Dr. James Beckett: Sports Card Insights

Dr. Beckett unretires to share sports card stories, analyses, and opinions, based on his six decades of intensive experience.

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Send your questions or comments to doctorjamesbeckett@gmail.com and hopefully I can address them in a future episode - thanks!
September 23, 2022
My seventh installment of seven questions answered about the sports cards hobby and this podcast from my listening friends.
September 22, 2022
Lately on more than one occasion I have bought the whole dollar box - you bring the cards home and then the fun (and work) begins.
September 21, 2022
It's my dad's 97th birthday today - we're having dinner with him and my mom this evening - but reminded me how I came to ponder the hobby phenomenon of high numbers.
September 20, 2022
With all the recent publicity and world record prices for cards, I have seen a big uptick in friends calling me about wanting to sell their sports card collections for big bucks.
September 19, 2022
I won the lot in their latest auction and had great fun opening 60 blasters, hangers, and jumbos.  I got a big surprise in one of the packs - that's why we all love opening packs!
September 16, 2022
The third and final part of our enjoyable conversation.  Look forward to seeing him (and many of you) at the National in Chicago next summer (2023).
September 15, 2022
The final (for now) exchange of sports card hobby questions between Michael and me - we are both looking for constructive ways to make the hobby better.
September 14, 2022
Mike's chance to turn the tables on me with his hobby questions - but we both saw the hobby up close for the past three decades and more.
September 13, 2022
Some collectors keep better records than others - some know how much profit they have made on a collection they bought and others have no idea - be careful - the IRS may have ideas.
September 12, 2022

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