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White Sox's Humber tosses 21st perfect MLB gem

SEATTLE, Wash. -- Chicago White Sox’s Phil Humber captured a flawless victory throwing the 21st perfect game in MLB history Saturday against the Seattle Mariners.

Humber is the third person in franchise history to throw a perfect game. The last was in July 2009 by former Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle against Tampa Bay.

Humber said he was overjoyed about how it felt to throw the first perfect game of the 2012 season.

"I have a lot of joy and excitement, most of all just gratitude,” said Humber. “I'm just thankful for where I’m at. That was just awesome. What took place was just awesome."

Many say it's amazing that Humber was able to pitch a perfect game, because he's still recovering from Tommy John surgery before his MLB career even started. 

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