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November 30, 2016: Happy Birthday Buster Stanley!

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s is a good day to wish a very happy birthday to Buster Stanley. Sylvester “Buster” Stanley was born on this date in Youngstown, Ohio. He grew up to be […]

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November 29, 2016: Celebrating the Life of Franklin C. “Cappy” Cappon!

Posted on November 29, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the life of Franklin C. “Cappy” Cappon who died on this date in 1961. Franklin C. Cappon was born in Holland, Michigan on October 17, 1900. He was […]

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November 28, 2016 The End of an Eventful Michigan Football Season.

Posted on November 28, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog goes all the way back to the end of an eventful Michigan Football season in Wolverine football history. First, November 28, 1891 marked the end of the first season that […]

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November 27, 2016 Happy Birthday Anniversary William H. Mace!

Posted on November 27, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of William H. Mace. Actually, William Harrison Mace was born near Lexington, Indiana in 1852. Yes, that was a very, very, very long […]

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November 26, 2016. The Game – Michigan at Ohio State

Posted on November 26, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Calendar History: The Wolverines have only played five games on this date in their football history and have only played “The Game” once before on November twenty-sixth.  Michigan’s record on […]

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November 25, 2016 Bo Schembechler’s Worst Day!

Posted on November 25, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

On Sunday, November 25, 1973 Bo Schembechler declared that this was the “worst day in my entire sport’s career.” Why such despair from the famous Michigan football coach? Well, it […]

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November 24, 2016 Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Birthday Anniversary to Art Walker!

Posted on November 24, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today I want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and remember the birthday anniversary of Michigan All-American Art Walker. Mr. Walker’s full name was actually Arthur D. “Art” Walker. He […]

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November 23, 2016 – Desmond Howard Strikes the Heisman Pose!

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog about Desmond Howard is a guest blog by my son, Marty Gallagher. Marty is the author of an excellent book titled, “The Story of the Heisman and the […]

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November 22, 2016 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Bill Keating!

Posted on November 22, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Man Bill Keating. Bill was born in Chicago, Illinois on this date in 1944. He followed his older brother, Tom, to […]

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November 21, 2016 – Harry Potter and a Magical Michigan Football Season!

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Did you know that Harry Potter may have been partially responsible for Michigan’s Magical Football season in 1898? Well, it’s true! Harry Barent Potter died on this day in 1940. […]