Born: 2/24/1910 Died: 8/20/1998 Birthplace: Birmingham, AL
Frederick William Sington was born February 24, 1910, in Birmingham, Alabama. After an outstanding prep career he entered the University of Alabama and lettered in football and baseball. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He was an All-American tackle in 1929 and Ď30. He was the only person named to both the "All Century" football team and baseball team at Alabama. He was elected to the Helms Hall of Fame and, in 1955, to the National Football Hall of Fame. He went into professional baseball with the Atlanta Crackers in 1931 and Ď32, then on to the Washington Senators from 1934-37, and the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1938. He was an SEC official in football from 1935-55. He passed away in 1998.