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 August 5th, 2018.

For the 1976 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series16732113815
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
52.1% 27.73% 14.49% 20%
Home Teams
Home Team Sweeps4252123
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps4356101
Home Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
49.41% 48.15% 54.55% 75%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
49.41% 28.11% 17.91% 37.5%
Road Teams
Road Team Sweeps453780
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps373791
Road Team Sweep Success
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
54.88% 50% 47.06% 0%
Win 1st Game, Complete Sweep
(Win 1st game of series and complete sweep)
54.88% 27.21% 11.27% 0%

1976 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 Braves0 - 32 - 70 - 10 - 02 - 11
Baltimore Orioles8 - 44 - 33 - 20 - 015 - 9
Boston Red Sox4 - 33 - 31 - 10 - 08 - 7
California Angels2 - 46 - 50 - 00 - 08 - 9
Chicago Cubs1 - 34 - 60 - 10 - 05 - 10
Chicago White Sox2 - 90 - 41 - 20 - 03 - 15
Cincinnati Reds4 - 25 - 01 - 01 - 011 - 2
Cleveland Indians7 - 31 - 21 - 10 - 09 - 6
Detroit Tigers2 - 61 - 21 - 10 - 04 - 9
Houston Astros2 - 45 - 52 - 20 - 09 - 11
Kansas City Royals3 - 33 - 21 - 00 - 07 - 5
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 610 - 01 - 10 - 015 - 7
Milwaukee Brewers3 - 42 - 41 - 21 - 07 - 10
Minnesota Twins4 - 43 - 40 - 01 - 08 - 8
Montreal Expos0 - 51 - 100 - 10 - 01 - 16
New York Mets2 - 34 - 31 - 00 - 07 - 6
New York Yankees9 - 25 - 22 - 10 - 016 - 5
Oakland Athletics2 - 34 - 10 - 10 - 16 - 6
Philadelphia Phillies9 - 26 - 31 - 00 - 016 - 5
Pittsburgh Pirates5 - 38 - 11 - 00 - 014 - 4
San Diego Padres6 - 30 - 41 - 10 - 17 - 9
San Francisco Giants4 - 34 - 70 - 00 - 08 - 10
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 24 - 70 - 10 - 06 - 10
Texas Rangers2 - 34 - 41 - 10 - 17 - 9
Total Sweeps During 1976: 199