MLB Standings after Aug 23 in 1953 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 83-39 .680 ---- 42-20 41-19
Chi White Sox 75-48 .610 8.5 35-28 40-20
Cleveland 70-52 .574 13.0 38-20 32-32
Boston 70-56 .556 15.0 32-31 38-25
Wash Senators 60-65 .480 24.5 32-31 28-34
Philadelph As 49-73 .402 34.0 22-40 27-33
Detroit 45-77 .369 38.0 22-38 23-39
StL Browns 42-84 .333 43.0 17-46 25-38
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Brooklyn 84-38 .689 ---- 48-12 36-26
Mil Braves 76-48 .613 9.0 38-24 38-24
Philadelphia 68-55 .553 16.5 39-22 29-33
St Louis 66-54 .550 17.0 39-22 27-32
NY Giants 57-64 .471 26.5 30-27 27-37
Cincinnati 54-69 .439 30.5 30-34 24-35
Chi Cubs 46-75 .380 37.5 30-31 16-44
Pittsburgh 41-89 .315 47.0 24-42 17-47
American League Games
Boston 5, Wash Senators 4
NY Yankees 4, Philadelphia As 0
Chi White Sox 2, Detroit 1 (G1)
Cleveland 3, StL Browns 1 (G1)
Chi White Sox 11, Detroit 6 (G2)
Cleveland 9, StL Browns 0 (G2)
National League Games
Cincinnati 5, St Louis 3
Philadelphia 6, NY Giants 3
Brooklyn 10, Pittsburgh 4 (G1)
Mil Braves 10, Chi Cubs 2 (G1)
Brooklyn 9, Pittsburgh 7 (G2)
Chi Cubs 7, Mil Braves 2 (G2)