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December 3, 2016: Happy Birthday Andree McIntyre!

Posted on December 3, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birth of a Michigan Man named Andree A. McIntyre. Bo Schembechler recruited the talented McIntyre out of Mendel Catholic High School on Chicago’s south side. I […]

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December 2, 2017 Happy Birthday Jonathan Goodwin

Posted on December 2, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Jonathan Goodwin. Yes, Jonathan Scott Goodwin was born on this day at Columbia, South Carolina in 1978. Goodwin was an excellent player […]

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December 1, 2017 Rest in Peace Howard F. Yerges

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the day that Howard F. Yerges went to rest in peace. Howard Frederick Yerges, Jr. died on this date in 2000 at the age of seventy-five.  He […]

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November 30, 2017 Happy Birthday Ricky Powers!

Posted on November 30, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan Man Ricky Powers. Richard “Ricky” Powers was born on this day in Akron, Ohio. He grew up […]

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November 29, 2017 Rest in Peace Mervin “Merv” Pregulman

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is dedicated to the memory of a Wolverine great named Mervin “Merv” Pregulman.  Mr. Pregulman went to rest in peace on this date in 2012. He was ninety […]

1931 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

November 28, 1931 Smallest Crowd Ever at Michigan Stadium.

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

On November 28, 1931, the Michigan Wolverines hosted Wisconsin in front of the smallest crowd ever at Michigan Stadium.  If you can believe it, only 9,190 people showed up to […]

1995 Michigan Wolverine Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 27, 2017 Happy Birthday Jon Runyan

Posted on November 27, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Jon Runyan.  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jon Daniel Runyan was born on this day […]

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November 26, 1891 Season of Firsts

Posted on November 26, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

November 26, 1891 was the last game of a memorable season in Michigan Football History because it was the last game of the Season of Firsts. In fact, it was […]

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November 23, 1985 History at the Big House!

Posted on November 23, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

November 23, 1985 was another day when the Wolverines made history at the Big House. This is another historic day in Michigan Football History for two BIG reasons. First, it […]