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.
Tom Windle (Pitches for the Reading Fightin Phils in the Phillies minor league system. He signed in 13 days)
Robert Honeycutt (Fullback competed for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1970-72 and signed in 2 weeks)
George DiCarlo (Two-time NCAA Champion swimmer competed for the University of Arizona from 1982-85. He won the gold medal in the men's 400-meter freestyle event & a silver medal in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He was nice enough to sign in 1 week)
Tony Pena (Five-time National League All-Star catcher played from 1980-97 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox & Houston Astros. The Yankees first base coach signed in 19 weeks from the team address)
Brian Meyer (Pitched for the Houston Astros from 1988-90 and signed in 9 months)
Joel Kuhnel (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 25 days)
Jason Griffith (While at Clemson University, Griffith was a three time Academic All-American and led his team to two ACC Championships. He competed on tour for five seasons and signed in 17 days)
Jose Siri (Outfielder plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 29 days)
Ricky Moore (This second team All-American fullback played for the Alabama Crimson Tide 1981-84 and from 1986-88 with the Bills, Oilers & Cardinals. He signed in 3 weeks)
Ethan Martin (One of the greatest point guards in LSU history and was the floor leader of the 1981 Final Four and SEC Championship team that posted the first 30-win season. He competed from 1977-81 and signed from work in just under 6 months)
Steven Souza (Tampa Bay Rays outfielder signed in 3 months)
Eduardo Escobar (Minnesota Twins infielder signed in 4 months)
Brandon Finnegan (Cincinnati Reds pitcher signed in 13 weeks)
Eric Haase (Catcher plays for the Akron Rubber Ducks in the Indians minor league system. He signed in 5 weeks)
Patrick Crayton (Wide receiver played for the Dallas Cowboys & San Diego Chargers from 2004-11 and signed in 9 months )
June Olkowski (A former college basketball player and coach, she was head coach of the women's teams at the University of Arizona (1987–91), Butler University (1993–99), and Northwestern University (1999–2004). At Butler she compiled an impressive 114-56 record and was nice enough to sign in 11 days)
Former football coach at the University of Arkansas from 1958-76, passed away on August 14, 2017.
Kevin Plawecki (Catcher plays for the Las Vegas 51s in the Mets minor league system. He signed from the team address in 10 days)
Anthony Garcia (Outfielder plays for the Springfield Cardinals in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed from the team address in 5 weeks)
Brad Smith (Wide receiver competed from 2006-14 for the Jets, Bills & Eagles. This former Missouri quarterback signed in 23 days)
Chris Henry (Former Arizona running back played for the Titans & Seahawks from 2007-10 and signed in 11 days)
John Little (Safety was an All-America for Georgia and he competed in the SEC from 1984-87. He signed from work in 9 days)
Kent Hagood (South Carolina running back played from 1981-85 and at the time he ranked 10th on the Gamecock career rushing yardage list. He signed in 2 months)
Chris Patton (Competed for the Clemson men's golf team from 1987-90 and won the 1989 U.S. Amateur in 1989. He signed in 8 days)
Scott Moss (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed from the team address in 15 days)
Jesse Stallings (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed from the team address in 9 days)
Hector Vargas (Shortstop plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed from the team address in 9 days)
Luis Ortiz (Pitches for the Biloxi Shuckers in the Brewers minor league system. He signed from the team address in 12 weeks)
Adam Rosales (Infielder was a member of the Oakland A's at the time of my letter and he has since been traded to Arizona. He signed from the team address in 11 weeks)
Chris Buescher (Competes in NASCAR for JTG Daugherty Racing and signed in 16 days from the team address)
J.R. House (Manager of the Jackson Generals played in parts of five seasons with three teams (Pittsburgh, Houston, Baltimore). He signed from the team address in 4 months)
Taylor Trammell (Outfielder plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Bruce Yari (First baseman plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Tony Santillan (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Matt Asiata (Former Minnesota Vikings and current Detroit Lions fullback signed in 13 weeks)
Buck Farmer (Pitches for the Toledo Mud Hens in the Tigers minor league system. He signed in 5 weeks)
Carson Kelly (All-Star catcher was playing for the Memphis Redbirds at the time of my letter. He has since been promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals and signed in 19 days)
Former Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs & Oakland Raiders defensive back passed away on July 29, 2017.
Ryan Hendrix (Pitches for the Daytona Tortugas in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Luis Gonzalez (Shortstop plays for the Daytona Tortugas in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 11 days)
Dave Leiper (Pitched for several teams from 1984-96, including the A's & Padres. He signed in 1,216 days but the signature doesn't compare well to other signed cards and I have concerns about an autopen. I question the authenticity)
Braxton Garrett (Pitches for the Greensboro Grasshoppers in the Marlins minor league system. He signed in 8 weeks)
My Past Successes
Lee May passed away on July 29, 2017.
How many seasons did Lee May compete in the World Series?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.