MLB Standings after Aug 17 in 1959 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
Chi White Sox 69-45 .605 ---- 33-21 36-24
Cleveland 67-50 .573 3.5 30-26 37-24
NY Yankees 58-59 .496 12.5 28-29 30-30
Baltimore 57-58 .496 12.5 30-31 27-27
Detroit 58-60 .492 13.0 32-28 26-32
Kans City As 55-62 .470 15.5 33-29 22-33
Boston 54-63 .462 16.5 28-30 26-33
Wash Senators 48-69 .410 22.5 24-34 24-35
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
San Francisco 67-50 .573 ---- 33-26 34-24
LA Dodgers 65-54 .546 3.0 35-24 30-30
Mil Braves 63-54 .538 4.0 37-21 26-33
Pittsburgh 59-60 .496 9.0 33-26 26-34
Chi Cubs 57-59 .491 9.5 29-29 28-30
St Louis 57-64 .471 12.0 32-29 25-35
Cincinnati 56-63 .471 12.0 32-28 24-35
Philadelphia 49-69 .415 18.5 28-31 21-38
American League Games
Detroit 5, Cleveland 4
National League Games
Pittsburgh 7, Chi Cubs 6
San Francisco 6, Cincinnati 3
St Louis 5, Philadelphia 4
Mil Braves 8, LA Dodgers 1 (G1)
LA Dodgers 4, Mil Braves 3 (G2)