White Sox pitcher Philip Humber throws perfect game

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Chicago White Sox pitcher Phil Humber threw the first perfect game in the major leagues since 2010 during Saturday's (April 21) matchup against the Seattle Mariners. 

The 29-year-old Humber is an unlikely member of the perfect-game club -- he's the 21st player to join -- and is a relative unknown, earning a little more than the league minimum of $480,000 a year and playing for his fourth major league team in seven years.

The final pitch of the game came with some controversy. Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan was called out on a checked swing on a pitch that would have been ball four and thus broken up the perfect game.

The White Sox beat the Mariners with a score of 4-0.
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