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 the end of the 2018 season.

For the 1964 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11424213621
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
49.12% 24.38% 11.03% 14.29%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps333661
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps2635101
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
55.93% 50.7% 37.5% 50%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
55.93% 27.48% 9.23% 8.33%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps232392
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps312280
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
42.59% 51.11% 52.94% 100%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
42.59% 20.72% 12.68% 25%

1964 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 Orioles3 - 47 - 01 - 00 - 011 - 4
Boston Red Sox1 - 31 - 70 - 00 - 02 - 10
Chicago Cubs1 - 22 - 10 - 00 - 03 - 3
Chicago White Sox5 - 23 - 14 - 10 - 112 - 5
Cincinnati Reds1 - 64 - 01 - 01 - 07 - 6
Cleveland Indians4 - 32 - 41 - 20 - 07 - 9
Detroit Tigers2 - 35 - 01 - 20 - 08 - 5
Houston Colt 45s0 - 42 - 41 - 10 - 03 - 9
Kansas City Athletics0 - 21 - 80 - 20 - 01 - 12
Los Angeles Angels2 - 13 - 31 - 10 - 06 - 5
Los Angeles Dodgers1 - 14 - 20 - 10 - 05 - 4
Milwaukee Braves8 - 32 - 21 - 10 - 011 - 6
Minnesota Twins3 - 24 - 20 - 10 - 07 - 5
New York Mets2 - 61 - 80 - 00 - 13 - 15
New York Yankees4 - 13 - 13 - 11 - 011 - 3
Philadelphia Phillies4 - 14 - 30 - 10 - 08 - 5
Pittsburgh Pirates0 - 45 - 30 - 00 - 15 - 8
San Francisco Giants7 - 02 - 31 - 00 - 010 - 3
St. Louis Cardinals5 - 23 - 30 - 01 - 09 - 5
Washington Senators3 - 61 - 40 - 10 - 04 - 11
Total Sweeps During 1964: 133