Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister covers everything in Cincinnati sports! Host of sports talk on Cincinnati News Radio 700WLW and ESPN 1530!Full Bio


This date '85: Dave Parker homers, Bob Hope watches Reds win

July 21, 1985

Dave Parker's two-run homer is the difference as the Reds beat the Phillies 7-6 at Riverfront Stadium.

The game featured 13 runs, 22 hits and 7 pitchers, but lasted just 2:24.

How about Parker's 1985 season? 

34 HR, 125 RBI, 42 doubles, 198 hits, 24 intentional walks.

He was an All-Star, won a Silver Slugger award and finished second to Willie McGee in NL MVP voting.

Boxscore HERE

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