08. November 2013 · Comments Off on TWIMFbH: Relief from The Crash (1929) · Categories: 2013 · Tags: , , ,

For Saturday’s WTKA pregame show, we step back to the first game after the stock market crash of 1929.   It was a biggie and yielded this iconic program cover:harvard MichiganDespite the financial mess just days earlier, 87,000 fans packed the big to witness the heavyweight clash.   While Yost had established Michigan as a national power long ago, the Wolverines had, up to this point, failed to beat or even score on Harvard in their four previous meetings dating back to the 1880s.   That changed on this day in Michigan Football History 84 years ago on Saturday:

Here’s the clip:

You can catch all of the This Week in Michigan Football History clips here….sponsored in 2013 by Ziebart of Yspilanti.    And don’t forget to catch it live Saturday on the KeyBank Countdown to kick-off on WTKA 1050AM or inside the Victors Lounge.

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