MLB Standings after Aug 22 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 78-42 .650 ---- 40-21 38-21
Cleveland 68-49 .581 8.5 35-22 33-27
Chi White Sox 63-52 .548 12.5 35-22 28-30
Boston 64-54 .542 13.0 35-26 29-28
Detroit 57-62 .479 20.5 23-36 34-26
Baltimore 53-65 .449 24.0 32-28 21-37
Wash Senators 49-68 .419 27.5 24-34 25-34
Kans City As 39-79 .331 38.0 13-45 26-34
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 72-46 .610 ---- 36-22 36-24
Brooklyn 69-47 .595 2.0 37-20 32-27
Cincinnati 70-50 .583 3.0 40-22 30-28
St Louis 58-60 .492 14.0 31-29 27-31
Philadelphia 55-61 .474 16.0 31-24 24-37
Pittsburgh 51-68 .429 21.5 26-36 25-32
Chi Cubs 49-67 .422 22.0 33-25 16-42
NY Giants 45-70 .391 25.5 26-31 19-39
American League Games
NY Yankees 3, Cleveland 2
Detroit 9, Wash Senators 5
Kansas City As 7, Baltimore 2 (11 in)
Chi White Sox 6, Boston 3 (G1)
Boston 7, Chi White Sox 6 (G2)
National League Games
Brooklyn 5, St Louis 3
NY Giants 2, Mil Braves 1
Chi Cubs 8, Philadelphia 3
Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 3