MASTER NOTES: Dirty deals done dirt cheap

I didn’t do so well in my first trade. I was eight years old and my older brother’s friend convinced me to trade him Bo Jackson’s Topps 1988 football rookie card in exchange for a 1982 Fleer Johnny Bench and a bent Topps 1984 Andy Van Slyke rookie. Now considering Bo Jackson’s rookie was one of the most sought after and valuable football cards at the time, I’d say I didn’t exactly get market value in return.

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