Welcome to Episode 102 of the Sports Card Strategy Show with hosts Paul Hickey of NoOffseason.com, the Sports Card Doctor, Chad Guell, of NoOffseason.com, and Kendall "Lefty" McKee of NoOffseason.com, JustBaseball.com and Just Breaks. This week also includes guest Gary from Hoops and Cards.
Today we discuss our Losses, Wins, who we are Buying and who we are Selling.
L - 1972 Wilt Chamberlain Topps that was purchased from Graybo’s. $54 to get it graded. The real was L that it took forever to come back from PSA. Action item: don’t submit cards like this to PSA, choose SGC because you can submit a vintage card with other cards.
W - Marvin Harrison Jr. Sale, Bought on: Aug 25, 2023. Order total:US $183.83. Sold and immediately paid for September 26, 2023
Net profit from eBay: $352.87. Total Net Profit = $169.01
B - from Janelle on Discord; Possible buys of the week - Cooper Kupp. Coming back from injury soon and his cards are still down quite a bit. And Caitlin Clark, she's a stud. Bowman Chrome University 1sts, variations, serial numbered, PSA 10s
S - Puka Nacua. SELL Prizm Draft Picks Auto, base; Christian McCaffrey. SELLDevon Achane - SCORE ROOKIE AUTO; Travis Kelce 2013 Topps Chrome Base is up due to Taylor Swift hype.
L - Topps Bowman Bounty multiple 1 of 1’s.
W - snagged another deal on a Jackson Holliday auto. $430 average is over $500
B - New MLB prospect top 50. Biggest movers are Jace Jung.
S - Sell playoff baseball guys. Don’t wait for markers to hit. Be the first to the market.
L - Market movers has not been working properly.
W - Bought 2 Caleb Williams Bowman Chrome 1st Base Auto’s in raw condition at the beginning of September with the plans of grading them both. I paid $205 for 1 and $215 for the other. I had a regular buyer from me contact me and said he would do $400 shipped so I sold them both for about a net $250 profit for less than 30 day flip!
B - Giannis Hoops PSA 10’s base, Gold, and red Backs, Justine Fields Prizm Silver and Optic Holo PSA 10’s, Jayson Tatum Optic Holo rookie psa 10, SGA optic Holo rc psa 10, 2007 Topps Kevin Durant factory set white psa 10, James Wood bowman chrome 1st base, and mojo psa 10’s, 2005 Topps Base Aaron Rodgers PSA 10’s, Tyrese Maxey Silver Prizm PSA 10, 2020 Anthony Edwards Downtown PSA 10
S - Damian Lillard with plans to buy back in when prices come back down after trade hype spike, Ronald Acuna Jr, Travis Kelce because of the Swift Hype
Strategy of the week: Start focusing on already graded basketball psa 10’s
L - Shohei Ohtani - I bought a PSA10 Topps 2028 RC (Pitching) in February for $70 plus shipping and should have sold it in June when it hit $250+. Gotta take profits when you can, and that was nearly 4X with no real jump-up in sight beyond that, even before his injury. Now, the card is back to $100-ish and who knows how/what he will play next year.
W - Fanatics Sportsbook - I created accounts for me and my wife and we each got $100 to spend on swag at Fanatics.com. The Tyrese Maxey City Edition shirt-jersey can’t get here fast enough!
B - Other than remaining very high on Tyrese Maxey, SGA, and Anthony Edwards…
Wemby will be the new attraction this season, but Devin Vassell could lead Spurs in scoring.
S - Selling football QBs as they pop - Tua 10 RC sold on Sunday during his game. Listed and selling my Herberts, Mahomes, Hurts, Burrow, and Herbert - but keep some for playoffs…
Strategy of the week: Avoiding new releases and “FOMO” pricing on Basketball cards this season.
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