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

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

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

2000 Leaf Limited Tom Brady

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

Top eBay Listings

2009 Topps Finest Football Hobby Mini Box Tom Brady Auto, Stafford Rc Auto ???
$44.00

Tom Brady - 2000 Impact #27 - RC
$20.00

Tom Brady - 2000 Press Pass #37 - RC
$20.00

2008 Topps Black #3 Tom Brady 53 - NM-MT
$21.00

2000 paramount #138 TOM BRADY patriots rookie card BGS 9.5 (10 9.5 9.5 9)
$65.00

2000 bowman #236 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS BCCG 10
$85.00

2000 aurora #84 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS BCCG 10
$35.00

2000 Press Pass Platinum Blue #37 Tom Brady RC Rookie Card Patriots Michigan
$24.99

TOM BRADY (NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS - COVER) FEB. 2004 FOOTBALL BECKETT EXCELLENT
$10.00

TOM BRADY 2014 TOPPS CHROME 4000 YARD CLUB SSP RED REFRACTOR CARD 12 99 EBAY 1 1
$49.99

2000 aurora #84 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS 9 (9 9 9 9.5)
$30.00

2000 score #316 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS 9 (8.5 9 9 9)
$68.00

2006 Topps GOLD BORDER LEAGUE LEADERS #280 TOM BRADY LL Serial 2006 BGS 9 MINT
$26.99

2014 Tom Brady Panini Black Friday Breast Cancer Awareness GU Football Piece SP
$74.99

2008 Topps Chrome refractor blue copper LOT 12 Serial number TOM BRADY Patriots
$42.50

2000 Leaf Rookies & Stars Tom Brady #134 Rookie 352 1000 BGS 9.5 Sp Rc
$650.00
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Rookie Cards

Tom Brady Rookie Card Checklist

Top eBay Listings

2009 Topps Finest Football Hobby Mini Box Tom Brady Auto, Stafford Rc Auto ???
$44.00

Tom Brady - 2000 Impact #27 - RC
$20.00

Tom Brady - 2000 Press Pass #37 - RC
$20.00

2000 paramount #138 TOM BRADY patriots rookie card BGS 9.5 (10 9.5 9.5 9)
$65.00

2000 bowman #236 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS BCCG 10
$85.00

2000 aurora #84 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS BCCG 10
$35.00

2000 Press Pass Platinum Blue #37 Tom Brady RC Rookie Card Patriots Michigan
$24.99

2000 aurora #84 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS 9 (9 9 9 9.5)
$30.00

2000 score #316 TOM BRADY new england patriots rookie card BGS 9 (8.5 9 9 9)
$68.00

2000 Leaf Rookies & Stars Tom Brady #134 Rookie 352 1000 BGS 9.5 Sp Rc
$650.00

Top QB RC LOT Drew Brees Tom Brady Peyton Manning Tony Romo Andrew Luck Stafford
$54.40

TOM BRADY 2000 BOWMAN RC #236
$31.55

Tom Brady 2000 Crown Royale Rookie Royalty RC #2 Patriots e4101
$19.99

2000 SKYBOX IMPACT - TOM BRADY - ROOKIE CARD NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
$19.99

Tom Brady 2000 Pacific Rookie New England Patriots
$11.35

LOT OF 64 2014 Topps Valor SPEED PARALLEL w Tom Brady RC Clowney Carr Hyde +MORE
$39.99
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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

Cut Signature Exemplar

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:

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Tom Brady Signed Football   Tom Brady Signed Football LOA    Tom Brady Signed Football Close-up   Tom Brady Signed Football w- sticker

Signed Jersey Pricing:

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Jerseys

Tom Brady Signed Jersey   Tom Brady Signed Jersey w- LOA  

Signed 8x10 Photo Pricing:

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Tom Brady Signed Photo   Tom Brady Signed Photo COA

Signed Helmet Pricing (Full-size and Mini):

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Tom Brady Signed Helmet   Tom Brady Signed Helmet Close-up

Top eBay Listings

Steiner Tom Brady Signed New England Patriots Navy Nike Twill Jersey (SI Auth)
$1,009.99

TOM BRADY Hand Signed New England Patriots Proline Helmet TriStar
$1,295.00

TOM BRADY SIGNED MICHIGAN WOLVERINES F S AUTHENTIC PROLINE HELMET TRISTAR
$1,099.99

Tom Brady Signed Michigan Wolverines Logo Football TRISTAR COA HOLOGRAM
$699.00

TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED BLUE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS JERSEY TRISTAR
$950.00

Tom Brady Signed Auto New England Patriots Full Size Replica Helmet Tristar
$999.99

Tom Brady Autographed Michigan 16x20 Signed Football Photo TRISTAR COA Photo
$767.00

Tom Brady Autographed University of Michigan Logo Signed Football TRISTAR COA
$767.00

Tom Brady Signed Serra High School Autographed Football Helmet TriStar COA
$1,018.00

TOM BRADY Signed New England Patriots Jersey TRISTAR Productions.
$1,395.00

Tom Brady TRISTAR Halo#3002092 Autograph Signed Superbowl XXXVIII NFL Football
$545.00

TOM BRADY #10 COLLEGE SIG SIGNED 3X5 INDEX CARD JSA COA ID:21232
$199.00

New England Patriots Tom Brady Autograph Signed Auto Riddell Mini Helmet JSA COA
$499.99

PSA 10 TOM BRADY 2012 PANINI NATIONAL TREASURES SIGNED AUTOGRAPH VIRTUOSO 25 25
$1,999.99

Tom Brady Steiner signed 16x20 FRAMED Tri-Star MM COA
$569.99

TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED MICHIGAN WOLVERINES 16x20 PHOTO TRISTAR
$599.00
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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.

  Tom Brady Jersey Road   Tom Brady Jersey Throwback

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

Tom Brady Bobble Head   Tom Brady McFarlane

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   Tom Brady Poster

Top eBay Listings

Tom Brady Nike Jersey NFL New England Patriots 468960-419 Men's Size Small
$84.99

New official youth Tom Brady limited jersey size youth small(8)
$74.99

NEW 2012 NIKE TOM BRADY BLUE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS #12 YOUTH NFL REPLICA JERSEY L
$69.99

NEW NIKE TOM BRADY BLUE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS #12 YOUTH NFL TEAM REPLICA JERSEY M
$69.99

NEW 2014 NIKE TOM BRADY BLUE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS YOUTH NFL REPLICA JERSEY SZ XL
$69.99

Patriots QB Tom Brady #12 NFL Replica Nike Elite Onfield Jersey in Men's XL NWT!
$69.99

THROWBACK New England Patriots Andre Tippett Jersey S Tom Brady Rob Gronkowski
$60.00

Men's TOM BRADY (#12) NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Red NIKE Game Jersey Large
$82.64

New Tom Brady New England Patriots Reebok Premier AFL Jersey Large L Sewn
$89.99

TOM BRADY N.E. PATRIOTS "NIKE ON FIELD" THROWBACK RED JERSEY MENS XL NEW $100
$69.99

NEW NIKE MENS NFL NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS #12 TOM BRADY GAME JERSEY [479423-657]
$89.99

NEW NIKE MENS NFL NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS #12 TOM BRADY GAME JERSEY [479423-657]
$89.99
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User Comments

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