MLB Standings after Aug 8 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 69-37 .651 ---- 34-18 35-19
Cleveland 60-44 .577 8.0 31-19 29-25
Boston 60-45 .571 8.5 33-21 27-24
Chi White Sox 54-48 .529 13.0 31-21 23-27
Detroit 50-56 .472 19.0 21-34 29-22
Baltimore 47-58 .448 21.5 27-25 20-33
Wash Senators 43-62 .410 25.5 22-30 21-32
Kans City As 36-69 .343 32.5 13-39 23-30
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 62-40 .608 ---- 30-19 32-21
Brooklyn 61-43 .587 2.0 34-17 27-26
Cincinnati 61-44 .581 2.5 35-20 26-24
St Louis 52-52 .500 11.0 28-23 24-29
Philadelphia 51-52 .495 11.5 28-20 23-32
Pittsburgh 45-59 .433 18.0 23-34 22-25
Chi Cubs 43-59 .422 19.0 29-20 14-39
NY Giants 37-63 .370 24.0 22-30 15-33
American League Games
Boston 7, Baltimore 2
Chi White Sox 7, Cleveland 6 (14 in)
Detroit 8, Kansas City As 7
NY Yankees 12, Wash Senators 2
National League Games
Pittsburgh 8, Brooklyn 5
Cincinnati 8, Chi Cubs 2
Philadelphia 8, NY Giants 3
Mil Braves 10, St Louis 1 (G1)
St Louis 3, Mil Braves 2 (G2) (10 in)