List of University of Michigan sporting alumni


List of University of Michigan sporting alumni

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This is a list of sporting alumni from the University of Michigan.

ports

Baseball

*Jim Abbott, 1989, one-handed major-league baseball pitcher.
*Peter William Appleton was an accomplished pianist and band leader but opted for a baseball career after graduating from University of Michigan.
*Steve Boros
*Jim Burton, former Boston Red Sox pitcher
*Danny Fife, former Major League Baseball player.
*Bill Freehan, former All-Star and Golden Glove catcher, Detroit Tigers
*Elmer Gedeon, Major League Baseball player killed in action in World War II
*Charlie Gehringer, Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman
*Drew Henson, played NFL football, and MLB baseball
*Steve Howe
*Derek Jeter, New York Yankees shortstop (MDNG: attended one semester before joining Yankees organization.)
*Scott Kamieniecki
*Barry Larkin, 1986, former Cincinnati Reds baseball player, 1995 National League MVP.
*Chick Lathers
*Doc Lavan
*Rick Leach
*Don Lund
*Elliott Maddox
*Mike Matheny, former Catcher.
*Hal Morris
*Steve Ontiveros, former pitcher.
*Bennie Oosterbaan
*Slicker Parks
*Steve Phillips, ESPN analyst, former GM of the New York Mets baseball team.
*J. J. Putz
*Branch Rickey, 1911, former president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers who integrated Major League Baseball by signing Jackie Robinson. Please refer to the biography of Moses Fleetwood "Fleet" Walker below. Walker, also a Michigan graduate, may have first claim as to having broken the racial barrier in baseball. Please refer to the biography of William Edward White another potential claimant to the distinction.
*Leon Roberts, former MLB baseball player.
*William A. Roman University of Michigan team captain senior year. Detroit Tigers 1st.baseman 1964-65
*Chris Sabo, former 3b
*Brian Simmons, former Major League Baseball outfielder
*"Gorgeous George" Sisler, 1915 BSME Major League Baseball player.
*Ted Sizemore
*Lary Sorensen
*Dick Wakefield
*Moses Fleetwood "Fleet" Walker, former professional baseball player in 1884. Believed to be the first African-American to play major-league baseball. Please refer to the biography of William Edward White another potential claimant to the distinction.
*Geoff Zahn
*Bill Zepp


