The Number of the Day: $20

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Ray Horton recently sold his red 1999 Mercedes SL500 convertible to a Steelers cafeteria worker named Maurice Matthews for all the money Matthews had in his pocket at the time: $20.

"Ray said, 'Hey, you always liked the car, you're a good dude, I know you'll take care of it,'" Matthews told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Related Fact: The $20 purchase price amounts to roughly 1/887th of the car’s estimated value of $17,735.

[Source: Yahoo Sports. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]

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