Welcome to Mark`s Signing Bonus. Circa 1992.
- My site is dedicated to a variety of sports with an emphasis towards baseball, football, hockey, golf, basketball, boxing, Olympic's, coaching, racing successes & even celebrities. I want to point out that your results will vary and of course I can't promise that any player I list will sign for you. 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.
****In all of my time in our hobby I've never sold a single autograph and I'm proud to make that statement. ****
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The following are my autograph successes by category.
Baseball Players A-G
Baseball Players H-M
Baseball Players N-S
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 & AAF Players
My Trips To Cooperstown
Team Addresses & 2020 Spring Training Addresses
Olympic Athletes, Coaches, Boxing, Jockey, Broadcasters & Tennis
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 Indianapolis 500
days until 2021 NFL season kicks off
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.
Sam Perlozzo (Former Baltimore Orioles manager (2005-07) signed in 5 weeks using Sports Collectors Net)
Rick Carlisle (Current head coach of the Dallas Mavericks signed in 6 weeks from the team address)
John Rubinstein (Star of Broadway is also a film/television actor, composer and director. He signed in 1 week)
Beau Bridges (Actor is a three-time Emmy, two-time Golden Globe & a Grammy Award winner signed in 25 days)
Don Taussig (Outfielder played for the Giants, Cardinals & Colt .45s from 1958-62. He signed in 11 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Jason Repko (Dodgers, Twins & Red Sox outfielder played from 2005-12 and signed in 12 days using Advanced Background Checks)
Kim Allen (Seattle Mariners infielder played from 1980-81 and signed in 28 months)
Eric Nolte (Pitched from 1987-91 for the Padres & Rangers. He signed in 16 months)
Ron Diorio (Pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1973-74 and signed in 1 week)
Chase Briscoe (NASCAR driver competes for Stewart-Haas Racing and signed in 10 weeks)
Kiefer Sutherland (Actor is best known for the series 24, he signed in 5 months)
Jarrod Bunch (University of Michigan running back was the number 1 pick for the Giants in 1991. He competed from 1991-94 and signed in 10 weeks)
Ryan Bowen (Forward played from 1999-10 for the Nuggets, Rockets, Hornets & Thunder. He signed in 10 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Merv Rettenmund (Baltimore Orioles outfielder played from 1968-80 and signed in 9 days using Sports Collectors Net)
Pepper Johnson (Linebacker played 13 seasons for the Giants, Browns, Lions & Jets. This ex-AAF & XFL coach signed in 1 month per Sports Collectors Net and I paid the $5 fee)
Also, I believe that the Cincinnati Reds are not accepting fan mail at this time. I've sent three letters to the team and all three have been RTS'd back to me despite the fact that the players are on the roster.
Joel Pineiro (Pitched from 2000-11 and his best seasons came with the Seattle Mariners. He signed in 26 days using Advanced Background Checks)
Eddie Johnson (Big Ed, competed for the 1974 Detroit Wheels of the WFL and signed in 3 weeks via Advanced Background Checks)
Martin Mull (Comedian was known for his stand up comedy and then moved to television. My favorite work of his remains 1977's Fernwood 2 Night opposite Fred Willard. This was my 3rd attempt and he signed in 12 days per Sports Collectors Net)
Ozzie Virgil (Catcher played for the Phillies, Braves & Blue Jays from 1980-90 and signed through a private signing with PastPros)
Clay Bellinger (Ex-New York Yankee played from 1999-02 and signed in 3 weeks)
Tom Tischinski (Minnesota Twins catcher played from 1969-71 and signed in 3 weeks)
Scooby Wright (ex-Arizona Cardinals linebacker played from 2016-18 and in the XFL (Arizona Hotshots) & XFL (DC Defenders). He signed in 10 weeks)
Jamie Hoffmann (Ex-Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder (2009-11) signed in 45 days)
The last living member of the Boston Braves has passed.
