American sprinterDied when: 93 years 83 days (1118 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Frederick Pitt "Fred" Alderman (June 24, 1905 – September 15, 1998) was an American sprint runner who won a gold medal in 4 × 400 m relay at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
He also won the NCAA Championships in 100 yd (91 m) and 220 yd (200 m) and IC4A Championships in 440 yd (400 m) in 1927.
At the 1928 Olympic trials Alderman set his personal best in the 400 m at 48.0 seconds, but did much worse at the Games, at estimated 49.4 s.
He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon while at Michigan State College.In 1992, he was inducted into the initial class of the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame.
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