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 1963 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series10525613713
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
43.81% 28.91% 14.6% 15.38%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps2347142
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps3032171
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
43.4% 59.49% 45.16% 66.67%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
43.4% 33.33% 17.72% 28.57%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps232760
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps293070
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
44.23% 47.37% 46.15% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
44.23% 23.48% 10.34% 0%

1963 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 - 21 - 00 - 07 - 4
Boston Red Sox2 - 24 - 30 - 10 - 06 - 6
Chicago Cubs0 - 23 - 32 - 20 - 05 - 7
Chicago White Sox2 - 03 - 21 - 00 - 06 - 2
Cincinnati Reds4 - 21 - 11 - 00 - 06 - 3
Cleveland Indians2 - 12 - 30 - 31 - 05 - 7
Detroit Tigers2 - 42 - 50 - 11 - 05 - 10
Houston Colt 45s0 - 43 - 72 - 10 - 05 - 12
Kansas City Athletics2 - 21 - 31 - 00 - 14 - 6
Los Angeles Angels0 - 13 - 60 - 10 - 03 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers3 - 19 - 33 - 00 - 015 - 4
Milwaukee Braves2 - 46 - 31 - 20 - 09 - 9
Minnesota Twins2 - 17 - 21 - 00 - 010 - 3
New York Mets1 - 51 - 71 - 70 - 03 - 19
New York Yankees6 - 25 - 01 - 00 - 012 - 2
Philadelphia Phillies5 - 04 - 41 - 00 - 010 - 4
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 55 - 70 - 10 - 07 - 13
San Francisco Giants4 - 03 - 41 - 10 - 08 - 5
St. Louis Cardinals3 - 17 - 32 - 00 - 012 - 4
Washington Senators2 - 71 - 61 - 00 - 14 - 14
Total Sweeps During 1963: 142