john's Michigan Wolverines Scrapbook (NCAAF)
#2 Fan Michigan Wolverines
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Great win for the Wolverines over UCONN...now on to the Fighting Irish...Go Blue!
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This is a MUST WIN this week for Michigan.! Go...
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OK Boys, let's shake it off, and beat the Illini.!
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Anthony Carter, Rick Leach, Jim Harbaugh, Desmond Howard, Rob Lytle, John Kolesar.
Why I am a fan:
I saw those helments run on the field for the first time 33 years ago, distinctive winged helments, i knew they were MY TEAM!!
Favorite Moments:
Going to "The Big House" for the first time, in 1997, watching Brian Griese lead the Wolverines to a come from behind 28-24 victory over Iowa, on the way to the National Championship!
john's Detroit Tigers Scrapbook (MLB)
#4 Fan Detroit Tigers
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Another dissapointing end to the baseball season...here's to a better 2011!
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Thank guys, for giving me, and all Tiger fans,...
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One more game inside the Homerdome, the Tigers...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Sorry...my fave guy playing for the Tigers now...Brandon Inge. I have been following him scince he played here for the Jacksonville Suns.
Why I am a fan:
The '68 Tigers World Series Champions, and then the 1972 Eastern Division Title with the same basic team, a bunch of veterans making one last run at the World Series, coming up just short, losing the 5th game, 3-2 to Oakland.
Favorite Moments:
My first visit to Tiger Stadium, in 1969, Denny McLain beat the White Sox, 8-0.
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john's Detroit Red Wings Scrapbook (NHL)
#12 Fan Detroit Red Wings
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Go Wings, beat those Bruins tonight.!
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The Wings defense is halloween scarry.!
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The Wings finally win on the road...Pavel...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Steve Yzerman. Alex Delvecchio. Henrik Zetterberg, Chris Osgood, Dale McCort.
Why I am a fan:
Growing up in Michigan, living in all four seasons, you play hockey, and i wanted to be Alex Delvecchio, my first hero.
Favorite Moments:
Meeting Steve Yzerman.
john's Detroit Lions Scrapbook (NFL)
#6 Fan Detroit Lions
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Congratulations to Lions Rookie QB Matt Stafford as the Lions staring QB in 2009.! Go Lions.!
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Welcome home to two Wolverines..Larry Foote,...
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I love the Derrick Williams pick.!!
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Barry Sanders, Greg Landry, Charlie Sanders, Mel Farr, Mike Lucci, Bobby Layne.
Why I am a fan:
Again, growing up in the north, all four seasons of life, and watching the Lions on Thanksgiving Day, hoping for a Lions win, and then playing outdoors after the game, I was QB Greg Landry, my favorith Lions QB EVER!!
Favorite Moments:
Lions beat Bills, 27-14, on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. Only 16, i scalped 2 tickets outside the Silverdome, O.J. ran for a then NFL record 273 yards.
john's Michigan Wolverines Scrapbook (NCAABB)
#1 Fan Michigan Wolverines
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Ya gotta love the attitude and direction of the Wolverine hoops program under coach John B.
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Glen Rice, Chris Webber & the "Fab Five", Phil Hubbard, Steve Grote, Garry Grant, Manny Harris, Rudy Hubbard.
Why I am a fan:
Michigan in the mid 70's was the best team in the Big Ten, until they played Indiana. In 1976, the Wolverines were 30-3...all 3 losses to the Hoosiers. They were the first Michigan team to play for a National Title with me as a fan.
Favorite Moments:
The 1989 Wolverines winning the NCAA Tournament.
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john's Detroit Pistons Scrapbook (NBA)
#4 Fan Detroit Pistons
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R.I.P. to Caoach Chuck Daly.
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Wow, wouldn't Chauncey Billups, with no...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Bill Laimbeer, Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars, Chauncy Billups, and GOLD MEDAL WINNING Tayshaun Prince.
Why I am a fan:
Growing up in Michigan, the Pistons had a great one=two punch of Bob Lanier @ center, and Dave Bing @ point guard.
