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May 14, 2018 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Ralph I. Heikkinen!

Posted on May 14, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Ralph I. Heikkinen. Ralph Isaac “Hike” Heikinen was born on this day in 1917 in Hancock, Michigan. According to […]

1983 Michigan Football team | gobluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football History

May 13, 2018 – Happy Birthday Jake Sweeney

Posted on May 13, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is simple – Happy Birthday Jake Sweeney! According to the 1983 Michigan Football Media Guide, Lawrence “Jake” Sweeney was born on this day in Bay […]

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May 12, 2018 – First Wolverine Home Football Game

Posted on May 12, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another historic day in Michigan Football History because it is the 135th anniversary of the first Wolverine Home Football game. Yes, it is hard to believe that the […]

1900 Michgian Football team | gobluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football History

May 11, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Biff Lea

Posted on May 11, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Biff Lea – the sixth coach in Michigan Football history. Langdon “Biffy” or “Biff” Lea was born on May […]

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May 10, 2018 Rest in Peace Ernest M. Sprague!

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Ernest M. Sprague who went to rest in peace on this day in 1938. Mr. Sprague was seventy-two when he died. Ernest Marshall “Ernie” […]

1879 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football History

May 1, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Irving K. Pond

Posted on May 1, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today, is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Irving K. Pond. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Irving Kane Pond was born […]

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April 28, 2018 Happy Birthday Carlos Brown

Posted on April 28, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to a Michigan Man named Carlos Brown. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Carlos Brown was born on this […]

2012 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football History

April 27, 2018 Happy Birthday Drew Dileo

Posted on April 27, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Drew Dileo. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Drew Dileo was born on this date […]

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April 26, 2018 Rest in Peace James M. Mandich

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the life of a Wolverine great named James M. Mandich who went to rest in peace on this day in 2011 at the age of sixty-two. James […]

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April 25, 2018 Happy Birthday Robert Wood!

Posted on April 24, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Michigan Man named Robert  Wood. According to the 1976 Michigan Football Media Guide, Robert “Bob” Wood […]