TRADED: By the Chicago Black Hawks, PIERRE PILOTE, 36, a five-time first-team all-star and three-time recipient of the Norris Trophy for being the NHL's best defenseman, to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Right Winger JIM PAPPIN, 28.
TRANSFERRED: To MIAMI BEACH, the former Minnesota Muskies of the ABA, who averaged only 2,400 fans for home games and reportedly lost $500,000.
RETIRED: After 40 years as head coach of the Chicago Bears, GEORGE HALAS, 73, whose teams won a record total of 321 games, seven world championships and 11 Western Conference titles. His Bears had perfect seasons in 1934, when they were 13-0, and in 1942, when they were 11-0. Said Halas, who is hampered by an arthritic condition in his hip: "I can no longer keep up with the physical demands of coaching." He will, however, retain ownership of the Bears, which he organized in 1920 as the Decatur Staleys.
DIED: JOHN M. SHIPPEN (SI, May 20), one time golf professional at the Maidstone Club on Long Island; in Newark, N.J. at the age of 90.