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October 21, 2020 Happy Birthday Bob and Rick Stites

Posted on October 21, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a very good day to wish Happy Birthday to Bob and Rick Stites. The Stites brothers are not the first set of twins to play football at Michigan, […]

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October 18, 2020 – Happy Birthday Mark Huyge

Posted on October 17, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Mark Huyge. According to the 2011 Michigan Football Media Guide, Mark Christopher Huyge (pronounced Hugh – gee) […]

1898 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 13, 2020 – Michigan’s First Championship Quarterback Charles Street

Posted on October 12, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog post remembers the contributions of a Michigan Man named Charles Street. Mr. Charles E. Street died on this day in 1950. Mr. Street was born on April 6. […]

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October 10, 2020 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man and Team MVP Dick Hill

Posted on October 9, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan Man named Dick Hill. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Richard F. “Dick” Hill was […]

1896 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 3, 2020 A Look Back at Michigan vs Michigan Normal in 1896

Posted on October 2, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

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

Tom Harmon Michigan Football 1940 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 28, 2020 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tom Harmon

Posted on September 27, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan legend Tom Harmon. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas Dudley Harmon was born on this day in 1919 at  […]

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

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 […]

1933 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

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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September 1, 2020 Happy Birthday Anniversary Efton James

Posted on August 31, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Efton James. According to the Wikipeida article linked below, Efton M. James was born on this day at Cass […]