MLB Standings after May 16 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 17-10 .630 ---- 12-6 5-4
Cleveland 15-10 .600 1.0 6-4 9-6
Chi White Sox 12-8 .600 1.5 5-0 7-8
Boston 12-11 .522 3.0 10-5 2-6
Baltimore 14-14 .500 3.5 9-6 5-8
Wash Senators 11-15 .423 5.5 8-10 3-5
Kans City As 9-15 .375 6.5 1-7 8-8
Detroit 9-16 .360 7.0 2-8 7-8
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 11-6 .647 ---- 6-1 5-5
St Louis 15-9 .625 -0.5 11-5 4-4
Brooklyn 14-9 .609 0.0 8-3 6-6
Cincinnati 13-11 .542 1.5 13-6 0-5
Pittsburgh 12-11 .522 2.0 5-3 7-8
NY Giants 11-13 .458 3.5 6-4 5-9
Philadelphia 8-15 .348 6.0 4-3 4-12
Chi Cubs 5-15 .250 7.5 5-6 0-9
American League Games
Baltimore 8, Kansas City As 6
Boston 4, Detroit 2
NY Yankees 4, Cleveland 1
Chi White Sox 3, Wash Senators 1
National League Games
NY Giants 9, Chi Cubs 3
Pittsburgh 9, Cincinnati 2
Philadelphia 2, Mil Braves 1
Brooklyn 5, St Louis 3