BASEBALL—RICHIE ASHBURN, second National League batting championship with .350 average.
Ted Williams, sixth American League batting championship with .328 average.
Minneapolis Millers of American Association 3 games to 0 over International League's Montreal Royals in opening games of Little World Series.
BICYCLING—MILLY ROBINSON, Britain, three world records with 6.21 m. in 14:44, 12.42 m. in 29:47.8, and 24.68 m. in even hour.
BOATING—JAMES and ALLEGRA MERTZ, second straight Russell J. Nall Memorial Trophy for best over-all record for season, Yacht Racing Association of Long Island.
BOXING—WILLI BESMANOFF, TKO after one round over Alex Miteff, heavyweights, Seattle.
Ingemar Johansson advanced to No. 1 ranking behind Champion Floyd Patterson in Ring Magazine ratings.
Sonny Ray, 9-round TKO over Jesse Bowdry, light heavyweights, Chicago.
Frankie Ryff, 10-round decision over Gale Kerwin, Canadian welterweight champion, Washington.
Davey Moore, No. 1 challenger, 10-round decision over Kid Anahuac, featherweights, Los Angeles.