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 1983 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series12139514816
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
42.98% 21.52% 13.51% 12.5%
Home Team Sweeps2954131
Road Team Sweeps233171
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps366581
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps3341100
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
44.62% 45.38% 61.9% 50%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
41.07% 43.06% 41.18% 100%

1983 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 - 52 - 11 - 01 - 05 - 6
Baltimore Orioles1 - 07 - 41 - 00 - 09 - 4
Boston Red Sox2 - 00 - 10 - 20 - 02 - 3
California Angels1 - 21 - 30 - 20 - 02 - 7
Chicago Cubs2 - 53 - 51 - 10 - 16 - 12
Chicago White Sox3 - 25 - 23 - 00 - 011 - 4
Cincinnati Reds1 - 51 - 11 - 10 - 13 - 8
Cleveland Indians1 - 24 - 50 - 00 - 05 - 7
Detroit Tigers0 - 14 - 32 - 00 - 06 - 4
Houston Astros3 - 24 - 20 - 20 - 07 - 6
Kansas City Royals1 - 32 - 10 - 00 - 03 - 4
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 16 - 20 - 10 - 010 - 4
Milwaukee Brewers3 - 03 - 32 - 10 - 08 - 4
Minnesota Twins0 - 25 - 60 - 20 - 05 - 10
Montreal Expos2 - 25 - 40 - 10 - 07 - 7
New York Mets2 - 34 - 50 - 00 - 06 - 8
New York Yankees1 - 28 - 21 - 00 - 010 - 4
Oakland Athletics2 - 32 - 30 - 20 - 04 - 8
Philadelphia Phillies4 - 14 - 40 - 00 - 08 - 5
Pittsburgh Pirates4 - 42 - 33 - 11 - 010 - 8
San Diego Padres4 - 11 - 21 - 20 - 06 - 5
San Francisco Giants1 - 25 - 51 - 00 - 07 - 7
Seattle Mariners0 - 20 - 80 - 10 - 00 - 11
St. Louis Cardinals4 - 13 - 72 - 10 - 09 - 9
Texas Rangers2 - 13 - 41 - 00 - 06 - 5
Toronto Blue Jays3 - 01 - 10 - 00 - 04 - 1
Total Sweeps During 1983: 159