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Photograph: Courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1911: Hamilton Fish Park Playground
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Photograph: Courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1934: Sara D. Roosevelt Playground
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Photograph: courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1936: Luther Gulick Playground
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Photograph: Courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1941: Abraham Lincoln High School Playground
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Photograph: Courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1943: Marcus Garvey Park
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Photograph: Courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1943: Lincoln Terrace Park
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Photograph: Katrina Thomas/New York City Parks Photo Archive1968: Street basketball, 109th St between Fifth and Madison Aves
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Photograph: Courtesy New York City Parks Photo Archive1996: The Cage

NYC streetball photos: 1911–1996 (slide show)

Click through these amazing, old-school New York City streetball pics that date back to the early 1900s.

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To complement our roundup of the best NYC streetball courts, we tracked down historical photos of locals playing ball. If the images above have you longing for outdoor activities to do before fall weather hits, consult our guide to alfresco fun.
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