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Jim Harbaugh Remembers Crew Of Edmund Fitzgerald On 40th Anniversary Of Shipwreck

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines listens in on an offensive huddle during the Michigan Football Spring Game.

ANN ARBOR, MI - APRIL 04: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines listens in on an offensive huddle during the Michigan Football Spring Game on April 4, 2015 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Today is the 40th anniversary of the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior off the coast of Michigan. The ship's entire 29-man crew died in the tragedy. It's a haunting historical event for many who live in the area. 

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has already admitted that his favorite song is Gordon Lightfoot's "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" which is a tribute to the captain and crew of the ill-fated ship. This afternoon, Harbaugh tweeted out a link to Lightfoot's song as a way of remembering those who perished in the storm 40 years ago. 

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Harbaugh truly is a Michigan Man, in more ways than one.