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November 13, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Paul White!

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is the Happy Birthday anniversary of Paul White. Mr. White was born on this date in 1921. Paul Grover White came to Ann Arbor from River Rouge where he […]

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November 12, 2017 Rest in Peace Dr. Tom Slade!

Posted on November 12, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Tom Slade who went to rest in peace on this date in 2006.  Thomas A. “Tom” Slade was born in Manotick, […]

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November 11, 2017 Game Day Michigan vs Maryland Football

Posted on November 11, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another chapter in the very short Michigan vs Maryland football tradition. The teams have not played a lot, but when they do, Michigan usually comes out on top. […]

Michigan's Go Blue Banner 1962 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 10, 1962 Michigan’s “Go Blue” Banner Tradition Begins!

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Here’s how the Ann Arbor News Sports Section should have read on November 10, 1962 – Michigan’s “Go Blue  “Banner Tradition Begins! I really don’t know what the lead was […]

1908 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 9, 2017 Rest in Peace Prentiss P. Douglass!

Posted on November 9, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is dedicated to the memory of a Michigan Man named Prentiss P. Douglass.  Mr. Prentiss Porter Douglass died on this date in 1949 at the age of sixty-two. […]

Michigan vs Purdue in 1975 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 8, 1975 – Don Canham and the Start of the 100K Attendance Streak

Posted on November 8, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

November 8, 1975 is a very important day in Wolverine Football History because it is the day that Don Canham saw the start of the 100K attendance streak at Michigan […]

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November 7, 2017 Happy Birthday Anthony Thomas

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the “Happy Birthday” of a record-setting Wolverine named Anthony Thomas. Yes, Anthony “A-Train” Thomas was born on this day at Winnfield, Louisiana. Anthony grew up to be […]

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November 6, 2017 Happy Birthday Derrick Alexander

Posted on November 6, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday anniversary for Michigan Man Derrick Alexander. Derrick Scott Alexander was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up […]

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November 5, 1960 Bump and Pete Elliott Made Big Ten Football History

Posted on November 5, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post looks at the day that Bump and Pete Elliott made Big Ten football history. Yes, Chalmers “Bump Elliott and his younger brother Pete made a lot of history […]

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Game Day November 4, 2017 Michigan vs Minnesota Football Game

Posted on November 4, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is the one hundred third edition of a Michigan vs Minnesota football game. The Wolverines have played the Gophers more times than another other schools except Ohio State and […]