Total Sweeps By Year

Below you will find the number of times a team recorded a sweep and the number of times that team was swept in a given year (select the year via the drop-down box). If you are looking for the total number of sweeps in our database, check out Sweep Statistics. If you want more specific details about a given team, including the number of times a team was on the verge of a sweep and failed, check out the Team Tracker.

Sweep Data current through series ended August 5th, 2018.

For the 1962 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11925012817
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
52.94% 31.6% 18.75% 5.88%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps3350131
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps3333120
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
50% 60.24% 52% 100%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
50% 36.76% 18.57% 16.67%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps3029110
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps231961
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
56.6% 60.42% 64.71% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
56.6% 25.44% 18.97% 0%

1962 Season
Key: 2-3. This would indicate 2 series sweeps and 3 times swept.
Team2 Game
Series
3 Game
Series
4 Game
Series
5 Game
Series
Totals
Series
Baltimore Orioles2 - 24 - 50 - 11 - 07 - 8
Boston Red Sox4 - 33 - 10 - 20 - 07 - 6
Chicago Cubs1 - 70 - 71 - 20 - 02 - 16
Chicago White Sox1 - 32 - 33 - 10 - 06 - 7
Cincinnati Reds6 - 04 - 33 - 00 - 013 - 3
Cleveland Indians1 - 42 - 21 - 10 - 04 - 7
Detroit Tigers3 - 34 - 31 - 10 - 08 - 7
Houston Colt 45s5 - 31 - 71 - 30 - 07 - 13
Kansas City Athletics3 - 25 - 61 - 10 - 09 - 9
Los Angeles Angels4 - 14 - 42 - 00 - 010 - 5
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 08 - 31 - 00 - 013 - 3
Milwaukee Braves2 - 27 - 30 - 00 - 09 - 5
Minnesota Twins3 - 45 - 20 - 00 - 08 - 6
New York Mets1 - 80 - 110 - 40 - 01 - 23
New York Yankees5 - 05 - 01 - 10 - 111 - 2
Philadelphia Phillies6 - 56 - 41 - 10 - 013 - 10
Pittsburgh Pirates5 - 45 - 24 - 20 - 014 - 8
San Francisco Giants2 - 37 - 13 - 20 - 012 - 6
St. Louis Cardinals4 - 46 - 31 - 10 - 011 - 8
Washington Senators1 - 51 - 90 - 10 - 02 - 15
Total Sweeps During 1962: 167