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 1968 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series12322914616
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
48.78% 24.02% 15.07% 6.25%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps3027141
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps281950
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
51.72% 58.7% 73.68% 100%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps302880
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps353650
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
46.15% 43.75% 61.54% 0%

1968 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 - 42 - 20 - 10 - 07 - 7
Baltimore Orioles5 - 23 - 01 - 10 - 09 - 3
Boston Red Sox3 - 32 - 13 - 00 - 08 - 4
California Angels3 - 50 - 50 - 10 - 03 - 11
Chicago Cubs4 - 22 - 41 - 10 - 07 - 7
Chicago White Sox2 - 22 - 42 - 30 - 06 - 9
Cincinnati Reds4 - 33 - 21 - 00 - 08 - 5
Cleveland Indians3 - 43 - 22 - 10 - 08 - 7
Detroit Tigers3 - 14 - 13 - 00 - 010 - 2
Houston Astros1 - 13 - 30 - 10 - 14 - 6
Los Angeles Dodgers0 - 32 - 31 - 10 - 03 - 7
Minnesota Twins4 - 22 - 21 - 30 - 07 - 7
New York Mets4 - 22 - 10 - 10 - 06 - 4
New York Yankees4 - 54 - 42 - 00 - 010 - 9
Oakland Athletics2 - 13 - 30 - 20 - 05 - 6
Philadelphia Phillies0 - 54 - 61 - 10 - 05 - 12
Pittsburgh Pirates3 - 55 - 40 - 21 - 09 - 11
San Francisco Giants2 - 33 - 10 - 00 - 05 - 4
St. Louis Cardinals7 - 23 - 34 - 00 - 014 - 5
Washington Senators1 - 53 - 40 - 30 - 04 - 12
Total Sweeps During 1968: 138