Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus! Circa 1992.

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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, WNBA, ABA & College Basketball Players

Golf Successes
Hockey Successes
Major League Umpires
My Favorite Links
My Negro League Successes

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days until Opening Day

days until the 2018 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.

Robert Richardson (Former driver competed in Super Late Models before making the move to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Busch Series & Sprint Cup Series. He signed in 24 days)

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Tiffany Woosley (Guard was a 2x WNBA Champion (1997–98) with the Houston Comets. She signed in 3 weeks)

Jeff Graham (Former member of the New York/New Jersey Knights of the World League of American Football also competed for five NFL seasons. He signed from work in 6 weeks)

Kisha Ford (Guard/forward competed from 1997-01 for the New York Liberty, Orlando Miracle & Miami Sol. She's now turned to coaching and signed in 16 days)

Walker Buehler (At the time of my letter he pitched for the Tulsa Drillers and was later promoted to the Dodgers. He signed in 6 months)

Ricky Stone (Pitched from 2001-07 for the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres & Cincinnati Reds. He signed in 8 days)

Joe Sambito (Pitched from 1976-87 and most of his career came with the Houston Astros. Also, he competed in 1989 for the St. Petersburg Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. He signed in 8 days using Jack Smallings List)

Ricard Mandeville (Indiana Hoosiers center competed from 1993-98 and signed in 3 weeks)

Jim Lewis (Served as the first head coach of the WNBA Washington Mystics in 1997 & 1998. He also compiled a 201-177 record over 14 seasons as the winningest head coach, men's or women's, in George Mason history. Now he's an assistant coach for the Georgia Tech Women's Basketball program and signed in 42 days)

Andrew Parker (Former All-American at Arizona State, he competed for the Jamaican track and field team in the 110 metres hurdles. He won the event at the 1987 Pan American Games and represented Jamaica at the 1988 Summer Olympics as well as the 1987 World Championships in Athletics. He signed in 10 weeks)

Rickey Brady (He took several shots at professional football and played for the Scottish Claymores of NFL-Europe, Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL and the 1994 Los Angeles Rams. He signed in 3 weeks)

Paul Linne (All-American competed for Arizona State in men's gymnastics from 1986-89 and went on to be the the Indiana Pacers & Los Angeles Avenges mascot. He signed in 14 weeks and was nice enough to include a signed 8X10)

Chasity Melvin (Entered the WNBA in 1999 and played for the Cleveland Rockers, Washington Mystics &e Chicago Sky over twelve seasons in the league. She signed in 39 days)

Robert Neal Lester (Retired jockey rode to 1,865 wins over the course of his career. He signed in 2 weeks and included a signed 8X10 photo)

Simeon Castille (Safety played two seasons from 2008-09 for the Cincinnati Bengals & San Diego Chargers. He signed in 13 months)

Otto Moore (Center played from 1968-77 for several teams including the Detroit Pistons & Houston Rockets. He signed in 15 days from information on Sports Collectors Net)

Nancy Darsch (In her 12 years at the helm at Ohio State, she led the Buckeyes to four Big Ten Conference Championships and seven NCAA appearances. She would later coach in the WNBA for the New York Liberty & Washington Mystics, this OSU Hall of Famer signed in 1 month via Sports Collectors Net)

Mike Taliaferro (Played in the American Football League and National Football League from 1964-1972 for the Jets, Patriots & Bills. He was an AFL All-Star in 1969 and later competed in the World Football League the Houston Texans. He signed in 22 months per Collins NFL Address List)

Kent Koyle (Retired jockey completed his career with 1,144 winning mounts and signed in 12 days)

Tammi Reiss (Guard played for two years with the Utah Starzz and was nice enough to sign in 9 days)

Rushia Brown (Forward competed from 1997-03 for the Cleveland Rockers & Charlotte Sting. She signed in 1 month)

Kelly Schumacher (Center played from 2001-09 and much of her career came with the Indiana Fever. This was pulled from a pack of cards)

Sidney Spencer (Guard played for several teams including the Los Angeles Sparks and was pulled from a pack of cards)

Joe Musgrove (Houston Astros pitcher signed in 30 weeks from the team address)

R.A. Dickey (Atlanta Braves pitcher signed from the 2013 season during his time with the Toronto Blue Jays. This took 1,784 days)

Patrick Kivlehan (Outfielder is currently a free agent but he signed in 22 weeks during his time with the Cincinnati Reds)

