Tom Brady Football Cards, Rookie Card Checklist and Memorabilia Guide

Tom Brady

Date of Birth: 8/3/1977
Rookie Card Year: 2000
Investment Rating: 8.0


Overview

His on-field success and red carpet lifestyle off the field has insured that Tom Brady cards and memorabilia are high-stakes investments. Playing in a major market like Boston and being a Michigan Wolverines alumni means Brady has tons of fans and collectors. All of his rookie cards debuted in 2000. Most notable is his card #144 from 2000 Playoff Contenders. It is the only autographed Tom Brady rookie card and commands big dollars on the secondary market.

Despite the number of other cards produced during his rookie campaign, high-grade samples continue to increase in value. Being a three-time Super Bowl Champion in New England means your autographed material is always in demand. Single-signed and team signed balls from the championship years carry a premium.

Top 3 Tom Brady Rookie Football Cards

Population reports current as of 10/13.

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady RC #144 Autograph

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady 215x300 Image

Tom Brady's definitive rookie card, it is his only one that's autographed. As such, it commands top dollar on the secondary market. Featuring a young Brady in a classic drop back stance, the Rookie Ticket motif is a collector favorite. His popularity amongst fans and collectors creates huge demand for this card that cannot keep up with supply.

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady RC BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 453
Pristine 10: 0
Gem Mint 9.5: 14
Mint 9: 185

2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady RC PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 105
Gem Mint 10: 12
Mint 9: 17

2000 Bowman Chrome Tom Brady RC #236

2000 Bowman Chrome Tom Brady RC 215x300 Image

This is certainly not one his most expensive, but it's definitely one of the most popular Tom Brady rookie cards. Featuring the iconic, Chrome card stock and being part of the Bowman brand ensures that this card is a staple of a lot of Tom Brady collection. The card also grades very well in high condition making it a favorite of graded rookie card collectors.

2000 Bowman Chrome Tom Brady RC BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 2,010
Pristine 10: 89
Gem Mint 9.5: 1,015
Mint 9: 624

2000 Bowman Chrome Tom Brady RC  PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 705
Gem Mint 10: 134
Mint 9: 261

2000 Leaf Limited #378 Tom Brady RC #/350

200 Leaf Limited Tom Brady 215x300 Image

This is one of Tom Brady's most limited, rookie cards, hence the name. With just 350 serial numbered copies in existence, much of its value comes from its rarity.

2000 Leaf Limited Tom Brady RC BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 59
Pristine 10: 0
Gem Mint 9.5: 9
Mint 9: 28

2000 Leaf Limited Tom Brady RC PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 27
Gem Mint 10: 11
Mint 9: 11

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Tom Brady rookie 200 Pacific Paramont card 138 New England Patriots
$14.98
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Tom Brady (Autograph Photo 8x10 signed Michigan ) w COA from terrific himself
$174.99
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2005 Donruss Zenith Tom Brady Aerial Assault 2 Color Game Used JSY # 03 25
$29.99
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2005 Topps Turn Back the Clock #6 Tom Brady PSA Gem Mint 10 Football Card!!!!!!
$19.99
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2000 Bowman #236 Tom Brady RC
$49.99
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Tom Brady 2000 Crown Royale Rookie Royalty RC Card #2
$12.99
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2012 Leaf Certified, Tom Brady Gold Team, Jersey Card # 1, 22 99
$14.99
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2000 Pacific TOM BRADY RC RARE 131 999
$45.00
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2008 Score Super Bowl Red 440 Box Set-Tom Brady - Joe Flacco- All Teams
$6.99
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2000 Quantum Leaf Tom Brady Rookie Graded BCCG 10
$99.95
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2013 Contenders Tom Brady Playoff Ticket. 9 99.
$8.95
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Tom Brady rookie 2000 Aurora New England Patriots
$12.50
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TOM BRADY 2000 Impact RC #27 Patriots Rookie
$25.00
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2002 UPPER DECK HONOR ROLL STANDOUTS #SSQ-2 TOM BRADY POP 3 PSA 10 F1496115
$23.99
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2003 SCORE #81 TOM BRADY PATRIOTS POP 6 PSA 10 F1496052
$22.99
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2004 DONRUSS CLASSICS #57 TOM BRADY PATRIOTS POP 2 PSA 10 F1496050
$27.99
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Rookie Cards

Tom Brady Rookie Card Checklist

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Tom Brady rookie 200 Pacific Paramont card 138 New England Patriots
$14.98
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2000 Bowman #236 Tom Brady RC
$49.99
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Tom Brady 2000 Crown Royale Rookie Royalty RC Card #2
$12.99
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2000 Pacific TOM BRADY RC RARE 131 999
$45.00
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2000 Quantum Leaf Tom Brady Rookie Graded BCCG 10
$99.95
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Tom Brady rookie 2000 Aurora New England Patriots
$12.50
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TOM BRADY 2000 Impact RC #27 Patriots Rookie
$25.00
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2000 Tom Brady #254 Rookie SGC Card 96 Mint - New England Patriots
$99.95
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2000 TOM BRADY PATRIOTS PRESS PASS ROOKIE MICHIGAN 37
$25.00
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2000 Pacific Tom Brady Rookie Card RC Patriots Quarterback
$7.01
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2000 Fleer Tradition #352 Tom Brady RC MINT Patriots HOF Rookie *JH
$11.24
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2000 Pacific Paramount #138 Tom Brady RC MINT Patriots HOF Rookie *JH
$17.24
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2000 Skybox Dominion #234 Tom Brady RC MINT Patriots HOF Rookie *JH
$9.74
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2000 Tom Brady Giovanni Carmazzi Dominion Rookie Pairs Card RC Patriots 49ers
$7.99
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TOM BRADY 2000 FLEER TRADITION RC #352 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS ROOKIE CARD
$11.00
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2000 DONRUSS TOM BRADY NE PATRIOTS ROOKIE RC 568 1325 RARE!!! PSA NM 7 GRADED!!
$289.99
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Autograph Guide

