MLB Standings after Aug 23 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 78-44 .639 ---- 40-23 38-21
Cleveland 68-50 .576 8.0 35-22 33-28
Chi White Sox 65-52 .556 10.5 35-22 30-30
Boston 65-54 .546 11.5 36-26 29-28
Detroit 57-63 .475 20.0 23-36 34-27
Baltimore 54-65 .454 22.5 33-28 21-37
Wash Senators 50-68 .424 26.0 25-34 25-34
Kans City As 39-80 .328 37.5 13-45 26-35
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 73-46 .613 ---- 37-22 36-24
Brooklyn 70-47 .598 2.0 37-20 33-27
Cincinnati 70-51 .579 4.0 40-23 30-28
St Louis 60-60 .500 13.5 33-29 27-31
Philadelphia 55-62 .470 17.0 31-24 24-38
Pittsburgh 51-70 .421 23.0 26-36 25-34
Chi Cubs 49-69 .415 23.5 33-27 16-42
NY Giants 47-70 .402 25.0 26-31 21-39
American League Games
Boston 2, Cleveland 1
Baltimore 3, Detroit 0
Wash Senators 5, Kansas City As 3
Chi White Sox 8, NY Yankees 3 (G1)
Chi White Sox 6, NY Yankees 4 (G2)
National League Games
Brooklyn 6, Cincinnati 5
Mil Braves 11, Philadelphia 5
NY Giants 2, Chi Cubs 1 (G1)
St Louis 3, Pittsburgh 0 (G1)
NY Giants 8, Chi Cubs 5 (G2)
St Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2 (G2)