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EP 290 Neuhart Cards & MN Nice Cards

On this episode, Eric is joined by Brian Rideout of Neuhart Cards in Deleware, OH as we bring back our From The Shop feature. Brian chats us up about collecting while in the military, trade nights, the ins and outs of running shop, and striving to make the customer experience better. Later, Ben Wogen, of MN Nice Cards hops on the line to discuss, breaking, business, and baseball. Ben is a new sponsor of the show and he has a great site you all should go check out:


Props S2 EP1 The Mighty Ducks

Props is back for season two and this time around we are talking hockey. Join Eric and his new co-host Kevin, of 105,3 The Fan's K & C Masterpiece, as they take another look at the 1992 Disney film The Mighty Ducks. We take a look at the box office numbers, the star power in the film, and discuss the memorabilia from the film that we would love to add to your collections.


EP 289 Sports Collectors Podcast Roundtable

On this episode, Eric is joined by Beckett's resident Non-Sports Analyst, Matt Bible, to discuss a great many things in the hobby. From Horrible Kids to Sharknado, and the all-new Non-Sport Update that is going to print this week. We also breakdown Topps 3rd Annual National Baseball Card Day and what it would have meant to have a program like that around when we were kids. Also, we have the audio of the Sports Collectors Podcast Roundtable from the 2018 NSCC Main Stage. To quote Chris...


EP 288 NSCC 2018 Day 3

On our final show from the 2018 National show floor, Eric is joined by his hobby friends as they discuss the show, the state of the hobby, the state of the industry, and collecting in general. The Pack Geek, Stale Gum, and Long Fly Ball all come together to close out what has been one of the best shows the Fat Packs have ever been a part of.


EP 287 NSCC 2018 Day 2

On this special edition of the Fat Packs, Eric is joined by a wide range of guest covering a great many topics. We talk soccer, Pokemon, fantasy sports, hockey, NASCAR, and even The Mob. This is not your standard sports card show by any means.


NSCC 2018 Day 1

The first of our 2018 NSCC shows is full of interviews from around the hobby. We are talking collecting on a major scale with heavy hitters from Topps, Bel-Air Sports Cards, Baseball Treasure, BAS, Collect Auctions, and competitive eating.


EP 285 Derek Helling, BGS & BAS

This is week Eric is joined by Brooke of BAS and Derek from BGS as they respectively run down what they have to offer at The National. From show singer deals to grading pricing, they have the info that you need. Later, sports writer Derek Helling joins the show to talk growing up and collecting in Iowa, DFS, and Fairness in Sports. All that, plus new products and pricing, and much more, this week on, The Fat Packs Podcast.


EP 284 Clever Fangril Bonus Episode

On this bonus edition of The Fat Packs, Eric is joined by Beckett’s resident non-sport analyst Matt Bible and special guest Clever Fangirl to discuss all things, Jurassic Park. We break down how she got into the movie, how and what she collects, and just what goes into a cosplay costume. We also have stories about Jeff Goldblum, Norman Reedus, and Fat Jacob???? Yea, you read that right. Strap in and stay your seat for this one, and please don’t exit the ride until we’ve come to a complete...


EP 283 The Iron Lion & Kidority Kards

On this episode, Eric is joined by Sarah Brannon of Kidority Kards. You may know their story about their young son Jase, but that has inspired them to give back to the hobby that gave to them. It started small but this act of kindness has grown in big ways. Also, Andrew from The Iron Lion joins us for From the Shop as we chat about this new(ish) shop in Colorado Springs, his time in the hobby, and much more. All that, plus new products and pricing, giveaways, and a 50% sale, this week on The...


EP 282 Dante Pettis & Sam Darnold

This week, Eric is joined by Paul Blackburn, DJ Peters, Dante Pettis, and Sam Darnold. We talk MLB, NFL, collecting, and so much more.


Ep 281 Duarice Guice & Jaylen Samuels

On this week's episode, Eric is on vacation, but he still took the time to stop down and put together a show for you guys. We have a Daurice Gice, Jaylen Samuels, and Austin Proehl this week, then we close out the show with Youtube star PackerCards87.


EP 280 Backboard Basics 2018 NBA Draft Preview

On this episode, Eric is joined in studio with the hosts of Backboard Basics, Kevin Hageland, and Nick Neppach. Kevin is no stranger to the show as he has been on several times talking sports and collecting, but Nick is a first timer here, and we're glad he is. Together we give a full preview of this weeks NBA Draft, players to watch, sleepers, trades, and so much more. We swap Y2J stories and visit the animal kingdom as well, all this week on, The Fat Packs Podcast.


EP 279 Mark Henry

This week, Eric sits down with WWE Hall of Famer and World Champion, Mark Henry. We replay our first interview with Mark and then we follow up with all new audio for part two. We talk favorite opponents, favorite matches, who to watch, and where he got his inspiration from. We also cover two great auctions that are ending this week, Topps Series 2 variations, and some new shoes from Adidas that have a Topps collecting twist. All that, and much more, this week on, The Fat Packs Podcast


EP 278 Jahmai Jones, Jon Duplantier & Rick Canale

This week Eric is joined by Jahmai Jones of the Angels, Jon Duplantier or the DBacks, and Rick Canale of Baseball Treasures.


EP 277 Baltimore Ravens & Great Moments

On this weeks episode, we are talking all things Baltimore Ravens as we sit down with Lamar Jackson, Orlando Brown, Hayden Hurst, Jordan Lasley. and Anthony Averett as we get their takes on the draft, the NFL, signing autographs, and much more with these five Ravens Rookies. We are also joined by Lane of Great Moments, INC who runs, not one, but two, card shops in the greater Baltimore area, to get her take on these rookies, breaking, and growing up in a LCS.


EP 6 Props - Bull Durham

Join us for the season 1 finale is here and Eric and Jon breakdown all the scenes that matter and some that don't. We are talking Costner, Robbins, and Sarandon in this minor league edition of props.


EP 276 Cardboard Legends

On this special bonus episode of the Fat Packs, Eric sits down with Cardboard Legends in Van Nuys, CA to talk all things hobby.


EP 275 Bradley Chubb, DJ Moore, & Dorian O'Daniel

On this episode, Eric is joined by 2018 NFL Rookies Bradley Chubb, DJ Moore, and Dorian O'Daniel. We talk everything from collecting to playbooks, and local spots to eat in their new-found cities after being drafted. Also, Tracey Hacker of Panini and Ivan for Go GTS booth join the show for a little Q&A.


EP 274 Mark Henry & Topps Bunt

This week we are talking Topps Bunt with Chris Vaccaro, DFS with Chris Meaney, and the WWE with HOFer, and World Strongest Man, Mark Henry.


EP 5 Props- Field Of Dreams

This week, Eric and Jon take another look at an all-time favorite, Field of Dreams. We have all seen it and we all love it, but is it lacking anywhere? Join us as we talk about all the scenes that matter and some that don't as we go from Hollywood to the hobby with this 1989 Kevin Costner classic.