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April 7, 2017 Happy Birthday Markus Curry!

Posted on April 7, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Markus Curry. Markus Jermain Curry was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up […]

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April 6, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tom Slade!

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of another Michigan quarterback named Tom Slade. Thomas A. “Tom” Slade was born in Manotick, Michigan. He grew up in Saginaw, Michigan and […]

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April 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Kolesar!

Posted on April 5, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Bob Kolesar. Robert C. “Bob” Kolesar was born on this day in Cleveland, Ohio. […]

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April 4, 2017 Rest in Peace Frank Longman!

Posted on April 4, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post honors the passing of a Wolverine named Frank Longman who went to rest in peace on this day in 1928. He was forty-five years old when he died. […]

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April 3, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tom Kuzma!

Posted on April 3, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Tom Kuzma. A native of Indiana, Tom George Kuzma was born on this day […]

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April 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bo Schembechler!

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Legend, Bo Schembechler. Glenn Edward “Bo” Schembechler was born on this day in 1929. Yes, Bo Schembechler […]

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March 31, 2017 Happy Birthday Mike Bass!

Posted on March 31, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named Mike Bass. Michael Thomas “Mike” Bass was born on this day in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  He grew up to be […]

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March 30, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Paul Magoffin!

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post honors the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Paul Magoffin. Michigan Man Paul Magoffin was born on this day in Kansas in 1885. He made his way from Kansas to […]

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March 29, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Joe Ponsetto!

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Wow – today is a great day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Joe Ponsetto. Joseph “Joe” Ponsetto was born on this day in 1926. I […]

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March 28, 2017 Happy Birthday Rob Renes!

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birth of Rob Renes who was an important part of Michigan Football history from 1995 to 1999. Rob Renes was born on this day in Holland, […]