Top Athletes That Respond to Fan Mail, Sign Through the Mail

Top Athletes That Respond to Fan Mail, Sign Through the Mail (1)

Which Athletes Respond to Fan Mail?

Have you ever wanted to send fan mail to your favorite athlete or even request an autograph? Writing fan mail and requesting autographs through the mail (TTM) from some of the biggest players in sports is an increasingly popular hobby. According to our analysis, users of a leading fan mail site reported on average 113 successes per day. It’s shocking how many players are willing to respond to fan mail and sign autographs for their fans. According to responses provided by users of that site, these 60 athletes are some of the most prolific or sought after players that respond to fan mail and requests to sign autographs TTM in 2022!

Top Sports Signers [Soccer / Football]

Pele Autograph

Pele is almost universally regarded as the greatest player in the history of football. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, Pele emerged on to the international stage at the 1958 World Cup, at the age of just 17. This is an autograph that every sports collector needs in their collection!

NameNumber of SuccessesSuccess RateAddress
Pele Pele1280%Pele Comercio Empreendimentos Participacoes Ltds
Rua Riachuelo, 121, 3 Andar
11010-911, Santos, Sao Paolo
Brazil
Kyle Beckerman1694%c/o U.S. Soccer Federation
1801 South Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
Oliver Kahn1673%c/o Management Oliver Kahn
Atelierstr. 16
D-81671 München
Germany
Alexi Lalas17100%1732 Aviation Boulevard
Unit 344
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
USA
Kelley O’Hara2396%c/o U.S. Soccer Federation
1801 South Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
USA
Clint Dempsey2589%c/o U.S. Soccer Federation
1801 South Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
USA
Kristine Lilly2796%c/o U.S. Soccer Federation
1801 South Prairie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
USA
Briana Scurry3294%2800 Shirlington Rd, Suite #401
Arlington, VA 22206
USA
Landon Donovan4494%San Diego State University Athletics
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
USA
Brandi Chastain58100%1661 University Way
San Jose, CA 95126-1555
USA

Fan Mail Tip: Start sending fan mail with our most recommended supplies and always include a letter, self-addressed stamped return envelope, and something for the celebrity to sign.

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Top Sports Signers [Baseball]

Ryne Sandberg Autograph


Ryne Sandberg is the former manager of the Philadelphia Phillies; former manager of Cubs AAA affiliate Iowa Cubs/Hall of Fame second baseman for the Chicago Cubs (1982-1997). He’s a fan favorite Hall of Famer who is no stranger to signing autographs through the mail.

NameNumber of SuccessesSuccess RateAddress
Greg Gagne55098%26 Westhill Ave
Somerset, MA 02746-2817
USA
Carl Erskine562100%1111 Primrose Ln
Anderson, Indiana 46011
USA
Bobby Shantz593100%152 Mount Pleasant Ave
Ambler, PA 19002
USA
Will Clark68191%c/o San Francisco Giants
Special Assistant
AT & T Park
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94107
USA
Frank Tanana79599%28492 South Harwich Dr
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
USA
Ron Gant80397%FOX 5 Atlanta
1551 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
USA
Ryne Sandberg82893%260 Shore Acres Cir.
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
USA
Rich ‘Goose’ Gossage105398%35 Marland Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
USA
Pat Neshek109898%P.O. Box 510092
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951-0092
USA
Wade Boggs130192%6006 Windham Place
Tampa Palms FL 33647-1149
USA

Fan Mail Tip: For the best chance of success, make sure to watch who is actively signing. Check out who’s signing in the archive section.

Top Sports Signers [American Football]

Peyton Manning Autograph

Famed NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning is at the top of many football collectors’ autograph wish lists. He was the first round draft pick in 1998 and is the only five time NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP. He was formerly with the Indianapolis Colts (1998–2011) and Denver Broncos (2012–2015).

NameNumber of SuccessesSuccess RateAddress
Joe Theismann26499%PO Box 186
Leesburg, VA 20178-0186
USA
James Lofton284100%13177 Via Mesa Dr
San Diego, CA 92129-2287
USA
Archie Manning28883%639 Loyola Ave 8th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70113
USA
Charlie Joiner31795%12929 Angosto Way
San Diego, CA 92128
USA
Eli Manning33684%c/o New York Giants
MetLife Stadium
One MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
USA
Steve Atwater34098%c/o Denver Broncos Football Club
13655 Broncos Parkway
Englewood, CO 80112
USA
Ozzie Newsome39293%c/o Baltimore Ravens
M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
USA
Roger Craig51197%271 Vista Verde Way
Portola Valley, CA 94028-8149
USA
Dan Fouts56697%16820 Varco Rd
Bend, OR 97703-9135
USA
Peyton Manning57262%Peyton Manning
PO Box 3367
Englewood, CO 80155-3367
USA

Fan Mail Tip: One of the most important keys to getting a response is by using the right address. Tales From The Collection has address databases for Star Wars, Harry Potter, Marvel, and a guide on the best places to find addresses.

