed away on March 8, 2017.
Mike Fetters (Pitched 16 seasons from 1989-04 for several teams including the California Angels. He's the bullpen coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks and signed in 27 days from spring training)
Jack Hiatt (Catcher played from 1964-72 for several teams including the California Angels. He signed in 19 days using Jack Smallings List)
Kyle Waldrop (Outfielder has now been assigned to the Tacoma Rainiers in the Mariners minor league system. He signed in 20 days from spring training)
Tyler Pill (Pitched for the Binghamton Mets in 2016 and signed in 8 months from the team address)
Bryce Brentz (Outfielder played for the Pawtucket Red Sox in 2016 and signed in 8 months from the team address)
Mark Ryal (Outfielder played from 1982-90 for the Royals, White Sox, Angels, Phils & Pirates. He signed in 1 year from home)
Ed Simmons (Washington Redskins tackle played from 1987-97 and signed in 13 days)
Lionel James (San Diego Chargers kick/punt returner competed from 1984-88 and signed in 8 months via Collins NFL Address List)
LeRoy Hill (Seattle Seahawks linebacker played from 2005-12 and signed in 2 weeks)
Jeremy Hellickson (Philadelphia Phillies pitcher signed my request that was sent to spring training in 2016)
Tom Griffin (Pitched from 1969-82 for several teams including the Houston Astros. He signed from Jack Smallings List in 12 days)
Bill Simas (Pitched for the Chicago White Sox from 1995-00 and signed in 4 months per Jack Smallings List)
Adron Chambers (Outfielder played part-time for the St. Louis Cardinals from 2011-13 and signed my request from 2013 during his time with the team)
Kermit Washington (Former NBA center\forward played from 1973-88 with the Lakers & Trail Blazers. He signed my card in 12 months at his home address)
(San Francisco Giants pitcher signed from spring training)
Carter Capps (San
Diego Padres pitcher signed from spring training)
(Pitched for the Chicago Cubs from 1988-90 and signed in 3 years via Jack
Bethea (Current San Francisco 49ers safety signed from this past
My Past Successes
Dante Bichette was a four-time All-Star as a member of the Colorado Rockies.
How many career RBI's did Dante Bichette have in 14 seasons?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.