12 episodes

Podcast by The Monster Podcast

The Monster Podcast The Monster Podcast

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Podcast by The Monster Podcast

    Episode 12- Interview with Keith Olbermann

    Episode 12- Interview with Keith Olbermann

    Jay and Justin have a fascinating conversation with award-winning sportscaster, newsman, consummate card collector and baseball historian Keith Olbermann about his early days of collecting in the 1970s, the stories behind the elusive Honus Wagner and other T206 ultra-rarities, collecting during the COVID boom and more.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 11- Interview with Luke Lyon of That T206 Life

    Episode 11- Interview with Luke Lyon of That T206 Life

    Jay and Justin chat with Luke Lyon of ThatT206Life.com about his collection's origin story, how to find hidden gems in the T206 set, collecting advertising backs, buying what brings you joy, trends in the hobby, and more.

    Some recommended reading:
    http://www.thatt206life.com/

    • 38 min
    Episode 10- Flushing out the fakes

    Episode 10- Flushing out the fakes

    In this installment, Jay and Justin discuss how to spot reprints, fakes, and altered T206 cards and avoid getting burned. There's also a short conversation about the future of T206 collecting.

    • 32 min
    Episode 9- Signed T206s with collector Paul Mifsud of SignedT206.com

    Episode 9- Signed T206s with collector Paul Mifsud of SignedT206.com

    Jay and Justin welcome special guest Paul Mifsud of SignedT206.com for a fascinating discussion about collecting autographed T206s, including their history, rarity, value and how to spot authentics and fakes.

    Recommended resources:
    Web: www.SignedT206.com
    Instagram: Instagram.com/SignedT206

    (Producer's note: This episode was recorded via Skype during the COVID-19 quarantine).

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 8- Building a beater binder w/ ex-MLB hurler Dean Kiekhefer

    Episode 8- Building a beater binder w/ ex-MLB hurler Dean Kiekhefer

    Jay and Justin welcome former MLB pitcher Dean Kiekhefer (Cardinals, A's) for a fun discussion about his time in the big leagues and his quest to amass the ugliest T206 sets ever with his "beater binder" project.

    (Producer's note: This episode was recorded via Skype during the COVID-19 quarantine).

    • 49 min
    Episode 7- Droppin' knowledge on population reports

    Episode 7- Droppin' knowledge on population reports

    Jay and Justin discuss the benefits and drawbacks of grading companies' population reports and how to use them to guide decisions about collecting T206s.

    (Producer's note: This episode was recorded via Skype during the COVID-19 quarantine).

    Some recommended reading:
    https://www.sportscollectorsdaily.com/pop-report-comparisons-of-pre-war-and-post-war-vintage/

    https://www.sportscollectorsdaily.com/while-helpful-population-reports-have-limitations/

    https://www.sportscollectorsdaily.com/t206-hall-of-famers/

    PSA Population Report for T206s: https://www.psacard.com/pop/t206/ &
    https://www.psacard.com/pop/t206/?byback=1&pf=0

    SGC Population Report for T206s:
    https://gosgc.com/pop-report

    Scot Reader's "Inside T206: A Collector’s Guide to the Classic Baseball Card Set": http://www.oldcardboard.com/t/t206/InsideT206-Centennial-edition.pdf

    • 30 min

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