Top Sports Signers [Basketball]

Shaquille O'Neal Autograph

Shaquille O’Neal is a former NBA Player for the Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, LA Lakers, and Phoenix Suns. His long career doesn’t stop there though, he is also an actor appearing in many films over the years. Don’t miss this opportunity to add Shaq’s autograph to your collection!

NameNumber of SuccessesSuccess RateAddress
Craig Ehlo16198%3217 South Howard St
Spokane, WA 99203
USA
Larry Nance Sr.17299%2287 N Revere Rd.
Akron, OH 44333
USA
Dan Majerle22597%3901 E Rancho Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ. 85253-5024
USA
Hersey Hawkins24396%c/o Zane Management
One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street, 56th Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Lenny Wilkens24398%3429 Evergreen Point Rd
Medina, WA 98039
USA
Mike Krzyzewski28891%c/o Duke University Athletics Dept.
Schwartz-Butters Athletic Center
P.O. Box 90555
Durham, NC 27708
USA
Bob Cousy32396%427 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609
USA
Robert Parish48095%6609 Virgo Drive
Shreveport, LA 71119
USA
Shaquille O’Neal55096%c/o Mine O’ Mine Inc.
P.O. Box 951840
Lake Mary, FL 32795
USA
Dirk Nowitzki66394%c/o Dallas Mavericks
American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219
USA

Fan Mail Tip: The Tales From The Collection TikTok and YouTube channel breaks down fan mail tips and tricks and highlights active signers.

Top Sports Signers [Hockey]

Guy Lafleur Autograph

Guy Lafleur is a retired NHL Forward (Montreal Canadiens, Quebec Nordiques, New York Rangers) as well as a Hockey Hall of Fame Inductee.

NameNumber of SuccessesSuccess RateAddress
Jeremy Roenick15593%18291 N. Pima Rd
Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
USA
Rob Blake15898%3020 The Strand
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3952
USA
Al MacInnis16492%c/o Newport Sports Management Inc.
Suite 400
201 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 2T4
Canada
Michel Goulet16999%17 Viking Drive
Englewood, CO 80113-7054
USA
John Bucyk17099%17 Boren Lane
Boxford, MA 01921
USA
Brian Propp19595%2320 Riverton Rd.
Cinnaminson NJ 08077
USA
John LeClair20198%108 Tunbridge Cir
Haverford, PA 19041
USA
Chris Pronger27298%10144 Winding Ridge Rd.
Saint Louis, MO 63124-1158
USA
Mike Eruzione288100%1 Sherborn St. 7th Floor
Boston, MA. 02215
USA
Guy Lafleur34096%14 Place Du Moulin
L’lle-Bizard, QC H9E-1N2
Canada

Fan Mail Tip: Be courteous of signers’ time and limit the number of items you send to be autographed to two or three to increase your chances of success.

Top Sports Signers [Golf]

Jack Nicklaus autograph

Jack William Nicklaus, nicknamed “The Golden Bear”, is a retired American professional golfer. He is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, winning a total of 18 career major championships, while producing 19 second place and 9 third place finishes in them, over a span of 25 years.

NameNumber of SuccessesSuccess RateAddress
Justin Leonard4189%1270 Mountain View Drive
Aspen, CO. 81611-1028
USA
Hale Irwin42100%5720 N. Saguaro
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
USA
Tom Watson4898%c/o Tom Watson Enterprises, LLC
Corporate Woods, Building 32
9225 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 1100
Overland Park, KS 66210
USA
Lee Trevino4992%4330 Park Lane
Dallas, TX. 75220-1953
USA
Raymond Floyd5093%11910 Palma Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL. 33418-1536
USA
Craig Stadler5495%113 Elk Xing
Evergreen, CO 80439
USA
Curtis Strange57100%147 S. Spooners Street
Morehead City, NC 28557-8966
USA
Gary Player6681%c/o Octagon
7950 Jones Branch Drive
Suite 700N
McLean, VA 22107
USA
Greg Norman7893%c/o PGA Tour
1 PGA TOUR Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
USA
Jack Nicklaus18678%1295 US Highway One,
North Palm Beach, FL, 33408
USA

Published by Tim Santens

I am a gamer and autograph collector. I love writing about both and sharing the stories I find.

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