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 1987 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series924631330
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
54.35% 28.29% 13.53% 0%
Home Team Sweeps3185130
Road Team Sweeps194650
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps135090
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps295530
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
70.45% 62.96% 59.09% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
39.58% 45.54% 62.5% 0%

1987 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 Braves2 - 23 - 40 - 20 - 05 - 8
Baltimore Orioles1 - 14 - 132 - 10 - 07 - 15
Boston Red Sox2 - 16 - 61 - 00 - 09 - 7
California Angels1 - 33 - 50 - 10 - 04 - 9
Chicago Cubs0 - 54 - 40 - 00 - 04 - 9
Chicago White Sox0 - 25 - 71 - 00 - 06 - 9
Cincinnati Reds5 - 02 - 50 - 10 - 07 - 6
Cleveland Indians1 - 21 - 90 - 10 - 02 - 12
Detroit Tigers1 - 29 - 20 - 00 - 010 - 4
Houston Astros2 - 26 - 71 - 00 - 09 - 9
Kansas City Royals3 - 03 - 71 - 10 - 07 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers1 - 22 - 50 - 10 - 03 - 8
Milwaukee Brewers0 - 210 - 50 - 00 - 010 - 7
Minnesota Twins0 - 27 - 42 - 10 - 09 - 7
Montreal Expos1 - 24 - 32 - 00 - 07 - 5
New York Mets2 - 16 - 20 - 00 - 08 - 3
New York Yankees1 - 15 - 22 - 00 - 08 - 3
Oakland Athletics4 - 15 - 20 - 30 - 09 - 6
Philadelphia Phillies4 - 36 - 71 - 00 - 011 - 10
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 38 - 50 - 20 - 010 - 10
San Diego Padres2 - 42 - 90 - 00 - 04 - 13
San Francisco Giants4 - 34 - 22 - 00 - 010 - 5
Seattle Mariners1 - 16 - 21 - 10 - 08 - 4
St. Louis Cardinals4 - 29 - 31 - 10 - 014 - 6
Texas Rangers3 - 12 - 81 - 10 - 06 - 10
Toronto Blue Jays3 - 29 - 30 - 10 - 012 - 6
Total Sweeps During 1987: 199