How to get autographs

How to get autographs

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How to get autographs

So lets say you would like an autograph from your favorite actor/actress/musician/politician/dumb spoiled socialite but don’t know where to start. Have no worry! I shall give you the instruction you need to start getting autographs in no time at all!

Here’s what you will need:

Large (8.5 / 11) Envelopes
Item You would like to have signed
(optional) Cardboard

Step 1: Find Address You'd Like to Send To

After you’ve figured out what person (or people) you’d like to get an autograph from, search for a fanmail address.

I like to use Fanmail.Biz, they have a very large database, and a forum for posting successes and/or failures.

Look up your celebrity, and see if people have had successes from them before, and from what address.

For this example, I chose actor Aaron Eckhart, of ‘The Dark Knight’ fame.

If your interested, I used this address:

Aaron Eckhart
c/o Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof Fishman Llp
10100 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Step 2: Fill Out Envelope to Celeb

I would hope most of you would be able to fill out an envelope properly at this point in your lives, so I won’t bother detailing it.

I will say that you should use a minimum of three stamps on this envelope.

Step 3: Fill Out a SASE

A Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (which will henceforth be referred to as a SASE) is an envelope you send with your autograph request that already has your address and proper postage on it. The idea being that the celebrity in question would be more likely to reply if they can just sign your photo and toss it back in the mailbox.

Remember, these guys are doing a favor for you by signing your photos.

Two stamps should be fine.

Step 4: Write a Letter of Request

Write a short letter to your celeb, explaining that you like their work, and asking for an autograph.

Step 5: Package and Mail

Place your SASE, Letter of Request, and item to be signed in envelope addressed to celeb.

Stick in mailbox or drop off at post office.

Step 6: Wait.

And wait and wait and wait and wait and wait. it could take weeks, it will likely take months, it might even take years.

I’d suggest finding a productive way of occupying your time. Learning a new language perhaps.

Step 7: Get Your Photo Back.

After waiting a little bit, with some luck, you will get your photo back signed! In my case, Aaron signed my photo and sent one of his own!

LOR – Letter of request. This would be the letter you send to a celebrity requesting an autographed photo.

SASE – Self-addressed stamped envelope. Always include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your request. The celebrity is nice enough to respond to your autograph request, we shouldn’t assume they will pay for the postage.

TTM – Through the mail.

Pre-print – A pre-print is a copy. The celebrity signs the original photo and thousands of copies are made from that photo and sent out.

Authentic – The celebrity takes the time to autograph the photo and sometimes will personalize the photo for the fan.

Autopen – A machine is used to make an exact copy of the celebrities signature.

How to send your fan mail and autograph requests:

If you want to request an autograph, follow the guidelines below:

  1. Obtain their address: Search the internet for an official fan site. Most of the time you can find their preferred fan mail address there under contact information. Personally, I haven’t had much luck with email responses as anyone can create a fake account. I prefer to find a fan mail address and mail my letter via snail mail.
  2. Write a letter: Remember be kind and respectful as you are asking them for a favor. They get thousands of letters… make yours different. Stand out.
  3. Put everything together: Have the address handy. I use two 9 x 12 envelopes and put 3 stamps on each.
    1. Sending envelope
    2. SASE envelope folded into the “sending envelope”
    3. Letter placed in the “sending envelope”
    4. Optional: If you have something you want them to sign… CD cover, magazine, photo and so on.. place in the “sending envelope”

    ** If you add something heavy to be autographed, take the envelope to the post office to ensure you have the appropriate amount of postage**

    How to get autographs

    Usually, mail is all about the bills, bills, bills. Imagine reaching into the box and pulling out autograph after autograph of your favorite athletes and celebrities. Sounds even pricier that the mortgage payments, right? Wrong. Many athletes will sign your cards for free. The only cost to you is a couple of stamps.

    Here’s everything you need to know about through-the-mail (TTM) autographs.

    Pick Your Targets

    Before you mail away for any autographs, you need to decide who you’re going to write to. It’s important to remember that not all athletes sign autographs through the mail. As a general rule, the bigger the star, the less likely you are to hear back. That said, over the years I haven’t heard a peep from some bit players, while I had Tony Gwynn write back in less than a month during his playing days.

    The most popular players are the ones who get the most mail. So even if they do sign, you might have to wait a while to hear back. But then again, sometimes the bit players can take a while, too.

    Because getting TTM autographs usually involves sending mail directly to a team, don’t limit your targets to just players. You can follow these same rules to try to get autographs from managers, coaches, front office staff and even announcers. Many of these staffers are former players too. To find a list of major personnel, check out your favorite team’s website.

