MLB Standings after Sep 17 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 92-52 .639 ---- 48-26 44-26
Chi White Sox 80-62 .563 11.0 43-28 37-34
Cleveland 80-63 .559 11.5 40-29 40-34
Boston 79-65 .549 13.0 40-32 39-33
Detroit 75-68 .524 16.5 32-37 43-31
Baltimore 62-81 .434 29.5 36-35 26-46
Wash Senators 58-85 .406 33.5 31-43 27-42
Kans City As 46-96 .324 45.0 18-54 28-42
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Brooklyn 87-56 .608 ---- 47-23 40-33
Mil Braves 87-58 .600 1.0 45-28 42-30
Cincinnati 83-60 .580 4.0 47-25 36-35
St Louis 72-70 .507 14.5 41-33 31-37
Philadelphia 66-76 .465 20.5 37-33 29-43
Pittsburgh 62-82 .431 25.5 31-41 31-41
NY Giants 59-84 .413 28.0 31-38 28-46
Chi Cubs 56-86 .394 30.5 37-35 19-51
National League Games
Brooklyn 5, Cincinnati 4 (10 in)
NY Giants 7, Mil Braves 2 (G1)
Mil Braves 4, NY Giants 1 (G2)