MLB Standings after Aug 7 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 68-37 .648 ---- 34-18 34-19
Cleveland 60-43 .583 7.0 31-19 29-24
Boston 59-45 .567 8.5 32-21 27-24
Chi White Sox 53-48 .525 13.0 30-21 23-27
Detroit 49-56 .467 19.0 20-34 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 36-68 .346 31.5 13-39 23-29
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 61-39 .610 ---- 29-18 32-21
Brooklyn 61-42 .592 1.5 34-17 27-25
Cincinnati 60-44 .577 3.0 34-20 26-24
St Louis 51-51 .500 11.0 28-23 23-28
Philadelphia 50-52 .490 12.0 28-20 22-32
Pittsburgh 44-59 .427 18.5 22-34 22-25
Chi Cubs 43-58 .426 18.5 29-20 14-38
NY Giants 37-62 .374 23.5 22-29 15-33
American League Games
Cleveland 5, Detroit 2
Boston 1, NY Yankees 0 (11 in)
Chi White Sox 5, Kansas City As 4 (G1) (10 in)
Chi White Sox 4, Kansas City As 3 (G2) (10 in)
National League Games
Mil Braves 6, Chi Cubs 1
Brooklyn 3, Pittsburgh 0
St Louis 8, Cincinnati 4
Philadelphia 4, NY Giants 3 (G1)
Philadelphia 3, NY Giants 1 (G2)