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September 15, 2020 Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert

Posted on September 14, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary (#114) of Louis Gilbert. Mr. Louis Matthew Gilbert was born on this date in Long Beach, California in 1906. He grew up in […]

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September 13, 2020 Rest in Peace Cecil Pryor

Posted on September 12, 2020 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 […]

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September 11, 2020 Happy Birthday Anniversary Herman Everhardus!

Posted on September 10, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Herman Everhardus! Mr. Everhardus was born on this date in 1912 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He came to Ann Arbor […]

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September 8, 2020 Happy Birthday Amani Toomer

Posted on September 7, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday to Amani Toomer. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Amani Askari Toomer was born on this […]

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August 11, 2020 Rest in Peace William Mace

Posted on August 10, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to honor the memory of a Wolverine named William Mace who went to rest in peace on this day in 1938. According to the Wikipedia article […]

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August 9, 2020 Happy Birthday Jarrod Bunch!

Posted on August 8, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man named Jarrod Bunch.  According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Jarrod Ray Bunch was born […]

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August 8, 2020 Happy Birthday Blake Countess!

Posted on August 7, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a recent Michigan Wolverine graduate named Blake Countess. According to the M Go Blue website, Blake Countess was born on this […]

Michigan Football Team 1885 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

July 21, 2020 – Rest in Peace William Morrow!

Posted on July 20, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Michigan Man William Morrow who went to rest in peace on this day in 1944. He was seventy-seven years of age when he died. […]

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May 15, 2020 – Happy Birthday Desmond Howard!

Posted on May 14, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Desmond Howard. Desmond Kevin Howard came to Ann Arbor from Cleveland, Ohio. He was an All-State performer at running back, but he […]

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May 14, 2020 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Ralph Heikkinen!

Posted on May 13, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Ralph Heikkinen. Ralph Isaac “Hike” Heikinen was born on this day in 1917 in Hancock, Michigan. According to the […]