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 1979 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11242813310
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
50% 29.21% 12.78% 10%
Home Team Sweeps347391
Road Team Sweeps225280
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps2956180
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps2737100
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
53.97% 56.59% 33.33% 100%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
44.9% 58.43% 44.44% 0%

1979 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 Braves1 - 34 - 80 - 20 - 05 - 13
Baltimore Orioles6 - 07 - 22 - 00 - 015 - 2
Boston Red Sox1 - 08 - 10 - 00 - 09 - 1
California Angels0 - 27 - 60 - 00 - 07 - 8
Chicago Cubs1 - 64 - 20 - 10 - 05 - 9
Chicago White Sox2 - 36 - 50 - 10 - 08 - 9
Cincinnati Reds5 - 25 - 20 - 00 - 010 - 4
Cleveland Indians1 - 15 - 70 - 00 - 06 - 8
Detroit Tigers3 - 12 - 01 - 10 - 06 - 2
Houston Astros3 - 17 - 31 - 10 - 011 - 5
Kansas City Royals0 - 27 - 51 - 00 - 08 - 7
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 23 - 51 - 00 - 08 - 7
Milwaukee Brewers3 - 18 - 30 - 10 - 011 - 5
Minnesota Twins2 - 14 - 92 - 00 - 08 - 10
Montreal Expos6 - 17 - 62 - 00 - 015 - 7
New York Mets4 - 42 - 71 - 30 - 07 - 14
New York Yankees1 - 05 - 31 - 00 - 07 - 3
Oakland Athletics0 - 32 - 110 - 10 - 02 - 15
Philadelphia Phillies4 - 16 - 61 - 00 - 111 - 8
Pittsburgh Pirates4 - 35 - 32 - 01 - 012 - 6
San Diego Padres0 - 42 - 61 - 10 - 03 - 11
San Francisco Giants1 - 53 - 40 - 10 - 04 - 10
Seattle Mariners0 - 32 - 50 - 00 - 02 - 8
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 35 - 21 - 10 - 08 - 6
Texas Rangers0 - 27 - 50 - 00 - 07 - 7
Toronto Blue Jays2 - 22 - 100 - 30 - 04 - 15
Total Sweeps During 1979: 199