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 Tom Brady Rookie Football Cards

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 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 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.

Top eBay Listings

2003 (PATRIOTS) Ultra Gold Medallion #114 Tom Brady
$5.00

2003 (PATRIOTS) Topps Draft Picks and Prospects Chrome Gold Ref #55 Tom Brady
$7.20

2003 (PATRIOTS) Ultra Touchdown Kings #4 Tom Brady
$6.00

2002 (PATRIOTS) Topps Pristine #15 Tom Brady
$6.40

2003 (PATRIOTS) Score The Franchise #TF19 Tom Brady
$7.10

2009 (PATRIOTS) SP Authentic #138 Randy Moss Tom Brady
$8.00

2007 (PATRIOTS) Playoff Prestige Extra Points Gold #87 Tom Brady
$12.00

2006 (PATRIOTS) Topps Chrome Refractors #106 Tom Brady
$15.00

2002 (PATRIOTS) Playoff Prestige Inside the Numbers #IN9 Tom Brady
$6.40

2005 (PATRIOTS) Topps Chrome Refractors #46 Tom Brady
$18.20

2002 (PATRIOTS) Pacific Heads Up Inside the Numbers #17 Tom Brady
$7.28

2010 (PATRIOTS) Panini Gridiron Gear Silver X's #88 Tom Brady 250
$10.00

2005 (PATRIOTS) Topps Black #10 Tom Brady
$9.60

2012 (PATRIOTS) Topps Magic Mini #250 Tom Brady
$6.40

2005 (PATRIOTS) Ultra Sensations #14 Tom Brady
$10.65

2004 (PATRIOTS) Topps Total Silver #200 Tom Brady
$5.68
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Rookie Cards

Tom Brady Rookie Card Checklist

Top eBay Listings

TOM BRADY ROOKIE CARD LOT 2000 FLEER # 234 IMPACT #27
$31.50

TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED 2000 DRAFT PICK 23KT GOLD RETRO ROOKIE CARD! TEXTURED!
$19.99

2000 Donruss #230 Tom Brady BGS 8.5 RC Patriots
$155.00

Tom Brady Patriots 2000 Upper Deck UD SPx #130 Rookie Card Rc BGS 9 # 1350 Mint
$449.00

TOM BRADY RC 2000 QUANTUM LEAF #343 PATRIOTS ROOKIE
$10.50

2000 SKYBOX DOMINION #234 TOM BRADY ROOKIE CARD RC MICHIGAN PATRIOTS GEM MINT
$49.99

TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED 2000 DRAFT PICK 23KT GOLD "GEM-MT 10" RETRO ROOKIE CARD!
$14.99

TOM BRADY 2000 ULTRA ROOKIE CARD #234 - BGS MINT 9
$42.00

2000 black diamond #126 TOM BRADY patriots rookie BGS 9.5 (9.5 9 9.5 9.5)
$160.00

2000 PACIFIC OMEGA TOM BRADY RC # 69 500
$309.99

2000 FLEER METAL EMERALD TOM BRADY RC
$120.99

2009 Ultimate Generations Six TOM BRADY McNabb MATTHEW STAFFORD RC Patch SP # 8
$249.00

2000 Tom Brady Black Diamond RC #126... Graded BGS 9.5 Gem Mint w two 10 subs
$219.99

2012 Panini CONTENDERS Complete SET #1-100 MINT - TOM BRADY RICHARD SHERMAN RC!!
$12.99

Tom Brady, 2000 Fleer Tradition, ROOKIE!!!, Mint 9
$19.99

Tom Brady Patriots 2000 Bowman Chrome #236 Rookie Card rC PSA 9 Mint QUANTITY !
$188.00
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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:

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Footballs

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:

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Photographs

Tom Brady Signed Photo  Tom Brady Signed Photo COA

Signed Helmet Pricing (Full-size and Mini):

Active Listings for Tom Brady Signed Helmets

Tom Brady Signed Helmet  Tom Brady Signed Helmet Close-up

Top eBay Listings

TOM BRADY Signed Auto New England Patriots Jersey TriStar TSP COA!!! Michigan
$1,295.00

Tom Brady Signed Full Size Patriots Proline Helmet Autograph Auto Tristar *8302
$899.00

TOM BRADY Hand Signed Authentic Offical Super Bowl 49 Football TriStar
$796.00

TOM BRADY Hand Signed New England Patriots Red Jersey TriStar
$876.00

TOM BRADY Hand Signed Authentic Offical Duke Football TriStar
$796.00

TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Patriots Proline Helmet TriStar
$1,036.00

TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Patriots Proline Throwback Helmet TriStar
$1,036.00

TOM BRADY Signed Inscribed SB 49 MVP White Patriots Jersey TriStar
$1,276.00

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

TOM BRADY Signed New England Patriots Nike Jersey Inscribed SB 49 Champs Steiner
$1,395.00

TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Super Bowl MVP Logo Proline Helmet TriStar.
$1,295.00

TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Revolution Proline Throwback Helmet TriStar.
$1,195.00

TOM BRADY Signed New England Patriots Red Jersey TriStar.
$1,095.00

TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Offical Duke Football TriStar.
$995.00

TOM BRADY Signed Authentic Patriots Proline Throwback Helmet TriStar.
$1,295.00

TOM BRADY SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS PROLINE HELMET - TRISTAR COA
$888.88
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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

#12 Tom Brady NFL Jersey XL Men's
$189.99

REAL New England Patriots AUTHENTIC TOM BRADY Jersey NFL NIKE STITCHED-SEWN
$99.99

Nike TOM BRADY New England Patriots NFL Men's XL On-Field Jersey NWT ($100)
$69.99

Nike Authentic LMTD New England Patriots #12 Tom Brady Stitch Jersey Men L NEW!!
$80.99

Patriots Jersey Tom Brady #12 (authentic) size M
$75.00

Nike AUTHENTIC NFL New England Patriots #12 Tom BRADY ELITE Jersey Men M NEW!
$74.99

Nike AUTHENTIC NFL New England Patriots #12 Tom BRADY LIMITED Jersey Men L NEW!
$79.99

Nike Home New England Patriots NFL Tom Brady Limited Men's Jersey SZ L 468929
$90.00

Tom Brady All Stitched Jersey
$60.00

Tom Brady All Stitched Jersey
$60.00

Tom Brady All Stitched Jersey
$60.00

Tom Brady All Stitched Jersey
$60.00
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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.

User Comments

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