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March 18, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Benny Friedman

Posted on March 17, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of Benny Friedman. Benjamin “Benny” Friedman was born on this day in 1905 in Cleveland, Ohio. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Friedman […]

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March 17, 2019 Happy Birthday Mike Gillette

Posted on March 16, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Mike Gillette.   According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Mike Gillette was born on this […]

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March 16, 2019 Rest in Peace John Ghindia!

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the contributions of a Michigan Man named John Ghindia who went to rest in peace on this day in 2012 at the age of eighty-six. According to […]

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March 10, 2019 Happy Birthday Bill Pritula!

Posted on March 9, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the ninety-fifth Happy Birthday anniversary of Bill Pritula. William “Bill” Pritula was born on this day in 1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to the Wikipedia article linked […]

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March 2, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man William Hardy

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish Happy Birthday to Michigan Man William Hardy. William “Bill” Hardy was born in Newton, Mississippi. During his high school years, he was living […]

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February 28, 2019 – Happy Birthday Brent White

Posted on February 27, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Brent White. Brent White was born on this day in enemy territory – Ohio! As usual, Bo […]

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February 26, 2019 Happy Birthday Tim Jamison

Posted on February 25, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is an excellent day to wish Happy Birthday to a former Michigan captain named Tim Jamison. According to the Wikipedia article linked bellow, Tim Jamison was born on this […]

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February 25, 2019 Rest in Peace Boss Weeks

Posted on February 24, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Harrison “Boss” Weeks who went to rest in peace on this day in 1906 at the age of twenty-six. Apparently, he died of complications […]

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February 24, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Chappuis!

Posted on February 23, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine legend named Bob Chappuis on the 94th anniversary of his birth. Yes, Robert Richard “Bob” Chappuis was born in Toledo, Ohio […]

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February 23, 2019 Black History Month Tribute – Butch Woolfolk

Posted on February 22, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to appreciate the career of Michigan Man Butch Woolfolk. Harold E. “Butch” Woolfolk was born on March 1, 1960 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Woolfolk grew […]