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December 31, 2016 Rest in Peace Dave Allerdice!

Posted on December 31, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is New Year’s Eve and it is also a day to remember Dave Allerdice on the seventy-fifth anniversary of his death. David Way Allerdice left his family, friends and […]

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Game Day – December 30, 2016. Michigan vs Florida State

Posted on December 30, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another big game with Michigan vs Florida State in the 2016 Orange Bowl. It is the last game for many Wolverines and they want to go out with […]

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December 29, 2016 Happy Birthday Alan Branch!

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish Alan Branch a very Happy Birthday! Alan Keith Branch was born on this date in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He grew up to be […]

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December 28, 2016 Happy Birthday Anniversary Frank Higgins!

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Frank Higgins. Francis Grant “Frank” Higgins was born on this date in 1864. Yes, the legend of this Wolverine “Pigskin Pioneer” goes […]

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December 27, 2016 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tommy Hughitt!

Posted on December 27, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a good day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Tommy Hughitt. Unfortunately, it is also the day to remember him on the day he died in 1961. […]

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December 26, 2016 Happy Birthday Coleman Wallace!

Posted on December 26, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Happy birthday Coleman Wallace on your special day today! Coleman “Cole” Wallace is another out-of-state player who saw the Maize and Blue “light.” He came to Ann Arbor from Wilingboro, […]

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December 25, 2016 Merry Christmas to All and Happy Birthday to Gordon Bell.

Posted on December 25, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is simple: to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and to wish Gordon Bell a Happy Birthday. I hope that you have a very special day […]

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December 24, 2016 Rest in Peace William Hannan!

Posted on December 24, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember William Hannan as he rests in peace in a Detroit, Michigan cemetery.  William Washington Hannan was one of the original thirteen lettermen who […]

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December 23, 2016 –Happy Birthday Coach Jim Harbaugh!

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish Coach Jim Harbaugh a very happy birthday! I know that Coach Jim Harbaugh is working hard today – remember this guy is a […]

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December 22, 2016 – Happy Birthday Kurt Becker!

Posted on December 22, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very happy birthday to a Michigan Man named Kurt Becker. The tough and talented Kurt Frank Becker was born on this […]