=Draftees= Baseball draftees. By year, team and round from 2005 to 1965
*Chris Getz 2005 Chicago White Sox 4th
*Clayton Richard 2005 Chicago White Sox 8th
*Derek Feldkamp 2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 9th
*Jim Brauer 2005 Florida Marlins 9th
*Michael Penn 2005 Kansas City Royals 11th
*Kyle Bohm 2005 Toronto Blue Jays 16th
*Jeff Kunkel 2005 Detroit Tigers 37th
**Derek Feldkamp 2004 Toronto Blue Jays 41st
**Jim Brauer 2004 New York Mets 42nd
*Brandon Roberts 2004 Cincinnati Reds 45th
*Jake Fox 2003 Chicago Cubs 3rd
*Brock Koman 2003 Houston Astros 9th
*Jim Brauer 2003 Colorado Rockies 17th
*Rich Hill 2002 Chicago Cubs 4th
*Bobby Korecky 2002 Philadelphia Phillies 19th
*Rich Hill 2001 California Angels 7th
*Bobby Wood 2001 New York Yankees 24th
*David Parrish 2000 New York Yankees 1st (28th pick)
*J. J. Putz 1999 Seattle 6th
*Brian Bush 1999 Philadelphia 12th
*Bobby Scales 1999 San Diego 14th
*Mike Seestedt 1999 Baltimore 26th
*Brian Berryman 1998 San Diego 7th
*J. J. Putz 1998 Minnesota 17th
*Derek Besco 1998 Detroit 25th
**Mike Cervenak 1998 Oakland A's 43rd
*Kelly Dransfeldt 1996 Texas 2nd
**Brian Steinbach 1996 Milwaukee Brewers 54th
*Brian Simmons 1995 Chicago White Sox 2nd
*Scott Weaver 1995 Detroit 8th
*Ryan Van Oeveren 1995 Montreal 26th
*Matt Ferullo 1995 New York Mets 31st
*Heath Murray 1994 San Diego 3rd
*Ray Ricken 1994 New York Yankees 5th
*Ron Hollis 1994 Los Angeles 10th
*Chris Newton 1994 Detroit 27th
*Nate Holdren 1993 Colorado 16th
*Derek Jeter 1992 New York 6th
*Dennis Konuszewski 1992 Pittsburgh 9th
*Russell Brock 1991 Oakland 2nd
*Tim Flannelly 1991 New York Yankees 3rd
*Jason Pfaff 1991 Detroit 8th
*Mike Matheny 1991 Milwaukee Brewers 8th
*Andy Fairman 1991 Milwaukee Brewers 24th
*Dan Ruff 1991 Detroit 31st
*Kirt Ojala 1990 New York Yankees 4th
*Matt Morse 1990 Minnesota 19th
*Greg Haeger 1990 Detroit 21st
**Greg McMurtry 1990 Detroit 27th
*Ross Powell 1989 Cincinnati 3rd
*Mike Grimes 1989 Oakland 3rd
*Tim Lata 1989 St. Louis 36th
*John Locker 1989 Boston 40th
*Jim Abbott 1988 California 1st (8th pick)
*Bill St. Peter 1988 Chicago Cubs 7th
*Mike Ignasiak 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 8th
*Steve Finken 1988 Los Angeles 21st
**Mike Gillette 1988 Kansas City Royals 34th
*Chris Lutz 1988 Chicago Cubs 43rd
*Tom Brock 1988 Seattle 46th
**Mike Ignasiak 1987 St. Louis 4th
**Jim Agemy 1987 New York Yankees 51st
*Casey Close 1986 New York Yankees 7th
*Hal Morris 1986 New York Yankees 8th
*Dan Disher 1986 Seattle 10th
*Scott Kamieniecki 1986 New York Yankees 14th (& 1985 by Brewers -16th)
*David Karasinski 1986 Atlanta 42nd
*Barry Larkin 1985 Cincinnati 1st (4th pick)
*Mike Watters 1985 Los Angeles 2nd
**Dan Disher 1985 Detroit 27th
*Gary Wayne 1984 Montreal 4th
**Gary Grant 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 16th
**Bill Shuta 1984 Detroit 34th
*Rich Stoll 1983 Montreal 1st (14th pick)
*Chris Sabo 1983 Cincinnati 2nd
*Dave Kopf 1983 Chicago Cubs 3rd
*Jeff Jacobson 1983 Baltimore 11th
**Gary Wayne 1983 Oakland 23rd
*Steve Ontiveros 1982 Oakland 2nd
*Tony Evans 1982 Cincinnati 6th
*Jim Paciorek 1982 Milwaukee Brewers 8th
*John Young 1982 Detroit 19th
**Jeff Jacobson 1982 Detroit 27th
*Scot Elam 1981 Toronto 10th
**Jim Paciorek 1981 Cleveland 14th
*Gerry Hool 1981 Toronto 15th
*Mark Clinton 1981 Houston 17th
*George Foussianes 1980 Detroit 36th
*Rick Leach 1979 Detroit 1st (13th pick)
*Steve Howe 1979 Los Angeles 1st (16th pick)
*Steve Perry 1979 Los Angeles 1st (25th pick)
**George Foussianes 1979 Montreal 28th
*Mike Parker 1978 San Diego 8th
**Rick Leach 1978 Philadelphia 24th
*David Chapman 1978 Texas 37th
*Lary Sorensen 1976 Milwaukee Brewers 8th
*Dick Walterhouse 1976 Pittsburgh 19th
*Chuck Rogers 1975 Chicago Cubs 8th
*Tom Joyce 1975 Chicago White Sox 27th
**James (Randy) Hackney 1975 Chicago Cubs 29th
*John Lonchar 1974 Minnesota 7th
*Mark Crane 1973 Philadelphia 13th
**Tom Kettinger 1973 Pittsburgh 30th
*Tom Lundstedt 1970 Chicago Cubs 1st
*John Hurley 1969 Minnesota 1st
*Glen Redmon 1969 Chicago White Sox 19th
*Geoff Zahn 1968 Los Angeles 5th
*Elliott Maddox 1968 Detroit 1st
*Steve Evans 1968 St. Louis 1st
**John Hurley 1968 Detroit 2nd
**Dave Renkiewicz 1968 Chicago White Sox 4th
**Gerald Christman 1968 San Francisco 6th
*Nikola Radakovik 1967 Houston 2nd
**Geoff Zahn 1967 Boston 5th
**Bill Zepp 1967 Boston 7th
*Leslie Tanona 1967 Detroit 4th
**Keith Spicer 1967 Minnesota 18th
**Geoff Zahn 1967 Detroit 2nd
**Dave Renkiewicz 1967 Chicago White Sox 6th
**John Hurley 1967 Chicago White Sox 15th
**Bob Reed 1966 Washington 2nd
**Richard Schryer 1966 Chicago White Sox 6th
*Robert Gilhooley 1966 Detroit 3rd
**Nikola Radakovik 1966 Kansas City A's 10th
*Chandler Simonds 1966 Detroit 12th
*Ted Sizemore 1966 Los Angeles 15th
**Cazzie Russell 1966 Kansas City A's 27th
**Geoff Zahn 1966 Chicago White Sox 34th
*Bob Reed 1966 Detroit 2nd
*Richard Schryer 1966 Los Angeles 2nd
**Bill Zepp 1966 Detroit 8th
**Bob Reed 1965 Detroit 4th
*Carl Cmejrek 1965 Baltimore 24th
**Bill Zepp 1965 Milwaukee Braves 33rd
*Dan Fife ???? Detroit 2nd
*Michael Elwood ???? California 5th
*Leon Roberts ???? Detroit 10th

