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 1965 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11122715610
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
47.75% 26.43% 14.1% 0%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps3530140
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps263790
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
57.38% 44.78% 60.87% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
57.38% 23.08% 17.28% 0%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps183080
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps322850
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
36% 51.72% 61.54% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
36% 31.25% 10.67% 0%

1965 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 - 16 - 33 - 00 - 011 - 4
Boston Red Sox2 - 30 - 70 - 10 - 02 - 11
California Angels1 - 32 - 31 - 30 - 04 - 9
Chicago Cubs1 - 11 - 21 - 20 - 03 - 5
Chicago White Sox2 - 47 - 02 - 00 - 011 - 4
Cincinnati Reds2 - 11 - 41 - 00 - 04 - 5
Cleveland Indians4 - 33 - 31 - 10 - 08 - 7
Detroit Tigers4 - 02 - 21 - 00 - 07 - 2
Houston Astros3 - 42 - 42 - 20 - 07 - 10
Kansas City Athletics1 - 60 - 30 - 30 - 01 - 12
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 25 - 02 - 00 - 011 - 2
Milwaukee Braves3 - 25 - 31 - 00 - 09 - 5
Minnesota Twins6 - 16 - 01 - 00 - 013 - 1
New York Mets1 - 60 - 80 - 60 - 01 - 20
New York Yankees3 - 21 - 20 - 10 - 04 - 5
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 31 - 30 - 00 - 04 - 6
Pittsburgh Pirates3 - 26 - 21 - 30 - 010 - 7
San Francisco Giants4 - 16 - 13 - 00 - 013 - 2
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 44 - 42 - 00 - 08 - 8
Washington Senators2 - 42 - 60 - 00 - 04 - 10
Total Sweeps During 1965: 135