Author Archives: Barry Gallagher

Barry Gallagher is a self-proclaimed Michigan Football Archeologist. He spends a considerable amount of his time digging into the 138-year history of Wolverine Football. He is on a mission to share his findings with Maize and Blue football fans everywhere. He is the author of one book about Michigan Football titled "21-194-13 Michigan Football's Greatest Era". His second book titled, "The Legend of Bo Schembechler-How an Unknown Buckeye Became the Winningest Coach in Michigan Football History" was released on September 12, 2017. You can learn something about Michigan Football everyday by going to his website at: bigbluefootballhistory.com. You can also follow him on Social Media.

March 18, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Benny Friedman

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of Benny Friedman. Benjamin “Benny” Friedman was born on this day in 1905 in Cleveland, Ohio. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Friedman […]

March 17, 2017 Happy Birthday Mike Gillette

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Mike Gillette.   According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Mike Gillette was born on […]

March 16, 2017 Rest in Peace John V. Ghindia!

Today’s post celebrates the contributions of an outstanding Michigan Man named John V. Ghindia who went to rest in peace on this day in 2012 at the age of eighty-six. […]

March 15, 2017 Rest in Peace Tom Harmon!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Tom Harmon who went to rest in peace on this day in 1990 at the age of seventy in Los Angeles, California. Thomas Dudley […]

March 14, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Virgil Tupper

Today is a good day to send out Happy Birthday wishes for a Wolverine named Virgil Tupper. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Virgil Langstaff Tupper was born on […]

March 13, 2017 Rest in Peace Walter Horton

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Walter Horton who went to rest in peace on this day in 1944 at the age of eighty-six. According to the Wikipedia article linked […]

March 12, 2017 Happy Birthday Jon Vaughn

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Jon Vaughn. Jonathan Stewart “Jon” Vaughn was born on this day in Florissant, […]

March 11, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Vince Mroz!

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of a Wolverine named Vince Mroz who was born on this day in 1922. Vincent Peter “Vince” Mroz was born in Stanley, Wisconsin. […]

March 10, 2017 Happy Birthday Bill Pritula!

Today’s post celebrates the ninety-fifth Happy Birthday anniversary of Bill Pritula. William “Bill” Pritula was born on this day in 1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to the Wikipedia article linked […]

March 9, 2017 – Happy Birthday Pete Newell!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Pete Newell. Peter “Pete” Newell was born on this day in Chicago, Illinois. After starring at […]