Los Angeles tallied 4 runs in the top of the 2nd inning when they had 4 base hits. The big moment was provided by Bill Russell who deflated the mood of the partisan fans when he delivered a single scoring two baserunners. Los Angeles ended up with 13 hits for the game while Philadelphia had 8.
The winning pitcher was Jerry Reuss(13-7) who allowed 5 runs in 6 innings. Bobby Castillo recorded his 1st save. Steve Carlton(13-7) was charged with the loss. He gave up 6 runs and 9 hits in 7 innings.