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May 3, 2018 Rest in Peace Dr. John Chase

Posted on May 3, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a perfect day to remember a Michigan Man named Dr. John Chase who went to rest in peace on this day in 1918. Dr. Case was sixty-one when […]

1932 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football History

May 2, 2018 Rest in Peace Harry L. Newman

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine great named Harry L. Newman. He went to rest in peace on this day in 2000. Harry Lawrence Newman was born […]

1925 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football History

April 29, 2018 Rest in Peace Robert J. Brown

Posted on April 29, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man Robert J. Brown went to rest in peace in 1985 at the age of eighty. Robert J. “Bob” Brown was born on […]

James M. Mandich Michigan Football 1969 | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Go Blue Michigan Football History | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

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 […]

1976 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Go Blue Michigan Football History | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

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 […]

1966 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Go Blue Michigan Football History | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

April 24, 2018 Happy Birthday John F. Rowser!

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named John F. Rowser. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, John Felix Rowser was born on this day in […]

1958 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Go Blue Michigan Football History | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

April 23, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Robert J. Ptacek!

Posted on April 23, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Robert J.  Ptacek. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Robert J. “Bob” Ptacek was […]

1950 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Go Blue Michigan Football History | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

April 22, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Harry D. Allis!

Posted on April 22, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of an outstanding Michigan Man  ̶  Harry D. Allis. Harry Dean Allis was born on this date in 1928. Allis was raised in […]

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April 21, 2018 Michigan and Notre Dame Played Football in April!

Posted on April 21, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Yes, you read it right! Michigan and Notre Dame played football in April. In fact, they played twice, as in back-to-back weekend games. Today we are looking at Michigan’s first, […]

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April 20, 2018 Happy Birthday Andy Cannavino!

Posted on April 20, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a former Wolverine Captain named Andy Cannaavino. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Andrew J. “Andy” […]