MLB Standings after Aug 5 in 1953 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 69-34 .670 ---- 34-17 35-17
Chi White Sox 65-40 .619 5.0 30-26 35-14
Cleveland 61-43 .587 8.5 32-18 29-25
Boston 59-48 .551 12.0 27-26 32-22
Wash Senators 50-56 .472 20.5 26-25 24-31
Philadelph As 43-61 .413 26.5 17-32 26-29
Detroit 38-66 .365 31.5 18-36 20-30
StL Browns 35-72 .327 36.0 13-43 22-29
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Brooklyn 67-36 .650 ---- 41-12 26-24
Mil Braves 60-44 .577 7.5 27-21 33-23
Philadelphia 57-45 .559 9.5 34-20 23-25
St Louis 55-47 .539 11.5 31-20 24-27
NY Giants 52-49 .515 14.0 26-22 26-27
Cincinnati 49-57 .462 19.5 28-26 21-31
Chi Cubs 39-62 .386 27.0 25-23 14-39
Pittsburgh 36-75 .324 35.0 22-37 14-38
American League Games
Chi White Sox 9, Philadelphia As 7 (14 in)
Wash Senators 11, Cleveland 0
NY Yankees 5, Detroit 4
Boston 5, StL Browns 0
National League Games
Mil Braves 5, Brooklyn 3
Philadelphia 7, St Louis 3
Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 4
Chi Cubs 9, NY Giants 6 (G1)
Chi Cubs 7, NY Giants 6 (G2) (10 in)