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June 2, 2020 Rest in Peace Maynard Morrison

Posted on June 1, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post honors the passing of a Wolverine named Maynard Morrison who went to rest in peace on this day in 2006. He was ninety-seven years old when he died. […]

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May 28 2020 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Captain Paul Goebel

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan great named Paul Goebel. Paul Gordon Goebel was born on this day in 1901 in Grand […]

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May 15, 2020 – Happy Birthday Desmond Howard!

Posted on May 14, 2020 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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May 14, 2020 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Ralph Heikkinen!

Posted on May 13, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Ralph Heikkinen. Ralph Isaac “Hike” Heikinen was born on this day in 1917 in Hancock, Michigan. According to the […]

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May 12, 2020 – Happy Birthday Carlitos Bostic

Posted on May 11, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish “Happy Birthday” to a Wolverine named Carlitos Bostic. Carlitos Bostic was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He grew up in Ypsilanti and attended […]

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May 5, 2020 Happy Birthday Anniversary Captain/MVP Bob Westfall

Posted on May 4, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Bob Westfall. Robert Barton “Bullet Bob” Westfall was born on this day in Hamtramck, […]

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May 4, 2020 Happy Birthday Rick Leach

Posted on May 3, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very happy birthday to a Michigan Man named Rick Leach. The tough and talented Richard Max “Rick” Leach was born on […]

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May 3, 2020 Rest in Peace Captain John Chase

Posted on May 2, 2020 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a perfect day to remember a Wolverine legend named John Chase who went to rest in peace on this day in 1918 at the age of sixty-one. John […]

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May 2, 2020 Rest in Peace Harry Newman

Posted on May 1, 2020 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, 2020 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Irving Pond

Posted on April 30, 2020 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, […]