The subjects of two recent U.S. Mint commemorative coin programs come
together as the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act is
celebrated with a Major League Baseball game in Houston on Friday, May
The Civil Rights Game will take place at 6:45 p.m.
CT Friday between the Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles at the
Astros’ Minute Maid Park.
Prior to the game are two
events where representatives from the U.S. Mint will be
A Baseball and Civil Rights Movement Roundtable
Discussion will take place Thursday, May 29, at 12:30 p.m. CT at the
park, and an MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon will be held at noon CT on
Friday at Hilton Americas Houston.
Admission to the
discussion is free. Tickets for the luncheon and the game can be
purchased on MLB's website.
"Please stop by
and learn about our 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollar and
2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Clad Half-Dollar,” a Facebook event posted by the Mint reads.
If you’re looking to get your hands on the Mint’s 2014
commemoratives, you can purchase the Civil Rights Act Proof and Uncirculated silver dollars, as well as the
National Baseball Hall of Fame Proof and Uncirculated copper-nickel clad half dollars, on
the Mint’s website.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame
Proof and Uncirculated silver dollars, and Proof and Uncirculated gold $5 coins are sold out.
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