MLB Standings after Aug 9 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 70-37 .654 ---- 34-18 36-19
Boston 61-45 .575 8.5 34-21 27-24
Cleveland 60-45 .571 9.0 31-19 29-26
Chi White Sox 55-48 .534 13.0 32-21 23-27
Detroit 50-57 .467 20.0 21-35 29-22
Baltimore 47-59 .443 22.5 27-25 20-34
Wash Senators 43-63 .406 26.5 22-31 21-32
Kans City As 37-69 .349 32.5 13-39 24-30
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 63-41 .606 ---- 31-20 32-21
Brooklyn 62-43 .590 1.5 34-17 28-26
Cincinnati 62-44 .585 2.0 36-20 26-24
St Louis 53-53 .500 11.0 28-23 25-30
Philadelphia 51-53 .490 12.0 28-20 23-33
Pittsburgh 45-60 .429 18.5 23-35 22-25
Chi Cubs 43-60 .417 19.5 29-20 14-40
NY Giants 38-63 .376 23.5 23-30 15-33
American League Games
Boston 3, Baltimore 1
Chi White Sox 9, Cleveland 2
Kansas City As 5, Detroit 3
NY Yankees 15, Wash Senators 7
National League Games
Brooklyn 7, Pittsburgh 3
Cincinnati 5, Chi Cubs 3 (10 in)
NY Giants 5, Philadelphia 2
Mil Braves 4, St Louis 1 (G1)
St Louis 5, Mil Braves 1 (G2)