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SGC Sports Card Grading

What’s The Plan At SGC Card Grading? $1.5 Million Investment? No Vintage Set Registry?

What’s The Plan At SGC Card Grading? $1.5 Million Investment? No Vintage Set Registry?

Sammy Thunder Willie Mays Baseball Cards

“3 And 3” With Sammy Thunder – 3 Of His Favorite Sports Cards & 3 He Wants

Sammy Thunder shows 3 of his favorite sports cards in his collection and tells us why. Then 3 cards he would like to acquire for his collection and why, in Episode 7 of “3 And 3”.

Pacific Legends Baseball Cards

The First Baseball Cards That Really Meant Something To Me (And Still Do!) – VR For Doug DKahn

Link To Doug’s contest video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK2ABV9Y6GU

Mickey Mantle 1958 Topps Card

BVG Crossover To SGC – Guess The Grade Contest – Mickey Mantle Monday – 1958 Topps Card

For Mickey Mantle Monday video #6 it’s the 1958 Topps #150 Mickey Mantle card in a Beckett BVG 5 grade. I will be attempting a crossover to SGC Grading. Guess the grade / result correctly in the comments of the YouTube video below and I will enter you into a random drawing to win the…

LouRok TV YouTube Sports Cards

“3 And 3” With Lou From LouRok TV – 3 Of His Favorite Sports Cards & 3 He Wants

Lou from LouRok TV shows 3 of his favorite sports cards in his collection and tells us why. Then 3 cards he would like to acquire for his collection and why. Subscribe to LouRok TV – https://www.youtube.com/c/LouRokTV/ And Follow on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/louroktv/

Mickey Mantle Ted Williams Baseball Card

Why Do The Sports Card Companies Ruin Every Good Idea? Mickey Mantle Monday – SGC 9.5 Ted Williams & Mantle Game-Used Bat Dual Card!

For Mickey Mantle video #5 it’s the 2004 Upper Deck Etchings Mickey Mantle / Ted Williams Game-Used Bat Dual Card #104/150 Graded SGC 9.5. Why do the sports card makers keep ruining every great idea? Subscribe for a Mantle card showing on Mondays with a combination of playing-days, oddballs and post-playing-days cards.

Elite Hunters Sports Cards

“3 And 3” With James Elite Hunters – 3 Of His Favorite Sports Cards & 3 He Wants

James Elite Hunters shows 3 of his favorite sports cards in his collection and tells us why. Then 3 cards he would like to acquire for his collection and why.

Baseball Card Podcast

Vintage Card Market Future Thoughts & Mickey Mantle Monday – Pop 1 Pinstripe Game-Worn Jersey Card

For Mickey Mantle Monday video #4 it’s the 2001 Upper Deck Pinstripe Exclusives Mickey Mantle Game-Worn Jersey Card. A PSA 10 current pop 1. Subscribe for a Mantle card showing every Monday with a combination of playing-days, oddballs and post-playing-days cards.

Baseball Cards Show

“3 And 3” With DKAHN Doug – 3 Of His Favorite Baseball Cards & 3 He Wants

Doug dkahn shows 3 of his favorite sports cards in his collection and tells us why. Then 3 cards he wants to buy and why.

Vintage Baseball Card Podcast

Talking Vintage Baseball Card Pricing & Market Stuff With DoubleD Vintage Baseball Cards ​Dylan

Dylan DoubleD Vintage Baseball Cards joins me to talk about the vintage card market. Vintage baseball cards have had a meteoric rise. While the overall pricing of sports cards continues to decline, vintage cards have currently reached an all-time high. What could be causing this and what could the future hold?

Mickey Mantle Monday 1953 Bowman Card

Mickey Mantle Monday – 1953 Bowman Color Baseball Card – A Seed That Was Planted in 1989

For Mickey Mantle Monday video #3 it’s the 1953 Bowman Color baseball card, with a bonus appearance of the 1989 reprint sweepstakes card I pulled from a pack 30+ years ago. Did anyone ever win that? Subscribe for a Mantle card showing on Mondays with a combination of playing-days, oddballs and post-playing-days cards.

John Wade Boggs Fan

“3 And 3” With Wade Boggs Fan John – 3 Of His Favorite Baseball Cards And 3 He Wants

John Wade Boggs Fan shows 3 of his favorite sports cards in his collection and tells us why. Then 3 cards he wants to buy and why.

Vintage Baseball Cards

VR For Cracker Jack Cards 100 Subscriber Giveaway Challenge

My video response showing 10 vintage baseball cards Link To The Cracker Jack Cards Special Giveaway Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5L-j_1pAp4

SGC Sports Card Grading

I Changed My Opinion About SGC – 7 Relic Card Grading Submission

My latest relic card submission to SGC led me to change my mind about their company direction. I submitted game-used / game-worn relic cards of Jackie Robinson, Tom Brady, Larry Bird & Babe Ruth to name a few. Here are the results and my opinions.

Junk Wax Sports Cards

“3 And 3” With Junk Wax Hero Mike – 3 Of His Favorite Sports Cards And 3 He Wants

Mike from Junk Wax Hero shows 3 of his favorite sports cards in his collection and tells us why. Then 3 cards he wants to buy and why.