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 1986 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series944541268
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
52.13% 26.21% 14.29% 0%
Home Team Sweeps2869140
Road Team Sweeps215040
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps247070
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps215791
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
53.85% 49.64% 66.67% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
50% 46.73% 30.77% 0%

1986 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 Braves0 - 46 - 30 - 10 - 06 - 8
Baltimore Orioles3 - 11 - 51 - 10 - 05 - 7
Boston Red Sox1 - 010 - 11 - 10 - 012 - 2
California Angels2 - 15 - 12 - 00 - 09 - 2
Chicago Cubs3 - 62 - 60 - 00 - 05 - 12
Chicago White Sox2 - 13 - 91 - 10 - 06 - 11
Cincinnati Reds3 - 26 - 70 - 00 - 09 - 9
Cleveland Indians1 - 210 - 40 - 20 - 011 - 8
Detroit Tigers1 - 12 - 13 - 10 - 06 - 3
Houston Astros3 - 27 - 00 - 10 - 010 - 3
Kansas City Royals3 - 01 - 80 - 00 - 04 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers5 - 14 - 90 - 00 - 09 - 10
Milwaukee Brewers1 - 34 - 30 - 10 - 05 - 7
Minnesota Twins0 - 32 - 30 - 00 - 02 - 6
Montreal Expos2 - 13 - 41 - 00 - 06 - 5
New York Mets5 - 011 - 23 - 00 - 019 - 2
New York Yankees2 - 27 - 41 - 00 - 010 - 6
Oakland Athletics1 - 14 - 60 - 20 - 05 - 9
Philadelphia Phillies1 - 18 - 40 - 10 - 09 - 6
Pittsburgh Pirates0 - 44 - 70 - 20 - 04 - 13
San Diego Padres3 - 15 - 80 - 10 - 08 - 10
San Francisco Giants3 - 31 - 42 - 00 - 06 - 7
Seattle Mariners1 - 32 - 50 - 20 - 03 - 10
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 53 - 61 - 10 - 06 - 12
Texas Rangers1 - 14 - 62 - 10 - 07 - 8
Toronto Blue Jays0 - 04 - 30 - 00 - 04 - 3
Total Sweeps During 1986: 186