"Jim's a tough guy and you can see his personality is all over this football team," Fitzgerald said.
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|9 weeks 3 days ago||October 30, 1971||
We were living on the east side of Detroit in 1971 when we scheduled our wedding for Saturday, October 30--Homecoming against Indiana.
No problem. We reserved the beautiful chapel of Concordia (then) College on Geddes Road for a 7:00 p.m. ceremony. Kickoffs then were all at 1:00 so we had more than enough time to change clothes and make it to the church for our own personal kickoff. Spent the night at the Holiday Inn in Windsor on the river with a balcony view of the Detroit skyline.
Oh yes, Bo and the boys thoroughly thrashed the Hoosiers 61-7 (that lone tochdown being the only disaapointment of the day) and we will celebrate our 44th anniversary this year.
|12 weeks 5 hours ago||Whiskey||
That would have been first Whiskey in 1968 and then a couple of years later joined by her daughter Brandy (not to be confused with a certain former lineman).
|12 weeks 6 hours ago||Annie Green Springs||
Annie Green Springs was popular also.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||It's Meaningless||
Since most of our home games kickoff off at 3:30 and the lights are usually turned on at some point nearly every game could be called UTL.
|36 weeks 5 days ago||Free Sam Webb?||
Didn't know he had been captured.
|44 weeks 6 days ago||Emulsification||
Big word, I know, but I did graduate from THE University of Michigan.
At 190-195 the fat will emulsify and permeate the meat. Result: very moist and tender. Same process if you smoke a brisket. The grill temperature is low enough to prevent the meat from being overdone.
|47 weeks 16 hours ago||Saw them all||
Anyone else present in the Big House for all 10? My favorite has to be the AC touchdown in 1979 because it happened right in front of us in section 4.
|47 weeks 2 days ago||Section 4||
The scouts were sitting on the steps in Section 4. Seemed to be having a great time.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||To Paraphrase Rumsfeld||
Is that the same as knowing there are unknowns?
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Easy||
The rich get richer and the hell wth the rest of you.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Turn 2 Foundation||
I was disappointed that no one mentioned Derek's Turn 2 Foundation and all the great work it does with kids. Far too few superstars give back to their communities like Jeter has. He will retire but the foundation he created will continue to make this world a little better place to live.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||George Washington Quote||
“As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality”
— George Washington
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Internationall Pride||
Sporting the block M in my travels all over the world and being greeted with "Go Blue!" everywhere I go.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||1969 OSU||
It's the one that has made me renew my season tickets ever since.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||Cap of 50!||
Individuals could purchase up to 50 tickets and the promo code was apparently widely available and would work for anyone. It's already a near sellout.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||I take exception||
This "older alum" would enjoy a few Two Hearted's rather than wine with my hot dogs at the game and as for enthusiasm we're in the stadium for the warmups and always stay until the end--win or lose. How many students can make that claim?
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Raoul Wallenberg||
Raoul Wallenberg without question.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Even Here||
Anyone remember Doc Losh? Grading scale: A for athlete, B for boy and C for coed.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||You must be old! I've had||
You must be old! I've had season football tickets since my freshman year in 1964 and have only missed a handfull of games in that span.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Yost||
1. Attending a hockey game at Yost and remembering watching Cazzie and company play basketball under that same roof.
2. Attending a hockey game at Yost and joining in the chants.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Agree||
If they don't pour Two-Hearted find another restauant.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Much Overdue||
We've come a long way since the Michigan Marching Band first admitted women in 1972! It was about that same time that we had our first women cheerleaders as well.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Deja Vu?||
I'm feeling exactly like I did before attending the 1969 game.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Perspective, Please||
As a season ticket holder since my freshman year in 1964 it seems to me that too many people are taking the whole sports culture far too seriously.
As we go around the table on Thanksgiving has anyone ever heard another say "I'm thankful that Michigan won __ games this year and is probably going to the ____ Bowl?" I didn't think so.
In 1969 after that huge win over Ohio Bo suffered a heart attack on the eve of the Rose Bowl. No true Michigan fan really cared whether we won or lost that game against USC--our thoughts and prayers were with Coach and his family.
Let's focus on those things that are truly important this week. You'd be surprised how much that lowers your stress level.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||1973||
1973 says it all. I had to watch them tear down the banner.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Exponentially||
Since 1964? You bet.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Will Probably Renew||
My audiologist has three kids in college and hopes I renew my season tickets.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Those were the days||
1:00 kickoffs, TV time outs only at a couple of games a year--and an offensive line made up mostly of 5th year seniors.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||Season Ticket Holder Since 1964||
The '69 game against Ohio remains among my top 5 victories and I'll be there again for IU on Saturday. Age might not bring wisdom but it does offer perspective. I've learned to acccept the good with the bad and not fret too much about those things which I can't control--like who's coaching the team and the play calling. Enjoy it for what it is and try not to internalize sports.
Life is simpler that way.
|2 years 3 weeks ago||It was a compliment||
They should be honored that we consider them members in good standing of the Irish Society of Poultry Fanciers. They have a noble Mission Statement:
"The object of the Irish Society of Poultry Fanciers is to encourage and promote the preservation, improvement and protection of all breeds of poultry and waterfowl in keeping with breed standards, through advice and education in the use of good genuine poultry practices and disease control."