Moores Trophy, Vintage Heisman Replica Top SCP Auction

The Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection of 267 sports artifacts from America’s first true sports museum brought in over $1.1 million 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 (, a non-profit that funds youth sports in southern California. The top lot from the Helms/LA84 John Moores Trophy Collection was the prestigious John Moores Trophy, a large sterling silver award that was established in 1938 to recognize the World’s Amateur Baseball Championship, which went for $195,072. There was no word on who purchased the trophy.