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    Dion Diamond "Freedom Rider" Single Signed Baseball With Civil Rights Content. Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern states in 1961 and following years to challenge the non-enforcement of the United States Supreme Court decisions which ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional. The Southern states had ignored the rulings and the federal government did nothing to enforce them. Offered is a OML baseball signed with a lengthy inscription from one of the riders Dion Diamond. He has signed and added the inscription" Freedom Rider May 24th Bus into Jackson, Of all my arrests the Baton Rouge arrest ararchy arrest was the most fearful, The ride from Montgomery to Jackson was filled with apprehension, were the guardsman really there to protect?" The (OML 2009 WS Selig)ball has been personalized. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.


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    Nov-Dec, 2013
    17th-15th Sunday-Sunday
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