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Dr. James Beckett: Sports Card Insights Dr. James Beckett

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    • 4.2 • 63 Ratings

Opinions on Prices: Dr. James Beckett, coming out of retirement, stories, serialized, encyclopedic, covering sports cards, based on his six decades of intensive experience. Shorter format podcasts addressing players and issues.

    496 - Fathers/Sons: Brittons and Mills

    496 - Fathers/Sons: Brittons and Mills

    Stephen Britton and son Ryan and Brandon Mills and son Jackson share their hobby stories in father and son sports card collecting including their families' friendship.

    • 14 min
    495 - Origin: Jay Swartz

    495 - Origin: Jay Swartz

    Jay discusses the wild ride he has had in his hobby journey recovering from a devastating theft, but now riding high, as he has applied his professorial  marketing savvy to his collecting excellence.

    • 14 min
    494B - Out-Takes on Lud Denny with Bill Chandler, Hawaii Pro Bowl

    494B - Out-Takes on Lud Denny with Bill Chandler, Hawaii Pro Bowl

    More discussion of a fallen comrade who had a huge impact on our hobby thirty years ago - literally trying to bring his cards into every home!

    • 6 min
    494A - Out-Takes on Retail from Hobby Hotline 052921

    494A - Out-Takes on Retail from Hobby Hotline 052921

    Brad Bethune and Rich Klein joined me in a discussion of retail - this was a small part of the hour-long live show, that you should check out.

    • 8 min
    494 - Tribute: Lud Denny with Bill Chandler, Hawaii Pro Bowl

    494 - Tribute: Lud Denny with Bill Chandler, Hawaii Pro Bowl

    Bill and I (with Mike Conroy contributing in the background) discuss the meteoric rise and fall of Lud Denny and his huge impact, marketing wise,  on the non-baseball side of the sports card hobby.

    • 14 min
    493 - Interview: Dr. Eric Strachan, Research Psychologist

    493 - Interview: Dr. Eric Strachan, Research Psychologist

    Eric looks at our hobby through the lens of a research psychologist and he questions what's going on with grading and how to make sense of that. 

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

Pintail 69 ,

Other show

Hey Dr. Beckett, do you know why the Beckett podcast has not been on lately?

MidlifeUpswing ,

Learn from one of the hobby GOATs

"Insights" is a great name for the podcast. For your sports card education, why not learn from one of the legends? Getting back into the hobby, this is one of the podcasts that has really helped me catch up with what is going on today and balancing it out with historical references and perspective.

ShawnWayne1 ,

My favorite podcast

I love to hear the old stories of collectors and card shows. Also love to hear the sober opinions of a legend (Dr Beckett).

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