Jack White, Bonnaroo

Jack White  performs during the 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 14, 2014 in Manchester, Tennessee.

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Jack White is taking a shot at the Big Leagues.

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The baseball-loving rock star has been tapped to throw the first pitch before the Detroit Tigers take on the Chicago White Sox at Detroit’s Comerica Park on July 29.

White, who was born in Detroit and now lives in Nashville, will be in Motor City for two concerts on July 28 (Fox Theatre) and July 30 (Masonic Temple Theatre) in support of his second solo album, Lazaretto, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in June.

White was recently spotted wearing a Cubs shirt at Chicago’s Wrigley Field earlier this week. Check out the tweets below.