MLB Standings after May 17 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 18-10 .643 ---- 12-6 6-4
Cleveland 15-10 .600 1.5 6-4 9-6
Chi White Sox 12-9 .571 2.5 5-1 7-8
Boston 13-11 .542 3.0 10-5 3-6
Baltimore 14-14 .500 4.0 9-6 5-8
Wash Senators 11-15 .423 6.0 8-10 3-5
Detroit 9-16 .360 7.5 2-8 7-8
Kans City As 9-16 .360 7.5 1-8 8-8
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 12-6 .667 ---- 6-1 6-5
St Louis 16-9 .640 -0.5 11-5 5-4
Brooklyn 14-9 .609 0.5 8-3 6-6
Cincinnati 13-11 .542 2.0 13-6 0-5
Pittsburgh 12-12 .500 3.0 5-4 7-8
NY Giants 11-14 .440 4.5 6-5 5-9
Philadelphia 8-16 .333 7.0 4-4 4-12
Chi Cubs 6-15 .286 7.5 5-6 1-9
American League Games
Boston 6, Kansas City As 1
NY Yankees 10, Chi White Sox 3
National League Games
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 1
Mil Braves 7, NY Giants 3
St Louis 5, Philadelphia 4