Basketball

*Maceo Baston, 1994-1997, basketball player
*Bill Buntin, 1963-1965, All-American, U-M record with 58 double-doubles
*Jamal Crawford, 2001, basketball player
*Juwan Howard, 1991-1993, "Fab Five" member, professional basketball player
*Tony Peyton, 1922-2007, last surviving member of the original Harlem Globetrotters
*Glen Rice, basketball player, Most Outstanding Player of the 1989 men's basketball Final Four, holds NCAA record for most total points in a single NCAA tournament with 184.
*Cazzie Russell, 1964-66, basketball player
*Bernard Robinson, basketball player
*Jalen Rose, 1991-1994, "Fab Five" member, professional basketball player.
*Maurice Taylor, basketball player
*Stacy Thomas, 1996-2000, Michigan's only former WNBA player
*Rudy Tomjanovich, 1966-1970, basketball player and coach.
*John Townsend, 1946-38, All-American
*Robert Traylor, basketball player
*Chris Webber, 1991-1993, "Fab Five" member, professional basketball player, first overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft.

Broadcasting/Sports Journalism

*Dan Dierdorf, 1971, sportscaster and former National Football League tackle. Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
*Rich Eisen, 1990, NFL Network broadcaster
*Bill Flemming, (LS&A) Announcer on ‘Wide World of Sports,’, was one of the original announcers on ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,”. For a 60 year span, Flemming was one of the principal voices in early days of the rise the electronic coverage of sports. During his career he announced 11 Olympics. He originally planned to prepare for medical school but switched to a concentration in speech. In 1949, he won a campuswide speech contest, for which the prize was a summer job at WUOM, the campus radio station.
*Dana Jacobson, (BA 1993) co-host of ESPN's Cold Pizza
*Bill Mazer (BA) (b. 1920 Kiev, at that time a part of Russia) is an American TV/radio personality. Mazer emigrated from the then Soviet Union before his first birthday. Grew up in Brooklyn, NY. During WWII, he served the majority of his time in the US Armed Forces-Air Force Transport Command in the Pacific theatre.
*Bert Sugar, (LAW: JD 1961; BUS: MBA 1961), former publisher-editor of "Ring" Magazine.
*Tracy Wolfson, CBS Sports News Reporter

