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Ep.72 w/Artist Blake Jamieson-Topps 2020 Project

April 17, 2020

Artist Blake Jamieson joins us to discuss how he made the transition from corporate work to the Art world & how it gives him a competitive advantage, How did he & Topps come together for the 2020 Project-He lets us behind th…

Ep.71 w/Artist Graig Kreindler

April 10, 2020

Spectacular sports Artist Graig Kreindler tells us how he got his start, the process, a little National talk & how it is living in New York City during the pandemic, we introduce a new segment "What does Newman say", Cartamu…

Ep.70 w/Eric Norton from Fat Packs Podcast, Covid State of the Hobby, Sports in 2020?

April 3, 2020

My good friend Eric Norton stops by to discuss current hobby happenings, he wonders if sports will even return this year & talks about his new job title. Rookie Rollercoaster returns this week featuring Trout Update RC & Zio…

Guest: Eric Norton

Ep.69 w/Mike-Low End Cards,Grading gap closing, Baseball prospecting taking a hit

March 27, 2020

Mike from Low End Cards joins us to discuss the gap closing between SGC & BGS/PSA, Covid19 hurting what hobby sport the most? Is the National going to happen?  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sportscard…

Ep.68 w/Brad Balukjian-The Wax Pack, Covid19 impact

March 20, 2020

Professor Brad Balukjian joins us to tell us about his new book & how one 1986 Topps baseball pack set him out on a epic road trip journey, lots of miles, lots of coffee & tracking down the subjects of that pack over 30 year…

Ep.67 w/Nigel Eccles-StarStock, CoVid19 Thoughts

March 13, 2020

Nigle Eccles is our guest, the former Co-Founder of Fan Duel is now launching a new hobby selling/buying platform called StarStock, he tells us why it could be a game changer, We have to discuss the CoVid19 Virus & the effec…

Guest: Nigel Eccles

Ep.66 w/Tim Virgilio -Signature for Soldiers

March 6, 2020

Tim Virgilio from Signature for Soldiers is back, & what a difference a year makes, SFS is a charity where 100% of the funds go to help homeless & injured veterans.75K raised so far & impacting lives in a positive way, they …

Guest: Tim Virgilio

Ep.65 w/Paul "Foul Ball" Jones

Feb. 28, 2020

"Foul Ball" Paul joins us to tell us what it's like to be the Guinness Record holder for the most baseball cards, 2.8 Million to be exact, being in a movie, getting recognized in public & hanging with Jose Canseco. Tons o…

Ep.64 w/DR.James Beckett-Sports Card Insights

Feb. 21, 2020

We are joined by Hobby Icon & Innovator DR.James Beckett. he brings his vast hobby knowledge & experience, as we talk about the hobby past & current, his podcast "Sports Card Insights", & he answers a few hobby hot button qu…

Ep.63 w/ Richard Davis-Wade Boggs Super Collector

Feb. 14, 2020

Richard Davis, Wade Boggs Super Collector tells us how it all started & how the journey actually allowed him to get to know one of baseball's greatest hitters, My take on 2020 Topps after opening more, we preview the Montgom…

Ep.62 w/Tom Geideman Architect of Upper Deck & Griffey RC

Feb. 7, 2020

Tom Geideman joins us to tell us how 1989 Upper Deck was born, his involvement in the set, some secrets behind the Griffey RC #1 & his take on the hobby through the lens of 30 years experience. Topps Million Card Rip Part…

Guest: Tom Geideman

Ep.61 Kobe Bryant: Homage to a Sports & Hobby Icon

Jan. 30, 2020

In light of the tragic event, we talk about Kobe's Impact on the hobby, basketball & Life. How some of the "Mamba Mentality" can be applied across sport,business & personal, We look back at an extraordinary career from Draft…

Ep.60 w/Drew Herndon(Let Me Get That Podagraph)

Jan. 24, 2020

LMGTP's Drew Herndon stops by to discuss NFL Rookie Class 2019 .vs 2018 Class, Some Super Bowl talk, Panini Block Chain & the Hobby year that was 2019, Zionmania take two, Contest word to win 5 free PSA subs from Iron Sports…

Guest: Drew Herndon

Ep.59 w/Steve Chada of 1 of 1 Card Shop talks Topps Million Card Rip & Family business

Jan. 17, 2020

Steve Chada/1 of 1 Card Shop stops by & peels back the curtain of Topps Million Card Rip that he has been invited to break in, he let's us in on some details you may not know, his expansion of his breaking business & what's …

Ep.58 w/Writer Brian Flinn & SCD Podcast Cover story

Jan. 10, 2020

Brian Flinn joins us to talk about his Sports Card podcast cover story in the Sports Collector Digest, we also discuss stores & shows today compared to the past. Topps Million Card rip lunacy, Panini breaking…

Guest: Brian Flinn

Ep.57 w/Pre-War Card's Anson Whaley & Vintage card discussion

Jan. 3, 2020

Anson Whaley's writings pertaining to Pre-War & Vintage cards have appear in many major publications, one of the preeminent experts brings his knowledge & musings to the show. Bad week for sport dignitary deaths, some big…

Ep.56 w/Chris Carlin from Upper Deck,Young Guns Hockey Phenomenon & doing Redemptions right.

Dec. 27, 2019

Chris Carlin brings his 22 years experience at UD to the show, We discuss how Upper Deck turn the tide, solved the redemption issue, prides itself on the best customer service in the industry, How they made E-Pack what peopl…

Guest: Chris Carlin

Ep.55 w/Chris Steuber(BCD) Sports experience helps hobby experience,Bowman Draft Sapphire

Dec. 20, 2019

Chris Steuber joins us to talk about collecting & investing & how both exist, the iconic 1989 Griffey UD RC, & how being on the sports side can help you on the hobby side. Someone is going to win 5 free PSA gradi…

Guest: Chris Steuber

Ep.54 w/Brian Gray from Leaf Trading Cards doing things differently

Dec. 13, 2019

The never shy Brian Gray of Leaf Trading Cards joins us to talk about his start in the hobby, his acquisition of Leaf & how he's maintained success in a difficult industry, he discusses a recent issue, why & how it happened,…

Guest: Brian Gray

Ep.53 SCN Hobbyist Choice Awards

Dec. 6, 2019

1st Annual Hobby Awards presented in 19 categories, Who was company of the year, Baseball Hobby Rookie of the Year, The winners were chose with your votes!! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sportscardnation/…

Ep.52 w/Jimmy Mahan Amazing Acts of Kindness,Bowman ChromeX thoughts.

Nov. 22, 2019

Jimmy Mahan joins us, sure we talk about the 1/1 Zion/RJ Barrett Prizm Auto but we also talk about coaching, doing good deeds for others, his new YouTube Hobby show "Case Hits" StockX Bowman Chrome X Thoughts now that's i…

Ep.51 Anniversary Show/Mega Giveaway

Nov. 15, 2019

34 Prizes given away this Episode as the show turns one, if you heard your name please contact us to collect your winnings., We take a look back at an incredible year, some great people drop in to wish us well & I ask myself…

Sports Card Nation (Trailer)

Nov. 9, 2019

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Ep.50 w/Marlin Carlson aka SpartyHawk Cache,Online Exclusives

Nov. 8, 2019

*The Big 5-0, SpartyHawk Cache joins us, we reminisce about the National in Chicago,  Marlin runs a spontaneous contest where a lucky listener will win a Topps Gary Vee Set w auto enclosed. *We announce the $50 cash winne…