Kason Gabbard (Pitched from 2006-08 for the Red Sox & Rangers. He signed in 7 months using Advanced Background Checks)
Troy Fumagalli (Denver Broncos tight end signed in 2 years using Advanced Background Checks)
William Perry (Fridge, played for the Bears & Eagles from 1985-94 and signed in 13 months via Advanced Background Checks)
Timmy Hill (Competes part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and signed in 2 months using Advanced Background Checks)
Dwight Davis (Forward competed from 1972-77 for the Cleveland Cavaliers & Golden State Warriors and signed in 12 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Hobson (Infielder played eight seasons from 1975-82 and most of his
career came with the Boston Red Sox. He signed in 14 weeks)
Ali MacGraw (Actress starred in many films including "Goodbye, Columbus" & "Love Story" just to name a couple. She signed in 9 days)
Zane Smith (Competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for GMS Racing and signed in 1 month from the team address)
Jim Nantz (Sportscaster always does great work with the NFL, NCAA men's basketball and the PGA Tour. He signed in 24 days using Sports Collectors Net)
Amy Yasbeck (Actress may be best know for her role on the sitcom Wings, she signed in 16 days)
Rich Reese (Minnesota Twins first baseman competed from 1964-73 and signed in 3 months via Advanced Background Checks)
Dave Beard (Oakland Athletics pitcher played from 1980-89 and signed in 10 days using PastPros in 10 days)
Kent Perkins (Former Cincinnati Bengals tackle also played in the XFL for the St. Louis BattleHawks. He's currently a member of the BC Lions of the CFL and signed in 3 months per Advanced Background Checks)
Mark Parent (Catcher played from 1986-98 for several teams including the San Diego Padres. He signed in 6 weeks via Advanced Background Checks)
Bo Kimble (He played three seasons in the NBA with the Clippers & Knicks, led the nation in scoring in 1990 averaging 35.3 points per game in his senior season at Loyola Marymount. He signed in 64 days)
Tom Qualters (Pitched from 1953-58 for the Phillies & White Sox appearing in 34 games without a major-league decision. He is the only pitcher to appear on a Topps baseball card 4 times without ever recording a win or loss. He signed in 2 weeks via Sports Collectors Net)
Milt Ramirez (Infielder played parts of three seasons for the Cardinals & A's from 1970-79 and signed in 2 weeks)
Pam Dawber (Actress of Mork & Mindy fame signed in 18 weeks)
Brad Miller (Center had a long career and was an All-Star for the Pacers & Kings. He signed in 2 weeks using Advanced Background Checks)
Anthony Alfredo (NASCAR driver competes for Front Row Motorsports and signed from the team address in 9 weeks)
Cole Custer (NASCAR driver competes for Front Row Motorsports and signed from the team address in 6 weeks)
Lisa Fernandez (4-time First Team All-American and 3-time medal winning Olympian softball pitcher. She signed in 3 weeks)
Ken Johnson (QB played in the WFL (Portland Storm), CFL (Calgary Stampeders & Montreal Alouettes), USFL (Denver Gold & Memphis Showboats). He was nice enough to sign in 1 week per Advanced Background Checks)
Tom Poquette (Outfielder had his best seasons with the Kansas City Royals and signed in 22 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Ray Handley (New York Giants head coach completed from 1991-92 and signed in 10 days)
Alex Prieto (Infielder played parts of two seasons for the Twins and he signed in 11 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Wily Mo Pena (Outfielder played from 2002-11 for the Reds, Red Sox, Nats & Mariners. He signed in 11 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Michael Curry (Guard played from 1993-05 for a handful of teams including the Detroit Pistons. He signed in 16 days per Advanced Background Checks)
Mike Proly (Pitched for the Cardinals, White Sox & Cubs from 1976-83. He signed in 22 days per Advanced Background Checks)
My Past Successes
Kevin Millar hit more home runs in a Marlins uniform than he ever did for the Red Sox.
How many major league seasons did Kevin Millar compete in before moving on to the MLB Network?
If you have any suggestions or feedback please let me know.