Jack White Went To A Baseball Game, Left To Play A Show, Then Came Back

By Katrina Nattress

August 18, 2019

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Jack White doesn't hide his baseball fandom — he's a regular at Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs games and has created custom bats, limited edition baseball cards, and released an exclusive 7" record through the Tigers — and on Saturday (August 17), he further proved his love for America's pastime when he and his Raconteurs bandmates attended a Nationals-Brewers game, left in the 3rd inning to play a show at The Anthem in Washington D.C., and then returned to the game after performing when they realized it had gone into extra innings.

FOX's Ken Rosenthal was the one to report on White and his band's devotion to the game. Watch a video clip of the story below.

The Raconteurs are currently touring North America. Check out their remaining dates below.

The Raconteurs 2019 tour dates

08/18 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte

08/20 – Columbia, SC @ Township Auditorium

08/21 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

08/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

08/29 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

08/30 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

09/03 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater

09/06 – New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom

09/07 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre

09/09 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues

09/12 – Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

09/13 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live! Indoor Pavilion

10/12 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion

10/13 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

10/14 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

10/17 – Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

10/18 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant

Photo: Getty Images

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