Mike Torrez, 38, former 20-game winner for the Orioles now with Miami in Class A Florida State League (7-7, 2.95 ERA), announced he was quitting baseball because he can't get back to the major leagues. Chicago White Sox -- Reassigned OF Ron Kittle to AAA Buffalo to complete rehabilitation of a shoulder injury. BASKETBALL

NBA Hall of Fame Game -- The NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers will meet the Indiana Pacers in the exhibition game at Springfield, Mass., on Oct. 21. FOOTBALL

New Orleans Saints -- Signed ninth-round draft choice Earl Johnson, CB from South Carolina.

New York Jets -- Signed CB Donnie Elder of Memphis State, their third-round pick, and DE Brad White of Texas Tech, their 11th-round pick.

New York Giants -- Signed second-round pick Stacy Robinson, WR from North Dakota State.

Seattle Seahawks -- Signed G Reggie McKenzie and former Maryland TE Mike Tice. COLLEGES

American University -- Announced Shirley Hess and Jim Livelsberger will be new assistant women's basketball coaches for the 1985-86 season.

Catholic University -- Signed quarterback J.R. Gibson, 6-1, 185, from Southern High School in Oakland.

Georgetown -- CF Steve Iannini, recently chosen in the sixth round of the baseball free agent draft by the Oakland A's, was selected to the "Baseball America" all-America team for the second consecutive year.

NCAA -- Announced sites of 1987 Division I men's basketball tournament: Final Four, Superdome in New Orleans; East Regional, Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, N.J.; Southeast Regional, Freedom Hall, Louisville; Midwest Regional, Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati; West Regional, Kingdome, Seattle. AUTO RACING

DiGard Racing Inc. -- Announced Greg Sacks will replace Bobby Allison as team's driver on NASCAR's Grand National Circuit for rest of season.