Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey
Yes, but born in NY, which is why it's probably not as big of a deal. Plus, although he grew up in Germany, I believe it was on a U.S. military base (or something to that effect). So, we're not exactly talking about someone with Dirk Nowitzki's background or it would certainly be a bigger deal.
Of note, Dirk tweeted Lutz to congratulate him after his first MLB hit as you might know.
Sorry my sarcasmographer must not be on full throttle today, I was poking fun at the fact every article I have seen on Lutz writes his name as "Donald Lutz, the first major league player raised in Germany,"