Football

*George Herbert Allen, 1947, MA 1948, longtime NFL coach with the Washington Redskins.
*B.J. Askew, 2002, NFL football player.
*Jason Avant,NFL football player
*David Baas, 2005, co-winner of the 2004 Rimington Trophy.
*Mike Bass, 1966, NFL defensive back
*Jeff Backus, NFL football player.
*Ronald Bellamy,NFL football player.
*Grant Bowman, Former NFL football player.
*Alan Branch, NFL football player.
*David Brandt, NFL football player.
*Tshimanga "Tim" Biakabutuka, Former NFL football player.
*Tom Brady, 2000, football player and 2-time Super Bowl MVP.
*Steve Breaston, NFL football player.
*Dave Brown, Former NFL football player.
*Prescott Burgess, NFL football player.
*Mark Campbell, NFL football player.
*Anthony Carter, Former NFL football player.
*Todd Collins, NFL football player.
*Markus Curry, NFL football player.
*Kevin Dudley, NFL football player.
*Tyler Ecker, NFL football player.
*Braylon Edwards, 2005, 2004 winner of the Fred Biletnikoff Award.
*Steve Everitt, NFL football player.
*Jay Feely, NFL football player.
*Benny Friedman, ( [http://www.umich.edu/~bhl/athdept/football/fballam/aafriedm.htm] ). "Benny revolutionized football," the Bears' George Halas once said. Friedman's value was so great that Giants owner Tim Mara bought the Detroit Wolverines franchise in 1929 just so he could add him to his roster. Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee.
*Gerald Ford, President of the United States
*Larry Foote, NFL football player.
*Ian Gold, NFL football player.
*Jonathan Goodwin, NFL football player.
*Elvis Grbac, Former NFL football player.
*Brian Griese, NFL football player.
*James Hall, NFL football player.
*Leon Hall, NFL football player.
*Jim Harbaugh, 1986, football player and current head coach of the Stanford football team.
*Tom Harmon, 1941, football player and 1940 Heisman Trophy winner.
*David Harris, NFL football player.
*Tommy Hendricks, Former NFL football player.
*Dwight Hicks, professional NFL football defensive back
*Elroy Hirsch "Crazy Legs" Hirsch. Only athlete to letter in 4 sports in a single year
*Victor Hobson, NFL football player.
*Dick Honig, College football and basketball referee
*Desmond Howard, 1992, football player and 1991 Heisman Trophy winner. Super Bowl XXXI MVP.
*Steve Hutchinson, NFL football player.
*Marlin Jackson, National Football League defensive back.
*Ron Johnson (football), (BUS: BBA 1969), Former NFL football player
*Dhani Jones, 2000, NFL football player and current host of ESPN's "Timeless".
*Bennie Joppru, NFL football player.
*Cato June, NFL football player.
*Alain Kashama, NFL football player.
*Marcus Knight, Former NFL football player.
*Jon Jansen, NFL football player.
*Ty Law, NFL football player.
*Jeremy LeSueur, NFL football player.
*Rob Lytle, Former NFL football player.
*Roy Manning, NFL football player.
*Jamie Morris, Former NFL football player.
*John Navarre, NFL football player.
*David M. Nelson, (B.S. 1942) Former head football coach, athletic director, and Dean University of Delaware.
*Shantee Orr, NFL football player.
*Jed Ortmeyer, 2003, hockey player now with the New York Rangers.
*DeWayne Patmon, Former NFL football Player
*Tony Pape, Former NFL football player.
*David Pearson, NFL football player.
*Chris Perry, NFL football player.
*Harold "Tubby" Raymond, (BSE ), Former head football & baseball coach University of Delaware.
*Jay Riemersma, NFL football player.
*Jon Runyan, 1995, NFL football player.
*Ernest Shazor, NFL football player.
*Aaron Shea, NFL football player.
*Greg Skrepenak, Former NFL football player, Current Luzerne County (PA) Commissioner.
*Larry Stevens, NFL football player.
*Tai Streets, Former NFL football player.
*David Terrell, NFL football player.
*Anthony Thomas, NFL football player.
*Amani Toomer, NFL football player.
*Jerame Tuman, NFL football player.
*Gabe Watson, NFL football player.
*Andre Weathers, Former NFL football player.
*Tyrone Wheatley, Former NFL football player.
*James Whitley, Former NFL football player.
*Josh Williams, NFL football player.
*Maurice Williams, NFL football player.
*Eric Wilson, NFL football player.
*Irv Wisniewski, Former head basketball, golf & asst football coach University of Delaware.
*LaMarr Woodley, NFL football player.
*Pierre Woods, NFL football player.
*Charles Woodson, 1997, football player and 1997 Heisman Trophy winner.
*Butch Woolfolk, Former NFL football player.

Football: Consensus All-American

Michigan's Football All-Americans 120 individual players have earned first-team All-American honors representing 142 separate citations, including two three-time winners and eighteen two-time All-Americans( [http://www.umich.edu/~bhl/athdept/football/fballam/fballam.htm] )

