MLB Standings after Aug 19 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 77-41 .653 ---- 39-20 38-21
Cleveland 67-48 .583 8.5 35-22 32-26
Chi White Sox 62-51 .549 12.5 35-22 27-29
Boston 63-53 .543 13.0 34-25 29-28
Detroit 55-62 .470 21.5 23-36 32-26
Baltimore 52-64 .448 24.0 31-27 21-37
Wash Senators 49-66 .426 26.5 24-32 25-34
Kans City As 38-78 .328 38.0 13-45 25-33
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 69-45 .605 ---- 34-21 35-24
Brooklyn 67-47 .588 2.0 37-20 30-27
Cincinnati 68-49 .581 2.5 38-21 30-28
St Louis 58-58 .500 12.0 31-27 27-31
Philadelphia 55-59 .482 14.0 31-24 24-35
Pittsburgh 51-66 .436 19.5 26-36 25-30
Chi Cubs 47-67 .412 22.0 31-25 16-42
NY Giants 44-68 .393 24.0 26-31 18-37
American League Games
Baltimore 3, NY Yankees 2
Detroit 3, Chi White Sox 1 (G1) (11 in)
Cleveland 5, Kansas City As 2 (G1)
Wash Senators 7, Boston 5 (G1)
Chi White Sox 4, Detroit 1 (G2)
Cleveland 2, Kansas City As 1 (G2)
Wash Senators 11, Boston 10 (G2) (11 in)
National League Games
Brooklyn 3, Philadelphia 2
Mil Braves 3, Cincinnati 1
St Louis 6, Chi Cubs 0 (G1)
NY Giants 7, Pittsburgh 6 (G1)
Chi Cubs 3, St Louis 1 (G2)
NY Giants 3, Pittsburgh 2 (G2)