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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…

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

Nov. 1, 2019

*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 ta…

Guest: Rich Klein

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

Oct. 25, 2019

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 Ste…

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

Oct. 18, 2019

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:...

Guest: Kin Kinsley

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

Oct. 11, 2019

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 Ma…

Guest: Lou Papa Jr.

Ep.45 w/Commons4Kid's Jerry Millburn,Panini probs

Oct. 4, 2019

Commons4Kids Jerry Millburn joins us to tell us how they've distributed millions of cards to the hobby youth, how they came about & how they coordinate things on different levels, Panini Website strikes again, Baseball post …

Ep.44 w/Luke Pascal & Artificial Scarcity,Historical Autos

Sept. 27, 2019

Luke Pascal from the Pascal Collection returns & we don't mince words on some current events in the hobby, he also talks about historical autographs and why they may be better than the "artificial scarcity" the current sport…

Guest: Luke Pascal

Ep.43 w/Crackin' Wax & breaking for charity.

Sept. 20, 2019

Christopher from Crackin' Wax is our guest & tells us how he got his start & how Crackin' Wax evolved into one on the only breaking company where every break raises money for charity! Thanks to Fire Box Cases we are giving a…

Ep.42 w/ Tyler Santiago(Santiago Sports)

Sept. 13, 2019

Tyler Santiago is 21 years old but has his Santiago Sports business in full stride, he tells us what he's buying, stashing & how it all came about, Zion autos have went into correction mode, NFL Season is underway & it's Epi…

Ep.41 w/ 1 of 1 Card Shop's Steve Chada Breaking full time & the 2019 NFL Season Preview

Sept. 6, 2019

Action Packed Episode, Preview of the 2019 NFL Season, Steve Chada joins us to discuss how he got started in breaking, the plunge to do it full time & the side of "Breaking" that no one really sees, he gives listeners a disc…

Ep.40 w/Matt Hanscom from Fire Box Cases,Prospecting & Grading, Andrew Luck fallout

Aug. 30, 2019

Matt Hanscom from Fire Box joins us to discuss grading, prospecting & the awesome cases his company cranks out, Hobby fallout from Andrew Luck, & everyone's favorite 4 letter word FOTL. --- Send in a voice message:...

Guest: Matt Hanscom

Ep.39 w/ Stu Stone(Jack of All Trades) & Richard Black(Perfect Fit Sleeves)

Aug. 23, 2019

Stu Stone is back to talk more in depth about his popular card documentary "Jack of All Trades", You will learn some things you didn't know,  Is there another baseball card film coming??? Mr.Richard Black joins us to tell u…

Guest: Stu Stone

Ep.38 w/ Tim Shepler(ATC), Zion Mania, Bowman Sterling is back!

Aug. 16, 2019

Tim Shepler waxes poetically about the National, Gary Vee, hobby goings ons,etc. Zion Williamson mania in full effect, after a hiatus Bowman Sterling is baaaackkk & in a big way. Get your discount code on Fire Box Card Cases…

Guest: Tim Shepler

Ep.37 National Recap, SGC/ThePit interviews

Aug. 9, 2019

The National in Chicago was epic, We'll cover everything in depth. Two on-location interviews,Peter Steinberg of SGC Grading joins us to tell us why SGC is your best grading option & Mark Humphries from ThePit.com tells us w…

Ep.36 National Preview

July 26, 2019

The National is coming, the National is coming!! Some announcements on the Nats, events we're in, we thank a couple people for kindness, Steve Ballmer describes how I feel. New wrinkles in the grading/trimming scandals, Paro…

Ep.35 w/Artist Tim Carroll, Open Mic, NHL Draft Picks exclusives

July 19, 2019

In today's age of cutting cards, one man does is right, Let's put it this way, his skills got him to the Hall of Fame, Amazing Artist Tim Carroll joins us to talk about his amazing skill, what it's like having your work in t…

Guest: Tim Carroll

Ep.34 w/Dub Mentality's Joey Shiver, HR Derby talk

July 12, 2019

Joey Shiver/Dub Mentality joins us to discuss "Back in the day" hobby wise, the good old days & today's hobby, He tells us about his recent works in Beckett & Future endeavors, Always a great time with Mr.Teddy Bear himself.…