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 1996 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series1054381795
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
57.14% 25.8% 11.73% 20%
Home Team Sweeps3470100
Road Team Sweeps2643111
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps2379151
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps2256140
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
59.65% 46.98% 40% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
54.17% 43.43% 44% 100%

1996 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 - 07 - 30 - 00 - 010 - 3
Baltimore Orioles4 - 25 - 30 - 10 - 09 - 6
Boston Red Sox3 - 13 - 42 - 10 - 08 - 6
California Angels1 - 34 - 51 - 20 - 06 - 10
Chicago Cubs3 - 30 - 40 - 00 - 03 - 7
Chicago White Sox3 - 15 - 31 - 00 - 09 - 4
Cincinnati Reds2 - 55 - 42 - 00 - 09 - 9
Cleveland Indians2 - 29 - 12 - 10 - 013 - 4
Colorado Rockies2 - 18 - 52 - 20 - 012 - 8
Detroit Tigers0 - 41 - 130 - 30 - 01 - 20
Florida Marlins1 - 18 - 41 - 00 - 010 - 5
Houston Astros3 - 25 - 70 - 00 - 08 - 9
Kansas City Royals3 - 21 - 51 - 10 - 05 - 8
Los Angeles Dodgers1 - 23 - 20 - 00 - 04 - 4
Milwaukee Brewers2 - 31 - 42 - 10 - 05 - 8
Minnesota Twins1 - 05 - 50 - 10 - 06 - 6
Montreal Expos3 - 24 - 20 - 00 - 07 - 4
New York Mets1 - 32 - 40 - 00 - 03 - 7
New York Yankees5 - 12 - 22 - 00 - 09 - 3
Oakland Athletics2 - 24 - 30 - 00 - 06 - 5
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 20 - 30 - 30 - 03 - 8
Pittsburgh Pirates4 - 22 - 60 - 11 - 07 - 9
San Diego Padres2 - 25 - 43 - 10 - 010 - 7
San Francisco Giants0 - 32 - 61 - 20 - 13 - 12
Seattle Mariners2 - 23 - 21 - 00 - 06 - 4
St. Louis Cardinals2 - 28 - 50 - 00 - 010 - 7
Texas Rangers0 - 38 - 00 - 10 - 08 - 4
Toronto Blue Jays2 - 43 - 40 - 00 - 05 - 8
Total Sweeps During 1996: 195