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 April 8th, 2018.

For the 1971 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series14735212416
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
55.1% 23.86% 16.94% 6.25%
Home Team Sweeps3745121
Road Team Sweeps443990
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps415390
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps253593
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
47.44% 45.92% 57.14% 100%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
63.77% 52.7% 50% 0%

1971 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 Braves6 - 43 - 41 - 10 - 010 - 9
Baltimore Orioles4 - 29 - 01 - 00 - 014 - 2
Boston Red Sox8 - 12 - 60 - 10 - 010 - 8
California Angels3 - 43 - 20 - 00 - 06 - 6
Chicago Cubs1 - 24 - 22 - 10 - 07 - 5
Chicago White Sox4 - 34 - 51 - 00 - 09 - 8
Cincinnati Reds2 - 34 - 61 - 10 - 07 - 10
Cleveland Indians2 - 53 - 40 - 30 - 05 - 12
Detroit Tigers3 - 34 - 11 - 00 - 08 - 4
Houston Astros1 - 22 - 21 - 10 - 04 - 5
Kansas City Royals3 - 75 - 30 - 00 - 08 - 10
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 28 - 30 - 10 - 012 - 6
Milwaukee Brewers5 - 51 - 60 - 10 - 06 - 12
Minnesota Twins2 - 32 - 50 - 00 - 04 - 8
Montreal Expos2 - 44 - 30 - 10 - 06 - 8
New York Mets3 - 23 - 31 - 10 - 07 - 6
New York Yankees2 - 44 - 52 - 00 - 08 - 9
Oakland Athletics9 - 35 - 22 - 00 - 016 - 5
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 40 - 50 - 00 - 03 - 9
Pittsburgh Pirates5 - 06 - 01 - 20 - 012 - 2
San Diego Padres1 - 20 - 80 - 20 - 11 - 13
San Francisco Giants4 - 43 - 43 - 01 - 011 - 8
St. Louis Cardinals1 - 45 - 23 - 20 - 09 - 8
Washington Senators3 - 80 - 31 - 30 - 04 - 14
Total Sweeps During 1971: 187