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 June 17th, 2018.

For the 1966 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11126712613
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
49.55% 29.21% 15.08% 23.08%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps2841153
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps274160
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
50.91% 50% 71.43% 100%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps273740
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps2920100
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
48.21% 64.91% 28.57% 0%

1966 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
Atlanta Braves3 - 58 - 50 - 01 - 012 - 10
Baltimore Orioles5 - 24 - 22 - 01 - 012 - 4
Boston Red Sox1 - 22 - 50 - 11 - 04 - 8
California Angels1 - 45 - 10 - 10 - 06 - 6
Chicago Cubs1 - 30 - 80 - 10 - 01 - 12
Chicago White Sox2 - 16 - 31 - 00 - 19 - 5
Cincinnati Reds3 - 42 - 32 - 30 - 07 - 10
Cleveland Indians4 - 13 - 50 - 10 - 07 - 7
Detroit Tigers3 - 15 - 61 - 00 - 09 - 7
Houston Astros5 - 32 - 62 - 40 - 19 - 14
Kansas City Athletics2 - 34 - 50 - 00 - 06 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers5 - 27 - 21 - 00 - 013 - 4
Minnesota Twins2 - 37 - 43 - 10 - 112 - 9
New York Mets2 - 51 - 71 - 10 - 04 - 13
New York Yankees1 - 33 - 51 - 10 - 05 - 9
Philadelphia Phillies2 - 25 - 21 - 10 - 08 - 5
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 04 - 33 - 00 - 09 - 3
San Francisco Giants6 - 26 - 01 - 00 - 013 - 2
St. Louis Cardinals3 - 63 - 20 - 10 - 06 - 9
Washington Senators2 - 31 - 40 - 30 - 03 - 10
Total Sweeps During 1966: 155