The Michael Jordan third year card is the 1988-89 Fleer card (the 3rd base card produced by Fleer featuring Jordan). This card – as with the second year card – features Jordan in action and can be bought for considerably less than the rookie card of two years earlier.
It features a triumphant Jordan high-fiving a team mate with classic old school design and card stock. It is commonly available for sale on eBay at very reasonable prices. A very nice piece of history to add to your collection!
Cards this age should always be bought graded if possible however you will have to pay a premium price for a well graded card. However, as long as you carefully check the condition of an ungraded card and buy from a trusted seller you should have no problems taking a risk on this one.