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September 30, 1899 First September Game in Michigan Football History

Posted on September 30, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post looks back at September 30, 1899 when Michigan played their first September game in Michigan Football History. Coach Gustave Ferbert and Captain Allen Steckle led the Wolverines to […]

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September 29, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Joseph “Dynamite Joe” Gembis!

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of Joseph “Dynamite Joe” Gembis. I wrote about him last year, but his grandson reminded me of something very important that I did […]

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September 28, 2017 Happy Birthday – Michigan Legend Thomas D. Harmon!

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan legend Thomas D. Harmon.  It is only fitting that we celebrate the birth of “Old 98” on what would be his […]

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September 27, 2008 Wolverines Won the 500th Game Played in Michigan Stadium History!

Posted on September 27, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

September 27, 2008 was an important day in Michigan Football History because it was the day that the Wolverines won the 500th game played in Michigan Stadium history. This day […]

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September 26, 1953 Michigan Defeated Washington in First Ever Matchup

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes a look back to when the 1953 Michigan Football team defeated Washington in the first ever matchup between the two schools. The game was played in Ann […]

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September 25, 2017 Happy Birthday David J. Brandt!

Posted on September 25, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Michigan Man named David J. Brandt. According, Wikipedia article linked below, David James “Dave” Brandt was […]

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September 24, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Cliff Sparks!

Posted on September 24, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Cliff Sparks. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Clifford M. “Cliff” Sparks was born […]

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September 23, 2017 Game Day – Michigan at Purdue

Posted on September 23, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s game between Michigan and Purdue marks the fifty-ninth meeting of these two foes. It is the Big Ten season opener for both teams. Jim Harbaugh’s young Wolverines are off […]

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September 22, 2017 Happy Birthday Denard “Shoelace” Robinson!

Posted on September 22, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of Denard “Shoelace” Robinson. Hands down, Denard Xavier Robinson was one of the most exciting players to ever wear the winged helmet – […]

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September 21, 2017 Happy Birthday Jeff Backus!

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the “Happy Birthday” of a Wolverine named Jeff Backus. According to the 2000 Michigan Football Media Guide, Jeffrey Carl Backus was born on this date in Midland, […]