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October 6, 2017 – Happy Birthday Calvin O’Neal

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine All-American named Calvin O’Neal. According to the 1975 Michigan Football Media Guide, Calvin O’Neal was born on […]

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October 5, 2017 – Happy Birthday Jeremy LeSueur

Posted on October 5, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Jeremy Le Sueur. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jeremy E. LeSueur was born on […]

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October 4, 2017 – Happy Birthday Dan Dworsky

Posted on October 4, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday of Michigan Man Dan Dworsky. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Daniel Leonard “Dan” Dworsky was born on this day in Minneapolis, Minnesota. […]

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October 3, 1896 – Michigan Football – First Game Against Michigan Normal

Posted on October 3, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post recalls an interesting date in Michigan Football History – the  anniversary of the first game against Michigan Normal College from Ypsilanti, Michigan. Although you really can’t call it […]

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October 2, 1897 The Day That Gustave Ferbert Took Charge!

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

October 2nd is an important day in Michigan Football History because it is the day that Gustave Ferbert took charge of Michigan Football. Gustave “Dutch” Ferbert coached his first game […]

1927 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Michigan Stadium!

Posted on October 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Stadium. Yes, that wonderful structure came to life ninety-one seasons ago on October 1, 1927. The first game […]

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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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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, […]