MLB Standings after Aug 6 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 68-36 .654 ---- 34-18 34-18
Cleveland 59-43 .578 8.0 31-19 28-24
Boston 58-45 .563 9.5 31-21 27-24
Chi White Sox 51-48 .515 14.5 28-21 23-27
Detroit 49-55 .471 19.0 20-33 29-22
Baltimore 47-57 .452 21.0 27-25 20-32
Wash Senators 43-61 .413 25.0 22-29 21-32
Kans City As 36-66 .353 31.0 13-39 23-27
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 60-39 .606 ---- 28-18 32-21
Brooklyn 60-42 .588 1.5 33-17 27-25
Cincinnati 60-43 .583 2.0 34-19 26-24
St Louis 50-51 .495 11.0 28-23 22-28
Philadelphia 48-52 .480 12.5 28-20 20-32
Pittsburgh 44-58 .431 17.5 22-34 22-24
Chi Cubs 43-57 .430 17.5 29-20 14-37
NY Giants 37-60 .381 22.0 22-27 15-33
American League Games
Detroit 9, Cleveland 0
NY Yankees 4, Boston 3
National League Games
Chi Cubs 5, Mil Braves 4 (11 in)
Cincinnati 7, St Louis 6 (10 in)