BASEBALL—The interleague trading period came to a close with the National League Champion San Francisco Giants sending two pitchers, Stu Miller and Mike McCormick, and Catcher John Orsino to Baltimore for Pitchers Jack Fisher and Billy Hoeft, plus Catcher Jim Coker.
BASKETBALL—NBA: LOS ANGELES, with Elgin Baylor averaging 48.8 points during the week, won four straight and increased its lead in the Western Division. The Lakers downed Cincinnati 124-121, partially revenged three previous losses to Syracuse with a 126-120 victory and beat third-place San Francisco twice, 120-118 and 113-104. St. Louis stayed in second by beating Detroit and New York, while dropping one to the Eastern Division leader, Boston. The Celtics also beat Detroit, 103-93, but lost two games, one to Cincinnati (124-120) in which 13-year veteran Bob Cousy sank seven field goals. He thus set a league record of 5,926, six more than still active, but injured, Dolph Schayes of Syracuse. The Nats dropped two but stayed in second, followed by Cincinnati and New York.
The U.S. wound up the Philippines Invitational International tournament in Manila with its sixth straight victory, smacking the host country 94-58 in a game marred by 49 personal fouls. Canada, 5-1, was second in the seven-nation competition.
BOWLING—BILLY GOLEMBIEWSKI of Detroit rolled a final game of 224 to beat Earl Johnson by 45 pins and earn top prize money of $4,000 in the $20,400 Charlotte (N.C.) Open.
BOXING—DUILIO LOI, 33-year-old Italian, regained the world junior welterweight title by outpointing Eddie Perkins, 25, of Chicago, in 15 rounds before 15,000 loyal fans at Milan's Sports Palace.
Davey Moore, world featherweight champion, won the decision, if not the foot race, by beating Fili Nava, former Mexican national champion, in a 10-round bout in San Antonio. Moore took every round, but could never catch the back-pedaling Mexican long enough to land a damaging blow.
Doug Jones came back from being dropped in the first round to knock out Heavyweight Zora Folley in the seventh of a 10-round bout in Madison Square Garden.
Cassius Clay, Louisville's loud young heavyweight, has signed to fight Charlie Powell, a former pro football player, in Pittsburgh on January 24.
FIELD TRIALS—McCASKELL'S MR. RANGER, a 3�-year-old liver-and-white pointer from Rockingham, N.C, won his first national title by taking the Open Shooting Dog Championships in Orange, Va. Handled by Art Beane, the victory was worth $1,500 to Owner Lonnie F. McCaskell.
FISHING—DOROTHEA L. DEAN, pianist, composer and one of the country's best anglers, reeled in eight sailfish to win the weather-shortened Stuart (Fla.) Light Tackle Sailfish Tournament.