    Now that you’ve got your target (or targets), let’s get to the meat of your request, the letter.

    Requesting an Autograph

    The key to any TTM autograph request is the letter. It’s important that you come off as genuine and not someone looking to cash in on their signature (although there’s no law against selling TTM autographs). Here are a few simple things to think about when you’re writing a letter.

    It’s important to butter up someone before you ask for a favor. Think back to when you were a kid. If you wanted money for the movies, it often either involved bringing in an extra load of wood, a day of truces with your younger sibling or making sure the garbage went out the night before. Everyone responds better when they feel cared for, including athletes.

    Take a bit of time to tell the person you’re writing too why you’re a fan. Don’t go on for 2,000 words about why their batting mechanics are the best in the history of the game, but show them that you know who they are. For example, if you’re writing to Josh Hamilton, you might want to point out you’re a fan of his home runs, clutch hitting or even his tattoos. Don’t tell them they’re your favorite player if they’re not, but have something nice to say. A brief complimentary paragraph or two helps the player see that you’re a fan.

    2. Keep It Brief

    In your letter, don’t ramble. Players don’t always have a lot of time for mail. A TTM letter should have an intro, fan statement, autograph request and a thank-you. Simple, direct and brief. If your letter is more than a page and your purpose is to request a signature, it’s probably too long.

    3. Write, Don’t Type

    Although times have changed and typed documents are increasingly common, I’d still say it’s better to write out an autograph request by hand and not typing it. A hand-written note takes time and players will likely recognize this. It also adds to the personal touch of a request.

    Typed letters can be done with a template and churned out fast. If a letter doesn’t sound authentic, the chances of getting a signature back could drop dramatically.

    Getting the Package Together

    After you’ve written your letter, it’s time to get the things you need. Besides your note, you’re going to need something to get signed (cards or index cards are the easiest to get through the mail), a self-addressed stamped envelope and something to keep the return envelope sturdy.

    When you’re picking a card to get signed, try to find one in your collection that isn’t super glossy. This way, the ink will stay on better. Sets like Topps Heritage, Upper Deck Masterpieces and Topps Total are great among modern sets. If none of these are an option, you can also rub the front of a card for a bit to take some of the gloss off and prevent the signature from beading up.

    If you don’t have a trading card of the person you’re writing to, an index or recipe card can also work. They look great framed and matted underneath an 8 x 10 photo. Plus, they’re cheap. Your local dollar store should have packs of them.

    Limit your request to no more than two signatures. Even then, one is best. The last thing you want to do is come off as greedy or inconsiderate. If you really need someone’s signature six times, send multiple requests (but not all at once). Also, because you’re not guaranteed to get your cards back, don’t send anything valuable or items with sentimental value.

    Even though the person you’re writing to probably makes millions of dollars a year, don’t expect them to pay for the stamp to get the card back to you. A must for every TTM autograph request is a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE). Simply write an envelope out to yourself and put the stamp on it. Then once the card is signed, the player just has to put the card in the SASE, seal it and drop it in the mailbag. The easier you make it for them, the more likely you are to get your autograph.

    It’s also a good idea to include a piece of cardboard or top loader in the SASE to keep the package from bending. Just don’t expect your card to be put inside it. Remember, convenience is one of the keys to TTM success. Before a game, players don’t want to be fooling around with card supplies. Even worse, some might not recognize the top loader as being a holder and instead of getting a signed card you’ll have an even rarer plastic case.

    Once you have your hand-written letter, item you want signed, SASE and sturdy card protector, bring it all together in a business envelope and get it ready for mailing.

    Where to Send Your Autograph Requests

    The best place to send you autographs is directly to the team they play for or are associated with. Use the following format:

    c/o Team
    Street Address
    City, STATE Zip

    or, a more practical example:

    Josh Hamilton
    c/o Texas Rangers
    Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
    1000 Ballpark Way
    Arlington, TX 76011

    Here are links to pages with team mailing addresses:

    Other places you might want to send TTM requests include spring training facilities, minor league affiliates or other places they might be hanging out at like TV studios.

    Collectors should be aware that some players have other people sign on their behalf or use an autopen for manufactured signatures. For these reasons, it’s advised that TTM autographs be used for personal collections.

    Not every player signs and others can take an eternity to get back to you, but I’ve had more successes than failures. Some players even go a little further, inscribing the cards or adding something extra like a postcard. TTM autographs are a fun, easy and inexpensive way to build a killer collection of signatures.

