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.
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.