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September 26, 1953 Michigan Defeated Washington in First Ever Matchup

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes a look back to when the 1953 Michigan Football team defeated Washington in the first ever matchup between the two schools. The game was played in Ann […]

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September 23, 2017 Game Day – Michigan at Purdue

Posted on September 23, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s game between Michigan and Purdue marks the fifty-ninth meeting of these two foes. It is the Big Ten season opener for both teams. Jim Harbaugh’s young Wolverines are off […]

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September 21, 2017 Happy Birthday Jeff Backus!

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the “Happy Birthday” of a Wolverine named Jeff Backus. According to the 2000 Michigan Football Media Guide, Jeffrey Carl Backus was born on this date in Midland, […]

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September 19, 2017: Happy Birthday Monte Robbins!

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Monte Robbins. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Dammon R. “Monte” Robbins was born on this […]

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September 9, 2017 Game Day – Michigan vs Cincinnati

Posted on September 9, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

September 9, 2017 is Game Day as Michigan plays Cincinnati at the Big House.  Today’s game is unique this season because it is the first time Michigan and Cincinnati have […]

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June 19, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Rolla Bigelow!

Posted on June 19, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember the Happy Birthday anniversary of Rolla Bigelow who was born on this day in 1878. Robert Lavante “Rolla” Bigelow was born in Corunna, […]

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April 20, 2017 Michigan’s First Football Games in April!

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today we are looking at Michigan’s first football games in the month of April. In order to do that, we have to go all the way back to 1888. Yes, […]

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April 2, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Ron Simpkins!

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very happy birthday to a Michigan Man named Ron Simpkins. The tough and talented Ronald Bernard “Ron” Simpkins was born on […]

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March 27, 2017 Rest in Peace Horace Prettyman!

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today we celebrate the death of Michigan football legend, Horace Prettyman, who went to rest in peace on this day in 1945. Horace Greely Prettyman was born in Ohio on […]

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January 17, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Charles Baird

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of Charles Baird. Charles A. Baird was born in Vanceburg, Kentucky on this date in 1870. Yes, 1870, as in a very, very […]

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