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 1980 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11441214610
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
46.49% 28.16% 16.44% 10%
Home Team Sweeps3675130
Road Team Sweeps1741111
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps3343150
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps284890
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
52.17% 63.56% 46.43% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
37.78% 46.07% 55% 100%

1980 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 - 510 - 50 - 10 - 011 - 11
Baltimore Orioles3 - 112 - 12 - 00 - 017 - 2
Boston Red Sox2 - 02 - 12 - 20 - 06 - 3
California Angels0 - 34 - 90 - 30 - 04 - 15
Chicago Cubs2 - 42 - 50 - 10 - 04 - 10
Chicago White Sox0 - 23 - 40 - 10 - 03 - 7
Cincinnati Reds3 - 25 - 33 - 10 - 011 - 6
Cleveland Indians0 - 05 - 41 - 10 - 06 - 5
Detroit Tigers2 - 15 - 22 - 20 - 09 - 5
Houston Astros4 - 39 - 21 - 00 - 014 - 5
Kansas City Royals1 - 06 - 41 - 00 - 08 - 4
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 46 - 52 - 00 - 012 - 9
Milwaukee Brewers0 - 25 - 31 - 00 - 06 - 5
Minnesota Twins3 - 24 - 50 - 00 - 07 - 7
Montreal Expos3 - 14 - 21 - 10 - 08 - 4
New York Mets0 - 62 - 30 - 10 - 12 - 11
New York Yankees3 - 16 - 12 - 00 - 011 - 2
Oakland Athletics2 - 23 - 51 - 10 - 06 - 8
Philadelphia Phillies6 - 03 - 11 - 11 - 011 - 2
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 13 - 81 - 10 - 06 - 10
San Diego Padres5 - 35 - 101 - 20 - 011 - 15
San Francisco Giants3 - 22 - 71 - 10 - 06 - 10
Seattle Mariners1 - 32 - 100 - 10 - 03 - 14
St. Louis Cardinals0 - 24 - 40 - 10 - 04 - 7
Texas Rangers0 - 12 - 51 - 10 - 03 - 7
Toronto Blue Jays3 - 22 - 80 - 10 - 05 - 11
Total Sweeps During 1980: 194