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September 30, 1899 First September Game in Michigan Football History

Today’s post looks back at September 30, 1899 when Michigan played their first September game in Michigan Football History. Coach Gustave Ferbert and Captain Allen Steckle led the Wolverines to an 11-0 win over some “visitors” from Hillsdale.  Wolverine Team #20 used the eighty-fourth win in Michigan Football History ...

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1929 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

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

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 not share in my previous article about Joe Gembis. So, I will address that important issue later in this ...

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

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 98th birthday! According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas Dudley “Tom” Harmon was born on this day in ...

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