A young Bill Russell chatting with a New York player - at Fenway Park

Bill Russell at Fenway Park

The Boston Public Library has posted a ton of Leslie Jones basketball photos, including a number of Celtics photos, such as this one of Bill Russell at Fenway in September, 1962 and this one of Bob Cousy with the ball in a 1950s game at the Garden against the Knicks:

Cousy making a layup

Here's Red Auerbach with some of his players in 1954 (can anybody ID them?):

Auerbach and players

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In the bottom photo, player

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In the bottom photo, player on right is Easy Ed Macauley. Player in middle is Bob Cousy. Player on left is Bill Sharman.

Four Hall of Famers in that photo, not bad.