MLB Standings after Aug 31 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 83-46 .643 ---- 44-25 39-21
Cleveland 73-53 .579 8.5 35-22 38-31
Chi White Sox 70-56 .556 11.5 36-23 34-33
Boston 68-58 .540 13.5 39-30 29-28
Detroit 62-65 .488 20.0 24-36 38-29
Baltimore 57-69 .452 24.5 35-32 22-37
Wash Senators 52-74 .413 29.5 27-40 25-34
Kans City As 41-85 .325 40.5 13-45 28-40
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 78-49 .614 ---- 42-25 36-24
Brooklyn 75-51 .595 2.5 37-20 38-31
Cincinnati 75-53 .586 3.5 45-25 30-28
St Louis 63-65 .492 15.5 36-32 27-33
Philadelphia 59-65 .476 17.5 31-24 28-41
Pittsburgh 55-73 .430 23.5 27-36 28-37
NY Giants 50-74 .403 26.5 26-32 24-42
Chi Cubs 51-76 .402 27.0 35-33 16-43
American League Games
Baltimore 13, Boston 6
Detroit 6, Kansas City As 1
NY Yankees 6, Wash Senators 4
Cleveland 3, Chi White Sox 2 (G1)
Chi White Sox 1, Cleveland 0 (G2) (10 in)
National League Games
Brooklyn 7, NY Giants 3
Cincinnati 4, Chi Cubs 3
Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 3
Mil Braves 6, St Louis 5 (G1) (11 in)
Mil Braves 5, St Louis 3 (G2)