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 1982 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series11840314217
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
49.15% 26.8% 10.56% 29.41%
Home Team Sweeps2861114
Road Team Sweeps304741
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps3053140
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps3032120
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
48.28% 53.51% 44% 100%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
50% 59.49% 25% 100%

1982 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 Braves3 - 37 - 31 - 20 - 011 - 8
Baltimore Orioles2 - 36 - 30 - 11 - 09 - 7
Boston Red Sox5 - 07 - 30 - 00 - 012 - 3
California Angels0 - 18 - 31 - 00 - 09 - 4
Chicago Cubs2 - 35 - 70 - 00 - 07 - 10
Chicago White Sox3 - 27 - 40 - 00 - 110 - 7
Cincinnati Reds1 - 31 - 60 - 00 - 02 - 9
Cleveland Indians1 - 25 - 80 - 10 - 06 - 11
Detroit Tigers1 - 34 - 21 - 10 - 06 - 6
Houston Astros1 - 16 - 70 - 10 - 17 - 10
Kansas City Royals2 - 06 - 51 - 00 - 09 - 5
Los Angeles Dodgers3 - 33 - 33 - 10 - 09 - 7
Milwaukee Brewers1 - 25 - 22 - 01 - 09 - 4
Minnesota Twins1 - 12 - 70 - 20 - 03 - 10
Montreal Expos1 - 24 - 11 - 10 - 06 - 4
New York Mets4 - 50 - 40 - 00 - 24 - 11
New York Yankees1 - 45 - 31 - 00 - 17 - 8
Oakland Athletics3 - 12 - 90 - 10 - 05 - 11
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 23 - 41 - 01 - 08 - 6
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 41 - 00 - 00 - 03 - 4
San Diego Padres5 - 33 - 32 - 20 - 010 - 8
San Francisco Giants4 - 35 - 40 - 11 - 010 - 8
Seattle Mariners2 - 12 - 50 - 00 - 04 - 6
St. Louis Cardinals4 - 15 - 10 - 01 - 010 - 2
Texas Rangers1 - 31 - 60 - 10 - 02 - 10
Toronto Blue Jays2 - 25 - 51 - 00 - 08 - 7
Total Sweeps During 1982: 186