Name Position Year
*Jake Long OL 2007
*Jake Long OL 2006
*Braylon Edwards WR 2004
*David Baas OL 2004
*Marlin Jackson DB 2004
*Ernest Shazor DB 2004
*Chris Perry RB 2003
*Steve Hutchinson OL 2000
*Charles Woodson DB 1997
*Jarrett Irons LB 1996
*Desmond Howard WR 1991
*Greg Skrepenak OL 1991
*Tripp Welborne DB 1990
*Tripp Welborne DB 1989
*John Vitale C 1988
*Mark Messner DL 1988
*John Elliot OL 1987
*Garland Rivers DB 1986
*Mike Hammerstein DL 1985
*Brad Cochran DB 1985
*Anthony Carter WR 1982
*Anthony Carter WR 1981
*Ed Muransky OL 1981
*Kurt Becker OL 1981
*Ron Simpkins LB 1979
*Mark Donahue G 1977
*Rob Lytle RB 1976
*Mark Donahue G 1976
*Dave Brown DB 1974
*Dave Gallagher DL 1973
*Dave Brown DB 1973
*Paul Seymour T 1972
*Randy Logan DB 1972
*Reggie McKenzie G 1971
*Mike Taylor LB 1971
*Dan Dierdorf T 1970
*Jim Mandich E 1969
*Tom Curtis DB 1969
*Jack Clancy E 1966
*Bill Yearby DT 1965
*Ron Kramer E 1956
*Ron Kramer E 1955
*Alvin Wistert T 1949
*Dick Rifenburg E 1948
*Alvin Wistert T 1948
*Bob Chappuis B 1947
*Bill Daley B 1943
*Albert Wistert T 1942
*Julius Franks G 1942
*Bob Westfall B 1941
*Tom Harmon B 1940
*Tom Harmon B 1939
*Ralph Heikkinen G 1938
*Francis Wistert T 1933
*Chuck Bernard C 1933
*Harry Newman B 1932
*Otto Pommerening T 1928
*Bennie Oosterbaan E 1927
*Bennie Oosterbaan B 1926
*Benny Friedman B 1926
*Bennie Oosterbaan E 1925
*Benny Friedman B 1925
*Jack Blott C 1923
*Harry Kipke B 1922
*John Maulbetsch B 1914
*Miller Pontius B 1913
*Stanfield Wells E 1910
*Stanfield Wells G 1910
*Albert Benbrook G 1909
*Adolph "Germany" Schulz C 1907
*Willie Heston B 1904
*Willie Heston B 1903
*Neil Snow E 1901
*William Cunningham C 1898

Hockey

*Red Berenson, (BUS: BBA 1962, MBA 1966), currently head coach of the Michigan men's hockey team
*Matt Herr (born May 26, 1976 in Hackensack, New Jersey) is an American ice hockey forward.
*Vic Heyliger, 1935-38, All-American
*John Madden (hockey)
*Al Montoya, ice hockey goalie, first Cuban-American ever selected in the NHL entry draft.
*Brendan Morrison, 1997, hockey center and 17th Hobey Baker Memorial Award winner in 1997.
*Jed Ortmeyer, current New York Ranger and former captain of the Wolverines. Was not drafted.
*John Harold "Johnny" Sherf (BA 1936) (born April 8, 1913), Calumet, Michigan; died August 19, 1991, Dearborn, Michigan) was a National Hockey League player and the first U.S. citizen to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup.
*Marty Turco, National Hockey League goaltender, Most Outstanding Player of the 1998 Frozen Four. 2006 Canadian Olympic Team selection.
*Aaron Ward, 1991-1993. Current Boston Bruin and member of 3 Stanley cup teams: the Carolina Hurricanes 2006; with the Detroit Red Wings (1997, 1998). Considered a regular at reaching the Stanley Cup finals, Ward has skated in four of the last six playoff campaigns. Ward has skated in 552 career NHL games with the Detroit Red Wings and Carolina Hurricanes, registering 31 goals and 68 assists for 99 points, along with 501 penalty minutes. He has also appeared in 78 career playoff contests with the Hurricanes and Red Wings, collecting three goals and five assists for eight points, along with 65 penalty minutes. Ward was originally the Winnipeg Jets' first round choice, 5th overall, in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.
*Mike Cammalleri Los Angeles Kings
*Mike Komisarek Montreal Canadiens
*Andrew Cogliano Edmonton Oilers
*Eric Nystrom Calgary Flames
*Mike Comrie New York Islanders
*Mike Knuble Philadelphia Flyers
*Jack Johnson Los Angeles Kings
*Jeff Tambellini Los Angeles Kings

Hockey draftees

Hockey draftees by team, year and round drafted.For the years 2006 to 1969.

