Philip Humber's stock rose just a bit on Saturday after he threw the 21st perfect game in major league history. OK, it was against the Mariners, but that doesn't make it less impressive -- just more likely. We've seen nine perfect games thrown in the last three decades, after just 12 in the rest of baseball's history. Is Humber's perfecto a sign of the times?


Trendsetter?

Somewhere under this pile of White Sox is Philip Humber, who either accomplished something incredibly rare or something that's about to get slightly less rare.

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How many perfect games will be thrown in this decade? (three already)

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    16%
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    32%
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    42%
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    10%

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Bigger factor?

The Mariners are a less than impressive offense, but it still takes a great deal of skill (and luck) to completely shut down an MLB team.

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What was a bigger factor in Philip Humber's perfect game against the Mariners?

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    57%
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    43%

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Humber incognito?

Humber's now something of a household name -- he's in a super-elite club with fewer members than there have been U.S. presidents. Did you know his name before Saturday?

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Did you know who Philip Humber was before Saturday?

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    24%
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    76%

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