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 1988 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series894641237
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
56.18% 24.35% 15.45% 0%
Home Team Sweeps3271100
Road Team Sweeps184290
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps2261111
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps175170
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
59.26% 53.79% 47.62% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
51.43% 45.16% 56.25% 0%

1988 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 - 41 - 50 - 20 - 01 - 11
Baltimore Orioles0 - 11 - 110 - 10 - 01 - 13
Boston Red Sox4 - 14 - 33 - 10 - 011 - 5
California Angels1 - 32 - 52 - 10 - 05 - 9
Chicago Cubs2 - 24 - 40 - 00 - 16 - 7
Chicago White Sox1 - 32 - 30 - 30 - 03 - 9
Cincinnati Reds5 - 02 - 40 - 00 - 07 - 4
Cleveland Indians0 - 34 - 31 - 20 - 05 - 8
Detroit Tigers1 - 26 - 42 - 20 - 09 - 8
Houston Astros4 - 13 - 50 - 00 - 07 - 6
Kansas City Royals1 - 28 - 51 - 10 - 010 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers2 - 28 - 41 - 00 - 011 - 6
Milwaukee Brewers5 - 15 - 41 - 10 - 011 - 6
Minnesota Twins0 - 28 - 51 - 00 - 09 - 7
Montreal Expos2 - 27 - 70 - 10 - 09 - 10
New York Mets4 - 210 - 31 - 00 - 015 - 5
New York Yankees4 - 14 - 51 - 00 - 09 - 6
Oakland Athletics4 - 09 - 30 - 00 - 013 - 3
Philadelphia Phillies0 - 41 - 80 - 00 - 01 - 12
Pittsburgh Pirates1 - 04 - 22 - 00 - 07 - 2
San Diego Padres3 - 46 - 30 - 10 - 09 - 8
San Francisco Giants0 - 36 - 21 - 10 - 07 - 6
Seattle Mariners1 - 00 - 40 - 10 - 01 - 5
St. Louis Cardinals3 - 23 - 80 - 00 - 06 - 10
Texas Rangers1 - 22 - 00 - 10 - 03 - 3
Toronto Blue Jays1 - 33 - 32 - 00 - 06 - 6
Total Sweeps During 1988: 182