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October 13, 2019 – Michigan’s First Championship Quarterback Charles Street

Posted on October 12, 2019 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, 2019 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man and Team MVP Dick Hill

Posted on October 9, 2019 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, 2019 A Look Back at Michigan vs Michigan Normal in 1896

Posted on October 2, 2019 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 […]

1929 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 29, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Joseph “Dynamite Joe” Gembis!

Posted on September 29, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of Joe Gembis.  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Joseph G. “Dynamite Joe” Gembis was born on this day in 1907. Joe Gembis […]

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, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert

Posted on September 14, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

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

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September 11, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Herman Everhardus!

Posted on September 10, 2019 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, 2019 Happy Birthday Amani Toomer

Posted on September 7, 2019 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 […]

1914 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 1, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Efton James

Posted on August 31, 2019 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 […]

1926 Michgian Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

August 20, 2019 Rest in Peace Fielding H. Yost

Posted on August 19, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to honor the memory of a Wolverine legend named Fielding H. Yost who went to rest on this day in 1946. According to the Wikipedia […]

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August 11, 2019 Rest in Peace William Mace

Posted on August 10, 2019 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 […]