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.
The following are my autograph successes by category.
My Current National & American League Signings
Retired Baseball Players A-G
Retired Baseball Players H-M
Retired Baseball Players N-S
Retired Baseball Players T-Z
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 & 2018 Spring Training Addresses
Olympic Athletes, Coaches, Boxing, Jockey, Broadcasters, Tennis, Etc..
Women of the AAGPBL
NBA, WNBA, ABA & College Basketball Players
Major League Umpires
My Favorite Links
My Negro League Successes
Minor League Players
days until the 2019 Indianapolis 500
days until the NFL season starts
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.
(Infielder/outfielder played from 1972-80 for the Rangers, Cubs, Cardinals,
Giants & Brewers. He was nice enough to sign in 15 days from help from a friend
in the hobby)
Alex Mejia (Third baseman
plays for the Memphis Redbirds in the Cardinals minor league system. He signed
in 16 days)
Ron Fairly (First baseman competed for 21 seasons and was a 2-Time All-Star with the Expos & Blue Jays. This long time Dodgers player signed in 2 weeks via True People Search and included information on his book)
Tim Melville (Pitches for the Norfolk Tides in the Orioles minor league system. He signed in 6 weeks)
Leo Cardenas (Infielder was a five-time All-Star and played from 1960-75 with the Reds, Twins, Angels & Indians. He signed in 6 days based on information from Sports Collectors Net, also I included the $5 fee)
Luis Castillo (Cincinnati Reds pitcher signed in 19 days)
Aaron Wilkerson (Pitches for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in the Brewers minor league system. He was nice enough to sign in 12 days)
Clyde Gates (Miami Dolphins/New York Jets wide receiver played from 2011-13 and signed in 7 weeks per True People Search)
Blake Snell (Tampa Bay Rays pitcher signed in 11 days)
Gorkys Hernandez (San Francisco Giants outfielder signed in 2 weeks)
Christian Arroyo (Third baseman plays for the Durham Bulls in the Rays minor league system. He signed in 22 days)
Ron Rabune (Defensive back played for the South Carolina Gamecocks and lettered from 1985-88. He signed in 27 days per True People Search)
Robert Turner (Oklahoma State running back competed from 1973-76 and with the Houston Oilers in 1978. He signed in 29 days via True People Search)
Terry Taylor (Defensive back played for the Seahawks, Lions, Browns & Falcons. He was also a Hall of Fame cornerback at Southern Illinois University and signed in 10 days using True People Search)
David Benoit (Forward played eight years (1992-01), in the NBA with six as a member of the Utah Jazz. He signed in 9 days via True People Search)
Mike Ferraro (Third baseman played parts of four seasons from 1966-72 with the Yankees, Pilots & Brewers. This former manager signed in 11 days based on information from Sports Collectors Net, also I included the $5 fee)
Chicago Black Hawks Hall of Famer passed away on August 7, 2018
Ed Crosby (Infielder played from 1970-76 with stops in St. Louis, Cincinnati & Cleveland. He signed in 10 days per True People Search)
Jim Gosger (Outfielder played from 1963-74 for the Red Sox, A's, Expos, Mets & Pilots. He signed in 12 days per True People Search)
Also, I added Droidtrader's Sports Memorabilia site to my links page.
Droidtrader's Sports Memorabilia
Tom Dukes (Pitched from 1967-72 for the Astros, Padres, Orioles & Angels. He signed in 8 days per True People Search)
Buzz Stephen (Pitched for the 1968 Minnesota Twins and signed in 10 days using True People Search)
Ryan Vilade (Shortstop plays for the Asheville Tourists in the Rockies minor league system. He signed in 56 days)
James Nelson (Third baseman plays for the Jupiter Hammerheads in the Marlins minor league system. He signed in 45 days)
David Gilreath (Former Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver-kickoff returner competed for the Steelers & Seahawks from 2012-14. He signed in 22 days per True People Search)
Lynn Hughes (Former Georgia Bulldog safety-quarterback earned All-SEC & All-American honors. He was nice enough to sign in 16 days via True People Search)
Michael Black (Running back played in the XFL for the Orlando Rage and signed in 28 days using True People Search)
Suzanne Gilreath (Competes for the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team and signed in 22 days per True People Search)
Deanna Nolan (3× WNBA champion played for the Detroit Shock from 2001-09. She signed in 8 months)
Ryan Nutof (Pitches for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 20 days)
Leandro Santana (Third baseman plays for the Dayton Dragons in the Reds minor league system. He signed in 20 days)
Bob Cayavec (Offensive tackle played for the Crimson Tide from 1980-82 and signed in 26 days using True People Search)
Wes Parsons (Pitches for the Gwinnett Stripers in the Braves minor league system. He signed in 1 month)
Jia Perkins (Retired guard played 14 years in the WNBA and won a WNBA Championship while with Minnesota. She signed in 2 months via True People Search)
Brad Jergenson (Forward played for the South Carolina Gamecocks from 1980-84 and signed in 10 days using True People Search)
Marty Perez (Infielder played from 1969-78 and much of his career came with the Atlanta Braves. He signed in 24 days per True People Search and his fee was $10)
Dane Dunning (Pitches for the Birmingham Barons in the White Sox minor league system. He signed in 33 days)
Jim Riggleman (Current Cincinnati Reds manager signed in 3 weeks from the team address)
Devin Smith (Former Ohio State wide receiver played for the New York Jets from 2015-17 and signed in 699 days during his time with the Jets)
Plenette Pierson (Retired forward played for the Phoenix Mercury, New York Liberty & Minnesota Lynx. She signed in 6 months via the free source True People Search)
Ryan Rolison (Pitches for the Grand Junction Rockies in the Rockies minor league system. He signed in 29 days)
Rich Reese (Longtime Minnesota Twins first baseman (1964-73) signed in 16 days using True People Search)
Manu Tuiasosopo (Defensive end played from 1979-86 with Seattle & San Francisco. He signed in 1 year from True People Search)
Nick Solak (Infielder plays for the Montgomery Biscuits in the Rays minor league system. He signed in 6 weeks)
Jeff King (Former All-American at the University of Arkansas went on to play from 1989-99 for the Pirates & Royals. He signed in 11 months via True People Search)
Poncho Wright (Forward played at the University of Louisville and was the 6th Man for the Cardinals’ 1980 NCAA National Championship team that won the title. He signed in 43 days per True People Search)
Kent Demars (Retired after a 37-year college coaching career at the University of South Carolina and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This Hall of Famer signed in 8 days using True People Search)
My Past Successes
Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is a five time All-Star and has thrown a no-hitter.
Has Jon Lester ever been a 20 game winner?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.