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Confessions of A Baseball Card Addict

131 EpisodesProduced by Tan Man Baseball FanWebsite

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134 Year Old Treasure Hunt Yields an Exciting Discovery!

July 3rd, 2021

40:50

I was able to acquire one of the rarest baseball cards ever of baseball's first super star, along with a museum piece of a score book!  What these two things together unlocked for me was incredible!

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A Boy and His Collection - A Parable

April 10th, 2021

11:00

I wrote a Parable about collecting that i think many of us can identify with. I hope you enjoy it!

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I'm a movement junkie

March 6th, 2021

24:17

In this episode, I talk about a few trade possibilities I have, and how trading/changing collection pieces is fun!

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Finding your collecting voice

March 3rd, 2021

13:44

I'm asked all the time "what should I spend my money on?" The answer is to find your collecting voice!

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Babe Ruth and Shoeless Joe Jackson W514 - huge historical significance!

January 31st, 2021

22:14

Babe Ruth and Shoeless Joe Jackson W514 - huge historical significance!

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Collector questions from Travis answered

January 13th, 2021

18:13

In this episode I answer questions from Travis!

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FREE GIVEAWAY CONTEST!

January 9th, 2021

29:27

FREE GIVEAWAY CONTEST! I also talk about Baseball cards :)

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My Experiment

January 3rd, 2021

33:33

2018-2020 was a huge experiment for me to see how far I could take collecting, and how much satisfaction/joy I could derive from it. Armed with what …

Tips and tricks for determining the value of a baseball card

October 18th, 2020

12:00

Tips and tricks for determining the value of a baseball card

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Dr. James Beckett Interview

August 21st, 2020

16:11

I have had the pleasure of being on Dr. Beckett's podcast several times, and now he has come onto mine.  Check it out!  Also, check out the Sports Card Insights with Dr. James Beckett Podcast - 15 minutes every day, …

My Custom 19th Century Quarantine Project!

July 11th, 2020

20:08

Customizing an 1889 Goodwin A35 Round Album Set!

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1988 San Jose Mercury News Find!

July 6th, 2020

6:38

It's unheard of for me to find a Canseco card that I didn't know existed... yet that's exactly what happened!

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When mainstream baseball cards almost went international

June 25th, 2020

13:53

When mainstream baseball cards almost went international

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How baseball cards were made in the 19th century

June 3rd, 2020

34:39

In this episode, I discuss how the first baseball cards were made.

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The day I went to Jose Canseco's house!

May 22nd, 2020

56:36

Five years ago, Jose Canseco invited me to his house. I've talked about it on other podcasts and written about it, but now, for the first time ever, I retell the ENTIRE story out loud!

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Baseball card collecting regrets

April 18th, 2020

31:51

Have you bought sold or traded and regretted it? This episode is for you!

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The Nostalgic Shift

January 30th, 2020

27:48

In this episode, I talk about how we go from getting hooked by nostalgia and how we transition to the new stuff.

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Merry Christmas!

December 25th, 2019

2:20

The story of the birth of Jesus as told in the book of Luke.

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Baseball Cards Not Meant for Public Consumption

December 11th, 2019

48:28

A supplement podcast for my recently published article in Beckett Sports Monthly "Shrouded in Mystery"

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Competition in collecting

December 10th, 2019

31:40

In this episode, I talk about the ethics of collecting when it comes to competition.

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The Art of the Trade

December 3rd, 2019

1:10:22

In this episode, I talk about trade stories of my own, and how trading can sometimes be better than buying. Way better.

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Are we in the Junk Wax Era 2.0?

November 27th, 2019

38:18

In this episode, we discuss what the Junk Wax Era is, and if we are in another junk wax eta.

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Are these Panini Flawless Bat Barrels Real or Fake?

November 23rd, 2019

27:44

2019 Flawless dropped recently and speculation has mounted if some of the relic pieces are real or not.

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Interview - When you sell your collection to do something BIG

November 18th, 2019

20:48

Chris Randazzo of HandsFreePopcornBucket.com joins the show to talk about his collection and his new product!

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Beckett Monthly August 1992

November 15th, 2019

1:08:33

Join me as I flip through and read some fun articles in Beckett Monthly from 1992!

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Fails, rip offs and scams

November 14th, 2019

46:02

In this episode, I talk about the the times people scammed or tried to scam me.

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How to build a FREE Baseball Card Collection

November 7th, 2019

35:50

In this episode, I talk about building a free, meaningful baseball card collection!

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Epstein didn't kill himself

November 6th, 2019

33:37

In this episode I talk about childhood baseball card memories and how Epstein didn't kill himself.

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How to find cards you have been looking for forever!

November 3rd, 2019

15:03

Strategies to find cards you habe been looking for but can never seem to come across!

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Wanna get into key graded vintage cards?

November 2nd, 2019

34:14

In this episode, I talk about my transformation into collecting key graded vintage cards, and how you can too.

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Babe Ruth Pickup!

November 1st, 2019

42:16

I just picked up an awesome Babe Ruth card!

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Interview with Wade Boggs Supercollector Richard, owner of the Boggs Tavern!

October 29th, 2019

1:14:07

Listen in on a super fun conversation I had with Wade Boggs Supercollector - we had a blast!

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Conversations with Supercollectors

October 26th, 2019

10:05

Just a quick note about adding a new dimension to my podcast!

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How to sell a HUGE Baseball Card Collection

October 25th, 2019

39:49

In this episode, I outline all of the methods I used to sell my Canseco supercollection, and give you tips on how you can do the same.

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What is a supercollector?

October 24th, 2019

19:35

In this episode I talk about the characteristics of a supercollector.

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Baseball cards and your childhood

October 22nd, 2019

16:01

What did baseball cards mean to you as a child?

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Baseball cards from our childhood

October 22nd, 2019

32:34

In this episode, Rachel asks me about my favorite cards from my childhood. Listen in as we go down memory lane to talk about Mother's Cookies, Classic and more.

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The special meaning of certain cards

October 21st, 2019

21:50

In this episode, I address podcast listener Anthony's question about what to do with cards you value just because you pulled them... and much more!

How to determine what to collect

October 19th, 2019

26:59

In this episode, I run through ways to determine what to collect.

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Junk Wax Era Cards Worth Hundreds of Dollars!

October 19th, 2019

52:45

In this episode, I talk about several different prototypes from the 80s and 90s worth hundreds of dollars, along with my own stories involving them.

Watching the game, while talking baseball and baseball cards

October 18th, 2019

27:56

In this episode, I'm watching game 4 of the ALCS and talking about baseball and baseball cards at the same time.

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How to buy baseball cards and sell them for profit

October 17th, 2019

46:31

In this episode, I talk about how you can buy and sell baseball cards for profit while talking about some of my own personal experiences and "wins".

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Turn the cards in your collection into cards you love!

October 16th, 2019

25:34

In this episode, I talk about how to sell the cards in your collection that you don't care about so you can focus on what you love!

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Rejection Breeds Obsession

October 15th, 2019

22:34

In this episode, I talk about how the cards we miss can become our holy grails - and how we should embrace the journey of collecting, not just the …

Make Easy Cash at Garage Sales

October 13th, 2019

17:35

In this episode, I talk about some scores I made, along with some tips and tricks for you to make some easy cash by going to garage sales!

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Before there were Baseball Cards - Night Walk Session 1

October 12th, 2019

31:30

In my first podcast episode ever, I talk about what people collected before there were baseball cards - and the fact that they are affordable for us …

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