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    I know that it may seem early to start talking about Christmas gifts but if you plan to obtain an autograph from a famous person, you better start now. It was pretty simple so I thought I would write a post about how to get celebrity autographs for free based on my experiences.

    This is a unique gift giving idea that has very little cost other than shipping and the price of the picture you pick up. My dad really enjoys autographs of his favorite actors and athletes. A few years back I decided to try to surprise him with an autograph.

    The Easy Way Out- The easy way is to hop on Ebay and buy someone’s picture. This could get expensive and in most cases you have no idea whether the person is selling a real autograph or not. Therefore I did a little research to find out about how I might obtain an autograph for my dad from none other than Dirty Harry himself, Mr. Clint Eastwood.

    My Research- I did a little digging and found a site that didn’t exactly look up to par but the more I read, the more I found legitimate people commenting that the address provided was correct and that they had indeed sent the item and had it returned signed. They listed when they sent the item, how long it took to get it back and in some cases provided a photo. I trusted this site because they weren’t asking for money in any way and they seemed to know what they were talking about.

    Nothing to Loss- I gave it go figuring the worst thing that could happen is that I would lose a $10 picture of Clint Eastwood. I sent the picture I bought online and to my surprise weeks later my envelope was sitting in the mail box with a signed copy of the picture included. I even compared the signature to others online and was delighted to see that I had a legitimate autograph for the price I paid for my picture and postage.

    If you are thinking about getting an autograph of a famous person for a parent, spouse, teen, tween or kid in your life, get started now! It takes time for it to get there and time for them to sign it. Here is what you need to do:

    1. Locate a legitimate address for “autographs” not fan mail.

    • Don’t pay for it. It should be free information.
    • I use Each address I have obtained from this site has worked just as the commenters stated. I do not and cannot guarantee that all addresses are correct on this site, I’m simply passing on what has worked for me. You need to do your own homework. Even then, you may not get the stuff back.
    • Just be sure to look for information specifically regarding “autographs” and read through the comments at the bottom to see people’s return of items and how long ago the post was.
    • I would also advise reading through any autograph instructions in the comments section or that the page may offer. These will give you clues to help you make the process successful.

    2. Obtain a picture of that celebrity that will fit in a 9×12 mailing envelope so you can keep it flat.

    • Send something that can be easily replaced. If the address you obtain isn’t correct you could be out of luck and aggravated.
    • Send something that won’t be a huge loss if you don’t get it back.

    3. Write a quick note.

    • I prefer to write the celeb a very short note about the person I’m giving the picture to for a Christmas gift and ask them to actually sign it to that person’s name.
    • For example, your kid’s name is Kevin. So you ask the celebrity to sign it to Kevin.
    • I feel like that lets the celeb know that you aren’t some person collecting autographs to sell on Ebay for a profit. I think you will have a higher rate of return with these.
    • I also write my mailing address on the back of the picture just in case it gets separated from the return envelope some how and needs to be matched back up. (I try to cover all my bases).

    4. Include a self-addressed and stamped envelope of the same size you are sending so they can simply mail it back with no cost or hassle to them.

    • You will need to take the picture and the return envelope to the post office and have them weigh those items together.
    • Have them print you postage and attach it to your self-addressed envelope.
    • Write “Do not Bend” along the bottom left of both envelopes.
    • Fold the self-addressed & now stamped envelope in half and stick it inside the envelope your shipping the picture in.
    • Make sure you have the correct celeb’s address written on your main envelope. I always get tracking just so that I know it arrives. The rest is up to fate.
    • Mail it!
    • Track it!
    • Wait, Hope & Pray.

    5. If/when you get it back, consider going down to Walmart or your local thrift store and finding a cool frame for it. Then wrap it up and wait for the person excited reaction when they open a really unique gift!

    6. If your super nice, send a thank you card to the celeb for their time.

    This method has worked for me several times. I have acquired Don Shula’s autograph on several football cards and a cereal box with his face on it. It all comes down to insuring that your return packaging is ready to go for the celeb to get it back to you. I really wouldn’t try sending anything obnoxiously large. Keep it simple and you will have an amazing, one of a kind gift to give someone you love this year.

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    There’s nothing quite like the feeling of being acknowledged by your idol.

    That’s why some fans are willing to spend lots of money on celebrity memorabilia, even for something weird like an actress’ used tissue . The good news is if you don’t plan on dropping cash on your faves’ memorabilia items, you can still get their autographs.

