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September 29, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Joseph “Dynamite Joe” Gembis!

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of Joseph “Dynamite Joe” Gembis. I wrote about him last year, but his grandson reminded me of something very important that I did […]

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September 28, 2017 Happy Birthday – Michigan Legend Thomas D. Harmon!

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan legend Thomas D. Harmon.  It is only fitting that we celebrate the birth of “Old 98” on what would be his […]

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Game Day – Michigan vs Air Force 2017

Posted on September 16, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Jim Harbaugh’s “young” Wolverines are off to an excellent start in 2017. Yes, some people are complaining that Michigan hasn’t won their first two games by 60 or 70 points, […]

1927 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

September 15, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert!

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Louis Gilbert. Mr. Louis Matthew Gilbert was born on this date in Long Beach, California in 1906. He grew up in Kalamazoo, […]

1946 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

September 14, 2017 Rest in Peace Wolverine Captain Art Renner!

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the life of a former Wolverine Captain named Art Renner who went to rest in peace on this day in 1999. Arthur W. […]

1998 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

September 12, 2017 Michigan Wins College Football Attendance Title in 1998!

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

September 12, 1998 was an important date in Wolverine Football History because it was all about how Michigan positioned itself  to re-claim a lost title from 1997. As you remember, […]

1933 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

September 11, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Herman Everhardus!

Posted on September 11, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Herman Everhardus! However, this post takes a back seat to the sixteenth anniversary of the terrorist acts that took […]

2011 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

September 10, 2017 The First Night Game at the Big House!

Posted on September 10, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog post takes a closer look at the first night game at the Big House which took place on September 10, 2011. It was the second game of the […]

1995 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

September 8, 2017 Happy Birthday Amani Toomer.

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday to Amani Toomer. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Amani Askari Toomer was born on this […]

1991 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

September 7, 2017 First Game Ever Between Michigan and Boston College.

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes a look back at the first game ever played between Michigan and Boston College. I found it interesting that these teams had never met until September 7, […]