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 6, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Dr. Thomas A. Slade!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan quarterback/dentist named Dr. Thomas A.  Slade. Accordilng to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas A. “Tom” Slade was born in […]

April 5, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Robert C. Kolesar!

Today is another great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Robert C. Kolesar. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Robert C. “Bob” Kolesar […]

April 4, 2018 Rest in Peace Shorty Longman!

Today’s post honors the passing of a Wolverine called Shorty Longman who went to rest in peace on this day in 1928. He was forty-five years old when he died. […]

April 3, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tom G. Kuzma!

The purpose of today’s blog is to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Tom G. Kuzma. A native of Indiana, Tom George Kuzma was born on this […]

April 2, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Ronald B. Simpkins!

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very happy birthday to a Michigan Man named Ronald B. Simpkins. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Ronald Bernard “Ron” […]

April 1, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Glenn Edward Schembehler

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Legend Glenn Edward Schembechler. Yes, Bo Schembechler was an “April Fool,” but he was no “Football Fool.” […]

March 31, 2018 Happy Birthday Michael T. Bass!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named Michael T. Bass. Michael Thomas “Mike” Bass was born on this day in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  He grew up to […]

March 30, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Captain Paul P. Magoffin

Today’s post honors the Happy Birthday Anniversary of former Michigan Captain Paul P. Magoffin. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Paul Magoffin was born on this day in 1885 […]

March 29, 2018 Happy Birthday Mike Hammerstein

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Mike Hammerstein. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Michael Scott “Mike” Hammerstein was born […]

March 28, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Rob Renes!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Rob Renes. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Rob Renes was born on this day in […]