MLB Standings after Aug 27 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 80-46 .635 ---- 42-25 38-21
Cleveland 71-51 .582 7.0 35-22 36-29
Chi White Sox 67-54 .554 10.5 35-22 32-32
Boston 67-56 .545 11.5 38-28 29-28
Detroit 60-64 .484 19.0 23-36 37-28
Baltimore 55-68 .447 23.5 34-31 21-37
Wash Senators 51-71 .418 27.0 26-37 25-34
Kans City As 41-82 .333 37.5 13-45 28-37
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 75-48 .610 ---- 39-24 36-24
Brooklyn 72-49 .595 2.0 37-20 35-29
Cincinnati 72-53 .576 4.0 42-25 30-28
St Louis 63-61 .508 12.5 36-30 27-31
Philadelphia 57-64 .471 17.0 31-24 26-40
Pittsburgh 53-72 .424 23.0 26-36 27-36
NY Giants 50-71 .413 24.0 26-31 24-40
Chi Cubs 49-73 .402 25.5 33-31 16-42
American League Games
Cleveland 5, Wash Senators 2
National League Games
Brooklyn 6, Mil Braves 3