Found July 02, 2013 on The Roosevelts:
Trades are often some of the most rumored and speculated occurrences in all of professional sports. People’s minds are often littered with images of what the discussed player would look like in a different team’s uniform. But, some trades in sports history are something of an oddity. Whether a player is traded for himself, an inanimate object, a seemingly oversized bounty, or in the presence of sheer spite, all of the completed trades on this list stand out in athletic history as thoroughly bizarre. 10. John Elway: traded to Broncos after shunning Colts The year is 1983, and the incoming NFL Draft class of quarterbacks is of a caliber that would be unseen for another twenty-nine years— 2012, the year that Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Russell Wilson entered the professional football promised land. Notable classmates of Elway were Dan Marino and Jim Kelly—the trio would all eventually reach the NFL Hall of Fame. In digression, the Baltimore Colts—a team that was horrendous at...
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