For the Hobby Episode 2 • Football Fever - Rob Springs
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On Episode 2 of the For the Hobby Podcast I sat down with Rob Springs who is the Director of Football Product Development at Panini. On this episode we talk about Rob’s rich history in the industry, he tells an amazing story about 1996 Topps Chrome, the 2020 NFL Draft Class + 2020 Panini Football plans, and more. Thanks to Rob for taking the time and all of you who continue to support. We appreciate the love! Please feel free to share these episodes with people who enjoy cards and want to get behind the scenes looks into the hobby. Email: [email protected] | Instagram: @jordanhagedorn ::: Timestamps: 0:41 - Introducing Rob Springs / Rob’s History | 4:12 - Beckett Publications | 5:20 - Jim Beckett | 7:27 - Rob’s Career Evolution | 9:08 - 1996 Topps Chrome Story + Talking with Card Brands | 13:03 - Rob’s Time at Panini | 17:28 - 2020 NFL Draft Class | 21:07 - Health/State of the Hobby | 24:52 - Young Collectors | 25:57 - Rob’s Favorite Thing in the Hobby | 28:47 - Working with Athletes (Lamar, Mahomes, Derrick Henry, Zion) | 31:36 - Zion and Luka Carrying the Torch | 32:21 - 2020 Panini Football Releases | 36:03 - Advice for Collectors (There’s Something for Everyone)
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