April 19, 1975: The Reds defeat the Astros, 9-8 at Riverfront Stadium after trailing 7-1 in the 4th inning and 8-3 in the 6th. Cincinnati scored two runs in the 7th, one in the 8th, and 3 in the 9th. The ninth inning rally started on a Tony Perez home run and ended on a Dave Concepcion two run, two out single.
Perez drove in 109 runs, his 28 homers, and batted .282 in 1975.
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