Author Archives: Barry Gallagher

Barry Gallagher is a self-proclaimed Michigan Football Archeologist. He spends a considerable amount of his time digging into the 138-year history of Wolverine Football. He is on a mission to share his findings with Maize and Blue football fans everywhere. He is the author of one book about Michigan Football titled "21-194-13 Michigan Football's Greatest Era". His second book titled, "The Legend of Bo Schembechler-How an Unknown Buckeye Became the Winningest Coach in Michigan Football History" was released on September 12, 2017. You can learn something about Michigan Football everyday by going to his website at: bigbluefootballhistory.com. You can also follow him on Social Media.

April 16, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Rosewell M. Wendell!

Today is a good day to wish a Happy Birthday Anniversary in honor of Rosewell M. Wendell. Rosewell Murray Wendell was born in Detroit, Michigan on this date in 1885. […]

April 15, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Elmer J. Gedeon!

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of Elmer J. Gedeon. Elmer John Gedeon was born on this date in 1917. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and became an excellent […]

April 14, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man John Kolesar

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man John Kolesar.   According to the 1988 Michigan Football Media Guide, John Kolesar was born on this day […]

April 13, 2018 Happy Birthday Geoff Steger!

Today is a great day to wish a M Go Blue Happy Birthday to Geoffrey Steger. Geoffrey “Geoff” Steger was born on this day in Chicago, Illinois. Steger grew up […]

April 12, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Leo J. Keena!

Today is a perfect day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Leo J. Keena. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Leo Japathet Keena was born […]

April 11, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Thomas Wilcher!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Thomas Wilcher.  Thomas Wilcher was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up to be […]

April 10, 2018 Happy Birthday Marc J. Milia

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan Man Marc J. Milia! According to the 1991 Michigan Football Media Guide, Marc J. Milia was born […]

April 9, 2018 Happy Birthday Michael Hart!

Today, I want to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Michael Hart. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Leon Michael “Mike” Hart was born on this day […]

April 8, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Robert Mann!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine stalwart named Robert Mann. Robert “Bob” Mann was born on this date in 1924 in New Bern, North Carolina. According […]

April 7, 2018 Happy Birthday Markus J. Curry!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Markus J. Curry. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Markus Jermain Curry was born on […]