MLB Standings after Aug 1 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 67-32 .677 ---- 34-18 33-14
Cleveland 58-39 .598 8.0 30-16 28-23
Boston 54-44 .551 12.5 31-20 23-24
Chi White Sox 48-46 .511 16.5 25-19 23-27
Baltimore 45-54 .455 22.0 27-25 18-29
Detroit 45-54 .455 22.0 16-32 29-22
Wash Senators 40-60 .400 27.5 22-29 18-31
Kans City As 35-63 .357 31.5 12-36 23-27
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 57-36 .613 ---- 28-17 29-19
Cincinnati 58-41 .586 2.0 33-19 25-22
Brooklyn 56-41 .577 3.0 29-16 27-25
St Louis 48-47 .505 10.0 28-23 20-24
Philadelphia 46-52 .469 13.5 26-20 20-32
Pittsburgh 43-54 .443 16.0 21-30 22-24
Chi Cubs 41-55 .427 17.5 29-20 12-35
NY Giants 35-58 .376 22.0 20-25 15-33
American League Games
Kansas City As 9, Baltimore 4
Boston 5, Detroit 4
Cleveland 5, NY Yankees 1
Wash Senators 6, Chi White Sox 2 (10 in)
National League Games
Philadelphia 10, Chi Cubs 8
NY Giants 3, Cincinnati 1
Brooklyn 2, Mil Braves 1
St Louis 4, Pittsburgh 1