MLB Standings after Jul 8 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 52-26 .667 ---- 25-15 27-11
Chi White Sox 43-30 .589 6.5 22-12 21-18
Cleveland 44-31 .587 6.5 22-14 22-17
Boston 40-35 .533 10.5 22-16 18-19
Detroit 34-42 .447 17.0 10-27 24-15
Baltimore 33-43 .434 18.0 20-20 13-23
Wash Senators 31-50 .383 22.5 17-24 14-26
Kans City As 28-48 .368 23.0 10-29 18-19
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Cincinnati 44-30 .595 ---- 25-13 19-17
Mil Braves 41-30 .577 1.5 16-15 25-15
Brooklyn 42-32 .568 2.0 21-14 21-18
St Louis 37-39 .487 8.0 23-17 14-22
Pittsburgh 35-38 .479 8.5 18-23 17-15
Chi Cubs 31-40 .437 11.5 21-14 10-26
NY Giants 31-41 .431 12.0 17-19 14-22
Philadelphia 32-43 .427 12.5 20-17 12-26
American League Games
Cleveland 17, Kansas City As 3
NY Yankees 8, Wash Senators 2
Boston 9, Baltimore 0 (G1)
Detroit 17, Chi White Sox 5 (G1)
Boston 8, Baltimore 4 (G2)
Detroit 8, Chi White Sox 6 (G2)
National League Games
Chi Cubs 10, Mil Braves 6
Cincinnati 3, St Louis 2
Brooklyn 9, Philadelphia 2 (G1)
NY Giants 11, Pittsburgh 1 (G1)
Philadelphia 3, Brooklyn 2 (G2)
Pittsburgh 5, NY Giants 2 (G2)