MLB Standings after May 8 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 14-5 .737 ---- 10-2 4-3
Boston 9-7 .562 3.5 9-4 0-3
Cleveland 9-8 .529 4.0 2-2 7-6
Baltimore 10-11 .476 5.0 9-5 1-6
Chi White Sox 6-7 .462 5.0 3-0 3-7
Wash Senators 9-11 .450 5.5 6-8 3-3
Kans City As 7-10 .412 6.0 1-5 6-5
Detroit 7-12 .368 7.0 1-4 6-8
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 8-3 .727 ---- 6-1 2-2
St Louis 12-6 .667 -0.5 10-5 2-1
Cincinnati 11-7 .611 0.5 11-3 0-4
Brooklyn 9-9 .500 2.5 3-3 6-6
NY Giants 9-9 .500 2.5 4-4 5-5
Pittsburgh 8-10 .444 3.5 1-2 7-8
Philadelphia 5-11 .312 5.5 2-3 3-8
Chi Cubs 4-11 .267 6.0 4-4 0-7
American League Games
Boston 4, Chi White Sox 3 (13 in)
NY Yankees 4, Cleveland 3
Detroit 14, Wash Senators 6
Baltimore 7, Kansas City As 4
National League Games
Brooklyn 6, Chi Cubs 0
NY Giants 5, Cincinnati 4
St Louis 9, Philadelphia 1
Mil Braves 5, Pittsburgh 0