Shannon Culver (Wide receiver competed in the CFL for the Baltimore Stallions (1994–95) and the XFL Orlando Rage in 2001. He signed in 19 days)

Tammy Jackson (Forward played in the WNBA for six seasons in the 1990's and early 2000's for the Houston Comets & Washington Mystics. She signed in 6 weeks)

John B. Anderson

1980 third party candidate for president has passed away

Mike Loynd (He pitched in college for FSU and posted a 20-3 record in his senior season. He would go on to play for the Texas Rangers from 1986-87 and signed in 13 weeks)

Tyler O'Neill (Outfielder played for the Memphis Redbirds in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed in 7 months)

Daryl Hobbs (Wide receiver competed for five seasons for the Los Angeles Raiders, New Orleans Saints & Seattle Seahawks. He played in the CFL from 1999-00 with the Montreal Alouettes & Saskatchewan Roughriders. Hobbs also played in the XFL for the Memphis Maniax and was nice enough to sign in 12 days per Collins NFL Address List)

Heidi Vanderveer (Spent 12 years working in the WNBA, as an assistant coach, head coach and scout. She's the head coach of UC San Diego's women's basketball team and signed in 25 days)

Colby Lewis (FAILURE: Retired Texas Rangers pitcher refused my letter)

Doug Crusan (Miami Dolphins tackle competed from 1968-74 and is a two-time Super Bowl champion. He signed in 9 days per Collins NFL Address List)

Dwayne Bowe (Long time Kansas City Chiefs tight end played from 2007-15 and earned Pro-Bowl status in 2010. He signed in 2 weeks)

Charlie Morton (Houston Astros pitcher signed in 3,062 days when he was a Pittsburgh Pirate)

Brent Suter (Milwaukee Brewers pitcher signed in 15 days)

Patrick Weigel (Pitched for the Gwinnett Braves in the Braves minor league system. He signed in just under six months from the team address)

Ben Obomanu (Wide receiver played from 2007-13 for the Seahawks & Jets. He signed in 7 weeks via Collins NFL Address List)

Jennifer Gillom (Won an Olympic gold medal in 1988 and played in the WNBA's first All-Star Game in 1999 with the Phoenix Mercury. She's the head girls basketball coach at Phoenix Xavier Prep and signed in 25 days from the school address)

Niesa Johnson (Played with the Charlotte Sting of the WNBA from 1999-2000. She signed in 25 days but she used a terrible ball point pen and its not worth scanning)

Penny Toler (She was the first player to score in the WNBA during her time with the Los Angeles Sparks and signed in 2 weeks)

Robbie Eggers (Forward played for the Indiana Hoosiers from 1994-98 and signed in 16 days)

Corey Dickerson (Tampa Bay Rays outfielder signed in 6 months from the team address)

Robin Ventura (Member of the U.S. gold medal winning Olympic team in 1988, was a three-time All-American at Oklahoma State University. He played 16 seasons in the majors and signed in 34 days via Smallings Address List)

Brad Dusek (Linebacker played eight years with the Washington Redskins from 1974-81. He signed in 1 year using Collins NFL Address List)

Kenshin Kawakami (He pitched in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Chunichi Dragons (1998–08 & 2012–14) and in Major Leagues for the Atlanta Braves (2009-10). He signed in 20 days)

Jon Carter (Defensive end played for the Raleigh–Durham Skyhawks and Frankfurt Galaxy of the WLAF. He also played for the 1989 Dallas Cowboys and signed in 9 days using Collins NFL Address List)

Van Chancellor (Won four WNBA titles as coach of the Houston Comets, coached the 2004 U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning women's team and spent 23 years as a SEC women's head coach with Ole Miss & LSU. He signed in 2 weeks)

Tommy Hottovy (Pitched briefly from 2011-12 for the Red Sox & Royals. He spent 10 seasons in the minors and signed in 9 months)

Jeff Newton (Former IU forward competed in for nine seasons in Japan, most recently playing for the Ryukyu Golden Kings. Now retired he signed in 10 days)

Sonja Henning (Guard played in the former ABL for the San Jose Lasers and would join the WNBA while competing for the Houston Comets & Seattle Storm. She signed in 18 days)

My Past Successes

Jim Hendry

Forgotten Facts

Jim Hendry former Vice President/General Manager of the Chicago Cubs is currently a special assistant for New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman.


During the Jim Hendry era with the Chicago Cubs how many division titles did his team win?

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