O.J.'S HEISMAN SOLD

04/22/1999 at 12:00 AM EDT

The Heisman Trophy awarded to O.J. Simpson in 1968 (and ordered sold to help pay a court judgment against the former football star) brought $230,000 in auction in Los Angeles Tuesday. The sale was ordered to help settle part of the $33.5 million civil judgment against him for the stabbing and slashing deaths of his ex-wife and her friend. Simpson was acquitted of criminal charges in the killings. The Heisman Trophy is the first-ever to go on the auction block, and its plaque contains the misspelling of the word athletic, which is missing the letter "h."

  • Other Simpson memorabilia sold for prices ranging from $10 to $10,000. The entire proceeds are thought to have brought in about $300,000.

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters