Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection Sets The Pace In SCP Auctions ‘Mid-Summer Classic’

The esteemed Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection of 267 sports artifacts from America’s first true sports museum brought in $1,104,017to highlight the bidding wars in SCP Auctions’ 2014 Mid-Summer Classic which concluded early Sunday. The proceeds from the sale of sold items from the Helms/LA84 Collection will go toward advancing the work of the LA84 Foundation (www.LA84.org), a non-profit that funds youth sports in southern California. The top lot from the Helms/LA84 Collection was the prestigious John Moores Trophy, a sterling silver masterpiece that was established in 1938 to recognize the World’s Amateur Baseball Championship, which went for $195,072. In total, the auction of 850 sports memorabilia lots brought in a combined $2.9 million.