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 1985 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series12239215213
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
54.92% 23.72% 18.42% 7.69%
Home Team Sweeps3660221
Road Team Sweeps313360
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps3757121
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps1843111
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
49.32% 51.28% 64.71% 50%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
63.27% 43.42% 35.29% 0%

1985 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 - 32 - 51 - 20 - 06 - 10
Baltimore Orioles2 - 30 - 32 - 10 - 04 - 7
Boston Red Sox4 - 34 - 21 - 20 - 09 - 7
California Angels1 - 25 - 01 - 10 - 07 - 3
Chicago Cubs3 - 25 - 51 - 10 - 09 - 8
Chicago White Sox2 - 23 - 52 - 00 - 07 - 7
Cincinnati Reds5 - 35 - 21 - 00 - 011 - 5
Cleveland Indians1 - 60 - 40 - 10 - 01 - 11
Detroit Tigers4 - 23 - 20 - 00 - 07 - 4
Houston Astros4 - 04 - 40 - 00 - 08 - 4
Kansas City Royals2 - 24 - 30 - 21 - 07 - 7
Los Angeles Dodgers2 - 24 - 01 - 10 - 07 - 3
Milwaukee Brewers1 - 25 - 30 - 10 - 16 - 7
Minnesota Twins4 - 24 - 61 - 10 - 09 - 9
Montreal Expos1 - 43 - 41 - 00 - 05 - 8
New York Mets5 - 26 - 32 - 00 - 013 - 5
New York Yankees6 - 26 - 45 - 00 - 017 - 6
Oakland Athletics2 - 12 - 20 - 20 - 04 - 5
Philadelphia Phillies0 - 52 - 51 - 10 - 03 - 11
Pittsburgh Pirates1 - 50 - 70 - 30 - 01 - 15
San Diego Padres4 - 01 - 41 - 00 - 06 - 4
San Francisco Giants2 - 51 - 51 - 20 - 04 - 12
Seattle Mariners3 - 14 - 81 - 20 - 08 - 11
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 111 - 01 - 10 - 014 - 2
Texas Rangers0 - 62 - 62 - 30 - 04 - 15
Toronto Blue Jays3 - 17 - 12 - 10 - 012 - 3
Total Sweeps During 1985: 189