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 1967 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11921914421
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
59.66% 23.29% 12.5% 4.76%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps4730131
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps333280
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
58.75% 48.39% 61.9% 100%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
58.75% 24.59% 17.11% 7.69%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps242150
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps142350
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
63.16% 47.73% 50% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
63.16% 21.65% 7.46% 0%

1967 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 Braves5 - 31 - 61 - 11 - 08 - 10
Baltimore Orioles6 - 32 - 20 - 00 - 08 - 5
Boston Red Sox9 - 21 - 32 - 00 - 012 - 5
California Angels2 - 35 - 22 - 20 - 09 - 7
Chicago Cubs0 - 45 - 11 - 20 - 06 - 7
Chicago White Sox3 - 42 - 21 - 00 - 06 - 6
Cincinnati Reds2 - 23 - 31 - 00 - 06 - 5
Cleveland Indians5 - 62 - 21 - 20 - 08 - 10
Detroit Tigers4 - 32 - 20 - 10 - 06 - 6
Houston Astros6 - 42 - 31 - 40 - 19 - 12
Kansas City Athletics2 - 60 - 30 - 20 - 02 - 11
Los Angeles Dodgers2 - 41 - 21 - 10 - 04 - 7
Minnesota Twins3 - 45 - 21 - 00 - 09 - 6
New York Mets2 - 60 - 70 - 00 - 02 - 13
New York Yankees0 - 51 - 11 - 10 - 02 - 7
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 46 - 11 - 00 - 010 - 5
Pittsburgh Pirates3 - 31 - 30 - 10 - 04 - 7
San Francisco Giants5 - 34 - 21 - 00 - 010 - 5
St. Louis Cardinals6 - 16 - 12 - 00 - 014 - 2
Washington Senators3 - 12 - 31 - 10 - 06 - 5
Total Sweeps During 1967: 141