August 10, 1976
Texas at Detroit, doubleheader
Both teams come out hitting in game one, but the Rangers use a five run, 5th inning to beat Detroit. Tom Grieve hits a three run homer in the 5th for Texas, while Willie Horton hits a 9th inning, solo homer for Detroit.
Texas: Blyleven and Sundberg
Detroit: Roberts, Grilli (8) and Freehan
John Hiller can't hold a 3-3 tie in the 10th, as the Rangers score twice and sweep the Tigers, 5-3.
Texas: Hargan, Hoerner (10) and Fahey
Detroit: Crawford, Hiller (7) and Kimm