*Billy Sauer Colorado Avalanche 2006 7
*Chris Summers Phoenix Coyotes 2006 1
*Mark Mitera Anaheim Ducks 2006 1
*Jason Bailey Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 2005 3
*T. J. Hensick Colorado Avalanche 2005 3
*Jack Johnson Carolina Hurricanes 2005 1
*Chad Kolarik Phoenix Coyotes 2004 7
*Matt Hunwick Boston Bruins 2004 7
*Mike Brown Vancouver Canucks 2004 5
*Kevin Porter Phoenix Coyotes 2004 4
*Al Montoya New York Rangers 2004 1
*David Rohlfs Edmonton Oilers 2003 5
*Tim Cook Ottawa Senators 2003 5
*Danny Richmond Carolina Hurricanes 2003 2
*Jeff Tambellini Los Angeles Kings 2003 1
*Dwight Helminen Edmonton Oilers 2002 8
*Jason Ryznar New Jersey Devils 2002 3
*Brandon Rogers Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 2001 4
*David Moss Calgary Flames 2001 7
*Michael Woodford, Jr. Florida Panthers 2001 4
*Milan Gajic Atlanta Thrashers 2001 4
*Andy Hilbert Boston Bruins 2000 2
*Jeff Jillson San Jose Sharks 1999 1
*Craig Murray Montreal Canadiens 1998 8
*Mark Kosick Carolina Hurricanes 1998 8
*Josh Blackburn Phoenix Coyotes 1998 5
*Blake Sloan Dallas Stars 1998
*Geoff Koch Nashville Predators 1998 3
*Mike Van Ryn New Jersey Devils 1998 1
*Andrew Merrick Carolina Hurricanes 1997 7
*Josh Langfeld Ottawa Senators 1997 3
*Justin Clark Colorado Avalanche 1996 9
*Sean Ritchlin New Jersey Devils 1996 6
*Bubba Berenzweig New York Islanders 1996 5
*Bill Muckalt Vancouver Canucks 1994 9
*Marty Turco Dallas Stars 1994 5
*Matt Herr Washington Capitals 1994 4
*Greg Crozier Pittsburgh Penguins 1994 3
*Robb Gordon Vancouver Canucks 1994 2
*Jason Botterill Dallas Stars 1994 1
*Mike Legg New Jersey Devils 1993 11
*Warren Luhning New York Islanders 1993 4
*Kevin Hilton Detroit Red Wings 1993 3
*Brendan Morrison New Jersey Devils 1993 2
*Steven Halko Hartford Whalers 1992 10
*Al Sinclair Ottawa Senators 1992 6
*Tim Hogan Chicago Blackhawks 1992 5
*Ryan Sittler Philadelphia Flyers 1992 1
*Brian Wiseman New York Rangers 1991 12
*David Oliver Edmonton Oilers 1991 7
*Steve Shields Buffalo Sabres 1991 5
*Mike Knuble Detroit Red Wings 1991 4
*Aaron Ward Winnipeg Jets 1991 1
*Dan Stiver Toronto Maple Leafs 1990 8
*Patrick Neaton Pittsburgh Penguins 1990 7
*Mark Ouimet Washington Capitals 1990 5
*Chris Tamer Pittsburgh Penguins 1990 4
*Rick Willis New York Rangers 1990 4
*Cam Stewart Boston Bruins 1990 3
*David Harlock New Jersey Devils 1990 2
*Doug Evans Winnipeg Jets 1989 7
*Ted Kramer Los Angeles Kings 1989 7
*David Roberts St. Louis Blues 1989 6
*Alex Roberts Chicago Blackhawks 1989 3
*Denny Felsner St. Louis Blues 1989 3
*Mike Moes Toronto Maple Leafs 1989 2
*Don Stone Detroit Red Wings 1988 12
*Mark Sorensen Washington Capitals 1988 10
*Mike Helber Winnipeg Jets 1988 9
*Joe Lockwood New York 1987 3
*Bryan Deasley Calgary Flames 1987 1
*Warren Sharples Calgary Flames 1986 9
*Ryan Pardoski New Jersey Devils 1986 8
*Brad Turner Minnesota North Stars 1986 3
*Todd Copeland New Jersey Devils 1986 2
*Jeff Urban St. Louis Blues 1985 9
*Mike Cusack Philadelphia Flyers 1985 8
*Myles O’Connor New Jersey Devils 1985 3
*Sean Baker Buffalo Sabres 1984 12
*Billy Powers Philadelphia Flyers 1984 9
*Brad Jones Winnipeg Jets 1984 8
*Brad McCaughey Montreal Canadiens 1984 8
*Gary Lorden Winnipeg Jets 1984 6
*Jeff Norton New York Islanders 1984 3
*John Bjorkman New York 1983 11
*Bill Brauer Montreal Canadiens 1982 12
*Pat Goff New York 1982 11
*Greg Hudas Detroit Red Wings 1982 7
*Todd Carlile Minnesota North Stars 1982 6
*Dave Richter Minnesota North Stars 1980 10
*Brian Lundberg Pittsburgh Penguins 1980 9
*Paul Fricker Hartford Whalers 1980 9
*Murray Eaves Winnipeg Jets 1980 3
*Jeff Mars Montreal Canadiens 1978 13
*Rod Pacholzuk Washington Capitals 1978 13
*Dan Lerg St. Louis Blues 1978 10
*Doug Todd Atlanta Flames 1978 9
*John Olver Colorado Rockies 1978 8
*Dean Turner New York 1978 3
*Mark Miller New York 1977 12
*Dan Hoene St. Louis Blues 1976 11
*Rob Palmer Los Angeles Kings 1976 5
*Dave Debol Chicago Blackhawks 1976 4
*David Shand Atlanta Flames 1976 1
*Doug Lindskog St. Louis Blues 1975 7
*Gary Morrison Philadelphia Flyers 1975 5
*Pat Hughes Montreal Canadiens 1975 3
*Tom Lindskog Atlanta Flames 1974 8
*Don Dufek Detroit Red Wings 1974 6
*Angie Moretto California Golden Seals 1973 11
*Greg Fox Atlanta Flames 1973 11
*Bernie Gagnon St. Louis Blues 1969 3

