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 1973 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series14235113411
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
44.37% 29.06% 9.7% 9.09%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps316591
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps395180
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
44.29% 56.03% 52.94% 100%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps323740
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps404390
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
44.44% 46.25% 30.77% 0%

1973 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 - 34 - 40 - 30 - 08 - 10
Baltimore Orioles5 - 37 - 10 - 00 - 012 - 4
Boston Red Sox1 - 24 - 21 - 10 - 06 - 5
California Angels6 - 22 - 60 - 00 - 08 - 8
Chicago Cubs1 - 34 - 61 - 00 - 06 - 9
Chicago White Sox4 - 24 - 60 - 00 - 08 - 8
Cincinnati Reds6 - 05 - 21 - 00 - 012 - 2
Cleveland Indians2 - 31 - 20 - 20 - 03 - 7
Detroit Tigers2 - 24 - 11 - 00 - 17 - 4
Houston Astros2 - 44 - 21 - 00 - 07 - 6
Kansas City Royals2 - 45 - 31 - 00 - 08 - 7
Los Angeles Dodgers6 - 38 - 21 - 00 - 015 - 5
Milwaukee Brewers0 - 37 - 60 - 10 - 07 - 10
Minnesota Twins2 - 36 - 40 - 00 - 08 - 7
Montreal Expos2 - 05 - 40 - 20 - 07 - 6
New York Mets3 - 34 - 30 - 00 - 07 - 6
New York Yankees3 - 51 - 51 - 01 - 06 - 10
Oakland Athletics4 - 06 - 50 - 00 - 010 - 5
Philadelphia Phillies0 - 43 - 72 - 10 - 05 - 12
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 03 - 62 - 00 - 07 - 6
San Diego Padres1 - 51 - 80 - 30 - 02 - 16
San Francisco Giants3 - 17 - 30 - 00 - 010 - 4
St. Louis Cardinals1 - 54 - 51 - 00 - 06 - 10
Texas Rangers1 - 33 - 90 - 00 - 04 - 12
Total Sweeps During 1973: 179