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 1990 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series1054141478
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
48.57% 26.81% 10.88% 12.5%
Home Team Sweeps2967110
Road Team Sweeps224451
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps2962120
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps2545131
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
50% 51.94% 47.83% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
46.81% 49.44% 27.78% 50%

1990 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 - 50 - 40 - 20 - 03 - 11
Baltimore Orioles0 - 13 - 51 - 00 - 04 - 6
Boston Red Sox0 - 04 - 33 - 10 - 07 - 4
California Angels2 - 35 - 40 - 00 - 07 - 7
Chicago Cubs2 - 14 - 30 - 00 - 06 - 4
Chicago White Sox1 - 18 - 32 - 11 - 012 - 5
Cincinnati Reds3 - 24 - 22 - 20 - 09 - 6
Cleveland Indians2 - 33 - 20 - 10 - 05 - 6
Detroit Tigers2 - 03 - 40 - 00 - 05 - 4
Houston Astros3 - 53 - 61 - 00 - 07 - 11
Kansas City Royals0 - 23 - 50 - 10 - 03 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers4 - 34 - 41 - 00 - 09 - 7
Milwaukee Brewers1 - 23 - 60 - 00 - 14 - 9
Minnesota Twins1 - 02 - 70 - 00 - 03 - 7
Montreal Expos3 - 15 - 40 - 10 - 08 - 6
New York Mets8 - 13 - 31 - 00 - 012 - 4
New York Yankees0 - 04 - 120 - 20 - 04 - 14
Oakland Athletics4 - 08 - 10 - 00 - 012 - 1
Philadelphia Phillies2 - 42 - 41 - 00 - 05 - 8
Pittsburgh Pirates4 - 411 - 21 - 00 - 016 - 6
San Diego Padres3 - 54 - 50 - 20 - 07 - 12
San Francisco Giants1 - 38 - 51 - 10 - 010 - 9
Seattle Mariners1 - 03 - 40 - 00 - 04 - 4
St. Louis Cardinals1 - 31 - 71 - 10 - 03 - 11
Texas Rangers0 - 05 - 31 - 00 - 06 - 3
Toronto Blue Jays0 - 28 - 30 - 10 - 08 - 6
Total Sweeps During 1990: 179