MLB Standings after Aug 16 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 75-39 .658 ---- 39-20 36-19
Cleveland 64-47 .577 9.5 32-21 32-26
Boston 63-49 .562 11.0 34-21 29-28
Chi White Sox 59-50 .541 13.5 32-21 27-29
Detroit 54-59 .478 20.5 23-36 31-23
Baltimore 50-62 .446 24.0 29-25 21-37
Wash Senators 45-66 .405 28.5 24-32 21-34
Kans City As 37-75 .330 37.0 13-45 24-30
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 68-43 .613 ---- 34-21 34-22
Brooklyn 65-46 .586 3.0 37-20 28-26
Cincinnati 66-48 .579 3.5 36-20 30-28
St Louis 56-56 .500 12.5 29-25 27-31
Philadelphia 54-57 .486 14.0 30-22 24-35
Pittsburgh 50-63 .442 19.0 26-36 24-27
Chi Cubs 45-65 .409 22.5 31-25 14-40
NY Giants 41-67 .380 25.5 23-30 18-37
American League Games
Boston 2, NY Yankees 1
Chi White Sox 6, Kansas City As 5
Cleveland 5, Detroit 4
National League Games
Chi Cubs 4, Cincinnati 2
Mil Braves 8, St Louis 0
Brooklyn 10, NY Giants 9 (13 in)
Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia 1