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.
You can now follow Mark's Signing Bonus on Twitter in an abbreviated version.
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 2021 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.
Jerry Grote (Catcher played from 1963-81 and was a 2-time All-Star for the New York Mets. He signed in 3 weeks from his website and the fee was $10)
Jamie Anderson (Two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder signed in 7 weeks using True People Search)
Buster Olney (One of my favorite baseball analyst was nice enough to sign in 10 days)
Tavaris Barnes (Defensive end has competed in the NFL with New Orleans, AAF for the Atlanta Legends & the DC Defenders of the XFL. He came through in 9 days)
Dan Briggs (Outfielder competed from 1975-82 and much of his career came with the California Angels. He signed in 11 weeks per Sports Collectors Net)
Leah Remini (Actress may best be known for her work on The King of Queens & Kevin Can Wait was nice enough to sign in 27 days)
Sal Campisi (Pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals & Minnesota Twins from 1969-71. He signed in 18 days per Sports Collectors Net)
Former All-Star pitcher passed away from COVID on November 14, 2020
Joe Mantegna (Star of stage, film & television, he may be best known for his work on the long running series Criminal Minds. He was enough to sign in 10 days)
Steve Phillips (He served as the general manager of the New York Mets from 1997-03 & was a baseball analyst for ESPN. He signed in 9 days per True People Search)
Chris Mazdzer (Three-time Olympian was a 2018 Olympic silver medalist in the luge. He signed in 1 month using True People Search)
Rob Dressler (Pitched for the Giants, Cardinals & Mariners from 1975-80. He signed via True People Search in 8 days)
Billy Stavola (Owned Stavola Brothers Racing which competed in NASCAR from 1984-98. He signed from work in 5 weeks)
Ryan Gomes (Forward competed from 2005-14 with Boston, Minnesota, Los Angeles & Oklahoma City. This former UConn star signed in 22 days per True People Search)
C.J. Spiller (This Clemson alum is an unpaid graduate intern for his former program and signed in 16 days c/o Clemson University Athletic Department)
Casey Fossum (Pitched from 2001-09 for several teams including the Red Sox & Rays. He was nice enough to sign in 8 days per True People Search)
Darrell Jackson (Pitched from 1978-82 for the Minnesota Twins and signed in 13 days per Sports Collectors Net)
Don Franklin (Actor may be best known for his roles in seaQuest DSV as Commander Jonathan Ford He signed in 1 year per True People Search)
Dijon Thompson (Guard played for the Phoenix Suns & Atlanta Hawks from 2005-07. He signed in 13 days via True People Search)
Pete Falcone (Pitched from 1975-84 with five teams including the New York Mets. He signed through PastPros in 11 days)
Ryan Flaherty (Infielder competed from 2012-19 and most of his career with the Baltimore Orioles. He signed in 5 weeks using True People Search)
Matt Wallner (Minnesota Twins prospect signed in 3 months)
Robert Person (The year is 2020 and the stamp on my envelope is from 2008. Person pitched from 1995-03 and his best seasons came with the Phillies. He signed in 12 years from home)
Ted Brown (Running back played from 1979-86 with the Vikings. He is a former 1,000 yard rusher and signed my card in 5 months per True People Search)
Stephen McGee (Quarterback played for the Dallas Cowboys from 2010-11 and spent time in the CFL. He signed from work in 8 days)
Brian Goodwin (Outfielder signed in 19 months from his playing days with the Los Angeles Angels)
Tom Fordham (Pitched from 1997-98 for the White Sox and signed in 2 weeks using True People Search)
Joey Graham (Forward played from 2005-11 and much of his career came with the Toronto Raptors. He signed in 12 days per True People Search)
Kevin Grevey (Guard played from 1975-85 with the Washington Bullets & Milwaukee Bucks. He signed in 12 days per True People Search)
Leanne Smith (She represented the U.S. at the Winter Olympics in 2010 & 2014 and signed in 2 months via True People Search)
Brad Wing (Punted in the NFL with the Steelers & Giants then joined the
San Antonio Commanders of the AAF. He signed in 13 weeks)
Terry Poole (Tackle competed for the San Diego Fleet of the AAF and signed in 12 days per True People Search)
Scott Perry (Safety played from 1976-80 and much of his career came with the Cincinnati Bengals. He signed in just 13 years from home)
Gary Timberlake (Pitched for the 1969 Seattle Pilots and signed in 11 days per True People Search)
Royle Stillman (Outfielder played from 1975-77 for the Orioles & White Sox. He signed in 12 days)
Marvin Freeman (Pitched from 1986-96 for several teams including the Phillies & Rockies. He signed through PastPros in 12 days)
Justice Liggins (Wide receiver competed in the XFL with the New York Guardians and signed in 7 weeks via True People Search)
Pat Keedy (Infielder played in 29 games over three seasons with three different teams in the 80's. He signed in 5 months using True People Search)
Asher Wojciechowski (Baltimore Orioles pitcher signed 8 months from the team address)
Trent Thornton (Toronto Blue Jays pitcher signed 22 days)
Trey Williams (Running back played for the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF & Seattle Dragons of the XFL. He signed in 3 weeks)
My Past Successes
Before Tiny Archibald retired at the end of the 1983-84 season, Archibald became the only player ever to lead the league in both scoring and assists in a season.
Over his 14 years in the NBA how many points did Tiny Archibald score?
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