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January 21, 2017 Happy Birthday Martavious Odoms!

Posted on January 21, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Martavious Odoms. Martavious Rashud Odoms was an outstanding high school player at Pahokee High School. His […]

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January 20, 1918 Happy Birthday Anniversary – Archie Kodros.

Posted on January 20, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of Archie Kodros. Archie J. Kodros grew up in Illinois. He was an excellent athlete at Alton High School in southern Illinois. In fact, […]

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January 19, 2017 Happy Birthday Tyrone Wheatley

Posted on January 19, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday and a fond farewell to Michigan Wolverine Tyrone Wheatley. Of course, Tyrone Wheatley was a legendary running back at Michigan. And, […]

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January 18, 2017. Happy Birthday Tom Neal

Posted on January 18, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Happy Birthday Michigan Man Tom Neal. Bo Schembechler recruited Tom Neal out of Orlando, Florida to come to Michigan to play for the Wolverines. Wow − what a sales job […]

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January 17, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Charles Baird

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of Charles Baird. Charles A. Baird was born in Vanceburg, Kentucky on this date in 1870. Yes, 1870, as in a very, very […]

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January 16, 2017 – Martin Luther King Day and Rest in Peace Curtis Redden

Posted on January 16, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another day to remember a civil rights legend on Martin Luther King Day and remember Curtis Redden who continues to rest in peace. Curtis Gerald “Cap” Redden died on […]

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January 15, 2017 – Bo Schembechler Declared Himself to be a “Michigan Man” for Life!

Posted on January 15, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a Michigan Football first that occurred when Bo Schembechler declared himself to be a “Michigan Man” for life. Alright, he didn’t say those exact words, but the tone […]

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January 14, 2017 Rest in Peace Dennis Fitzgerald

Posted on January 14, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a day to remember a Michigan Man named Dennis Fitzgerald who went to rest in peace on this day in 2001. Joseph Dennis Fitzgerald was born in Ann […]

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January 13, 2017 – Happy Birthday Tony Henderson

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Tony Henderson.  Tony Henderson was born on this day in Indianapolis, Indiana. He grew up to be an outstanding […]

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January 12, 2017. Happy Birthday Anniversary Fritz Crisler

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of former Michigan football coach and athletic administrator Fritz Crisler. Herbert Orin “Fritz” Crisler was born on this day in 1899 in Earlville, […]