a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports.
Also, sand-lot. of, pertaining to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball.

1880–85, Americanism; sand + lot Unabridged
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sandlot (ˈsændˌlɒt)
1.  an area of vacant ground used by children for playing baseball and other games
2.  (modifier) denoting a game or sport played on a sandlot: sandlot baseball

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Example sentences
C'mon, those kids would have loved to play that game on a sandlot.
What had begun as a cross-town squabble over sandlot basketball games had escalated into urban guerilla war-fare.
He's moving well in and out of the pocket without reverting to reckless sandlot tactics.
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