St. Louis erupted with the game winning runs in the 9th inning with 2 runs using 2 hits. After an out was recorded, Jack Clark keyed the rally when he ripped a one-base hit. Terry Pendleton stepped up to the plate and he clubbed a two-run home run giving St. Louis the victory and sending the 50,004 home-town fans home happy. St. Louis finished with 13 hits while Pittsburgh ended up with 8.
Ken Dayley(9-2) allowed no runs in 1 inning, and picked up the victory. The losing pitcher was Larry McWilliams(6-10) in relief. He pitched 1/3 of an inning and surrendered 2 hits and no walks.