Establish The Run presents Establish The Collection, a show that joins our passion for sports and data-driven analysis with our collectibles industry knowledge to help you become a more educated collector from traditional cards to NFT’s and everything in between
Episode 47: Sports Cards During a Bear Market
Stocks have entered a bear market, crypto is down and NFT sales have cooled off. Gary and Cody take a high-level view of the sports card world that has dealt with a bear market of it’s own and talk through whether or not collectibles are a good place to store your money in the current economic climate.
The guys also recap the NBA Finals and discuss the biggest impacts to the basketball card market, including thoughts on the Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and what's next for Andrew Wiggins.
Episode 46: NFL Cards x Awards Market
Few on-field achievements have bigger impacts on a player's card market than winning an award. Gary and Cody sit down with Establish The Run's awards market maven, Ryan Reynolds to look at the market for this upcoming season. The guys highlight some offseason buying opportunities on cards who could benefit from being in the MVP, OPOY, DPOY and Comeback Player of the Year discussion.
Episode 45: Card Breaking Scandals + NBA Conference Finals
Gary and Cody turn their attention to the latest news making waves throughout the industry as Platinum Card Breaks is accused of scamming customers during a break and BackYard Breaks deals with the fallout of their on-camera antics and an appearance with Fanatics sports card boss Josh Luber. They then turn their attention to the NBA Conference Finals and discuss some of The Hobby's biggest names and who stands to benefit most from a title run.
Episode 44: Winners and Losers From a Chaotic NFL Offseason
An offseason that saw Davante Adams end up in Las Vegas and Tyreek Hill packing his bags for South Beach sent shockwaves through the NFL sports card market. Now that the dust has settled from the 2022 Draft, Gary and Cody look back at the biggest winners and losers from a frantic football offseason. Which cards will soar to new heights this season and beyond and which ones should we be selling before they get back on the field?
Episode 43: Blistering Hot Basketball Card Market
Gary and Cody review round one of the NBA Playoffs with a focus on the surging card markets of top performers. They also preview what the offseason markets may look like for teams who have been eliminated, identifying the best time to buy low.
Episode 42: Risers and Fallers
Back from a brief hiatus, Gary and Cody catch up on the latest happenings in the sports world through a collectibles perspective.
In this episode, we discuss:
- F1 season heating up
- UFC 273 fallout
- What's going on with baseball's top prospects
- Biggest risers in the NBA Playoffs
3:29 - Winning Formula with Gary Hartman
7:49 - UFC with Cody Main
18:18 - Baseball’s Hottest Prospects
25:24 - NBA Playoffs and Cards update
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It’s a must listen to every week
Great sports card show
Was glad to find this gem from the ETR boys. Great up to date info on the hobby!
I’ve been listening to the pod since the start of football season and feel so much more confident investing in cards since then. These guys know what they’re talking about. Best in the business when it comes to The Hobby. Definitely recommend.
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