LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Rare sports memorabilia is being auctioned for a good cause.
The items are being auctioned the by the Helms Athletic Foundation and many date back as far as the 1927 World Series.READ MORE: John Hinckley, Who Attempted To Assassinate President Reagan, Gets Unconditional Release
Organizers of the auction say there are about 300 items up for bid, including signed baseball gloves, a vintage Heisman Trophy, World Series programs, Jack Dempsey boxing gloves, a Bo Jackson signed jersey, a signed basketball from Sparks star Lisa Leslie and a tennis dress once owned by Billie Jean King, to name a few.
And when you find out how much the complete set of 1952 Topps baseball cards are worth, you will likely scream obscenities at your mother for throwing out yours.READ MORE: Los Angeles County Gas Prices Hit New 2021 High
The rare items are considered major scores by sports enthusiasts.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the LA84 Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides grants and scholarships to young people and sports programs in eight Southern California counties.MORE NEWS: Hart High School Investigating Threat Scrawled In Campus Restroom
The auction runs through Aug. 23. For more information about the auction, click here.