    Plus, who knows? Maybe, if you collect a lot of them, they could prove valuable in the future. Of course, if you’ve never gotten an autograph before, you might be wondering where to start.

    Here, we’ll talk about how to get an autograph, starting with the easiest and ending with the somewhat challenging method.

    How to Get an Autograph: The Easy Way

    The fastest way to get an autograph is to buy one off the internet. You can buy from sites like eBay or a shop that specializes in celebrity autographs .

    But, be warned. If you choose the eBay route, you have to know that the authenticity of some autographed items is suspect. You might end up spending more on autograph authentication compared to buying from a reputable autograph collection site.

    Getting an Autograph: The “Requires Some Effort” Method

    If you’re okay with spending some time and effort to get your idol’s signature, you can try writing an autograph request letter. Just don’t expect your favorite actor, athlete, musician, etc., to send you a signed photo asap, especially if they’re super famous.

    You also have to do some research because you need to send your letter to the right place. Some fans send their letters directly to their idols’ home addresses, while others will send their requests to agents and firms that accept fan mail on behalf of their clients. You can check out fan forums so you have an idea which method has a better success rate.

    Meet Your Idol in Person: The Somewhat Challenging Tactic

    One of the best things about getting an autograph in person is you get to see your idol in the flesh, and if you’re lucky, have a bit of conversation with them.

    But for fans who are shy, this can be challenging, especially if it’s a random sighting and not a planned event like a concert or a book signing event. It’s even worse if they tried it before, and got turned down.

    If you can relate, there are some things you have to keep in mind the next time you want to get a photo or an autograph with a celebrity. First, if they’re with family or friends, think twice before approaching them. They’re spending quality time with their loved ones and may not agree to having their picture taken or giving out autographs.

    If they’re alone though, make sure to plan what you will say so you don’t take too much of their time. Remember to be polite, have your materials (pen, paper, book, etc.) ready, and always respect their personal space. Once you get their autograph, don’t forget to thank them.

    Ready to Get Your Idol’s Autograph?

    Now that you know the basics of how to get an autograph, don’t hesitate to try any of the methods listed here. You can also try reaching out to other fans to see if they have tips to share.

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    One of the easiest, and certainly cheapest avenue to autograph collecting is TTM, that is Through The Mail. It's especially fun, since getting the mail each day is full of possibilities, and not always just bills.

    Last week, I got autographs in the mail from Ron Glass, who played Shepherd Book on Firefly, Frank Abagnale jr. (the former con man depicted in Catch Me If You Can) and poker great, and former host of Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil Gordon.

    In past years I've gotten David Letterman and Johnny Carson, Johnny Cash and Robert DeNiro and Kevin Spacey. For nearly free. Want to give it a try? Here's what you do.

    Decide who you want an autograph from. Come up with a list of several. This method is extremely hit and miss, and you're doing well if you get responses back from, I dunno. 40% of the people you write?. Try to think of people to whom you could write an honest fan letter too, since part of this is writing a fan letter. That's why I have Letterman and Carson, but not Leno, because I can't write an honest fan letter to Leno because I don't really care for him. I'm told he was once quite edgy, but I've never seen it. Anyway I digress.
    Now, it's worth pointing out that the hotter a celebrities career is when you contact them, the more likely you are to get something pre-printed, or signed by an assistant and not the actual person. So. Arlo Guthrie is probably a good chance of getting something back and of it being authentic. Donald Glover probably is not dedicating time currently to signing autographs. People who are currently up-and-comers are often good choices as they want to build up a fan base and promote themselves.

    See if you can locate their address. There are a number of free sites on the net and just googling: "Arlo Guthrie" autograph address (or whomever you want to write.) You may find some addressess, especially from Try to see if anyone's posted that they've had success or failure with those addresses, and how recently.

    Willing to invest a few bucks? Check out (I have no affiliation with them, except that I am a customer.) The seem to be the biggest site for addresses at the moment. It costs like five bucks a month, or less if you commit for more months at a time. A smaller – and cheaper – option is which is put up by a couple of the folks behind the Autograph Weekly podcast. Incidentally, I encourage you to start listening to that podcast to hear news of the hobby and who is currently signing.

    3. Write the letter. You will want to introduce yourself, and why you're writing. Talk about the celebrity and why you're a fan. Request an autograph and make it as easy as possible for them to send you one. Specifically this means:

    Include a self addressed signed envelope.

    Include something for them to sign. You can ask for a signed photo, but if you send a photo you want signed you may wind up with a one of a kind item. Also, you're clearly not costing them anything except a moment to sign.

