LITTLE SERIES?Louisville, American Association Champions, defeated International League Champions, Syracuse, 4-2 in final game to win Little World Series four games to two.
SWITCH?Frank (Pinky) Higgins, former big league third baseman and manager of Louisville Colonels (see-above), replaced Lou Boudreau as manager of Boston Red Sox.
TRACK AND FIELD
STELLA STILL?Former Polish Olympic champion Stella Walsh, 43, won her fifth U.S. pentathlon championship against field of 38 women at Cleveland.
TOKYO MEET?Fourteen-man German track team defeated Japan squad 104-75.
PEKE BEST?Mrs. Richard S. Quigley's three-year-old red Pekinese Ch. Kai Lung of Orchard Hill won best in show in 745-dog event of Devon Dog Show Association at Devon, Pa.
CLEAN SWEEP?Bermuda took best-of-seven series for International One Design yachts from Norway, winning four straight races, at Bermuda.
NAMED?Vic Seixas, Tony Trabert, Ham Richardson and Bill Talbert were named to represent U.S. in attempt to win back Davis Cup from Australia in December. Taibert captains U.S. team which will face Lewis Hoad, Ken Rosewall, Mervyn Rose, Rex Hartwig.
RED WINGS FOREVER?Detroit Red Wings aimed for seventh straight National Hockey League title by opening season with 2-1 win over Toronto, 4-0 shutout over Rangers. Montreal also got off to fast start, winning first two games.