Tom Brady Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Tom Brady autograph looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Cut Signature Exemplar

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Tom Brady Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Tom Brady signature will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. Over-sized letter "T", not connected
  2. Scribbled "om"
  3. Pronounced "B"
  4. Line coming off the letter "B" into a looping motion for the letter "y"
  5. Often accompanied by his jersey number "12"

Signed Football Pricing:

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Footballs

Tom Brady Signed Football 260x291 Image  Tom Brady Signed Football LOA 210x300 Image    Tom Brady Signed Football Close up 260x173 Image  Tom Brady Signed Football w tciker 260x166 Image

Signed Jersey Pricing:

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Jerseys

Tom Brady Signed Jersey 213x300 Image  Tom Brady Signed Jersey w LOA 260x197 Image  Tom Brady Jersey Tag 260x107 Image

Signed 8x10 Photo Pricing:

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Photographs

Tom Brady Signed Photo 225x300 Image  Tom Brady Signed Photo COA 225x300 Image

Signed Helmet Pricing (Full-size and Mini):

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Helmets

Tom Brady Signed Helmet 260x258 Image  Tom Brady igned Helmet Close up 260x195 Image

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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Authentic Super Bowl 36 Football TriStar
$995.00
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Authentic Patriots Nike Jersey TriStar
$1,295.00
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Patriots Nike EQT 2012 Jersey TriStar
$1,195.00
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Patriots Home White Jersey TriStar
$1,195.00
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TOM BRADY SIGNED HELMET THROWBACK FS AUTO TRISTAR COA TOM BRADY EXCLUSIVE
$743.99
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TOM BRADY SIGNED HELMET FS AUTO TRISTAR COA TOM BRADY EXCLUSIVE
$743.99
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TOM BRADY SIGNED HELMET REVOLUTION SPEED AUTO TRISTAR COA TOM BRADY EXCLUSIVE
$836.99
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TOM BRADY Signed Nike Elite Framed New England Patriots Jersey Autograp TRISTAR
$1,599.99
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TOM BRADY Signed New England Patriots THROWBACK SPEED REVOLUTION Helmet TRISTAR
$1,199.99
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TOM BRADY Signed New England Patriots THROWBACK Replica Helmet Auto TRISTAR Coa
$719.09
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Tom Brady Signed New England Patriots Full Size Revolution Speed Helmet TRISTAR
$999.99
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New England Patriots Tom Brady Autograph Signed Auto Riddell Mini Helmet JSA COA
$499.99
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Tom Brady 24x24 Framed GAMEFACE photo Signed New England Patriots TRISTAR!!!!!!!
$1,150.00
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TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Revolution Proline Throwback Helmet TriStar
$1,295.00
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TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Patriots Proline Throwback Helmet TriStar
$1,295.00
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Tom Brady Team Signed Autographed 16x20 Photo TriStar
$800.00
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Fan Shop

Tom Brady Fan Shop Apparel and Souvenir Guide

Due to Tom Brady's tenured career,  he has a wide array of jerseys and other NFL licensed apparel available. Additionally, fan shop items ranging from bobble heads to home and office decor make great gifts, with something for the fan or collector on your list. Manning has played with just one NFL team, the New England Patriots. He led the Michigan Wolverines during is collegiate days. Jerseys and other items can be found for both of the teams that he has played for in his career.

Jerseys and Apparel

Manufacturers: Nike, Reebok, Adidas

Nike is currently the licensed provider of NFL jerseys. However, the league has also had licenses with Reebok and Adidas. Tom Brady's earlier New England patriots jersey's were made by Reebok, while the majority of his collegiate jerseys from Michigan were made by Adidas.

The current Nike jerseys are available in three styles each with lightweight and moisture-resistant fabric. Nike's Game jersey has numbers that are screen printed and is perfect for everyday wear. The Nike Limited jersey is a higher quality design, with a tailored fit and twill numbers. Nike's Elite jersey is the closest thing you can find to what the pros wear every game. With features that include twill numbers, airflow ventilation, and a durable, stretch-resistant material, you'll look like a pro.

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Bobbleheads and Figures

Like other players of his stature, Tom Brady has been immortalized in 3D likeness with numerous bobbleheads, figures, and toys. Some of the more popular being his bobbleheads by Forever Collectibles and Fanatics along with  his SportsPicks action figures from McFarlane.

Manufacturers: Forever Collectibles, Fanatics, McFarlane SportsPicks, Oyo, Starting Lineups, Upper Deck

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Photographs, Framed Pieces and Posters

The most important thing to keep in mind when buying any kind of NFL photographic piece is that it be officially licensed by the league. This can, typically, be determined by whether or not the image comes with an NFL hologram. Some of the more notable rights holders are listed below.

Rights Holders: PhotoFile, ProLook, Highland Mint, Mounted Memories, Tristar

Tom Brady Photo 239x300 Image  Tom Brady Poster 260x260 Image

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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Women's Draft Him IV Jersey
$64.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Women's Draft Him IV Jersey
$64.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Women's Draft Him IV Jersey
$64.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Away Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Away Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Away Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Away Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Home Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Home Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Home Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Home Jersey
$99.99
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Tom Brady New England Patriots NFL Nike Replica Home Jersey
$99.99
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