MLB Standings after Aug 5 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 67-36 .650 ---- 34-18 33-18
Cleveland 59-42 .584 7.0 31-19 28-23
Boston 58-44 .569 8.5 31-20 27-24
Chi White Sox 51-48 .515 14.0 28-21 23-27
Detroit 48-55 .466 19.0 19-33 29-22
Baltimore 47-57 .452 20.5 27-25 20-32
Wash Senators 43-61 .413 24.5 22-29 21-32
Kans City As 36-66 .353 30.5 13-39 23-27
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 60-38 .612 ---- 28-17 32-21
Brooklyn 60-42 .588 2.0 33-17 27-25
Cincinnati 59-43 .578 3.0 33-19 26-24
St Louis 50-50 .500 11.0 28-23 22-27
Philadelphia 48-52 .480 13.0 28-20 20-32
Pittsburgh 44-58 .431 18.0 22-34 22-24
Chi Cubs 42-57 .424 18.5 29-20 13-37
NY Giants 37-60 .381 22.5 22-27 15-33
American League Games
Boston 2, Cleveland 1
Detroit 8, NY Yankees 5
Wash Senators 10, Kansas City As 4
Baltimore 5, Chi White Sox 4 (G1) (10 in)
Baltimore 7, Chi White Sox 2 (G2)
National League Games
Mil Braves 5, Pittsburgh 1 (G1)
Brooklyn 7, St Louis 0 (G1)
Mil Braves 5, Pittsburgh 0 (G2)
Brooklyn 5, St Louis 3 (G2)