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May 2, 2017 Rest in Peace Harry Newman!

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a new day to remember a Wolverine great named Harry Newman who went to rest in peace on this day in 2000. Harry Lawrence Newman was born on […]

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May 1, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Irving Pond!

Posted on May 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today, is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday Anniversary in honor of a Wolverine named Irving Pond. Irving Kane Pond was born on this day in Ann Arbor, […]

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April 30, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Fielding Yost!

Posted on April 30, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Legend, Fielding Yost. Fielding Harris Yost was born on this day in Fairview, West Virginia in 1871. […]

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April 29, 2017 Rest in Peace Robert Brown!

Posted on April 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man Robert Brown went to rest in peace in 1985 at the age of eighty. Robert J. “Bob” Brown was born on August […]

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April 28, 2017 Happy Birthday Don Dufek

Posted on April 28, 2017 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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April 27, 2017 Happy Birthday John Morrow!

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today I want to send out Happy Birthday greetings to a Michigan Man named John Morrow. John Melville Morrow was born on this day in Port Huron, Michigan. His family […]

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April 26, 2017 Rest in Peace Jim Mandich!

Posted on April 26, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the life of a Wolverine great named Jim Mandich who went to rest in peace on this day in 2011 at the age of sixty-two. James Michael […]

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April 25, 2017 Happy Birthday Bob Wood!

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Bob Wood.   According to the 1976 Michigan Football Media Guide, Bob Wood grew up […]

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April 24, 2017 Happy Birthday John Rowser!

Posted on April 24, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named John Rowser. John Felix Rowser was born on this day in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up to be an […]

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April 23, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Ptacek!

Posted on April 23, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Bob Ptacek. Robert J. “Bob” Ptacek was born on this day in 1937 in Cleveland, […]