Favorite Moments:
Pistons defeating the Lakers in 2004!!!
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john's Kyle Busch Scrapbook (NASCAR)
#60 Fan Kyle Busch
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Come on Kyle, let's keep racing hard.!
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Kyle Busch brings excitement to NASCAR. His...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
The King, Richard Petty. Brian Kesolowski. Jeff Gordon..
Why I am a fan:
I drives hard, speaks his mind.
Favorite Moments:
He is a Michigan Football Fan.!! Go Blue.!!
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john's Phil Mickelson Scrapbook (Golf)
#111 Fan Phil Mickelson
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john doesn't have have a recent thought about Phil Mickelson
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Why I am a fan:
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john's Bio
hope everyone had a great holiday...
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Happy Fathers Day to all the great...
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My Articles
Michigan Man and Head Football Coach Brady Hoke - NCAAF Photo
0  |  1  |  8/25/11
Yes, that App. State. As a Michigan fan, that loss is still the most embarrassing loss I've ever witnessed by the Wolverines. Here's to no more surprises and a big Maize and Blue victory to star...  Read More »
Sport: NCAAF
16  |  8  |  2/13/09
The FanIQ Article Challenge this week asked how baseball can solve its seemingly never-ending steroid scandal. I'm pleased to announce that GoBigBlue won this week's contest with his stirring take on ...  Read More »
Sport: MLB
Old school Lions - NFL Photo
1  |  1  |  12/28/08
0-16, season over. Well, actually the season was over before it started. The Detroit Lions ended the pre-season 4-0, and every one of us fans knew. We knew it was to good to be true, but we bit, just ...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
1  |  0  |  12/18/08
After two dissapointing seasons, my beloved Detroit Tigers are burning up the HOT STOVE LEAGUE!! Forget about C.C. and A.J. going to the Yanks, or were Mark Texiera will end up, the Tigers have added ...  Read More »
Sport: MLB
About Me
 
 
100% Complete Bio
NOTHING matters more than those 12 saturday afternoons when the winged helments take the field!! MICHIGAN FOOTBALL IS LIFE1!!!
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 300
Bats: R
Throws: R
Schools: Western Michigan University.
Relationship Status: Long Term Contract (Married)
Kids: none.
Occupation: restaurant buisness.
Companies: currently on DL.
Places I lived: Born in Kalamazoo, Mi., graduated from Portage Nothern Hign School, class of 1978.
Greatest Moment in Sports:1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey team over the Soviet Union.
Greatest Event in Sports:The Rose Bowl, if Michigan plays!
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Geoge Herman Ruth.
Greatest Coach of All Time:Scotty Bowman
Most Fanatical Moment:Cheering on Bill Laimbeer, my favorite Pistos player, on the road, in Orlando, during their hey-days!!
My Sports Superstitions:I do NOT touch any OHIO STATE clothing. etc w/o washing my hands after.
Most Disappointing Sports Moments:Striking out in Little League All-Star Game after missing a home run by 2 inches!
Fantasy Sports I Play:NFL, MLB
Fantasy Skill Level:medium.
Sports I Play:Billiards/Pool, Softball
Nickname:Hockeytown
Current Skill Level:none
Highest Organized Level:Little League
Athletes I've Played With/Against:none
Sports Trophies/Awards:1972 Little League All-Stars
Career Highlights:Played Little League Baseball with Buffalo Bills TE Pete Metzalaars
Career Lowlights:not very good.
Sports Injuries:none.
Games I Usually Attend:Jax. Suns baseball, some Jaguar games.
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:Thee games @ Michigan Stadium, the team coming out of the tunnel while the Michigan Marching Band plays the GREATEST College Fight Song EVER, THE VICTORS!!!!
Sports People I've Met:Pete Metzalaars, Gary Moeller(Michigan Head Football Coach), Steve Fisher(MIchigan Hoops coach), Randall Cunningham, Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard.
Sports Figures from my Hometown:Derek Jeter played high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Most Prized Sports Possessions:Ceramic figurine of me, in a Detroit Tiger uniform, made by my aunt, in 1970.
