2004 Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame Inductee
Category: MULTIPLE SPORTS and BOWLING
Michael grew up on Flint’s south side and attended Clark and Stewart Elementary, Whittier Junior High and graduated from Flint Southwestern High School.
While attending Southwestern Michael played football, basketball and was on the track team.
After graduation Michael served in the United States Army from 1965-1967. In 1966 while serving in Korea Michael played on the second All Army Team as a wide receiver. After his discharge from .the Army he played with the Flint Wildcats semi-pro team as a wide receiver.
In 1976 and 1977, Michael was the scoring champion for the Police Basketball League averaging 30 points per game.
Michael’s claim to fame is his bowling talents. From 1999-2003 Michael was on the senior All Star bowling team six times. ”
In 1999-2003, Michael bowled five 300 games. In 2003, he bowled a high three games series of 801. In 2002 and 2003 Michael bowled a 700 plus series 36 times (three games each series). In 2003 his highest bowling average was 229. He has a lifetime bowling average of 215.
Michael and his family live in Flint. After 35 years as a police officer, he is now working for the Bishop Airport Authority as a security officer.
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