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 1997 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series3043421541
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
47.37% 23.1% 11.69% 0%
Home Team Sweeps8848120
Road Team Sweeps563160
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps863280
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps744570
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
50.57% 60% 60% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
43.08% 40.79% 46.15% 0%

1997 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
Anaheim Angels7 - 92 - 23 - 00 - 012 - 11
Atlanta Braves11 - 36 - 22 - 00 - 019 - 5
Baltimore Orioles9 - 28 - 20 - 10 - 017 - 5
Boston Red Sox7 - 33 - 61 - 00 - 011 - 9
Chicago Cubs2 - 71 - 40 - 20 - 03 - 13
Chicago White Sox3 - 73 - 22 - 00 - 08 - 9
Cincinnati Reds2 - 52 - 10 - 10 - 04 - 7
Cleveland Indians2 - 33 - 00 - 10 - 05 - 4
Colorado Rockies7 - 85 - 11 - 00 - 013 - 9
Detroit Tigers3 - 41 - 50 - 00 - 04 - 9
Florida Marlins6 - 35 - 20 - 00 - 011 - 5
Houston Astros4 - 53 - 11 - 00 - 08 - 6
Kansas City Royals3 - 60 - 50 - 10 - 03 - 12
Los Angeles Dodgers9 - 63 - 30 - 00 - 012 - 9
Milwaukee Brewers2 - 54 - 51 - 00 - 07 - 10
Minnesota Twins2 - 52 - 40 - 10 - 04 - 10
Montreal Expos6 - 53 - 21 - 10 - 010 - 8
New York Mets3 - 23 - 32 - 00 - 08 - 5
New York Yankees8 - 55 - 20 - 00 - 013 - 7
Oakland Athletics6 - 90 - 30 - 30 - 06 - 15
Philadelphia Phillies3 - 52 - 61 - 10 - 06 - 12
Pittsburgh Pirates5 - 52 - 31 - 10 - 08 - 9
San Diego Padres7 - 82 - 20 - 10 - 09 - 11
San Francisco Giants6 - 33 - 10 - 00 - 09 - 4
Seattle Mariners5 - 41 - 11 - 00 - 07 - 5
St. Louis Cardinals3 - 51 - 50 - 20 - 04 - 12
Texas Rangers6 - 63 - 30 - 10 - 09 - 10
Toronto Blue Jays7 - 63 - 31 - 10 - 011 - 10
Total Sweeps During 1997: 241