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 1969 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series15828816815
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
47.47% 36.46% 12.5% 6.67%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps4762151
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps3129110
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
60.26% 68.13% 57.69% 100%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps284360
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps522570
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
35% 63.24% 46.15% 0%

1969 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 Braves4 - 18 - 30 - 00 - 012 - 4
Baltimore Orioles6 - 28 - 24 - 00 - 018 - 4
Boston Red Sox3 - 37 - 21 - 00 - 011 - 5
California Angels4 - 11 - 50 - 10 - 05 - 7
Chicago Cubs4 - 36 - 11 - 10 - 011 - 5
Chicago White Sox4 - 41 - 00 - 50 - 05 - 9
Cincinnati Reds4 - 25 - 22 - 10 - 011 - 5
Cleveland Indians2 - 81 - 70 - 00 - 03 - 15
Detroit Tigers4 - 14 - 21 - 00 - 09 - 3
Houston Astros3 - 57 - 50 - 11 - 011 - 11
Kansas City Royals3 - 32 - 70 - 00 - 05 - 10
Los Angeles Dodgers3 - 17 - 40 - 20 - 010 - 7
Minnesota Twins4 - 46 - 12 - 00 - 012 - 5
Montreal Expos0 - 61 - 90 - 30 - 01 - 18
New York Mets4 - 110 - 41 - 00 - 015 - 5
New York Yankees5 - 32 - 42 - 20 - 09 - 9
Oakland Athletics1 - 43 - 20 - 00 - 04 - 6
Philadelphia Phillies1 - 44 - 81 - 10 - 06 - 13
Pittsburgh Pirates5 - 44 - 43 - 10 - 012 - 9
San Diego Padres1 - 43 - 161 - 10 - 15 - 22
San Francisco Giants4 - 15 - 52 - 00 - 011 - 6
Seattle Pilots1 - 31 - 50 - 20 - 02 - 10
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 35 - 40 - 00 - 07 - 7
Washington Senators3 - 44 - 30 - 00 - 07 - 7
Total Sweeps During 1969: 202