Celebrating Sheffield's sporting moments - from the turn of the century to the 1970s

Long before there was a gym in every town the people of Sheffield still wanted to be active and keep fit.

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Sheffield United Harriers 15 Mile Road Race Walk passing The Gate Inn, No. 78 Penistone Road North,1972
Sheffield United Harriers 15 Mile Road Race Walk passing The Gate Inn, No. 78 Penistone Road North,1972

From baseball to gymnastics to running clubs and ice hockey check out these pictures which go back to 1910.

Pictures donated by Picture Sheffield to take you back through the years.

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World War Two, Holidays at Home - bowling at the middle green, Hillsborough Park, 1940s

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Sheffield Lancers Ice Hockey team, 1975

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Sheffield City Libraries Ladies staff cricket team, Graves Park, 1940s
Stan Williams, Sheffield Speedway, 1939, Owlerton Stadium
Jessop Saville Ltd. Interdepartmental darts final - Linsey Hotel, 1960
Member of the Sheffield Ladies Baseball Team assisting the 'Catcher' with her face guard, 1937
Croft House Swimming Club at Hillsborough, c. 1910
Members of the Beighton Gymnastics Club in formation in the 1920s
Winning Relay Team, Hartley Brook Secondary School, 1952