    Explain in the letter what you're including and how easily they can reply. Don't be condescending, but say something like, "I'd love a signed photo, but I'm enclosing a ____ which you can sign, and a self addressed stamped envelope. Thanks so much for your time." Use your own words. So what could they sign? Are they an author? Send a bookplate. Magician, poker player or other kind of gambler? Send a couple playing cards. Actor? How about the DVD insert? It shows you're buying their products.

    This step is optional, but fun. Keep a log of who you wrote, when, and at what address. If you get something back you can note now long it took.

    Get lots of requests in the mail to increase your chances of getting a nice surprise with the bills. Repeat as necessary.

    When you get an autograph, you might want to display it or store it. I use three ring binders with Ultra-Pro non-acidic plastic pocket sleeves.

    Now, let's talk briefly about the downside. You will sometimes receive nothing at all, and sometimes you will be excited to open an envelope only to see a photo with the autograph printed on, as part of the picture. Also, sometimes you will get a nice autograph, but you won't know for sure if it's authentic. And let me say this, real quick, there is no agreed upon technique or scholarship for authenticating autographs. It's very rarely worth paying an "authenticator". You'll spend a bit on postage and envelopes and aybe an address site, but compared to buying autographs online, this is a pittance.
    Feel free to post any questions below and I'll try to answer. Happy hunting.

    Ever since I started offering the helpful, easy-to-use and annually-updated A Fan�s Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience, one of the most frequently asked questions I get from fans are �how do I get autographs?�

    And I�m still amazed when I�m in Arizona and Florida every year watching so many fans keep making the same mistakes over and over and over again in this endeavor. Apparently, none of these well-intended folks bought my guide, which Autograph Collector Magazine has said is �a must-have for any (autograph) collector planning a trip or family vacation to watch their favorite Grapefruit or Cactus League team� because it �contains everything you�d ever want to know about getting player autographs.�

    Now, I�m not going to spill all the beans here because in addition to being a fan, I�m also a capitalist, and I want folks to buy my guide. Yet my years of experience has shown me the single biggest mistake most fans make, without question, is they don�t have an effective plan for securing autographs. Too many times I see a fan running to follow a mini-mob, only to see hopes quickly dashed, as the All-Star caliber player has just finished signing. Almost instantly, a young boy or girl is crushed and their father, mother or family friend is saying to them, �maybe next time.� At the same moment, I�m saying under my breath, �not bloody likely, if you don�t have an effective plan next time!�

      Just like in real estate, securing player autographs is all about �location, location, location.� Among the biggest mistakes fans seeking player autographs make is they either stake out the wrong location and/or they follow the masses. Depending on the location, a typical player may sign for five minutes, less than a minute or not at all. And following a big crowd isn�t going to help your cause.

    Even if a player has completed his work for the day and is heading back to the clubhouse, he�s not going to sign for more than a few minutes. If you�re way back of the bus, it�s not happening for you, Gus. So one way to secure player autographs is to be in the right location.

    Many fans during Spring Training think the best place to get a John Hancock is right near the dugouts just before the start of a Spring Training game. After all, that�s where all the players are at the same time, right? And, hey, the game hasn�t started yet, right? However, most players don�t sign in this location. In A Fan�s Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience, I detail the best location(s) at each Spring Training ballpark to secure player autographs.

    Furthermore, unless your seats are located on the side of a dugout, level with the dugout, this area is not fan-friendly for securing autographs. For starters, most players and fans in this location have to throw things at each other just to be signed � e.g., balls, miniature bats, hats, gloves � because of the significant distance between the top of the dugout and fan seating. Now, you tell me, when a player knows he�s going to have to stand with his teammates for the national anthem any second now, do you really think he�s interested in creating a signing frenzy moments before first pitch? Because after the national anthem is complete, boom, players take the field and game preparation time is officially over.

    Better timing to get autographs? Well before the game and just after a player is removed from a game. In A Fan�s Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience, I detail how to prepare for the right timing in securing player autographs at each Spring Training ballpark.

    Proper location and timing are of the essence, yet the third most important aspect of securing autographs, behavior, is equally as important. If a player says �I can�t sign right now, but I will when we�re done (working out),� please reply, �thank you (his name), we�ll be right here.� And chances are he�ll reply, �Ok,� and keep his end of the bargain.

    Joe Connor, aka Mr. Sports Travel, is a freelance writer who has been to every MLB Spring Training facility, and has annually-updated A Fan�s Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience since 2002. It�s available for purchase at Baseball Pilgrimages.

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