wimming

International Swimming Hall of Fame InducteesName (Induction Year)
*Mike Barrowman 1997 Swimming USA
*William "Buck" Dawson 1986 Contributor USA
*Dick Degener 1971 Diving USA
*Tom Dolan 2006 Swimming USA 1996 (Atlanta) and 2000 (Sydney) Summer Olympics gold medalist and former world record holder
*Taylor Drysdale 1994 Swimming USA
*Virginia Duenkel 1985 Swimming USA
*Jamison "Jam" Handy 1965 Contributor USA
*Bruce Harlan 1973 Diving USA*
*Harry Holiday 1991 Swimming USA
*Dick Kimball 1985 Coach/Diving USA**
*Micki King 1978 Diving USA
*Matthew Mann II 1965 Coach USA/Great Britain
*Robert Mowerson 1986 Coach USA***
*Richard O. Papenguth 1986 Coach USA****
*Michael Phelps - Attended the 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics; 14-time gold medal-winner who currently holds seven world records
*Carl Robie 1976 Swimming USA
*Gus Stager 1982 Coach USA
*Bob Webster 1970 Diving USA

Track & Field

*Brian Diemer (1983) 1984 Summer Olympics bronze medalist in the steeplechase
*Bill Donakowski (1980) US Marathon champion in 1986
*Charlie Fonville, Set world record in the shot put, 1948
*Elmer Gedeon, Big Ten track champion, killed in World War II
*Katie McGregor, (BA English 1999), was an 8-time NCAA All-American, 3-time NCAA champion, and a 3-time Big Ten Conference champion. Has gone on to win four USATF national championships in distance races since 2005.
*Greg Meyer (1978) last American Boston Marathon champ in 1983
*Lisa Larsen Weidenbach Rainsberger (1983) Won the Boston and Chicago Marathons. She finished 4th in the Marathon Olympic Trials three times in 1984, 1988 and 1992.
*Kevin Sullivan, (BSE CEE 1998), was a 14-time All-American, a four-time NCAA Champion, and a 12-time Big Ten Champion in cross country and track while at U-M. Placed 5th in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia in the 1,500-meter event for Canada.
*Eddie Tolan, Gold medals in 100 and 200 metres, 1932 Olympics; Set world record in 100 metres at 9.5
*Bob Ufer, Set world indoor record of 48.1 in the indoor 440 yard; All-American, 1943; Once held eight U-M track records; Broadcaster of U-M football, 1944-81
*Willis Ward, NCAA champion in high jump, long jump, 100-yard dash, 400-yard dash; 2nd in voting for AP Big Ten Athlete of the Year, 1933; 2nd African-American in football
*William Watson, Big Ten champion in discus, 1937-39; broad jump, 1937-38; shot put, 1937-38; javelin, 1939
*Alan Webb (MDNG: 2001, 2002), At the New Balance Games in January, Webb’s mile time of 3:59.86 seconds at New York City’s Armory made him the first American high school miler ever to run under four minutes indoors. He is the current American recordholder in the mile run at 3:46.91.

Various

*Jennie Ritter, named USA Softball's Player of the Year for 2005, inclusive of every player in the country, amateur and professional. Earned All-American honors en route to leading Michigan to the 2005 NCAA title; garnered three victories while leading the USA Elite Team to a silver medal at the Canada Cup; later led the Elite Team to a gold medal at the Intercontinental Cup.
*Scott Rechsteiner (B.S.E.) (a.k.a. Scott Steiner), amateur and professional wrestler.
*Robert Rechsteiner (a.k.a. Rick Steiner), amateur and professional wrestler. An amateur wrestling standout at the University of Michigan, placing 4th at an NCAA Championship competition.
*Alan I. Rothenberg (A.B., 1960; LAW: J.D., 1963), chairman of the board of the 1994 World Cup Organizing Committee, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation and founder and chair of Major League Soccer.
*Steve Warner, 2000, Winner of 1997 Caviston Oar, Back-to-Back Winner of Maize and Blue Award (1999-00), 2004 U.S. Olympian in Lightweight Four.
*MaliVai Washington, ranked the No. 1 college player in the US at the end of his sophomore season. 1996 Wimbledon Men's Singles finalist, first African American male to reach the Wimbledon final since Arthur Ashe in 1975.

