MLB Standings after Aug 17 in 1955 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 72-47 .605 ---- 38-22 34-25
Chi White Sox 68-45 .602 1.0 34-21 34-24
Cleveland 70-48 .593 1.5 37-19 33-29
Boston 68-50 .576 3.5 40-20 28-30
Detroit 62-55 .530 9.0 36-22 26-33
Kans City As 48-70 .407 23.5 25-38 23-32
Wash Senators 41-74 .357 29.0 21-35 20-39
Baltimore 37-77 .325 32.5 20-38 17-39
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Brooklyn 77-39 .664 ---- 40-16 37-23
Mil Braves 65-55 .542 14.0 34-26 31-29
NY Giants 63-55 .534 15.0 34-24 29-31
Philadelphia 60-61 .496 19.5 33-25 27-36
Chi Cubs 59-64 .480 21.5 37-27 22-37
Cincinnati 57-63 .475 22.0 35-27 22-36
St Louis 53-64 .453 24.5 30-30 23-34
Pittsburgh 44-77 .364 35.5 25-35 19-42
American League Games
Detroit 9, Cleveland 5
Boston 7, NY Yankees 1
National League Games
NY Giants 5, Brooklyn 1
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2
Mil Braves 11, St Louis 4
Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 4