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 1974 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series13138911212
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
50.38% 29.82% 7.14% 0%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps367340
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps2852140
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
56.25% 58.4% 22.22% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
56.25% 32.59% 5.97% 0%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps304340
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps374051
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
44.78% 51.81% 44.44% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
44.78% 26.38% 8.89% 0%

1974 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 - 25 - 12 - 10 - 011 - 4
Baltimore Orioles4 - 38 - 30 - 00 - 012 - 6
Boston Red Sox4 - 25 - 40 - 00 - 09 - 6
California Angels2 - 14 - 100 - 10 - 06 - 12
Chicago Cubs2 - 12 - 140 - 00 - 04 - 15
Chicago White Sox4 - 23 - 51 - 00 - 08 - 7
Cincinnati Reds3 - 36 - 10 - 00 - 09 - 4
Cleveland Indians6 - 34 - 40 - 20 - 010 - 9
Detroit Tigers2 - 22 - 40 - 00 - 04 - 6
Houston Astros1 - 36 - 50 - 10 - 07 - 9
Kansas City Royals2 - 64 - 40 - 00 - 06 - 10
Los Angeles Dodgers6 - 09 - 52 - 00 - 017 - 5
Milwaukee Brewers1 - 43 - 60 - 00 - 04 - 10
Minnesota Twins1 - 14 - 40 - 00 - 05 - 5
Montreal Expos2 - 35 - 60 - 00 - 07 - 9
New York Mets1 - 55 - 50 - 00 - 06 - 10
New York Yankees4 - 65 - 21 - 00 - 010 - 8
Oakland Athletics2 - 26 - 11 - 00 - 09 - 3
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 16 - 90 - 00 - 09 - 10
Pittsburgh Pirates0 - 311 - 31 - 00 - 012 - 6
San Diego Padres3 - 43 - 80 - 30 - 06 - 15
San Francisco Giants2 - 42 - 50 - 00 - 04 - 9
St. Louis Cardinals4 - 27 - 50 - 00 - 011 - 7
Texas Rangers3 - 31 - 20 - 00 - 04 - 5
Total Sweeps During 1974: 190