Celebrating Our "34th Year In The Hobby" in 2016!!!
(THIS WEBSITE WAS UPDATED Jan. 22, 2015)
Welcome to the internet home of Attack of the Baseball Cards. Attack is located at 60 MILLTOWN ROAD, UNION NJ 07083 (908-687-8107). The store is located on the Union/Springfield border with the entrance in the back of the building.
ATTACK was one of only a handful of businesses invited to have a card/memorabilia booth at the 2013 National Hockey League Entry Draft at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The draft, took place on Sunday, June 30, 2013 and was attended by both Panini & Upper Deck. ATTACK was given limited edition cards from both companies to distribute at the event.
Attack of the Baseball Cards has been a participating store in the Panini NFL Player of the Day Contest since it's inception in 2000. Attack's customer, Frank Rosato was selected as the 2012 National Grand Prize Winner, it was announced on Super Bowl Sunday 2013. Read more about this prize on the Contests & Specials Page.
In October 2004, Attack was honored by the NFL and it's Player of the Day Program, with a free in-store autograph signing session with NY Giants Wide Receiver Tim Carter. In October 2005 the NFL and the Player of the Day Program honored Attack for a second year with a free in-store signing by NY Giants Linebacker Antonio Pierce!
In July 2008, Attack was selected by Upper Deck & MLB as one of only 5 Official Baseball Card Headquarters Stores for the All-Star Baseball Game at Yankee Stadium! A Topps HTA Store, Runner-Up for Skybox/Fleer's National Hobby Store of the Year Award in 1998, winner of theUpper Deck Hobby Program in November 2001, the store was the host of a free in-store autograph signing session with Baseball Hall of Famer, Gary Carter. Attack was a winner of theTopps Retailer Scholarship Award in January 2002, named the "National HOBBY STORE OF THE MONTH" in September 2010 by Upper Deck, in November 2005 was named one of only ten official Topps Headquarter Store(s) in the nation and the only one in New Jersey! Attack has been a progressive store in area of programs for children. The "Summer Student Essay Contest",become a staple program at Attack foe a twenty year period starting in 1992. Larry Jordan of Upper Deck (brother of Michael Jordan) served as judge for the 2008 contest. Attack of the Baseball Cards, was honored by the Township of Union, when the store was selected as theBusiness of the Month (April, 2007), by the township. Attack was the first store in the state of New Jersey to host a Pack Wars Contest. When speaking of the dealer interaction during Pack Wars, Keith Gentile of PlayPackAttack.com said, "Mandy is the best I've ever seen...it's no wonder this store has garnered national acclaim". Attack of the Baseball Cards was an official store for2004 National Trading Card Day and on April 3, 2005 celebrated the first anniversary of NTCD with SPORTSCARD DAY. Sponsored by all the major card companies, free sample cards were handed out all day! On Saturday, June 17, 2006, Attack of the Baseball Cards was a participating store for the first ever, NATIONAL BASEBALL CARD DAY. Attack was an Official Sponsor of the 2004 Newark Bears Baseball Club.
Attack of the Baseball Cards owner, Steve Mandy, a collector for over 50 years, brings over 30 years of hobby experience to help you with your every need. Steve has been accepted as a member of Sports Cards Collectibles & Memorabilia Professionals. Listed in "Who's Who In America", Steve Mandy has been a guest speaker at schools, hobby conventions & seminars throughout the country. When it comes to memorabilia, sports card or baseball card values, Mandy has also done appraisals of collections and estates for tax purposes and insurance companies and law enforcement agencies. In 1999 and again in October 2004, Mandy was honored by the Township of Union with the Mayors Award for contributions to the community and children of the area. In April 2007 the Township of Union once again honored Attack of the Baseball Cards, by naming the store as the, UNION TOWNSHIP'S BUSINESS OF THE MONTH! On Tuesday, April 11, 2006, Mandy appeared as a sportscard expert quest on Sirius Satellite Maxim Radio, The Covino & Rich Show. On Wednesday, March 28, 2007, Mandy was the special guest on the Doctor Wax Battle Internet Show. On December 5, 2011, Steve Mandy was a guest on theCoaches Corner Show on TV35 Woodbridge, NJ.
This award winning store offers something for everyone. A tour of this web site will show you why Attack of the Baseball Cards has been talked about on WFAN (All-Sports Radio), mentioned on New York Yankee Broadcasts and featured in a CNN Network story. "Makes customers better off when they leave than when they arrived", said the Courier News (N.J.) in it's March 7, 2001 issue. Said Bill Daughtry, former WFAN Radio, MSG Network and current ESPN Radio host, " it's like going to the local pub...you can hang out and just talk sports."
With more great things planned for 2016. Stop in for an experience unlike any other store or card show. Attack of the Baseball Cards, is located at 60 MILLTOWN ROAD, Union, N.J. 07083. It is less than 20 minutes from N.Y.C. and less than 10 minutes from Newark International Airport.Attack of the Baseball Cards, can be reached through Contact Us (Pg. 10), by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone at 908-687-8107. See why, Attack of the Baseball Cards, is "the store the whole country is talking about"!