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 1998 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series2454481452
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
56.33% 27.23% 12.41% 0%
Home Team Sweeps7575120
Road Team Sweeps634760
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps636180
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps445250
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
54.35% 55.15% 60% 0%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
58.88% 47.47% 54.55% 0%

1998 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 Angels6 - 56 - 50 - 00 - 012 - 10
Arizona Diamondbacks1 - 53 - 60 - 10 - 04 - 12
Atlanta Braves7 - 310 - 10 - 00 - 017 - 4
Baltimore Orioles7 - 44 - 71 - 10 - 012 - 12
Boston Red Sox8 - 45 - 20 - 20 - 013 - 8
Chicago Cubs6 - 45 - 41 - 00 - 012 - 8
Chicago White Sox4 - 33 - 30 - 10 - 07 - 7
Cincinnati Reds1 - 68 - 81 - 00 - 010 - 14
Cleveland Indians9 - 54 - 10 - 00 - 013 - 6
Colorado Rockies4 - 43 - 51 - 00 - 08 - 9
Detroit Tigers3 - 71 - 60 - 10 - 04 - 14
Florida Marlins3 - 90 - 80 - 30 - 03 - 20
Houston Astros4 - 18 - 01 - 00 - 013 - 1
Kansas City Royals5 - 63 - 40 - 10 - 08 - 11
Los Angeles Dodgers3 - 43 - 30 - 00 - 06 - 7
Milwaukee Brewers4 - 22 - 51 - 10 - 07 - 8
Minnesota Twins3 - 71 - 40 - 10 - 04 - 12
Montreal Expos1 - 83 - 60 - 10 - 04 - 15
New York Mets3 - 34 - 30 - 00 - 07 - 6
New York Yankees7 - 28 - 03 - 00 - 018 - 2
Oakland Athletics5 - 74 - 40 - 10 - 09 - 12
Philadelphia Phillies4 - 34 - 70 - 10 - 08 - 11
Pittsburgh Pirates7 - 52 - 70 - 10 - 09 - 13
San Diego Padres3 - 07 - 01 - 00 - 011 - 0
San Francisco Giants3 - 35 - 52 - 00 - 010 - 8
Seattle Mariners5 - 70 - 43 - 00 - 08 - 11
St. Louis Cardinals5 - 56 - 40 - 00 - 011 - 9
Tampa Bay Devil Rays1 - 61 - 72 - 20 - 04 - 15
Texas Rangers7 - 54 - 20 - 00 - 011 - 7
Toronto Blue Jays9 - 55 - 21 - 00 - 015 - 7
Total Sweeps During 1998: 278