Sports Card Nation show

Sports Card Nation

Summary: Centered on the Sports Card hobby/industry. "Sports Card Nation" every Friday features a great conversation with Hobby dignitaries & hobby current events.Monday-"Hobby Quick Hits" tackles one topic, short & sometimes sweet.

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 Ep.48 w/Steve & Heather Winfree/Brian Bice Carmen's Angel Fund & helping others | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7495

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 have been a roller coaster of emotions, they peel back the curtains to see the tribulations & how perseverance can overcome, Now with a new lease on life, how they are paying it forward as advocates for positive thinking, organ donation & transplantation, they even got to tour Topps in NYC for a day.*Collector Brian Bice & Melissa Bice lost their daughter due to complications of  hydrocephalus, out of that grief they formed Carmen's Angel fund, a charity to help various charities including the hydrocephalus organization.  Carmen's spirit lives on in the works that the organization does!--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.47 w/Kin Kinsley from Bean's Ballcard Blog | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5769

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: this podcast:

 Ep.46 w/Louis Papa Jr from Sports Card Exchange-Financial background advantage? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6620

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 questions on our "Wide Open" segment,  Kershaw chokes again, Topps Update hits this week & Topps Transcendent's cover boy is Ken Griffey Jr.--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.45 w/Commons4Kid's Jerry Millburn,Panini probs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5430

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 season underway & here comes hockey!!--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.44 w/Luke Pascal & Artificial Scarcity,Historical Autos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6973

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 sports market provides, Mafia autos, get by the trepidations and there's a lot of upside in that niche as not many exist.--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.43 w/Crackin' Wax & breaking for charity. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6448

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 away a SlabPack Backpack case absolutely free to a lucky listener, get the contest word from this show & another from our website to enter. Winner picked Sunday night 9/22. NFL is changing it's player movement philosophy & a lot of QB's are out, some due to injuries others due to coaches decision.--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.42 w/ Tyler Santiago(Santiago Sports) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7775

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 Episode "42" so I bring some Jackie Robinson to the show!!--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.41 w/ 1 of 1 Card Shop's Steve Chada Breaking full time & the 2019 NFL Season Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6054

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 discount code as well. Zion Williamson is setting the hobby ABLAZE, we discuss his closed/sold auctions & what kind of coin some of the ongoing ones are bringing. It's insane.--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.40 w/Matt Hanscom from Fire Box Cases,Prospecting & Grading, Andrew Luck fallout | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6292

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: this podcast:

 Ep.39 w/ Stu Stone(Jack of All Trades) & Richard Black(Perfect Fit Sleeves) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5643

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 us about his great product Perfect Fit Sleeves, I swear by them & they are our newest sponsor! New products are out & much more on the horizon--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.38 w/ Tim Shepler(ATC), Zion Mania, Bowman Sterling is back! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6029

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 as they are our new sponsor!!--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.37 National Recap, SGC/ThePit interviews | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5828

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 tells us why his company is the best choice when it comes to buying & selling key graded cards & they don't charge for storage. Why did SpartyHawkCache coin me "Cougar"? Its revealed here. --- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.36 National Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2886

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, Parody is back in the NBA & that's a good thing. --- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.35 w/Artist Tim Carroll, Open Mic, NHL Draft Picks exclusives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6334

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 the Hall of Fame & how sometimes you have to take a chance!!!We answer listener questions on the "Wide Open" segment, Top two NHL picks sign exclusives & why the NFL teams don't want to pay running backs anymore!! Jam-Packed!--- Send in a voice message: this podcast:

 Ep.34 w/Dub Mentality's Joey Shiver, HR Derby talk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5543

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.All-Star Home Run Derby Yay!! Pete & Vladdy Jr put on a show, All-Star Game blah...Major trades in the NBA!! --- Send in a voice message: this podcast:


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