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February 14, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Frank Allen

Posted on February 13, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is an opportunity to remember Frank Allen on his Happy Birthday Anniversary. Frank Gates Allen was born on this date in 1858 in Illinois.  Frank Allen grew up […]

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February 12, 2019 Black History Month Tribute – David E. Raimey

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day for a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday tribute to David E. Raimey. He is another Buckeye who saw the light and came to play his […]

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February 12, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Captain Tom Coyle!

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of former Captain Tom Coyle.  The talented Coyle was born on this date in Dublin, Ireland, but grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Unfortunately, […]

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February 6, 2019 Black History Month Tribute #6 – Robert Mann

Posted on February 5, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the career of a Wolverine stalwart named Robert Mann. Robert “Bob” Mann was born in 1924 in New Bern, North Carolina. Bob’s father, William, was the first […]

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February 5, 2019 Happy Birthday Rocky Rosema

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is wish Happy Birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Rocky Rosema. I really enjoyed learning more about this Wolverine with the great name! According to […]

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February 4, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bennie Oosterbaan!

Posted on February 3, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Legend named Bennie Oosterbaan. The athletically gifted Oosterbaan was born on this day in Muskegon, Michigan […]

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February 3, 2019 Black History Month Tribute to John Rowser

Posted on February 2, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the career of a Wolverine named John Rowser. John Felix Rowser was born on April 24, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up to be an excellent […]

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February 3, 2019 Rest in Peace Norman Sterry!

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Norman Sterry who went to rest in peace on this day in 1971. Norman Sedgwick “Norm” Sterry was born in Emporia, Kansas on July […]

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February 2, 2019 – Black History Month Tribute to Belford Lawson

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to honor the memory of Belford Lawson. He was the first African-American to play football at Michigan in the Twentieth Century.  This special post is […]

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December 10, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man John Chase!

Posted on December 9, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

I’ll bet you didn’t know that today is the happy birthday anniversary of Michigan Man John Chase. When you talk about the “founding fathers” of Michigan Football, you must talk […]