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March 20, 2020

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

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 years after they appear in it,...

March 13, 2020

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

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 effect on the hobby it may have....

March 06, 2020

Ep.66 w/Tim Virgilio -Signature for Soldiers

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 are the charity of choice...

February 28, 2020

Ep.65 w/Paul "Foul Ball" Jones

"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 of new Topps products coming...

February 21, 2020

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

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 questions. 900K Modern Day...

February 14, 2020

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

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 Montgomery 582 2020 Sticker Set,...

February 07, 2020

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

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 Party, Giving away $50 Break...

January 30, 2020

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

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 Day to an untimely end....

January 24, 2020

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

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, Bowman Draft Sapphire is...

January 17, 2020

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

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 it like working with...

January 10, 2020

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

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 in outer space, new NFL...

January 03, 2020

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

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 game used vintage items are...

December 27, 2019

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

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 people wanted from that niche &...

December 20, 2019

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

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 grading submissions & we discuss...

December 13, 2019

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

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, how he installed measures...

December 06, 2019

Ep.53 SCN Hobbyist Choice Awards

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/message Support this...

November 22, 2019

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

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 it live, Panini up to it's old...

November 15, 2019

Ep.51 Anniversary Show/Mega Giveaway

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 a few questions & answer...

November 09, 2019

Sports Card Nation (Trailer)

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November 08, 2019

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

*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 winner *We answer you questions in...

November 01, 2019

Ep.49 w/Rich Klein Hobby through the years, StockX Topps teamup

*RIch Klein joins us to discuss the evolution of the National, the gift & curse of Ebay, Card Shows today compared to in the past, our time as contributors to competing publications in the 90's Beckett vs Tuff Stuff. *My takes on COMC's new return...

October 25, 2019

Ep.48 w/Steve & Heather Winfree/Brian Bice Carmen's Angel Fund & helping others

A different episode you may not expect from us, but the hobby in an incredible microcosm of life, The Power of Positive Thinking is POWERFUL *You may know them from the viral video featuring the Topps Custom card, but Steve & Heather Winfree's lives...

October 18, 2019

Ep.47 w/Kin Kinsley from Bean's Ballcard Blog

Kin Kinsley is our guest & Kin is one of the straight shooters of the hobby, he says what he feels & we dish on various aspects of the hobby including how time consuming it can be. --- Send in a voice message:...

October 11, 2019

Ep.46 w/Louis Papa Jr from Sports Card Exchange-Financial background advantage?

Lou Papa Jr. joins the show to talk about his insane inventory, how his finance background helps him with cards & how the recent hobby scandal directly affected him but he came out relatively unscathed, Time to dump Baker Mayfield? We take your...