Full NameDavid Gordon Alston Born1846Chicago, Illinois DiedApril 20, 1893
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David Gordon Alton (1846 – April 20, 1893) was a professional baseball umpire. Alston umpired four National Association games during his career; one game each in 1871 and 1872, and two in 1875. He died in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois and is interred at Rosehill Cemetery.