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Vintage Sports Cards Podcast

My Opinion On SGC After Grading 100+ Cards With Them AND A 13 Card Mickey Mantle SGC Grading Reveal. Low Pop, High Grade & Lesser-Known Mantle Cards!

My opinion on SGC Grading after submitting 100+ cards over the last 6 months. In this video I look at 13 Mickey Mantle cards I recently received back from SGC. Some of these cards have EXTREMELY low high-grade populations. What do you think the long-term market looks like for post-playing days & oddball Mickey Mantle…

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These 2 Larry Bird Cards Spent 30 Years In A BINDER & Graded GEM MINT!

I pulled these 2 Larry Bird cards from packs 30 years ago and they’ve been in a plastic sheet binder ever since. I recently sent them in for grading. Check out the results and let me know what you think.

Football Card Podcast

Showcasing Tom Brady Graded Cards From Every Year! Part 1 (2010-2000)

In part 1, Adam from Splendid Sports joins Jeff from Bowman1951’s Sports Card Adventures to Showcase their Tom Brady slabs from 2010-2000. Gold Parallels, Black Labels, Rare Rookies, Game-Worn Patches, Low Pop Inserts, Serial-Numbered Cards, Iconic Brands of the past & more! WATCH ⬇️

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Why Are Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards So Expensive?

He’s The King Of The Sports Card Hobby…But WHY? At the time of writing this I’m a 40 year old guy who’s been collecting Mickey Mantle baseball cards on and off since 1986. Mantle retired from baseball 12 years before I was even born yet he’s always been my favorite player to collect. To that…

AnyLot Sports Card Podcast

A Brand & New FREE Tool Designed To Solve A BIG Problem For Sports Card Buyers & Sellers –

Barak Edut has spent the last 10 years in the tech world building digital products that shape the Art and Collectibles market. As part of the Artbrain team, Barak serves as the head of, an AI recommendation engine dedicated to the sports card market. Links:

Sports Card Sellers Inc. Podcast

“It’s Like The Last 12 Months Never Happened!” – RC From Sports Card Sellers Inc.

I talk with RC, of Sports Card Sellers, Inc. about how most of the sports cards he’s tracking are roughly the same price now as they were a year ago. It’s like the last year never happened. Why did this happen? What does the short term and long term future hold for sports card prices?…

JT TripleCrown24 Sports Cards Podcast

JT From TripleCrown24 Sports Cards

I’m joined by JT from TripleCrown24 Sports Cards to talk about being self-employed in the sports card industry, what his business specializes in now, how that could change in the future, would he ever consider working for somebody else? And MORE! Link to scientific study “Leadership is associated with lower levels of stress” –…

Card Crusade Sports Cards Breaking Podcast

How Card Crusade Is Revolutionizing The Sports Cards Group Breaking Experience

The guys from Card Crusade started as a group of 3 kids that grew up together with a passion for the sports card hobby. As they became more involved in the collecting community, they realized finding a break was difficult and involved unnecessary steps. As the hobby grew over the last few years, the ability…

MySlabs Ken Rodgers Sports Cards Podcast

A Conversation With CEO Ken Rodgers CEO Ken Rodgers joins to discuss: What’s next for What are the most common requests from MySlabs users? Is sports card collecting here to stay for good this time? And MORE!

Bowman 1951 Sports Card Adventures

A Conversation With Bowman 1951’s Sports Card Adventures

Adam from Splendid Sports talks with Jeff from Bowman 1951’s Sports Card Adventures about building an all-time baseball card set, super-collecting Tom Brady cards, playing the long game with SGC graded cards, creating The Best Flippin Card Show & MORE!

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Jesse Craig Of PWCC On Buying & Selling Sports Cards On The PWCC Marketplace

Jesse Craig Of PWCC On Buying & Selling Sports Cards On The PWCC Marketplace: Listen To The Splendid Sports Podcast on Spotify – Listen To The Splendid Sports Podcast on Apple – Listen To The Splendid Sports Podcast on Google – Follow Splendid Sports on Twitter –

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Billy McCrae Of Hive Cards On Using Twitter To Buy & Sell Sports Cards

Billy McCrae Of Hive Cards on the benefits and advantages of selling and buying sports cards on Twitter over Ebay. Follow Hive Cards on Twitter – Follow Hive Cards on Instagram – Listen To The Splendid Sports Podcast on Spotify – Listen To The Splendid Sports Podcast on Apple – Listen…

Sports Betting Podcast

You MUST Do This To Be Successful Betting Football This Season

“Winners and losers have the same goals. If you want better results, then forget about setting goals. Focus on your system instead.” -James Clear, Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones In honor of a new NFL season starting this week I’d like to wish all of…

Splendid Sports Queen Creek, AZ Sports Card Shop Podcast

A Conversation With Kyle Rino Of The Monster Card Shop: Opening A New Type Of Sports Card Shop!

A Conversation With Kyle Rino Of The Monster Card Shop: Opening A New Type Of Sports Card Shop in Queen Creek, Arizona! Kyle runs a large and successful breaking company, Monster Breaks, and is now building a new sports card shop in Queen Creek, AZ. Listen to how he plans on making this a sports…

Breakout Sports Cards Podcast Ryan Nolan

A Conversation With Ryan Nolan Of Breakout Sports Cards. Is There A Vintage Sports Card Boom Coming?

Adam from Splendid Sports and Ryan from Breakout Cards discuss an upcoming vintage sports card boom and the reasons behind it. Problems with the modern sports card market and the shift that many young sports card investors and collectors may be making in the near future.