Atlantic City, New Jersey – The jersey worn by Tom Brady during his historic 700th touchdown pass in his NFL career was auctioned off for an astounding $1.2 million on Saturday evening. The auction took place as part of the REFORM Alliance Casino Night Gala in Atlantic City, where 100% of the proceeds were designated for charitable purposes. As a special incentive, an evening dinner with star quarterback Tom Brady was included in the package.
This impressive sum narrowly missed breaking the previous record for the sale of an NFL jersey, set earlier in the year when a collector paid a proud $1.212 million for Joe Montana’s legendary “The Drive” jersey.
The historic 700th touchdown pass occurred during the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Buffalo Bills on December 12, 2021. The game ended with a dramatic 33-27 overtime victory for the Buccaneers. Following this remarkable moment, Brady commented modestly, “That’s pretty rare, you know? But it was very cool. I would have preferred not to have gone into overtime, but in the end, they all count the same.”
The extraordinary auction was organized by the REFORM Alliance, an organization focused on criminal justice reform, co-founded by Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin, rap star Meek Mill, and music mogul Jay-Z. In total, this event raised a remarkable $24 million that will benefit various charitable causes.