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

June 12, 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. …

Guest: JK5

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

June 5, 2020

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 Proje…

Guest: King Saladeen

Ep.78 Topps Gregory Siff/Topps 2020 Project

May 29, 2020

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 p…

Guest: Gregory Siff

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

May 22, 2020

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 Bas…

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

May 15, 2020

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 bac…

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

May 8, 2020

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 pa…

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

May 1, 2020

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 ex…

Guest: Rob Bertrand

Ep.73 Randy Lerch/God in the Bullpen

April 24, 2020

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 …

Guest: Randy Lerch

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…