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On this page you will find the records for the most sweeps/swepts in total and by series type for all seasons in the database. You will also find all the seasons in which a team wasn’t swept at all and all the seasons in which a team didn’t complete a single series sweep.

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Sweep Data current through series ended April 8th, 2018.
The Top 5 total sweeps in single season are:
  1. New York Mets during 1986: 19 sweeps.
  2. Kansas City Royals during 1977: 19 sweeps.
  3. Atlanta Braves during 1997: 19 sweeps.
  4. New York Yankees during 1961: 18 sweeps.
  5. Philadelphia Phillies during 1977: 18 sweeps.

The Top 5 2-game sweeps in single season are:
  1. Atlanta Braves during 1997: 11 sweeps.
  2. New York Yankees during 1978: 10 sweeps.
  3. Toronto Blue Jays during 1998: 9 sweeps.
  4. Cleveland Indians during 1998: 9 sweeps.
  5. Los Angeles Dodgers during 1997: 9 sweeps.

The Top 5 3-game sweeps in single season are:
  1. Milwaukee Brewers during 2011: 14 sweeps.
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers during 2017: 13 sweeps.
  3. Oakland Athletics during 2001: 13 sweeps.
  4. Los Angeles Dodgers during 2006: 12 sweeps.
  5. St. Louis Cardinals during 2004: 12 sweeps.

The Top 5 4-game sweeps in single season are:
  1. Cleveland Indians during 2013: 7 sweeps.
  2. New York Mets during 2015: 5 sweeps.
  3. Los Angeles Angels during 2014: 5 sweeps.
  4. New York Yankees during 1985: 5 sweeps.
  5. New York Yankees during 1961: 5 sweeps.

The Top 5 5-game sweeps in single season are:
  1. New York Yankees during 2006: 1 sweeps.
  2. Boston Red Sox during 2002: 1 sweeps.
  3. Philadelphia Phillies during 2001: 1 sweeps.
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates during 1996: 1 sweeps.
  5. Pittsburgh Pirates during 1995: 1 sweeps.

The Top 5 total swepts in single season are:
  1. New York Mets during 1962: 23 times swept.
  2. San Diego Padres during 1969: 22 times swept.
  3. Detroit Tigers during 2003: 21 times swept.
  4. Philadelphia Phillies during 1961: 20 times swept.
  5. Detroit Tigers during 1996: 20 times swept.

The Top 5 2-game swepts in single season are:
  1. Toronto Blue Jays during 1978: 10 times swept.
  2. Minnesota Twins during 1978: 10 times swept.
  3. Toronto Blue Jays during 1977: 10 times swept.
  4. Florida Marlins during 1998: 9 times swept.
  5. Oakland Athletics during 1997: 9 times swept.

The Top 5 3-game swepts in single season are:
  1. Detroit Tigers during 2003: 18 times swept.
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates during 2010: 16 times swept.
  3. Kansas City Royals during 2005: 16 times swept.
  4. Arizona Diamondbacks during 2004: 16 times swept.
  5. San Diego Padres during 1969: 16 times swept.

The Top 5 4-game swepts in single season are:
  1. New York Mets during 1963: 7 times swept.
  2. New York Mets during 1965: 6 times swept.
  3. Chicago White Sox during 1969: 5 times swept.
  4. Atlanta Braves during 2015: 4 times swept.
  5. Minnesota Twins during 2013: 4 times swept.

The Top 5 5-game swepts in single season are:
  1. Cincinnati Reds during 1984: 2 times swept.
  2. New York Mets during 1982: 2 times swept.
  3. Boston Red Sox during 2006: 1 times swept.
  4. Toronto Blue Jays during 2002: 1 times swept.
  5. Florida Marlins during 2001: 1 times swept.

All instances of a team not completing any series sweep during an entire season:
  1. Seattle Mariners during 1983
  2. Arizona Diamondbacks during 2004
  3. Kansas City Royals during 2004
  4. Los Angeles Angels during 2018
  5. Atlanta Braves during 2018
  6. Baltimore Orioles during 2018
  7. Chicago Cubs during 2018
  8. Cincinnati Reds during 2018
  9. Cleveland Indians during 2018
  10. Colorado Rockies during 2018
  11. Kansas City Royals during 2018
  12. Los Angeles Dodgers during 2018
  13. Miami Marlins during 2018
  14. Minnesota Twins during 2018
  15. Oakland Athletics during 2018
  16. Philadelphia Phillies during 2018
  17. San Diego Padres during 2018
  18. Seattle Mariners during 2018
  19. San Francisco Giants during 2018
  20. St. Louis Cardinals during 2018
  21. Tampa Bay Rays during 2018
  22. Texas Rangers during 2018
  23. Toronto Blue Jays during 2018

All instances of a team not being swept in any series during an entire season:
  1. Toronto Blue Jays during 1992
  2. Philadelphia Phillies during 1993
  3. San Diego Padres during 1998
  4. Atlanta Braves during 2002
  5. Atlanta Braves during 2004
  6. Los Angeles Angels during 2018
  7. Arizona Diamondbacks during 2018
  8. Atlanta Braves during 2018
  9. Boston Red Sox during 2018
  10. Chicago Cubs during 2018
  11. Cleveland Indians during 2018
  12. Colorado Rockies during 2018
  13. Houston Astros during 2018
  14. Milwaukee Brewers during 2018
  15. Minnesota Twins during 2018
  16. New York Yankees during 2018
  17. New York Mets during 2018
  18. Oakland Athletics during 2018
  19. Pittsburgh Pirates during 2018
  20. Seattle Mariners during 2018
  21. San Francisco Giants during 2018
  22. St. Louis Cardinals during 2018
  23. Texas Rangers during 2018
  24. Toronto Blue Jays during 2018