Both teams were tied at 9 runs apiece after nine innings. Finally, Texas prevailed in the 10th inning. Don Slaught doubled. After an out was recorded, Wayne Tolleson came to the plate and lined a single resulting in a mighty exciting win for Texas and the 29,809 home town fans in attendance. Texas banged out 13 hits on the night.
The win was credited to Mike Mason(5-5) who went 1 inning allowing no runs. Ken Schrom(5-1) was hit with the loss in relief.