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September 04, 2020

Ep.92 w/Ken Goldin-Goldin Auctions

Ken Goldin doesn't mince words, why should he, one of the first of the big auction houses to really embrace the modern market, the results are overwhelming & speak for themselves, auction after auction another record falls, Ken joins us to talk about...

August 28, 2020

Ep.91 w/Kard Killer

Don't always judge a book by it's cover, Kard Killer exemplifies that, extremely talented but the shock value of his entry into the social media realm of the hobby turned some off including myself but as he says he has a plan, his custom cards & other...

August 21, 2020

Ep.90 w/Susan Lulgjuraj "Sooz"

"Sooz" is a hobby veteran, She's been on both sides of the Hobby, her experience & passion can never be questioned, we talk about her career, will she work in the hobby again? What's the one thing she'd change about the hobby right now?  Who was her...

August 14, 2020

Ep.89 w/William Taglis-Pastime Marketplace

William Taglis joins us to talk about his hobby career and why Pastime Marketplace cases are the best to protect your precious inventory. The rescheduled National is canceled. I made cable news & we give away another $25 break credit....

August 07, 2020

Ep.88 w/Efdot(Eric Friedensohn) Topps Project 2020

Efdot is confident but that's because he can be, his work speaks for itself, his work in the Topps Project relates to current events probably more than anyone else, he joins us to discuss his career & approach to the project. We announce the winner of...

July 31, 2020

Ep.87 w/ Garrett & Parker Frederking-Paying it forward RAK's

We can learn a lot from 10-year old Parker Frederking, someone sent him some cards when he was having surgery & now Parker with assistance from his father Garrett are sending cards to kids in need in all 50 states & Canada, Parker says he's very...

July 24, 2020

Ep.86 w/Mitch LaRock/Forever Young Sports Cards

Mitch LaRock is a collector, dealer, show promoter, & big time grading subber, he built his empire by grinding, he joins us to discuss his journey, putting together a card show with autograph guests during this pandemic & how collecting Brian Urlacher...

July 17, 2020

Ep.85 Matt Taylor/Topps 2020 Project

Matt Taylor joins us from across the pond to talk about his illustration career that spans movie posters, comic books & now the Topps 2020 Project, his balancing of life & work, how freelancing work was his calling card & how he approaches each card...

July 10, 2020

Ep.84 Tyson Beck/Topps Project 2020

Tyson joins us from Australia, he is definitely not new to the hobby, he has worked for the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, UFC, etc & this is not his first card foray as he is the artist behind Topps Fire,  No one outworks this guy, but a health scare had him...

July 03, 2020

Ep.83 Kevin Anderson/Lorn Walker from The Sports Card Talk Show

The two gentlemen aka the Skol Brothers joining me today, have great chemistry on their YouTube show "The Sports Card Talk Show" & that's because their history runs deep, we dive in to that, their hobby approach & we share a few laughs along the way,...

June 26, 2020

Ep.82 w/Sophia Chang/Topps Project 2020

Sophia Chang is a modern day "Boss Lady", a dynamo that knows what she wants & needs to do to get it done, she has that "NYC Hustle" & will not be outworked, that attitude has led to great success & incredible art.Hear her story here!...

June 19, 2020

Ep.81 w/Andrew Thiele/Topps Project 2020

Andrew Thiele is a self-confessed strive for greatness person each & every day, that approach has made his work on the Topps 2020 Project some of the best the commission has to offer, we learn how it all  began & what's next. Want that 1/1 Greek Freek...

June 12, 2020

Ep.80 w/Joseph Ari Aloi/JK5 Topps Project 2020

Legendary tattoo Artist Joseph Ari Aloi/JK5 joins us to share his journey through art, his ties to baseball, NYC & his approach to the project. My thoughts on blockchain cards which isn't much, & more. Check out Mike Sommer's...

June 05, 2020

Ep.79 w/King Saladeen-Topps Project 2020 Artist

Philadelphia's own King Saladeen joins us to tell us how being an athlete makes him a better artist and businessman, how his best friend, Mother & Grandmother inspired him to pursue art & what he thinks about the Topps Project....

May 29, 2020

Ep.78 Topps Gregory Siff/Topps 2020 Project

Sometimes you don't know how much you have in common with someone until you meet them, that's the case here with Artist Gregory Siff, Gregory joins us to discuss the Project 2020 commission, his approach, how his NYC roots play into the project, the...

May 22, 2020

Ep.77 w/Jeff Dinsen-Defness45-Producing content in a positive way

Jeff Dinsen/Defness45 joins us to tell us how he rebounded from a low point to become one of the most positive hobby content creators, where does his energy come from & the hobby's only 24 hour stream?? Insane. Bowman Baseball is out, Mosaic...

May 15, 2020

Ep.76 w/Max Steiner of Sportlots-New features coming

Max Steiner of Sportlots makes his first ever podcast appearance as we learn about the history of Sportlots, some new features coming soon & what Max collects. No National til December Product production is kicking back into gear --- Send in a...

May 08, 2020

Ep.75 w/Rich Mueller/Sports Collectors Daily, Hobby still booming-How & Why?

Rich Mueller is the founder & editor of the hobby's #1 news site, he brings his prestigious sports & hobby background to the show to discuss current hobby state of the union & how is the hobby still this solid through the pandemic! We discuss Bowman...

May 01, 2020

Ep.74 w/Rob Bertrand/Go GTS Live, Graded 9 Explosion

Rob Bertand joins us bringing years of hobby experience & double digit experience in the Social Media aspect alone, he's got good news on the delayed product front & we talk about current hobby events. Cards Graded 9 are exploding in price the last...

April 24, 2020

Ep.73 Randy Lerch/God in the Bullpen

Randy Lerch pitched 11 seasons in the bigs, addicted to drugs/alcohol almost dying more than once, through faith,family & friends he persevered. Now he helps others, he shares some great BB stories including Pete Rose & Tug McGraw, great conversation!...

April 17, 2020

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

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 the curtain a little, Rookie...

April 10, 2020

Ep.71 w/Artist Graig Kreindler

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", Cartamundi shutdown effects & much...

April 03, 2020

Ep.70 w/Eric Norton from Fat Packs Podcast, Covid State of the Hobby, Sports in 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 & Zion Prizm RC. Did I ever tell...

March 27, 2020

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

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/sportscardnation/message Support this...