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November 15, 2019 First Michigan vs Albion Football Game in 1884

Posted on November 14, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post marks the anniversary of the first Michigan vs Albion football game. Yes, the Wolverines used to play Albion College. In fact, they played 17 times during a 45-year […]

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November 14, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tubby Raymond

Posted on November 13, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the birthday anniversary of a college football legend named Tubby Raymond. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Harold R. “Tubby” Raymond was […]

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November 10, 2019 Michigan’s Go Blue Banner Tradition Begins in 1962

Posted on November 9, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Here’s how the Ann Arbor News Sports Section should have read on November 10, 1962 – Michigan’s Go Blue Banner Tradition Begins! I really don’t know what the lead was […]

Michigan Wolverine Football team 1974 | gobluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 9, 2019 Happy Birthday Harry and Larry Banks

Posted on November 8, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very “Happy Birthday” to Harry and Larry Banks. The Banks brothers were both born on this date in 1951. Yes, they’re […]

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November 7, 2019 Happy Birthday Brian Townsend

Posted on November 6, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Brian Lewis Townsend! He is another Buckeye who came to play for Bo Schembechler at Michigan. Brian was an outstanding player in […]

Walter Horton 1880 | gobluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | M Go Blue Football | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 4, 2019 Michigan Wolverines Went Winless in 1881

Posted on November 3, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates a unique season in long and illustrious football history of the Michigan Wolverines. Friday, November 4, 1881 marked the end of the third season in Wolverine football […]

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November 3, 2019 Happy Birthday LaMarr Woodley

Posted on November 2, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birth of an outstanding Michigan Man named LaMarr Woodley. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Lamar Dudley Woodley was born on this day in Saginaw, […]

1927 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com Go Blue Michigan Football | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 25, 2019 – Rest in Peace Bennie Oosterbaan

Posted on October 24, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate the Maize and Blue life of Bennie Oosterbaan who went to rest in peace on this day in 1990. Michigan legend Benjamin G. […]

Michigan Footb all Team 1894 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 24, 2019 – Michigan vs Adrian in 1894

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Michigan vs Adrian in 1894.  Yes, the mighty Michigan Wolverines actually played a football game against little old Adrian College in 1894.  Team #15 earned  a special place in Michigan […]

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October 23, 2019 – Happy Birthday Tommy Hendricks

Posted on October 22, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man named Tommy Hendricks.  Thomas Emmett Tommy Hendricks III came to Ann Arbor from Houston, Texas. Hendricks actually followed the footsteps of his […]