MLB Standings after Jul 16 in 1953 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 56-26 .683 ---- 28-15 28-11
Chi White Sox 52-32 .619 5.0 24-20 28-12
Cleveland 48-35 .578 8.5 25-13 23-22
Boston 48-39 .552 10.5 25-19 23-20
Wash Senators 42-42 .500 15.0 21-21 21-21
Philadelph As 34-51 .400 23.5 14-26 20-25
StL Browns 31-55 .360 27.0 10-33 21-22
Detroit 27-58 .318 30.5 12-32 15-26
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Brooklyn 50-31 .617 ---- 29-10 21-21
Mil Braves 49-33 .598 1.5 21-17 28-16
St Louis 46-35 .568 4.0 26-16 20-19
Philadelphia 45-35 .562 4.5 27-15 18-20
NY Giants 43-37 .537 6.5 19-19 24-18
Cincinnati 37-46 .446 14.0 22-22 15-24
Chi Cubs 30-50 .375 19.5 20-19 10-31
Pittsburgh 28-61 .315 26.0 18-28 10-33
American League Games
Boston 3, Detroit 2