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 September 24th, 2017.

For the 1977 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series20335113816
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
50.74% 29.91% 18.84% 6.25%
Home Team Sweeps6064151
Road Team Sweeps4341110
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps5052110
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps504280
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
54.55% 55.17% 57.69% 100%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
46.24% 49.4% 57.89% 0%

1977 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 Braves2 - 44 - 110 - 10 - 06 - 16
Baltimore Orioles5 - 68 - 21 - 10 - 014 - 9
Boston Red Sox5 - 66 - 43 - 00 - 014 - 10
California Angels5 - 22 - 30 - 20 - 07 - 7
Chicago Cubs3 - 44 - 22 - 10 - 09 - 7
Chicago White Sox7 - 23 - 21 - 00 - 011 - 4
Cincinnati Reds2 - 75 - 31 - 00 - 08 - 10
Cleveland Indians3 - 62 - 72 - 00 - 07 - 13
Detroit Tigers4 - 54 - 40 - 30 - 08 - 12
Houston Astros4 - 22 - 40 - 00 - 06 - 6
Kansas City Royals9 - 56 - 04 - 10 - 019 - 6
Los Angeles Dodgers3 - 25 - 23 - 00 - 011 - 4
Milwaukee Brewers2 - 41 - 20 - 10 - 03 - 7
Minnesota Twins7 - 34 - 30 - 10 - 011 - 7
Montreal Expos4 - 33 - 40 - 10 - 07 - 8
New York Mets3 - 52 - 40 - 30 - 15 - 13
New York Yankees6 - 29 - 30 - 00 - 015 - 5
Oakland Athletics3 - 51 - 62 - 30 - 06 - 14
Philadelphia Phillies4 - 411 - 23 - 10 - 018 - 7
Pittsburgh Pirates6 - 08 - 51 - 21 - 016 - 7
San Diego Padres0 - 34 - 60 - 10 - 04 - 10
San Francisco Giants2 - 11 - 42 - 20 - 05 - 7
Seattle Mariners2 - 82 - 70 - 10 - 04 - 16
St. Louis Cardinals3 - 14 - 60 - 00 - 07 - 7
Texas Rangers7 - 34 - 11 - 00 - 012 - 4
Toronto Blue Jays2 - 100 - 80 - 10 - 02 - 19
Total Sweeps During 1977: 235