Sports Trading Cards:1999 Score Autograph TOM BRADY RC, various MICHIGAN players, DETROIT sports, including 1963 Bill Freehan RC #466.
Athlete Autographs:Bill Freehan, Mickey Loilich, Mark Fidrych, on various items, signed ball from 1972 Detroit Tigers, signed ball w/ Henry Aaron/ Eddie Mathews.
Favorite Sports Collectibles:1972 Detroit Tigers autograph team baseball, Bill Freehan signed picture, dual autograph of final out of 1968 World Series, sighned by Bill Freehan/ Mickey Lolich.
Dream Sports Job:Broadcating a Michigan Football game @ Michigan Stadium.
Favorite Jerseys:Throwback TOM BRADY 2000 Michigan Orange Bowl jersey.
Favorite Sports Brands:Nike, Addidas.
Favorite Ballgame Foods:Hot Dogs.
Beer of Choice:Beer is disgusting.
Hottest Athletes:Maria Sharapova, Misty May-Treanor.
Ugliest Athletes:to many to say.
Favorite Sports Announcers:Ernie Harwell, George Kell, Bob Ufer, Greg Larson, J.T." The Brick".
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Dewayne Staats&Joe Nagrane, Tampa Bay Rays, Mick Hubert, play-by-play for Florida Gators.
Favorite Sports "Experts":Peter Gammons, Mitch Albom, Jason Starke, Kirk Hersreit,Greg Larson, Dan Hicken, Sam Kouvaris, Tom Taube.
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":Hall of fame voter in the NFL and Major League Baseball.
Favorite Sports Movies:The Natural, Field of Dreams, Hoosiers, Invincible, Remember The Titans. Miracle.
Favorite Sports Books:Clemente, anything on Michigan Football, Detroit sports, Lombardi:Whan Pride Mattered.
Favorite Sports Websites:S.I.com, ESPN.com, Mgoblue.com,and now FANIQ.com.
Sports Video Games I Play:EA College Football Series, EA NHL Series
Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:none, see below.
Favorite Sports Video Games:none, i am video game intolerant.
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:Sports Card Collecting, Presidential Coins.
Movies:The Big Chill, Serpico, In Harm's Way, Wedding Crashers.
TV:My Name is Earl, 24, Law&Order,CSI:Miami,The Amazing Race,Two and a half Men, Sportscenter.
Music:Oldies, Olivia-Newton-John, The King of Rock, ELVIS PRESSLEY!!
Video Games:none.
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A Trbute to Michigan QB Jim Harbaugh
Teams john Hates
Ohio St. Buckeyes
Why I Hate Them: Ugly color, uniforms, rude fans, and Michigan's #1 rival.
Players I Hate: Art Sclichter, Keith Byars, Archie Griffin, Troy Smith, Ted Ginn, Coaches: Woody Hayes, Jim Tressel.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Why I Hate Them: They roll out dead guys like the Gipper and Lou Holtz to win games.
Players I Hate: Harry Oliver, Reggie Ho, Rocket Ismail.
Florida Gators
Why I Hate Them: Their fans think college football started in 1990.
Players I Hate: None, they can't beat Michigan.
Minnesota Vikings
Why I Hate Them: They beat the Lions 13 straight games in the late 60's-early 70"s. Oh, and I hate the color purple, wonder why?
Players I Hate: All the purple people eaters, Fran Tarkenton, Matt Blair, any current players.
Chicago Bulls
Why I Hate Them: Michael Jordan is the most OVERATED player in SPORTS HISTORY!!(RE:PISTONS-BULLS PLAYOFFS IN 1980'S).
Players I Hate: See above.
Chicago White Sox
Why I Hate Them: THEY ARE A TEAM OF @#$%*!@#!!!!! The Tigers have brawled with them more than any team, over four decades!
Players I Hate: Ozzie Guillen, A.J. Pierzinski, Frank Thomas.
Colorado Avalanche
Why I Hate Them: They played dirty, cheap shot hockey. See all Wings playoff games.
Players I Hate: Claude Lemieux, Peter Forsberg, Uwe Krupp.