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May 15, 2019 – Happy Birthday Desmond Howard!

Posted on May 14, 2019 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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April 28, 2019 Happy Birthday Don Dufek

Posted on April 27, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to a Wolverine great named Don Dufek. Donald Patrick “Don” Dufek Jr. was born on this day in Ann Arbor, […]

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February 5, 2019 Happy Birthday Rocky Rosema

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is wish Happy Birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Rocky Rosema. I really enjoyed learning more about this Wolverine with the great name! According to […]

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February 4, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bennie Oosterbaan!

Posted on February 3, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Legend named Bennie Oosterbaan. The athletically gifted Oosterbaan was born on this day in Muskegon, Michigan […]

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February 3, 2019 Black History Month Tribute to John Rowser

Posted on February 2, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the career of a Wolverine named John Rowser. John Felix Rowser was born on April 24, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up to be an excellent […]

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February 3, 2019 Rest in Peace Norman Sterry!

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Norman Sterry who went to rest in peace on this day in 1971. Norman Sedgwick “Norm” Sterry was born in Emporia, Kansas on July […]

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February 2, 2019 – Black History Month Tribute to Belford Lawson

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to honor the memory of Belford Lawson. He was the first African-American to play football at Michigan in the Twentieth Century.  This special post is […]

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February 1, 2019 Rest in Peace All-American Otto Pommerening

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Otto Pommerening who went to rest in peace on this day in 1992.* Otto Pommerening was born on January 26, 1904. He grew up […]

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December 10, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man John Chase!

Posted on December 9, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

I’ll bet you didn’t know that today is the happy birthday anniversary of Michigan Man John Chase. When you talk about the “founding fathers” of Michigan Football, you must talk […]

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October 9, 2018 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Jerry Quaerna!

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan man Jerry Quaerna. According to the 1985 Michigan Media Guide, Jerold Oscar “Jerry” Quaerna was born on this […]