Baseball Card Grading Submission
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More Baseball Card Grading

Baseball Card Grading Submission with SGC: I am in a couple of Facebook groups for baseball card collectors. A member of one of these groups offered bulk submission for SGC. I have participated in a couple of submissions already and I have been extremely happy. I am still amazed by how the card industry has changed since my Dad got me started over 35 years ago. There are several professional graders, PSA, BGS, and SGC. I have submitted to all three of them and hands down, I believe SGC is the best. My third SGC grading submission went very well! …

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Tim Tebow Tebowing
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Tim Tebow This is the Day: Book Review for Dad

Tim Tebow This is the Day is the next installment of a Book Review for Dad. My kids are bookworms. They love to read. They did not get this trait from me. I hated reading when I was a kid. Fast forward 25-30 years to today, if I find something I am interested in, I will read it. I still don’t read a lot, but I do Audible. Does that count? Is that “reading” a book? Kinda? Well, I do Audible A LOT! I recently came across a book by Tim Tebow This is the Day. We went to our…

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Baseball Card Collecting How to ship ball cards
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How To Ship Ball Cards – When Selling on Ebay

How to Ship Ball Cards: I have been buying and selling baseball cards pretty heavily over the past couple of years. When I was a kid, I was was a big collector well into my high school days, but after almost 25 years, I found an interest in it again. This post is about the proper way of how to ship ball cards via the postal service.  There are two main methods on how to ship ball cards, 1) in a bubble mailer and 2) in an envelope. In this post, I will detail how I ship in both scenarios. …

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Card Collecting and Grading

Card Collecting and Grading: If you recall from my last collecting post, Card Collecting Stars with Dad … part 3, I did my first submission with PSA (Professional Sports Authenticator), I got a soul-crushing grade on a Jeter SP rookie, other low grades, but did score a nice Jordan Graded 10. For more on that submission check out the post. Thatsdadstuff.com @thatsdadstuff  Card Collecting and Grading – SGC After educating myself more on the grading process, what graders look for, how they grade, etc, I decided to put myself through this again and send a submission to SGC (Sportscard Guaranty…

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PSA Baseball Card Grading
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Baseball Card Grading Vol 1

PSA Baseball Card Grading: A kid’s card collecting starts with Dad. Continuing from my previous post… So after all the drama with the lost package, my graded baseball cards finally arrived. I submitted 5 Michael Jordan cards, 2 Ryne Sandberg Rookies, 4 Derek Jeter rookies, 2 Ken Griffey Jr Rookies, and a Dennis Rodman Rookie. Thatsdadstuff.com @thatsdadstuff  PSA Baseball Card Grading – What Did I Get? Remember from my previous post, one of the Derek Jeter cards I submitted was a 1993 Upper Deck SP Foil Rookie. A Gem Mint 10 sold for $100,000!!! The grade I received… after all…

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Baseball Card Collecting Starts with Dad… Part 2

Baseball Card Collecting: Continuing from my first post about card collecting … So…. fast forward twenty-some years… and here we are. I read an article about a Derek Jeter card that sold for a cool $100k. When I saw that card, my heart picked its pace up a bit… and thought to myself… I HAVE THAT CARD!.. After work, I ran to my basement, I dug out my cards and there it was… The 1993 Upper Deck SP Foil Derek Jeter Rookie. So I did some research, joined some forums and Facebook groups, why was this card worth so much?…

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