Check out these rare footage of Michigan sports teams from the 1920s, so amazing!

Michiganders are known for loyalty for their sports team. Their love, fascination and undying support for their sports team is simply outstanding.

This kind of sports team obsession is nothing new anymore for most Michiganders. In the series of old footage below, you’ll witness how much they enjoy watching and supporting their favorite sports teams and icons back in the 1920s.

Michigan Wolverines

Universtiy of Michigan Football Team Practice

Players practice at the University of Michigan. Mid 1920s. The video shows University of Michigan Wolverines warming up and doing some routines. Cool right?

Michigan State Football

At the new stadium in Lansing, the Michigan State known as the Michigan Agricultural College (MAC) back then, play rival University of Michigan Wolverines. The U of M defeats M.A.C when varsities clash after dedication of stadium at Lansing. Illinois vs. U of M game also displayed. This video was recorded in 1923.

Michigan Beats Ohio State

This video simply shows how deep the rivalry is between Michigan and the Ohio State. In this video that was record in 1926, the Wolverines defeated the Buckeyes.

Detroit Tigers Take Yankees in Series

This video shows the extreme excitement of fans as they watch the Detroit Tigers play against the Yankees back in 1926.  The video also captured  Mrs. Babe Ruth and Mrs. Earl Whitehall watching the game.

Amazing right? Now we know why MICHIGANDERS are so obsessed (in positive way) with their sports teams and athletes.

Note: The featured image shows Michigan Wolverines football team of 1899.

28 thoughts on “Check out these rare footage of Michigan sports teams from the 1920s, so amazing!

  1. I’m crazy about old videos. I love seeing how much this world has grown! Makes me thing about how it will be when I’m old. Thanks for sharing

  2. Michigan definitely has some amazing team support going on, whether the teams are winning or not. It’s contagious when you’re there. 🙂

  3. WOW!! From this we can clearly see how sports is advanced. I always love seeing old photos of celebs and other notable persons, but seeing old sports teams is totally a different experience.

  4. It’s so nice to see old footage, takes you back in time and gives you an idea of how it was like back then! Thanks for sharing these videos.

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