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A roundup of the sports information of the week

BASEBALL—NEW YORK YANKEES over Milwaukee Braves, 4 games to 3 to win World Series.

Yomiuri Giants 2 games to 0 to lead Champion Nishitetsu Lions, Japan "World Series," Tokyo.

BOATING—ERNEST FAY, Houston, U.S. 5.5-meter championship.

Alton C. Pierson, Queenstown, Md., 280-cu-in. hydroplane national championship, International Cup regatta, Elizabeth City, N.C.

Allen Collins, Columbus, Ind., Class A runabout title, National Outboard Assn. Div. 3 (stock) international races at Terre Haute, Ind. Paul Kolb, Monroe, Mich., Class B title; Joe Schulte, Palos Heights, Ill., Class C title.

BOXING—BOBBY BOYD, 10-round decision over Jimmy Beecham, middleweights, Chicago.

Isaac Logart, 10-round decision over Rudell Stitch, welterweights. New York City.

Johnny Saxton, ex-welterweight champion, 10-round decision over Barry Allison, Holyoke, Mass.

Kiyoshi Miura, 12-round decision over Leo Espinosa, Orient bantamweight title, Tokyo.

CROSS-COUNTRY—JOHN KELLEY, Boston AA, 26-m. 385-yd. Jersey City (N.J.) marathon run, in 2:20:55. Runner-up, Bob Carmen, Pittsburgh.

DOG SHOWS—CH. ATRRU HOT ROD (cocker spaniel), owned by Mrs. Arthur H. Benhoff Jr., Catonsville, Md., best-in-show, Catonsville KC all-breed show.

Elhew Jungle (pointer), owned by Robert Wehle, Rochester, national open pheasant-shooting championship at Three Rivers, N.Y.

Ch. Fieldstream Valentine (toy poodle), owned by Mrs. Audrey Watts Kelch, Peeks-kill, N.Y., best-of-breed, Washington (D.C.) Poodle Club.

GOLF—Australia over U.S. with 222 on 18-hole playoff round to win first world amateur golf team championship and Eisenhower Trophy, al St. Andrews, Scotland.

Tony Lema, Napa, Calif., Idaho Open, with 257 for 72 holes, at Twin Falls.

HARNESS RACING—MEADOW AL: $14,993 2-year-old colt pace, two 1-m. heats in 2:05 3/5 (track record) and 2:06 3/5, Arden Downs, Washington. Joe O'Brien, driver.

BROGUE HANOVER: $13,593 Gay Acres Farm Trophy trot, two 1-m. heats, in 2:07 4/5 and 2:07 1/5, Arden Downs. Joe O'Brien, driver.

HOCKEY—CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS, in opening week, icon 2, tied one to take lead in NHL. Montreal was second, Boston third.

HORSE RACING—FIRST LANDING: $151,300 Champagne Stakes, 1 m., in 1:39 2/5, Belmont Pk. Eddie Arcaro up.

ROUND TABLE: $123,850 Hawthorne Gold Cup, 1¼ m., by 2¼ lengths, in 1:59 4/5 (track record). Willie Shoemaker up.

WARHEAD: $57,100 Manhattan H., 1½ m., by 1¾ lengths, in 2:28 3/5, Belmont Pk. Eddie Arcaro up.

NEJI: $28,050 Grand National Steeplechase H., about 3 1/8 m., by 2½ lengths, in 6:06 (track record), Belmont Pk. Pat Smithwick up.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JIM DELANEY, Lyndhurst, N.J., 100-mile national open championship race, for second time at Langhorne (Pa.) Speedway, with 75.949 mph average. Runner-up: Dutch Hoag, Bath, N.Y.

Eddie Sachs, Center Valley, Pa., 50-mile midwest sprint ear championship in Cheesman Offenhauser with 86.116 mph average, al Salem, Ind.

Chuck Daigh, Long Beach, Calif., 203.05-mile Grand Prix for sports cars, in Scarab, at Riverside, Calif.

Johnny Thomson, Boyertown, Pa., 50-lap Mike Nazaruk Memorial race at Reading, Pa., in 22:49.06 to virtually clinch USAC Eastern point-scoring title.