MLB Standings after Sep 1 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 83-47 .638 ---- 44-25 39-22
Cleveland 74-53 .583 7.5 35-22 39-31
Chi White Sox 70-57 .551 11.5 36-24 34-33
Boston 69-58 .543 12.5 40-30 29-28
Detroit 63-65 .492 19.0 25-36 38-29
Baltimore 57-70 .449 24.5 35-32 22-38
Wash Senators 53-74 .417 28.5 28-40 25-34
Kans City As 41-86 .323 40.5 13-45 28-41
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 79-49 .617 ---- 43-25 36-24
Brooklyn 77-51 .602 2.0 37-20 40-31
Cincinnati 76-53 .589 3.5 46-25 30-28
St Louis 63-66 .488 16.5 36-32 27-34
Philadelphia 60-65 .480 17.5 31-24 29-41
Pittsburgh 55-74 .426 24.5 27-37 28-37
Chi Cubs 51-77 .398 28.0 35-33 16-44
NY Giants 50-76 .397 28.0 26-34 24-42
American League Games
Boston 4, Baltimore 2
Cleveland 5, Chi White Sox 1
Detroit 6, Kansas City As 1
Wash Senators 4, NY Yankees 3
National League Games
Cincinnati 7, Chi Cubs 3
Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2
Mil Braves 3, St Louis 1
Brooklyn 5, NY Giants 3 (G1)
Brooklyn 5, NY Giants 0 (G2)