Olympians

*Greg Barton (BSE ME 1983), a four-time Olympic medalist in sprint kayaking; won double gold at the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul
*Fernando J. Canales, 1976 (Montreal), 1980 (Moscow) and 1984 (Los Angeles) Summer Olympics participant and member of the Puerto Rican Hall of Fame
*Tom Dolan 1996 (Atlanta) and 2000 (Sydney) Summer Olympics gold medalist swimmer
*Brent Lang (BSE IO 1990). Seoul, South Korea, gold medallist in swimming as a member of the 400-meter freestyle relay team.
*Matthew Mann, Olympic swim coach
*Bill Martin (BUS: MBA 1965) - President of the United States Olympic Committee USOC.
*Richard O. Papenguth, Olympic swim coach
*Michael Phelps, Olympic swimmer 2000 (Sydney), 2004 (Athens), 2008 (Beijing)
*Elise Ray, Olympic gymnast
*Marcel Wouda, Olympic swimmer

Through the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, 178 Michigan student-athletes and coaches had participated in the Olympics. The university has had medal winners in every Summer Olympics except 1896, and gold medalists in all but four Olympiads. A total of 22 countries, including the U.S. have been represented by Michigan athletes.

[http://www.umich.edu/~bhl/bhl/olymp2/olindex.htm Index to Michigan Olympians (2005)] . "Bentley Historical Library"

Professional Wrestling

*Steiner Brothers, Both Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner Were all American's and out of college became one of the most decorated tag teams in Wrestling.

Team Ownership

*William Davidson (BUS: BBA 1947) - Finance & entertainment billionaire. Founder of the William Davidson Institute at the Ross School of Business; Chairman of Guardian Industries, World's largest Glass Manufacturer. Owner of the Detroit Pistons (NBA), Detroit Shock (WNBA), Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
*Wycliffe Grousbeck (LAW: JD) assumed the role of Managing Partner and CEO of the Boston Celtics on December 31, 2002, after leading a local investment group that purchased the team.
*Robert Nederlander, (AB 1955, LAW: JD 1958), was a limited partner of the New York Yankees. A director of Realogy Corporation since August 2006 and served as a director of Realogy Corporation’s predecessor parent company, Cendant, since December 1997 and Chairman of Cendant’s corporate governance committee since October 2002.
*Alan I. Rothenberg (A.B., 1960; LAW: J.D., 1963), chairman of the board of the 1994 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation and founder and chair of Major League Soccer.
*Richard P. Tinkham (LAW: 1957), the American Basketball Association (ABA) Co-Founder/Special. In 1967, Tinkham co-founded the original ABA and the Indiana Pacer franchise. He served for two years as President of the ABA Board of Trustees. In 1972-75, he was instrumental in the creation of Market Square Arena in Indianapolis.
*Preston Robert (Bob) Tisch, (BA 1948). Billionaire Chairman of the Loews Corporation. He was the United States Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service from 1986 until 1988. Tisch, now deceased, owned 50 percent of the New York Giants football team.
*Fred Wilpon, (AB 1958), president, CEO, and co-owner of the New York Mets baseball team; chairman of the board of Sterling Equities, Inc., a real estate investment and development firm, and of Pathogenesis Corp., a biotechnology company.
*Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., (LAW: ) owner of Buffalo Bills football team.
*Arthur Wirtz (AB 1923) (January 23, 1901 - July 21, 1983) was a powerful figure in sports and arena operation. He was the owner of Chicago Stadium, Olympia Stadium in Detroit, the Bismarck Hotel in Chicago, the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Chicago Bulls.

ee also

*List of University of Michigan faculty and staff
*List of University of Michigan arts alumni
*List of University of Michigan business alumni
*List of University of Michigan law and government alumni
*List of University of Michigan sporting alumni
*University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor
*Michigan Wolverines Football All-Americans

External links

* [http://www.umich.edu/alumni.php University of Michigan Alumni]
* [http://alumni.umich.edu/info/um/famous_alumni_abc.php Famous U-M Alumni]
* [http://alumni.umich.edu/ Alumni association of the University of Michigan]
* [http://www.umich.edu/alumni_friends.php UM Alumni Information]


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