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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2006 Tom Brady Topps True Champions 8 Count Insert Lot FREE SHIPPING!
$8.95
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Tom Brady 05 certified fabric of game debut year jersey patch #'d 44 100 Mint
$8.00
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Tom Brady 06 certified #86 jersey patch mirror blue #'d 2 50 Mint condition.
$8.00
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Tom Brady 12 topps inception #40 red #'d 27 50, rare!. Mint condition.
$7.00
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Tom Brady 08 bowman sterling jersey patch #52 refractor #'d 179 199. Mint.
$8.00
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TOM BRADY CHAD PENNIGHTON 2004 SP GAME USED PATCH AUTO 9 15
$399.99
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2003 FLAIR TOM BRADY SHORT PRINT AUTO AUTOGRAPH 97 175
$248.99
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TOM BRADY New England Patriots 2012 Nickel Insert Football Coin Card RARE
$5.50
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TOM BRADY 2007 LIMITED GW LOGO PRIME JERSEY 10 RARE $$
$99.99
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2005 DONRUSS ELITE CAREER BEST RED TOM BRADY 111 1000
$20.00
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SALE!!! 2000 PRESTIGE ROOKIE CARD TOM BRADY 1726 2500 ONLY 2500 AVAILABLE!
$95.00
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2000 Fleer Tradition Tom Brady Dave Stachelski ROOKIE # 352 Beckett 8.5 *51
$22.88
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2011 topps chrome xfractors #20 TOM BRADY patriots BGS 10 9.5
$24.00
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2009 Ultimate Generations Six TOM BRADY McNabb MATTHEW STAFFORD RC Patch SP # 8
$249.00
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Tom Brady 2005 2000 Topps Promo Rookie Card #6 of 7
$7.99
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1 1 BGS 9.5 *GEM MINT* TOM BRADY 2000 SP AUTHENTIC RC JERSEY # 12 1250 *PATRIOTS
$74,999.99
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Rookie Cards

Tom Brady Rookie Card Checklist

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SALE!!! 2000 PRESTIGE ROOKIE CARD TOM BRADY 1726 2500 ONLY 2500 AVAILABLE!
$95.00
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2000 Fleer Tradition Tom Brady Dave Stachelski ROOKIE # 352 Beckett 8.5 *51
$22.88
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2009 Ultimate Generations Six TOM BRADY McNabb MATTHEW STAFFORD RC Patch SP # 8
$249.00
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Tom Brady 2005 2000 Topps Promo Rookie Card #6 of 7
$7.99
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1 1 BGS 9.5 *GEM MINT* TOM BRADY 2000 SP AUTHENTIC RC JERSEY # 12 1250 *PATRIOTS
$74,999.99
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2002 Hot Prospects TOM BRADY JOEY HARRINGTON RC Dual Jersey Red Tandems SP # 10
$119.95
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TOM BRADY 2000 Donruss Elite ROOKIE DIE CUTS #183 RC 172 2000 ��BGS 8.5 NM-MT+��
$179.99
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TOM BRADY 2000 Score SCORECARD ROOKIE #316 RC 1273 2000 ��BGS 8.5 NM-MT+��
$49.99
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TOM BRADY 2000 Skybox Dominion EXTRA ROOKIE #234 RC ��BGS 9.5 GEM MINT��
$69.99
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2000 Upper Deck Black Diamond Tom Brady Graded Rookie card
$67.00
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2000 Score #316 Tom Brady Rc
$10.00
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Tom Brady Gronkowski Vrabel Bruschi Welker PATRIOT LEGEND ROOKIE AUTO JERSEY LOT
$12.99
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2000 SP Authentic football sealed hobby box Tom Brady rookie?
$379.99
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2000 PRESS PASS TOM BRADY NM MT #37 ROOKIE CARD - GOLD ZONE
$21.25
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2000 PRESS PASS TOM BRADY NM MT #37 ROOKIE CARD - GOLD ZONE (002)
$21.25
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2000 Upper Deck Victory | Tom Brady RC! | #326
$6.49
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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 AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED NFL LEATHER FOOTBALL TRISTAR
$749.00
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TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED SB XXXVIII NFL LEATHER FOOTBALL TRISTAR
$795.00
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TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED SB XXXVI NFL LEATHER FOOTBALL TRISTAR
$795.00
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TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED SB XXXIX NFL LEATHER FOOTBALL TRISTAR
$795.00
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Tom Brady Signed Auto New England Patriots Full Size Replica Helmet Tristar
$999.99
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Tom Brady signed autographed Patriots jersey TRISTAR -- REAL!!
$559.00
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Authentic Super Bowl 38 Football TriStar
$995.00
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed New England Patriots Proline Helmet TriStar
$1,295.00
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Tom Brady Signed 8x10 Photo - JSA LOA X75663
$245.00
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TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PATRIOTS FULL SIZE AUTHENTIC HELMET TRISTAR
$949.00
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TOM BRADY AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PATRIOTS FULL SIZE HELMET TRISTAR
$799.00
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TOM BRADY SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED PATRIOTS MINI HELMET TRISTAR SUBERBOWL XXXIX 39 932
$426.55
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Authentic Patriots Nike Jersey TriStar
$1,395.00
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TOM BRADY Hand Signed Patriots Nike EQT 2012 Jersey TriStar
$1,195.00
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TOM BRADY Signed Patriots Nike Jersey TriStar
$895.00
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TOM BRADY SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED PROLINE PATRIOTS FULL SIZE HELMET TRISTAR #7148375
$901.55
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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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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Tom Brady Game Jersey XL
$99.99
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$82.95
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(Brand New) Men's XL Patriots Jersey #12 Tom Brady Nike
$69.99
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NFL JERSEY
$100.00
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New England Patriots Photograph
$749.95
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New England Patriots 12
$899.95
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New England Patriots 12
$749.95
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NEW $149 NIKE N.E. Patriots On Field Limited Sewn #12 Brady Adult XL Jersey
$69.99
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Authentic Reebok New England Patriots Tom Brady Jersey 56! $280 Super Bowl
$149.99
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Authentic Reebok New England Patriots Tom Brady RARE SILVER Jersey Size 56! $325
$199.99
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Authentic Reebok New England Patriots Tom Brady Jersey 56! $280 Super Bowl
$149.99
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New England Patriots Helmet
$649.95
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