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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 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 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 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, […]

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September 19, 2017: Happy Birthday Monte Robbins!

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Monte Robbins. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Dammon R. “Monte” Robbins was born on this […]

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Game Day – Michigan vs Air Force 2017

Posted on September 16, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Jim Harbaugh’s “young” Wolverines are off to an excellent start in 2017. Yes, some people are complaining that Michigan hasn’t won their first two games by 60 or 70 points, […]

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September 15, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert!

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Louis Gilbert. Mr. Louis Matthew Gilbert was born on this date in Long Beach, California in 1906. He grew up in Kalamazoo, […]

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September 13, 2017 Rest in Peace Cecil Pryor

Posted on September 13, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today post honors the memory of a Wolverine named Cecil Pryor who went to rest in peace on this day in 2005. Pryor was one of Bo Schembechler’s first players […]