MLB Standings after Aug 23 in 1949 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 73-43 .629 ---- 39-17 34-26
Boston 72-47 .605 2.5 47-16 25-31
Cleveland 69-49 .585 5.0 39-21 30-28
Philadelph As 64-54 .542 10.0 40-18 24-36
Detroit 66-56 .541 10.0 36-22 30-34
Chi White Sox 50-68 .424 24.0 25-32 25-36
StL Browns 41-80 .339 34.5 27-35 14-45
Wash Senators 39-77 .336 34.0 20-40 19-37
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
St Louis 72-45 .615 ---- 38-21 34-24
Brooklyn 70-47 .598 2.0 33-24 37-23
Bos Braves 61-56 .521 11.0 34-25 27-31
Philadelphia 61-58 .513 12.0 31-31 30-27
NY Giants 58-58 .500 13.5 33-24 25-34
Pittsburgh 54-62 .466 17.5 26-30 28-32
Cincinnati 48-70 .407 24.5 29-30 19-40
Chi Cubs 46-74 .383 27.5 23-38 23-36
American League Games
StL Browns 5, Boston 4
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 4
Philadelphia As 4, Chi White Sox 2
Wash Senators 4, Cleveland 2
National League Games
Chi Cubs 7, NY Giants 5
Philadelphia 4, Cincinnati 3 (13 in)
Bos Braves 5, Pittsburgh 2
St Louis 5, Brooklyn 3 (G1)
Brooklyn 4, St Louis 3 (G2)